Intermix's First Canadian Location
Sorry gents, this one's just for the ladies. Intermix has opened its first international location right here in Canada's fashion epicentre. Bloor Street just got another jab of trend-setting style with this US-based boutique's arrival, sure to become a massive hit with mix-and-match loving fashionistas the city-wide. The new shop is open at 130 Bloor Street West. Click here to check out Intermix's Fall lookbook.
Relief Concert For Japan
Downsview Park is being transformed into a concert mecca on the 3rd and 4th for the Concert for Japan, raising funds to help with earthquake and tsunami relief. Aside from two days packed with phenomenal music and performances, there will be a suspended bar with a private DJ that is crane-lifted eight stories in the air and a zip line that will propel concert-goers over the crowd. Click here for the vitals.
Hot and Spicy Food Festival
Harbourfront's Hot and Spicy Food Festival is back, and while we don't love the fact that we have to carry antacid in our back pocket, we love this Toronto Labour Day weekend event (on tonight through Monday). Packed with the best in spicy culinary exploits, this free indoor/outdoor fest at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre showcases some of Toronto's top chefs and food vendors serving up dishes that are muy caliente. Click here for the sizzling vitals.
TIFF Kicks Off
Yes, it has finally arrived. That two-week stretch we always look forward to, TIFF 2011 takes over Toronto starting next Thursday the 8th. The glitterati comes out in full force and our streets are awash in celebs and star power. There's always a slew of events to look forward to, and we've got the rundown of the notable parties to check out and the celebs you can expect to see on notable.ca. Click here to see the circuit news.
Bay Street Suits Up 4 Windfall
Shamba Space at 48 Yonge will play host to this charity fashion show and fundraising event Thursday the 8th that supports Windfall's exceptional Suitable Impressions Program, providing clothing, personal care items, and first impression training for job seekers in need of support. Some of Bay Street's hottest guys and galls will model this season's fashions, and expect this event to be hotbed for mixing and mingling. Click here to learn more.
ONEXONE's Charity Gala
In the middle of all the TIFF action is the ONEXONE Charity Gala and Hold'em For Life Celebrity Charity Challenge. Harry Connick Jr. will perform at this soiree, and you can expect the creme de la creme of Toronto's scene to make an appearance. It's happening at Yorkville's Four Seasons next Friday the 9th, so expect a celebrity sighting...or ten, as well. Click here pour les vitales.