Calling all fashionistas! Strap on your stilettos and strut your way to the city’s most stylish event, LG Fashion Week. This season’s jam-packed schedule is bursting at the (very chic) seams with designer runway shows and exclusive parties. All week long Where Toronto brings you highlights from the hottest spring 2010 collections and tips on where to shop right now for all your wardrobe must-haves.
Designers to Watch
It’s a big night for the husband-and-wife design duo behind two of Canada’s leading labels. This evening, Pink Tartan founder Kimberley Newport-Mimran sends her pretty and polished Spring 2010 collection down the runway. The label’s sophisticated and beautifully made designs embody a contemporary woman with impeccable style. Fashion Week Mainstage, 8 p.m.
Following his wife down the runway is Canadian style leader Joseph Mimran and his label Joe Fresh Style, which has garnered a cult following by offering affordable yet on-trend fashions and accessories for both adults and children. Mainstage, 9 p.m.
Shop the Shows
Find feminine dresses and tailored suit jackets by Pink Tartan at Yorkville’s TNT. This upscale retailer offers haute fashions from exclusive Canadian women’s- and menswear designers. Pink Tartan’s lady-like silhouettes can also be had at the Danforth’s Studio Labiri.
Conveniently, Joe’s signature chic-onomic wardrobe staples can be picked up alongside groceries (!) at Loblaw’s and Real Canadian Superstore locations throughout the Greater Toronto Area.
Coinciding with the release of limited-edition fashion book Hot Lights is a Canadian Fashion Photography panel discussion hosted by Canuck supermodel Stacey McKenzie. The six young photogs featured in the book will discuss their work and offer a glimpse into the world of Canadian fashion. Fashion Week Showroom, 1 p.m.
The early evening brings an exclusive preview of the SCULPTZ Legwear and Shapewear Collection, before it debuts in Canadian retail stores. Showroom, 5:30 p.m.