Every Tuesday, we round up the best events from the city’s fashion scene. In this edition: a braid party in Yorkville, a pop-up shop featuring local jewellery designers, prom advice from Lisa Tant and more.
When: Feb. 21, 6-10 p.m.
Where: 461 King St. West, Second Floor
Details: If your jewellery box is lacking pieces from local talent, here’s your chance to stock up at a one-stop pop-up shop. The Jewellery Local will feature 20 local jewellery vendors along with baked treats from Desmond & Beatrice, plus oysters and bubbly to enjoy while shopping.
When: Feb. 22, 4-7 p.m.
Where: Free People, 79 Yorkville Ave.
Details: Before you head for your big night out on Friday, be sure to stop by Free People’s Yorkville location for some complimentary hair braiding and hot chocolate. If you’re not sure about your outfit choice, in-store stylists will be on hand to assist you in finding the perfect duds.
When: Feb. 23 2:30-3 p.m.
Where: Holt Renfrew, 50 Bloor St.
Details: If you’re heading to prom this year (or if you know someone who is) chances are you (or they) are in need of some prom fashion guidance. Who better to help out than one of Canadian fashion’s leading ladies, Lisa Tant? Head to Holt Renfrew this Saturday for her presentation and shopping event.
When: Now until March 3
Where: Five Pop Ups, 1695 Bayview Ave.
Details: Five Pop Ups has just flipped its store, bringing in a ton of new brands. To celebrate the flip, the store is selling off its old merchandise for $50 or less per item. Enjoy premium denim brands such as J Brand, Rich & Skinny, Denham and more. In terms of new items, expect Malene Birger, Pink Tartan, Robert Rodriguez and more.
When: Feb. 21, 7-10 p.m.
Where: Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place
Details: Who’s the next big thing in the arts scene? Find out at this year’s edition of The Artist Project, running from Feb. 21-24, which will feature rising stars of the contemporary art world.