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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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