Every week, we round up the best events from the city’s fashion scene. In this edition: two sweet summer sales, a barbecue with Uncle Otis and Jonathan + Olivia and the grand opening of Dundas West’s Bridge + Bardot.
What: Tabula Rasa’s clean slate summer sale
Where: Tabula Rasa, 745 Broadview Ave.
When: on now
Details: Tabula Rasa has marked down its new and vintage pieces by up to 30-50 per cent. It’s the perfect excuse to treat yourself to a new mid-summer piece, but hurry before all the good stuff is gone!
What: Summer Designer Sample Sale
Where: Sheraton Hotel, 600 Highway 7 E.
When: July 12-15
Details: coveted lines such as Tory Burch, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Hugo Boss, Rag + Bone and more will all be offered at 40-80 per cent off. Don’t let the word “sample” scare you off; full size ranges will be available.
What: Philippines Exhibit: Tribal Jewellery
Where: Miracle Thieves, 249 Crawford St.
When: July 12
Details: the owners of Miracle Thieves, a community-focused creative space, have returned from a month-long trip to their native land of the Philippines. They brought back enough finds for everyone to get their hands on some amazing one-of-a-kind pieces.
What: Bridge + Bardot’s grand opening party
Where: Bridge + Bardot, 1138 Dundas St. W.
When: July 13
Details: head out to the up-and-coming new shopping strip along Dundas West to celebrate the new permanent location of vintage shop Bridge + Bardot. The curated vintage goods will hang alongside local designers and hand-made accessories. Party treats and champagne will be served.
What: Uncle Otis x Jonathan + Olivia BBQ
Where: Red Bull HQ, 381 Queen St. W.
When: July 15
Details: ultra-hot style shops Uncle Otis and Jonathan + Olivia have teamed up to throw a rooftop barbecue party to celebrate summer. Free drinks, free food and DJ sets by Creep designer Hiroshi Awai and Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning. What better way to end the week?