#TOurist Ep. 1 – Designer Shoes at stackt (Mackhouse)

Sometimes, I feel like a tourist in my own city. You would think that living, working and studying in Toronto means that I’m constantly checking out new restaurants or unique locations, but it’s not always easy to take some time away from my everyday routine to explore the city I live in! In this series, I’m going on new adventures and showcasing what the city of Toronto has to offer. Say hello to your local #TOurist! 

Episode One – Mackhouse @ stackt

Have you ever picked up a pair of white sneakers and thought, “Hey, what if I painted these?”

At Mackhouse Inc., you can take your shoe design skills to the next level! As Toronto’s most prominent custom sneaker design studio, the folks at Mackhouse are ready willing to take you and your shoes on a creative journey for a couple of hours. Your session includes shoe preparation, design, painting, texturizing, decorating, and sealing for your very own one-of-one sneaker set.


The best part? Mackhouse is currently a pop-up shop located in stackt Market! stackt is an urban marketplace featuring trendy, unique storefronts anywhere from two days up to 18 months. Check out the video to see some of the companies currently being featured at stackt!

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This week at stackt: Tonight from 6-7PM, @etigreenberg is going to be back to teach her free Tai Chi class. RSVP through the link in our bio! We are so excited to announce our weekly neighbourhood doggo (and hooman) meet-up, Brews + Chews! Bring your dog down to the @belgian_moon brewery patio to enjoy dog ice cream from @barkerandsnouts, live music by @doncampbell21 and more! @PawsAdvisors will be giving away a gift certificate for a "Date Night + Doggy @ stackt" – 4 drinks, 2 meals & a gift bag with treats and surprises for your pup. Want to enter? You can do so in person at the event! Come join us every Wednesday in August from 6-8PM (first meetup is tomorrow night). Keep an eye out for some influencer dogs that may or may not be coming… @adidasca and @flow is going to be hosting their weekly cardio class Wednesday from 5:30-6:30PM. RSVP for free through the link in our bio! @ungava.gin is going to be back in our Cocktail Box from Thursday to Sunday of this week. Come take a weekday break and enjoy one of their delicious gin-based cocktails! @callitspring is popping up in our Studio + North Hall for Sole City, a retail journey of interactive and fashionable pop-up spaces. Come visit them starting this Thursday. @salonaugust_to is open now! We now have a salon on site for all your haircut and colouring needs. @puebco_canada is going to be opening up this week, stay tuned for an exact day! See you all this week.

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How will Mercedes’ shoes turn out? Watch to find out!

Stay tuned for more instalments of #TOurist coming soon!

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