Toronto Style Radar: Lavish & Squalor, Haut Appétit, Worn Fashion Journal, Dalston Grey + Fitzroy Boutique, Guilt City
By Gracie Carroll
Lavish & Squalor's summer stock is on sale (Image: Lavish & Squalor)
Every week, we round up the best events from the city’s fashion scene. In this edition: summer clearance sales, sweet treats and fashion join forces, karaoke for a cause and an awesome group art show.
Where: Lavish & Squalor, 253 Queen St. W.
When: on now
Details: summer stock at Lavish & Squalor is now on sale at 30 to 50 per cent off. Items include sunglasses, swimwear and clothing for men and women from brands such as Levis, Muttonhead & Co., Ksubi, Karen Walker and more. Don’t forget to try an Iced Cuban from the second floor espresso bar.
Where: Thompson Hotel rooftop lounge, 550 Wellington St. W.
When: Tuesday, July 31, 7 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Details: if you love sweet treats and fashion shows, you won’t want to miss this event. The Haut Appétit blog is hosting it at the Thompson rooftop lounge tonight, featuring an intimate fashion show and desserts for all to enjoy.
Where: Supermarket, 268 Augusta Ave.
When: Tuesday July 31, 9 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Details: indie fashion journal Worn invites you to sing your heart out (and cry your eyes out) to some sad karaoke songs this Tuesday night. Why? To raise money for office rent, and it can’t happen without your help.
Where: Dalston Grey, 1317 Dundas St. W.
When: Wednesday Aug. 1, 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Details: two great Toronto shops are better than one. Downtown favourites Fitzroy Boutique and Dalston Grey have teamed up to have one big party so you can “shop twice the sales, and have twice the fun!” Their summer stock is up to 50 per cent off.
Where: 627 Queen West, 627 Queen St. W.
When: Monday Aug. 9, 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Details: a group of 20 emerging artists from Toronto have come together and each created a piece to give a unique perspective on indulgence, and the sacrifices made to satisfy desires.
Gracie Carroll is a Toronto-based freelance writer whose work has appeared in ELLE UK, ELLEcanada.com, Plaid magazine and FILLER magazine. Keep up with her daily blog at www.graciecarroll.com.