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Designing Minds brings together Canada’s top names in fashion, entertainment, and philanthropy to raise funds for children and youth’s mental health

April 6, 2021 // 0 Comments

Over 50 fashion and accessory brands have come together with some of Canada’s most inspirational and notable names in entertainment, business, arts, and philanthropy to raise funds for Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and the New Start Foundation for Addiction and Mental Health through an online auction event, Designing Minds. The online auction will launch on Monday, April [...]

Fast fashion is out! Resale is in! Shop my closet at ShopGirls

February 11, 2020 // 0 Comments

Join me on Wednesday, February 19 for a Pre-Loved Party at ShopGirls where you and your friends can shop pieces from my closet while enjoying a wee glass of wine. Brands include Lucian Matis, Moschino, Hilary MacMillan, Calvin Klein, Stop Staring, Damzels in this Dress, and more rarely worn pieces, as well as accessories and shoes.Items will fit dress sizes 6 – 16, shoes 6.5 [...]

Canada’s exclusive celebrity styling lounge The Salon at Stylist Box is now accepting designer applications

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

The Salon (formerly The Stylist Suite) is Canada’s exclusive celebrity styling and fashion showroom held during the Toronto International Film Festival® brought to you by Stylist Box Inc. (That would be my fab business partner Christian Dare and me!) This year we are celebrating our 7th annual event! So what is this magical wonderful dream closest? Well… The Salon is where [...]

How to pitch your fashion brand

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Love fashion and TV shows like CBC’s Dragon’s Den? You might want to check out this event. FGI Toronto is hosting a competition, The Pitch where five aspiring fashion designers have the opportunity to compete for a prize package worth $20,000 in services to help elevate their brand. I don’t know who the five designers are yet, but having judged an industry competition [...]

EVENT | Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards | Saturday, January 31, 2015

January 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

The second annual Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards (CAFA) are taking place this coming Saturday at the Fairmont Royal York – one of my favourite venues in the city. Expect the who’s who is Canada’s fashion industry with some special ex-pats expected to make appearances, including the host of the evening Joe Zee (who doesn’t love him?) and CAFA Jury members [...]

BACARDI celebrates 150th anniversary with a massive patio party in Toronto’s Distillery July 4 – 6th

June 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s no secret us Torontonians live for patio season. Those brief few months of drinking cocktails while the sun kisses your skin (SPF 90 please!) are bliss. So what better a city for BACARDI to celebrate their 150th birthday than Toronto? The world-famous rum brand will be taking over Toronto’s Distillery Historic District and transforming it into the “largest licensed [...]

Join Stylist Box at Philip Sparks for Summer Friday Nights with Peroni

June 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

Philip Sparks is holding their weekly Summer Friday Nights series again with Peroni and this Friday the 13th with myself and my biz partner with Stylist Box, Christian Dare. Mark your calendar, bring friends and come enjoy a nice cold Peroni beer with us! We’ll be starting at 7pm and running till 9pm at the store at 162 Ossington Avenue. Also, a wee birdie told me Mr. Sparks himself [...]

#NegroniWeek brings charities and restaurants together from June 2 – 8th

June 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

I love a good classic cocktail, so lucky for me Toronto is celebrating the drink which gets better with each sip. From June 2nd till June 8th, it’s Negroni Week where bars and restaurants around the world; including London, Berlin, New York, Paris, Melbourne, Beijing, LA, and, of course, our fair Toronto will be donating $1 from the sale of each Negroni to the charity of their choice. [...]

What a feeling! Flashdance: The Musical at Ed Mirvish Theatre until June 8

May 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

There are a few things on the top of my Things I Love in Life list: 80’s movies, 80’s music and musical theatre. Last night I got to experience all three rolled in to one fun theatrical experience at Flashdance: The Musical at Ed Mirvish Theatre. And what a feeling it was… If you’ve ever seen the movie, you’ll know the plot line. If you’re a massive fan [...]