Toronto, Canada
Nicole, 30
Photo & Video Stylist
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What do you do and why do you do it?

Photo / Video Stylist - Always enjoyed photography, working with my hands and collaborating with creatives. Love food and prop hunting /salvaging, crafting and vintage kitchen wear. If I'm not on set or thrifting you can usually find me in a park, cycling around or at a local brewery!

What are the best TV shows of all time?

shameless, OITNB, the office, its always sunny in philadelphia

Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?

Mostly all second hand- Public Butter, F as in Frank,

What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?

Entertainment District- anywhere on King West

Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Toronto that you particularly like?

HOLE IN THE WALL TO (Junction, Dundas St, W at Keele)- best beer selection, limited seating, mostly locals, live music, really good breakfast and burger! Try the Sourkraut beer YUM!! also TEDS COLLISION- if you like grungy, loud music and cheep beer And BATHURST LOCAL- for a more quiet spot, feels like your grandmas living room, cheep beers, limited seating

Where can you get the best cocktail in Toronto? Which one do you like?

I'm a gin on the rocks kinda gal - but any cocktail at Civil Librities is to die for

Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?

Ontario fruit in the summer (peaches and strawberries from any fruit market) .

What’s the one place you think is overrated in Toronto?

Trinity Bellwoods Park, the island

What’s the one place you think is underrated in Toronto?


What are the Toronto spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?

Skip the Tourist traps and check out all the unique neighbourhoods (Distillery, Leslieville, Junction, Parkdale, kensington, bloordale, junction triangle)

Tomorrow’s your last day in Toronto. How do you spend it?

Eating all my favourite foods, brewery hopping, hanging in the park!

What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?

Berlin! Loved the vibe and the work life balance.

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