This week’s happening’s: 4 stylish events to check out this week

Jun 10 2013 by
Categories : Fashion


TORONTO: DOLL FACE
Status: Opened this week
What: Doll-sized versions of
Viktor & Rolf’s couture designs will be on display at the Royal Ontario Museum as part of the Luminato festival, opening this weekend.
When: Now until July 1; during regular museum hours.
Where: The Royal Ontario Museum’s Thorsell Spirit House, 100 Queen’s Park, Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: These Victorian porcelain dolls have been stylized in the lifelike designs of the Dutch duo’s runway creations – including hair and makeup.
MONTREAL: PICTURE OF GRACE
Status: Opened this week
What: Trace Grace Kelly’s graceful ascent through Hollywood, fashion and royalty (and her iconic role in each) in the just-opened
From Philadelphia to Monaco: Grace Kelly –  Beyond the Icon exhibit.
When: Now until October 6.
Where: McCord Museum, 690 Sherbrooke St. W., Montreal Montreal.
Buzzworthy notes: Based on an exhibition by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, this latest curated collection features clothing, love letters, film clips and accessories from her storied life.
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TORONTO: SUIT & TIE
Status: Opened this week
What: Dress for Success Toronto and Calvin Klein are partnering up for the Bay Street Suit Challenge, which will be accepting new or gently used business attire that will be donated to low-income women.
When: June 11 to June 18, 8AM to 5PM.
Where: Calvin Klein Underwear, Royal Bank Plaza, 200 Bay Street, Toronto.
Buzzworthy notes: Drop off new (or like new) business attire and receive 15 per cent off your next purchase of $75 or more, plus a chance to win a CK accessories basket valued at $500.

TORONTO:
FASHION WEEK
Status: On this week
What: The first-ever
Canadian Philippine Fashion Week takes to the runway this week, in aid of the Kol Hope Foundation for Children, which supports children with disabilities in both countries.
When: June 10 to 15.
Where: TIFF Bell Light Box Theatre, 350 King Street West, Toronto
Buzzworthy notes: Filipino fashion takes the stage this week with designers from both countries showcasing the latest looks, plus a Project Terno challenge, which sees top Canadian designers take on the iconic Philippine Butterfly dress.

Categories: Fashion