This past Thursday, design duo Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong of Greta Constantine hosted their annual summer bash, but this time the theme was Poolside Prom, held in Toronto’s Annex neighbourhood. The residence, owned by Michael Cooper and Krystal Koo, was the luxe backdrop the designers needed to celebrate a decade in the biz. And... Read more »
Last week, Grey Goose proved that summer vacation is just a state of mind by bringing the essence of the French Riviera (read: bread and an adopted nautical dress code) to the Toronto Islands for one night only. The event, just one part of a worldwide series of “Boulangerie Bleue” pop ups, was set up... Read more »
What a time to be in Toronto. We’ve got Drake, bangin’ sports teams, and now “where they shot Robocop” has been transformed into an incredibly cool new cultural hub. The Hearn (as it’s officially known) is a once deserted generating station now home to Luminato Festival, the city’s annual all encompassing arts festival (running through... Read more »
Last night, a bunch of queens took to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts for Operanation, the Canadian Opera Company’s annual gala fundraiser—over 1,000 drag queens, society queens and karaoke queens to be exact, who embraced the event’s “Queen of the Night” theme in leather, lace and all things moody/sexy/cool. (Yours truly took... Read more »
If there was a spike in Google searches yesterday for “Roland Mouret,” here’s why: almost nobody at the party for the French designer knew what he looked like. In a world where designers strive to become Instagram stars, that’s a rarity. “I prefer my dresses to be famous,” Mouret explained surrounded by fans at The... Read more »
For those of you who have ever watched one of those Old Hollywood masquerade scenes and wondered “how did you not recognize your sister with a mask on?,” you’ll know how flabbergasted I was to actually fall prey last night. At the Art Gallery of Ontario’s annual art bash, guests were asked to play a... Read more »
Thank you, Sophie Grégiore Trudeau for showing up at the CAFA Awards at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Saturday night. Thank you for wearing that spectacular caped jumpsuit by Montreal designer Michael D. And thank you for standing up and declaring that Canada is home to world-class talent. Canadian designers desperately need outspoken fans... Read more »
FASHION’s FW16 Toronto Fashion Week Awards took place last Friday and, as usual, it was the fash-bash of the season. An invite-only event, the crowd included designers, models, beauty influencers and fashion elite who graced the sleek space at Andrew Richard Designs. FASHION also hosted a live photoshoot for the August 2016 issue featuring nominated designs from this season’s runways being shot as the party was underway.