RE_Revenge

The Fashion News by Gail McInnes for the C Daily.

Photography by Ryan Emberley.

 

Friday, May 25th (2012), Georgia May Jagger’s new role as spokesmodel for Madonna’s line, Joe Fresh and Flare get Revenge in Toronto, and Sarah Gadon is making an impression at Cannes.

 

Canada

 

Zoran Dobric designs exclusive capsule collection for a London arts showcase.

Actors Emily Hampshire and Sarah Gadon were presented with the inaugural Birks Canadian Diamond Award at Telefilm Canada’s Tribute To Canadian Talent event in Cannes.

Industry flocked to Joe Fresh’s Queen and Portland location in downtown Toronto for the finale of season one of Revenge hosted by FLARE Magazine. The actress who plays Charlotte Grayson on the hit television show, Crista B. Allen was in attendance. Look for our coverage early next week!

Town Shoes celebrated their 60th anniversary with the launch of their 1952 Collection inspired by the fashions of the decade the shoe retailer was founded.

Online retailer, Dealuxe announced their name change to eLuxe.

 

 

International

 

The CFDA Awards will broadcast live for the first time ever on June 5, 2012.

Media are reportedly shut out of Hedi Slimane’s first showings for Yves Saint Laurent.

Daughter of Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall, Georgia May Jagger was announced as the next spokesmodel for Madonna’s Material Girl line.

The making of Carine Roitfield’s new magazine CR Fashion Book is being filmed for a documentary entitled Mademoiselle C. Tom Ford, Donatella Versace and Karl Lagerfeld are reportedly making appearances.

Great Britain’s Royal Mail released a collection of ten stamps to honour the country’s most influential fashion designers, including Alexander McQueen, Vivienne Westwood, and Sir Norman Hartnell.

Skechers USA are forced to pay $40 million settlement over false claims their Shape-ups sneakers would help wears tone and lose weight.

Victoria’s Secret confirmed the opening dates for the lingerie brand’s first U.K. stores.

After a decade run, Vogue Australia’s editor-in-chief Kirstie Clements was replaced by Edwina McCann.

NBC renewed fashion competition television show Fashion Star for a second season.

New mother Jessica Simpson is developing her own line of maternity clothing.

 

 

Upcoming

 

Emerging designers Sentaler, Rachel Sin and Roxx Jewels are joining forces for a one-day VIP shopping event on Saturday, May 26 from 12pm – 6pm at Sentaler Showroom. 555 Richmond Street West, Suite 110 with complimentary bubbly and up to 30% discount off purchases.

On Saturday, May 26, 2012, Menswear retailer Gotstyle hosts Mile High Club at Toronto’s private club Spoke Club. By invitation only. Look for our coverage next week.

Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) is holding an open house on Tuesday, May 29th from 5pm – 7pm at their historic location in Exhibition Place. For more information, email tfi@fashionincubator.com or register at www.tfiopenhouse.eventbrite.ca.

The Thompson Hotel honours renowned fashion designer Lucian Matis on Tuesday, May 29 with a private reception on the hotel rooftop. By invitation only.

Breeyn McCarney presents her latest collection, Vessel; a collaboration with artist Irena Komadinic on Tuesday, May 29 at the Red Bull Gallery. By invitation only.

Christian Boutique is holding a private in-store event for VIP and media on Wednesday, May 30.