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

Save up to 80% off Bench, MEXX, and more – Nov 29th & 30th

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Start your Christmas shopping for the discerning people on you list at this Slavin sale.  Quality, fit, comfort, and classic styles are the buzz words.  We love Bench sporty, and trendy clothing – great fit, well made, and now on sale at ridiculously low prices.  Pick up Mexx designs on the cheap for office, and holiday party wear.

Take a friend, arrive on the first day…early!

November 28, 2008 Posted by | Toronto | , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fashion Cares Now Coincides With Halloween

Fashion sCares, the Halloween Edition 2008.

The 22nd annual gala (in support of the AIDS Committee of Toronto) Fashion Cares, aptly called Fashion sCares is set for Saturday, November 1, 2008.  It will be a Halloween-themed extravaganza “imagine Haute Couture meets Halloween meets Paris is Burning and you’ve got an idea of where we’re going,” says Michael King, the 2008 Chair.

Fashion Cares is a mecca for the cross-dressing, ambi-sexual, freakazoid.  To be a straight married person in this context, one would wonder if you somehow go yourselves lost.

This years show promises a marked difference from the one that took place in May 2008 at the ill-equipped Distillery District, and left many in attendance dissatisfied, chilly, and confused.

The event returns to the Metro Convention Centre and the $125.00/person tickets can be obtained here.

  • Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction starting at 8PM
  • Show (Starts at 10PM)
  • After Party at Metro Toronto Convention Centre
  • Access to the After Party at Circa at a discounted rate

Fashion sCares After Party at Circa

Update:  PARTY PICTURES and VIDEO1, VIDEO2

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October 29, 2008 Posted by | Clubs, Fashion Design, Reviews, Toronto, Toronto Nightclubs, Toronto Reviews | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

L’Oréal Fashion Week Fall Collection-March 13th through March 17th, 2007

The Fashion Design Council of Canada (FDCC) hosed its thirteenth season of L’Oréal Fashion Week Fall Collections recently in Toronto.

‘PEACE’ was our fashion week tagline”, says Robin Kay, President of the Fashion Design Council of Canada.

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Highlights:

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2007
Mackage
How can anyone not like Mackage coats? They’re gorgeous.

The show was visually entertaining, and there were so many beautiful coats. I have a 3 year old Mackage leather jacket that just gets better with time. I could have watched the clothes all night. But perhaps there were too many coats on display as the audience was visibly restless as time went on. Apart from that, I thought the show was well organized, from guest list to seating, to styling, and accessories.

Holt Renfrew Media Cocktail

We were pleasantly surprised to receive an invitation to Holt Renfrew’s Media Cocktail party. So what happened at the exclusive event? Networking, networking, networking. Plenty of tasty hors d’oeuvres, eye candy and pleasant conversation.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2007

L’Oréal Fashion Week Review:
Andy The-Anh

Smoke machines at a fashion show?
The idea was good in theory, and fit with his heavy-metal inspired designs and show music, but there was so much smoke, you couldn’t see the first few outfits. I quickly lost interest therereafter.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2007
David Dixon
My favorite designer by far. However his show was disorganized this season. There were no announcements that David’s show was not in the main runway room, but instead in the very cold outdoor courtyard. There was a huge bonfire and front row seats were covered with Hudson’s Bay blankets. Other standing guests and media were offered blankets as an after thought. The show was unusual, but clever. The clothing fabulous. See the video here.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007
Izzy Camilleri
An awesome leather presentation if that is what you are into. beasutiful cuts and design. The show just started without a sliver of announcement though. I have no idea why Fashion Week organizers haven’t learned to manage guest lists and traffic flow after 13 seasons. Would it kill them to have a PA system at door entrances and in the media lounge? I nearly missed this show.

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2007
Joeffer Caoc
Joeffer’s shows are templates for consistency. He knows his target market and caters to that woman. Fit, timing, music, and accessories were perfect.

FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2007
Joe Fresh Style
J. Fresh offers well-made, basic styles for affordable prices.

FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 2007
GSUS
Young, flashy, energetic clothes. Great show, good looking models, nice clothes (but less than conservative). See the video here.

March 18, 2007 Posted by | L’Oréal, Toronto Nightclubs | , , , | Leave a comment