From style city to style city, here’s what’s going on at the moment in your world of style, fashion and shopping:
TORONTO: FAT (Fashion Arts Toronto), once known as Toronto’s alternative fashion week, began on Tuesday and runs through Saturday. FAT showcases Canadian and international designers trying to emerge in the Toronto fashion market. Learn more at fashionartstoronto.com.
NEW YORK: Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 18 to April 29 in the Lower Manhattan neighbourhood of Tribeca. Want to get an eyeful of fashion? We’ve been spotting some of our favourite stylish celebs, like Emily Blunt and Emma Watson, in the freshest looks at the film festival premieres and events.
LOS ANGELES: Some not-so-nice fashion news…clean up was taking place Monday (April 23) after a devastating fire in LA’s Fashion District last weekend, requiring 150 firefighters. The four stores involved in the fire were VIP Fashion Inc., a menswear store, Top 2 Toe, El Mundo, and Hendy. Stay tuned to Apparel News for more info.
MONTREAL: The shopping mecca for all Montreal fashion-lovers to spend and save was last week with The 35th “Big Fashion Sale By Quebec Designers”. The event took place April 19-22 in Bonsecours Market (Old Montreal). More info at Braderiedemodequebecoise.com.
VANCOUVER: Vancouver shoppers can now adore one more shopping destination, as the much-anticipated J. Crew store at 1088 Robson St. opened Wednesday. The opening marked the classic American retailer’s first location in Western Canada. Find out more at the Vancover Sun.