This week’s happenings: 4 see-them-while-you-can events to catch this week

Nov 12 2012 by
Categories : Fashion

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Status: One night only
What: Bid on designer gowns and accessories from designers like Joeffer Caoc and Greta Constantine at the fourth annual Frocktail party, with all proceeds to be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
When: Wednesday Nov. 14, 2012; auction 7 to 10 PM, then late-night dancing begins.
Where: Arcadian Loft, 401 Bay Street, Simpson Tower, 8th floor.
Buzzworthy notes: Sip Peroni and nibble on goods catered by Oliver & Bonacini as you peruse and bid on selects from top Canadian designers and retailers in both men and women’s evening wear; tickets $65 in advance ($75 at the door, if available) at

VANCOUVER: CRUISE CONTROL Status: This weekend only What: Shop Ferragamo’s women’s Resort 2013 collection at the recently revamped Ferragamo boutique with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. When: Friday Nov. 16 to 18. Where: Salvatore Ferragamo, 918 Robson St. Buzzworthy notes: Straight from the Louvre in Paris (where the collection debuted in June) to the west coast, this sunny, Boho-inspired collection is perfect for your mid-winter Mediterranean getaway. Now to plan one of those…

Read on for more buzzworthy events, including fab store openings in TO!

Status: Opening this week
What: The boutique that started out as a specialty men’s shirts in Glasgow in 1988 is finally making its way to Canada with the opening of the first
Ted Baker London outpost this week.
When: Friday Nov. 16.
Where: Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin St.
Buzzworthy notes: Rugged and romantic men’s and women’s wear lines found in the store’s Lake Ontario-inspired setting, complete with its own glass forest.
Status: Get fresh
What: Luxe fragrance and skincare has a new home in the latest
Guerlain boutique opening in Toronto this week.
When: Thursday Nov. 15, 2012.
Where: 110 Bloor Street West.
Buzzworthy notes: We knew Bloor Street was getting a makeover but Guerlain adds a sweet-smelling touch of elegance (and skincare!) to this fashionable strip.

Categories: Fashion