Five places to visit in Hamilton’s trendy James St. North

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Five places to visit in Hamilton’s trendy James St. North

Hamilton, Ont. has shed its industrial edge to emerge as a hot new hub of culture and style (even Oprah’s been!)

Sisters are Doing It For Themselves

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Sisters are Doing It For Themselves

Now on James Street North for four years, White Elephant is a little boutique downtown selling vintage clothing from the 1930s-60s and handmade accessories from local and international sources.

Sharing the Love with loveitalot.com

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Sharing the Love with loveitalot.com

Hollie Pocsai and Jane LaBatte just received the 2011 Small Tourism Business of the Year from Tourism Hamilton in part due to the blog they write from their digs on James North, in their store White Elephant.

2012 Tourism Hamilton Awards of Excellence Winners

Friday, May 4, 2012

2012 Tourism Hamilton Awards of Excellence Winners

Small Tourism Business of the Year: White Elephant (handmade and vintage shop)

National Geographic Digital Nomad “Best of Ontario” 2011

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

National Geographic Digital Nomad “Best of Ontario” 2011

Best Shopping, Vintage: White Elephant

Meet Canada’s Crafters: Love It A Lot

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Meet Canada’s Crafters: Love It A Lot

I’m suddenly enamoured with the Canadian blog Love It A Lot. It was introduced to me by our art director, Michael Erb, who thought their awesome Valentine’s Day craft deserved special mention. But then I dug deeper and discovered bowling alley–rentals and The Pickle Bee Society. Awesome.

Beaux Mondes Discover White Elephant

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Beaux Mondes Discover White Elephant

We first discovered White Elephant on an art crawl when the shop was located on the opposite side of the street. In Hollie Pocsai and Jane LaBatte’s new location, there is an amazing section in the back filled with vintage gems.

Questions for Crafters: Hollie and Jane @ White Elephant

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Questions for Crafters: Hollie and Jane @ White Elephant

When I mentioned a plan to visit friends in Hamilton, everyone crafty that I spoke to told me “you have to go to White Elephant!” (including said friends).