Our April Fashion Event Calendar!
We are all fortunate to live in a city that boasts a plethora of talented designers and makers. This month we thought we would share with you our top Toronto fashion events that you will want to put on your calendar!
April 9th Alexander Wang Takeover
Where: Jonathan & Olivia, 49 Ossington Avenue, Toronto, Ontario
When: Thursday April 9th 11 am – 7 pm
On April 9th, renowned local shop Jonathan & Olivia is turning their entire store into an Alexander Wang exhibit. How awesome is that? This one day event will feature current stock, plus additional Spring/Summer 2015 T by Alexander Wang and the Spring/Sumer 2015 runway collections for both men and women. There will also be a preview of the Pre-Fall & Fall 2015 lines, and the recently launched Denim X Alexander Wang collection. The event is an all day extravaganza. Jonathan & Olivia will also have a limited amount of Alexander Wang gifts for customers who spend $250 or more (not hard to do – just sayin’).
April 19th The Bazaar of the Bizarre
Where: 6 Noble Street, Toronto, Ontario
When: Sunday April 19th 11 am – 8 pm
Need some cool but creepy new mugs? Love baby doll head candle holders? Have some empty frames that need filling? Need some new jewellery for the summer? How about some delicious smelling all natural soaps? Consider The Bazaar of the Bizarre your one stop shop for all things locally made and awesome! This event has been going on for a while now and it is always a brilliant time. There are a TON of great vendors for you to discover.
April 21st – 25th FAT (Fashion Art Toronto)
Where: Daniels Spectrum 585 Dundas Street East, Toronto, Ontario
When: April 21st – 25th 6 PM – 12 AM
This annual event is NOT to be missed. Featuring a slew of incredibly talented local designers and a few from further afield, FAT is one of our favorite events of the season. And it’s not just fashion folks! There are also art installations, photo exhibits and fashion films – something for everyone and all about our favorite thing – STYLE!
There are over 50 runway shows this year including Asphyxia. Bianca Charneau, Clan Gordon by David C Wigley, Dystropolis by Wendy Ng, L’Uomo Strano, SERAGHADAKI, and Masha Apparel.
We will of course be in attendance, tweeting, instagraming and taking photos with wild abandon. We hope to see you there!
April 29th OCAD Grad Exhibit
Where: OCAD University 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, Ontario
When: Opening Night is April 29th 6:30 PM – 11 PM
Check out the Facebook event page for more information on other exhibit days
It’s time for the annual OCAD University Graduate Exhibit, a perfect time to check out the new talent bursting out of there. The exhibit takes over the entire school for five days and showcases students from the undergraduate and graduate programs. Some of the departments on our list to check out: Sculpture and Installation, Photography, Printmaking, Environmental Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Material Art & Design (jewelry and fibre)…basically everything. Fact: This is a great event you don’t want to miss.
May 2nd-3rd Inland
Where: 99 Sudbury Street, Toronto, ON
When: May 2nd 12 pm – 9 pm
May 3rd 12 pm – 6 pm
Cost: $5 Cash @ The Door
If you have wanted to amp up the Toronto design representation in your closet, this is the perfect opportunity. Inland is a great pop-up shop experience that started last fall. This is their biggest event yet and will boast 80 independent Canadian designers of fashion apparel, accessories, and jewelry all under one roof. Not only can you browse through the collections of these curated lines, you can meet the designers. It’s a great way to support the local fashion industry…and add some awesome pieces to your wardrobe.