W4W Toronto

Club and Event Previews and Reviews

The Ultra Re-invention

The Toronto nightclub tries something new.

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Beirut-born Charles Khabouth is not subtle about the newly re-invented ULTRA. The CEO of Toronto-based Ink has done it again with the recently reopened restaurant by day, and nightclub after dark.

The new ULTRA, designed by Toronto’s Munge Leung, has a dark, hellish and somewhat crazed vibe with black and red as the dominant colors, and gigantic images of imposing roosters loom over 400 plus diners or clubbers.  Photographer Stephen Green-Armytage created the threatening bird pictures. Partners Alessandro Munge and Sai Leung were also in charge of the award-winning design of the original ULTRA five years ago.

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Khabouth’s Ink is engaged in a range of prominent hospitality venues, including the Pantages Suites Hotel & Spa in Toronto (club) and The Beatles Revolution Lounge in the Mirage in Las Vegas.

European sports menswear Dirk Bikkembergs Fashion show at Ultra March 19th, 2009

More info here.

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March 23, 2009 Posted by | Clubs, Eateries, fashion, Fashion Design, Restaurant, Reviews, Toronto Nightclubs | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LG Fashion Week in Toronto – Fall 2009

Review:

Show Love was the theme, and the gathering had, fashionistas, designers, models, and style enthusiasts going wild.

See all the videos here , thanks to the U of Toronto students, Chris and Jessica of  “Istoica “.

W4W Toronto highlights:
Lucian Matis , offered up a very commercial, but wearable collection that was whimsically a bit over the top.  Also, interesting debut for Jamaican menswear designer Carlton Brown, dancehall music subbed out in the video for copyright reasons.  Linda Lundstrom has come all the way back with a lovely collection.

March 21, 2009 Posted by | fashion, Toronto | Leave a comment

SHOW LOVE! ~ LG Fashion Week Toronto ~ Fall 2009

Photo courtesy of FDCC

March 16th to 21st, 2009

The theme for the 10th year is SHOW LOVE.

For schedule visit LG Fashion Week
To purchase your tickets f-listThis season’s much anticipated highlight:

– The Project Runway Final – live inside the tent on Thursday.  As you may or may not know, W4W Toronto has not really been feeling the uncouth tent set-up at Nathan Phillips Square these past few seasons.

However, with runway shows costing designers up to $20,000 to produce, some labels are looking for more inexpensive ways of showing their collection during this economic crisis.  Hence a few labels are opting to show in nightclubsBrant House, Cheval, and Maro are the usual locations, with more scheduled on the way.

Join ULTRA SUPPERCLUB and NAM Models on March 17th, 2009 for their own after the show party.

March 9, 2009 Posted by | Clubs, fashion, L’Oréal, Night club, Toronto, Toronto Nightclubs | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

At The Bay – a free 8-piece gift with any Estée Lauder purchase of $32 or more…

The Bay is offering a free 8-piece gift with any Estée Lauder purchase of $32 or more (worth “over $70″).
Choose your repair serum you want: a 7-day supply of Perfectionist (CP+) wrinkle lifting serum or
Idealist Pore minimizing skin refinisher. Choose your lip and eye shades.

Plus get all 3 cosmetics bags!

Make your free gift even bigger by adding three full-size Estée Lauder Signature Hydra Lustre Lipsticks
with accessory cases with any Estée Lauder purchase of $75 or more.

You’ll also get a $20 Nygård collection coupon with your Estée Lauder gift, and receive 5 x HBC
Rewards points on any Estée Lauder purchase of $50 or more (before taxes).

Offer ends Sunday, March 22, 2009. In store only.

Estee

March 6, 2009 Posted by | Toronto, Toronto Nightclubs | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sears Elizabeth Arden Gift with purchase of $38 or more…

…get a 9 piece gift set. A “$140 value”.   Online only.  This is an annual promotion between Liz and Sears.


Liz

March 6, 2009 Posted by | Toronto, Toronto Nightclubs | , , , | Leave a comment

The Gap, Banana Republic, and Old Navy [March 12-15] – Friends and Family Event

Get 30% off for four days
We’ll donate 5% of the amount you spend to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Get 30% Off - Four Days Only
Get 30% off during our Friends & Family event. We’re calling it Give & Get
because for every purchase you make, we give 5% of the amount you spend to
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; and in thanks, you get a 30% discount.

When: 4 days only, March 12-15th. Where: In-store at Gap, Gap Outlet, Banana Republic, Banana Republic Factory Stores and Old Navy. How: Present this page at the register. Use it as many times as you like. In-store Barcode - For mulitiple use.
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March 5, 2009 Posted by | Toronto Nightclubs | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment