VIENS CHEZ MOI: Jess

It’s time for another #vienschezmoi and yep, WE KNEW it! We knew Jess from Good Shop’s home would be as effortlessly cool as she is! We love this hardworking business woman (and mother of two) and we are so grateful to have her part of our VAM fam. Find her beautiful shop on Dalhousie Street as well as upstairs in our shop 💁 at viens avec moi and online too!  Make sure to give this shop a follow and you will be sure to find unique pieces for your home , (and not to mention the best apothecary)!! Enjoy!! 👇

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Name: Jess

Occupation: Store owner of Goods Shop

Favourite place in your house: The sun room – it’s wonderfully bright and happens to be the only room we’ve decorated

Favourite possession: This is hard! Probably a three way tie between my phone, pencil cactus and coffee machine

Your favourite VAM purchase: Right now it’s my new white dress, but next week it’s going to be the Fatigue shirt I’m coming in to buy

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VAM has you covered for Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is upon us and what better way to celebrate Dad than with some amazing products that are both functional and visually appealing?

MAKR Carry Goods creates sturdy and practical leather goods  such as wallets and keychains. For the Dad who appreciates great craftsmanship, these would be a fabulous gift. For the Dad who isn’t afraid to make a fashion statement, we recommend these Dolbeau ties. Handcrafted in Toronto from quality Japanese materials, these ties feel amazing and are stylish to boot!

We have a large selection of clothes for men, including the line 18 Waits, which is all made in Canada. We also carry Stanley & Sons aprons for the Dad who loves to grill (don’t all Dads love to grill?). We also carry N-Product which is a fantastic local company. These wooden cufflinks would be a great gift for any Dad!

If your dad is the outdoors type, a Pendleton blanket or Swiss Army Knife is always a solid gift idea since it’s both thoughtful and useful. We also carry Opinel knives, which would be ideal for a Dad who appreciates history, these knives have been around since the 1800’s!

VAM is also stocking an awesome range of stationary and MAKR notebooks as well as Filson bags. For the Father inspired by the nautical life, this limited edition art print by local company, Northern Army would be a great addition to an office or living room.

Pamper Dad without letting him know he’s being pampered with our line of Baxter of California products. From face washes to soap and deodorant, these products smell fresh and great while being ideal for sensitive skin. You can also update Dad’s cologne situation by getting him some Bravado Ea De Cologne by Baxter of California.

For the Dad with the home in mind, Na Coille cutting boards and products are fantastic. Made from local wood, these products are simple and luxurious looking. There’s a cutting board for the father chef and even iPad holders for the tech geek Dad. We also carry Kindling Quarterly, a magazine devoted to fathers and their children, a great read for Father’s Day.

We have recently started carrying Komono watches, made in Japan, these timepieces are unique and different. Truly conversation starters, these watches have a great price point as well. We also carry Garrett Leight California Opticals, ideal for the cool Dad who loves his shades. You can also ensure pops gets a great shave with this Baxter of California shave kit.