On Wednesday, October 8th (2014) Archives, Yorkville’s newest jewelry and lifestyle boutique, held a grand opening event.

Located adjacent to the Four Seasons Hotel, Archives stocks some of the world’s most unique jewelry collections and lifestyle brands. In addition to Archives’ owner Jaleh Farhadpour’s own signature collection, the shop also boasts the inclusion of Meissen, Iradj Moini, and Delfina Delettrez – among others.

In attendance:  Iradj Moini , Jerry & Carole Grafstein, Jeanne Beker, Bonnie Brooks, Jenna & Vonna Bitove, and Addison Gill.

The event was organized by Mary Symons.

Photography by Ryan Emberley

 

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On Wednesday, October 8th (2014) Gary Taxali unveiled his new pocket square collection, “The Art of Flirtation,” on King St. E..

The new line of pocket squares, designed in Taxali’s signature style, are available exclusively at Harry Rosen.

Photography by Evan Bergstra.

 

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On Monday, September 29th (2014) Veuve Clicquot held its annual ‘Business Woman Award’ event – this year celebrating Cora Mussely Tsouflidou.

Tsouflidou, of Cora’s Breakfast and Lunch fame, began her restauranteur career in 1987 and now oversees over 100 franchise restaurants across Canada.

Created in 1972 as a tribute to Madame Clicquot, the annual Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award champions the success of business women worldwide.

Also in attendance:  Janette Ewen, Mary Symons, Shawn Gibson, and Nolan Bryant.

The event was organized by DDB Canada.

Photography by Ryan Emberley

 

 

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On Wednesday, September 17th (2014), The Design Exchange (DX) held an event to celebrate the opening night of its newest exhibit – Politics of Fashion | Fashion of Politics.

The exhibit, curated by Sara Nickleson and Jeanne Beker, explores the relationship between fashion and society and will run at the DX until late January (2015).

In attendance:  Nicky Hilton, Shauna Levy, Galen & Hilary Weston, Jeremy Laing, Jenna Bitove, Frank Toskan, and Syliva Mantella – among others.

The event was organized by Faulhaber Communications.

Photography by Ryan Emberley

 

 

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On Tuesday, September 16th (2014), Harry Rosen celebrates 60 years of fine menswear with an event at its location on Bloor St..

In attendance:  Harry Rosen & the Rosen family, Raptors’ President/GM Masai Ujiri, Giorgio Canali, Michael Budman, and Adam van Koeverden – among others.

Photography by Ryan Emberbley

 

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Diner en Blanc (2014)

September 26, 2014

 

On Wednesday, September 17th (2014), Diner en Blanc took place at Ontario’s Place’s Echo Beach.

For the third straight year in Toronto, revelers dressed up in their best and brightest whites to celebrate the pop-up dining event that began in Paris 25 years ago.

Photography by Mauricio Calero

 

 

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On Saturday, September 20th (2014), the King East Design District was transformed with a series of pop-up art installations.

Gary Taxali, Thrush Holmes, and Pascal Paquette were among the artists that took part.

The event was organized by Kim Graham & Associates.

Photography by Evan Bergstra

 

 

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On Friday, September 12 (2014), The Metrick family hosted a cocktail and Q&A with rock photographer Norman Seeff at Elte.

Seeff has photographed some of music’s biggest names, including Mick Jagger, Tina Turner, and Ray Charles.  Seeff’s photos are now available for purchase, for the first time, at Elte on Ronald Ave.

The event was organized by Faulhaber Communications.

Photography by Ryan Emberley

 

 

 

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On Tuesday, September 9 (2014), The Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design (CAFTCAD) celebrated costume design with an event at the Spoke Club.

In attendance:  Jarvis Church, Lara Jean Chorostecki, Robin Kay, Natalie Brown, Kardinal Offishall, and Jully Black – among others.

Photography by Ryan Emberley

 

 

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