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 […]

Inaugural Frugal Fashion Week A Success

Cynthia Cheng Frugal Fashion Week, which opened on Thursday, July 23 with an event for media, was the work of Gillian Downes, a Toronto-based publicist.  The purpose of the four day event was to stimulate the retail economy West Queen West, a part of the city with many small boutiques, selling both big name brands […]

Frugal Fashion Week: July 23 to July 26

Toronto’s inaugural Frugal Fashion Week launched on Thursday, July 23 with a media and industry event (above) at Chasse Gardee.  The public launch occurs Friday, July 23 at 69Vintage.  For more information, including event times and tickets, please visit the event’s website!

Toronto Designer Collective Sample Sale

Cynthia Cheng Last week Prospere Magazine had the opportunity to attend the Toronto Designer Collective sale at the Burroughes Building on Queen Street West.  The shopping event, which was held over three days, featured a variety of local designers, including ones which have been quite established, such as Monica Mei’s Aime Luxury (her all season […]

Rethink Flappers and Rethink Pink: Rethink Romp 2009

Cynthia Cheng Rethink Breast Cancer held its annual Rethink Romp on Thursday, June 11.  Rethink is an organization which raises funds and awareness as well as supports younger women with breast cancer. Younger women (those under 50) have different issues than those who are older, including fertility, early menopause and financial implications.   The event was held on the top […]

June 11, 2009: Rethink Romp

Jonathan, Sarah and Coby having fun at the ReThink Romp on June 11, 2009.  The event raised funds and awareness for breast cancer.