Every week, we round up the best events from the city’s fashion scene. In this edition: a shopping extravaganza in and around Yorkville, a pop-up shop for a popular online retailer, a charity event at Canada’s first Ann Taylor store and more.
When: October 10, 5-9 p.m.
Where: Bloor St. and Yorkville
Details: If you missed out on Toronto’s very first Fashion’s Night Out, here’s your chance to make up for it. LOULOU Magazine is hosting a shopping extravaganza along Bloor Street and throughout Yorkville — teaming up with everyone from Holt Renfrew to the GAP — to offer discounts and sweet deals during this one-night-only event. The only catch is that you have to register to take part, so don’t forget!
When: Oct. 11-25
Where: Love of Mine Boutique, 781 Queen St. W.
Details: Toronto based e-tailer KOOPDEKOUR.com is setting up shop for its first ever pop-up. Offering on-trend and affordable women’s clothing and accessories, the shop will continue on straight through until Oct. 25.
When: Oct. 11, 7:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: Burroughes Building, 639 Queen St. W. (main floor)
Details: After the success of its first pop-up shop, ShopNowhereland.com has moved over to another Queen West location for an extended shopping opportunity. The opening night party will include refreshments and 10 per cent off everything in stock.
69 Vintage Presents: One Night Stand (Vintage Fashion Market & Party)
When: Oct. 12, 5 p.m.
Where: 109 Ossington Ave.
Details: 69 Vintage has rounded up the city’s best vintage dealers and lovers to create one night of all things vintage. This is your opportunity to shop the best of rare, one-of-a-kind finds all in one place. You will also get to eat well since catering is being provided by Parts and Labour — not too shabby at all.
Ann Taylor Charity Event
When: Oct. 13
Where: Toronto Eaton Centre, Level Three
Details: Iconic American womenswear retailer Ann Taylor opened its first international flagship store in Toronto earlier this month. If you missed the grand opening party, there is another event happening at the brand spankin’ new space this Saturday. The party will include a DJ, refreshments and a gift with any purchase over $100. The best part? Ten per cent of the proceeds will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Grace Carroll is a Toronto-based freelance writer whose work has appeared in ELLE UK, ELLEcanada.com, Plaid magazine and FILLER magazine. Keep up with her daily blog at www.graciecarroll.com.