Girl Friday’s DISH Denim Night
Tonight Fans of popular Canadian jeans line Dish — known for distinctively butt-celebrating cuts — should be sure to scoot over to Girl Friday (740 Queen St. W. at Niagara) from 5 to 8 p.m. to save a sweet 15 per cent off any Dish purchase this one night only. A broad index of styles and dye finishes (skinny to wide-legged trousers) boasting the designer denim aesthetic minus the frightening price tag will be on hand, so don’t miss this incentive to freshen up your collection. Visit www.girlfridayclothing.com or www.dishjeans.com.
TFI Fundraiser at The ELLE Show
The Elle show kicks off tonight with the fundraising gala for the Toronto Fashion Incubator — enjoy cocktails and nibbles as well as a runway presentation of the four TFI’s New Labels Competition finalists’ collections (tickets $50). And, starting tomorrow through to Sunday, April 27, the North American debut of the ELLE Show continues at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place. Check out runway shows, fashion and beauty seminars, get tips from guest speakers, mingle with local designers and test out the latest products (free samples, too). Highlights include Project Runway’s Tim Gunn as well as CityLine’s popular fashion consultant Lynn Spence offering seasonal wardrobe advice.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students. www.elleshow.ca.
Margie Jewellery Studio Workshops
With Mother’s Day fast approaching, local jewelry designer and glass artist Michelle Goldfinger of Margie Jewellery is hosting a series of project-focused workshops at her studio in Leslieville (1162 Queen St. E. at Jones).
And you don’t have to be crafty to create something special — the classes are aimed at beginners. Bonus: Michelle is flexible and works around students’ schedules.
Gifty options include: Glass fusing (three hours, $100), beading (two hours, $45) and name pendant (three hours, $125).
For more information or to register, call 647-402-7617 or e-mail: email@example.com
Also Happening tonight, from 5 to 9, local labels Preloved and Psalms Jewellery team up for a night of discounted eco-fashion delight. Score 20 per cent off when you purchase any item from Psalms Let It Be collection of revamped vintage baubles along with any piece from Preloved’s creatively recycled wearables.
Where: Preloved Headquarters, 24 Ryerson Ave. (near Queen & Bathurst).