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Find Your Treasure at CAFTCAD’s Lucky 13th Movie Wardrobe Sale

The Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume & Arts Design (CAFTCAD) celebrates the 13th season of their bi-annual Movie Wardrobe Sale (MWS) on Saturday, May 31st at Pinewood Toronto Studios at 225 Commissioners Street from 9am – 5pm.Over 1,000 attendees are expected to take advantage of the resourcefulness of Toronto’s wardrobe departments to hunt through thousands [...]

May 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

Toronto Flower Market returns… that means spring really is here!

A sure sign that spring really, really is here is the Toronto Flower Market. It returns this coming Saturday, May 10 at their new home at 1056 Queen Street West between Ossington and Dovercourt. The market “celebrates local flowers, the growers that cultivate them and the florists that style them.” Best place to pick up some pretty Mother’s Day bouquets or for someone [...]

May 5, 2014 // 1 Comment

Must Attend Event: TFI New Labels Competition – Tickets 95% sold out!

Each year I am always curious to find out who the four future fashion design stars will be competing for the Most Promising New Label in the Toronto Fashion Incubator‘s TFI New Labels Competition. As Canada’s longest running design competition, which started in 1992, it has kickstarted the careers of  many of Canada top design talent, including Juma, Sid Neigum, Sarah Stevenson, [...]

April 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

Celebrate 10 years of Guilty Pleasures at the Drake Hotel

There are two F words I love when they come together: Food and fashion, even better when the come together to support a great organization: the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI). This year celebrates the 10th annual Guilty Pleasures event at the Drake Hotel on Saturday, February 1, 2014. For a ticket of $49 (plus tax and tip), guests can enjoy yummy brunch treats with a strolling brunch (where [...]

January 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

I’m With The Band: Meet Pamela Des Barres, the most famous groupie at The Drake Hotel

I grew up listening to the incomparable rock composer Frank Zappa. My dad was an avid fan; he had every record Zappa ever recorded – he even named me after Zappa’s wife. (Though, I still think Moon Unit would have been cool.) On family road trips, my three sisters and me – all squished in the back of his Citröen – would moan when he’d stick in a Zappa tape and my mum would [...]

November 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

One hundred years of pretty under things at the Design Exchange’s Lingerie Française exhibit

It’s actually amazing to look back on how fashion has changed over the past 100 years, but while our clothing might be what historians will look at first, it’s really the lingerie of the past century that made our silhouettes what they were. Last week I took a trip to one of my favourite venues in the city, the Design Exchange for Lingerie Française – a retrospective [...]

October 1, 2013 // 1 Comment

Do You Wanna Go Faster!?!? Fun, Fashion, Food at The Ex

I love the Canadian National Exhibition, also know as the CNE, but better know as The Ex. While it signals the ending of summer before all the kiddies goes back to school (or that TIFF is only a couple of weeks away), it’s one of the best places for people watching and fashion policing. Where else can you gather the most random groups of people together, all ages, backgrounds, and [...]

August 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

Shop: POP 7 featuring Travis Taddeo, Kavut.com, Homegrown, and Emily Woudenberg

Now, this is a well-curated pop-up shop. With Canadian design talents including Travis Taddeo, Emily Woudenberg mixed with local brands from Homegown Boutique and international fine jewellery lines from Kavut.com there is most certainly going to be something for everyone – well, mostly the ladies. What: POP 7 pop up boutique Where: OZ Studios, 134 Ossington Ave, Toronto When: August 8 [...]

August 6, 2013 // 0 Comments