Over the Rainbow 35th Party!

Yorkville’s Over the Rainbow Jeans is celebrating its 35th birthday today and tomorrow.  Don’t forget to check it out!! Look for a longer report when we launch DelectablyChic! next week!

Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women Dialogue for Action & the New York Forum

T.U. Dawood The energy and essence of Davos came to Manhattan with the New York Forum, the brainchild of Moroccan-born Richard Attias who produced the World Economic Forum in Davos for 15 years, then launched the Clinton Global Initiative. This two day forum drew “5 billionaires, 70 speakers and 325 chief executives and directors of […]

Style, Success, Sex and the City

T.U. Dawood Women of Influence marked June as the month for Style, Success and Sex in the City.  They celebrated the release of Sex and the City 2 with an exclusive showing of the film and a speech by Natasha Koifman, Canada’s premier publicist.  They then invited Bonnie Fuller, media mogul, to come from New […]

Dreams Come True at the Corsage Project

Cynthia Cheng It’s May and high schools across the continent are gearing up for prom season.  Every Grade 12 student is looking for the perfect outfit to show off at the event, considered a rite of passage for many.  After all, it’s the last party for many before entering a new phase in life, whether it […]

A Night in Spain…and a Hockey Game

Cynthia Cheng The Canadian Opera Company’s Operanation 6: Habanera was held the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts on Friday, February 28. With Bizet’s Carmen and everything Spanish as its theme, the cocktail reception featured delicious tapas, as well as a Spanish cheese bar and desserts table.  The event drew the professional set from all […]

The Olive Branch for Children's Intimate Downtown Gathering

Cynthia Cheng Over drinks and delicious hors d’ouevres, the Olive Branch for Children held an intimate cocktail event at the Empire Resto Lounge in Yorkville on Thursday evening.  There, founder Deborah McCracken updated the crowd with what has happened over the past year.  The news has been amazing.  One of the projects they are working on is building […]

Tanzania-Based NGO to Hold Two GTA Fundraisers in February

Cynthia Cheng The Olive Branch for Children, Deborah McCracken’s organization which helps people and communities in Tanzania affected by HIV/AIDS, will be holding two fundraising events this month.  The first, a small cocktail event in Yorkville, will be held this February 11 at the Empire Restaurant and Lounge on Cumberland and Bay from 7 pm to […]

FastLane's Evening of Health and Networking

Cynthia Cheng Held at Totum Life Science on King and Spadina, FastLane opened 2010 with an event focusing on health on Jaunary 19.  As usual, the Toronto business crowd mingled and networked, while vendors displayed their health-related displays.  VEMMA, a fruit-based antioxident was there, giving out samples and promoting Verve, their energy drink.  This month’s […]

Hats and Vintage Clothing at Chateau Laurier!

Erin Easterbrook Hundreds of people browsed through the annual antique clothing sale at the Chateau Laurier recently, looking for bargains and unique fashion items from the 1900s to the 1970s. The 25th vintage sale anniversary drew men and women of all ages, who picked-over the men’s and women’s clothing, jewellery, linens, and collectibles on offer […]

Evan Biddell Sale at Chasse Gardee

Cynthia Cheng It was a night where fashion met multimedia art on November 25 as Evan Biddell’s “End of Decade” sale transformed Queen Street West boutique, Chasse Gardee, from shoe store to art centre. Featuring a multi-media window display by Jol Thomson, who had a show at Toronto’s Distillery District a few days later. The sale […]