BY RYAN EMBERLEY
Recently, the Design Exchange held a cocktail preview for its new 3DXL exhibit, which runs until mid August.
BY RYAN EMBERLEY – MAY 9, 2015.
This week, the Bata Shoe Museum celebrated 20 years with a dazzling event at its location on Bloor West. The world’s only footwear-focused museum saw three of its floors decked out with shoe-shaped desserts, shoe art, and one giant pink-soled high heel for good measure.
BY RYAN EMBERLEY – APRIL 24, 2015.
On Thursday, April 23rd (2015), around 1,900 art lovers gathered at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) for its 11th annual Massive Party fundraiser, this year dubbed Hotbed. The event was co-chaired by George Barkas, Rob Drynan and Anais Granofsky and curated by artist TALWST.
BY RYAN EMBERLEY – APRIL 17, 2015.
Thursday was this week’s busiest evening and featured a duo of design-centric events. Dala Décor‘s Deep and Seema Gill held a spring launch party at Dala’s warehouse on Benton Road. The industrial space, awash in South East Asian antique and reclaimed furniture, was given a modern facelift specifically for this event.
BY RYAN EMBERLEY – APRIL 10, 2015.
On a busy Wednesday eve, international fashion brand Gerry Weber launched its Canadian flagship at Yorkdale Mall. Taylor Schilling, of Orange Is The New Black fame, was on hand to toast the opening with GM of Gerry Weber Canada Joe Caporrella.
BY RYAN EMBERLEY – APRIL 3, 2015.
This week, Karl Lagerfeld made his highly-anticipated debut on Canadian soil. The trip was to promote his Lobbies by Karl Lagerfeld collaboration with Art Shoppe Lofts at Yonge and Eglinton. It was a religious experience for many of Toronto’s invite-only set. Like a flock of well-coordinated migrating birds, the Chanel-clad crowd twisted and turned with Lagerfeld’s every move.
BY RYAN EMBERLEY – MARCH 31, 2015
We bid adieu to another busy season of World MasterCard Fashion Week. While its front rows were unsurprisingly packed with all the right people – Mayor John Tory and Suzanne Rogers for David Dixon, and Elisha Cuthbert and Tessa Virtue for Hilary MacMillan – it was the event scene that really stepped up its game. For every runway offering, there was an equally interesting event, after party, and after after party.