Style Dossier :: August 27


Fashion News

On August 28, J.Crew is debuting its men’s collection in Edmonton. The menswear offering will include suiting, outerwear, shoes and accessories. Read our interview with Frank Muytjens, Head of Men’s Design at J.Crew.

For Edmonton’s fashion-scene, it’s been a long time since a store opening has elicited as much excitement as Simons. Fashion retailer Simons will open this September at West Edmonton Mall. Home to designer brands like Stella McCartney, Carven, Philip Lim, Chloe, Alexander McQueen and Balmain, Simons is building an impressive store fusing art, innovation and creativity.

Amedeo Exclusive released an impressive 2012 Lookbook for menswear. (you can shop at Edmonton City Centre Mall)

A few notable store openings at West Edmonton Mall include: Camper Footwear and Dr. Martens. Other stores to open this fall include Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma and Steve Madden.

Happenings

The catwalks of Western Canada Fashion Week go bright from September 13-20. Nightly shows feature designers, makeup artists and hairstylists. Here’s the full calendar for the latest trends and style forecasts.

Don’t miss the FLARE World Runway taking place on Thursday, October 4th at the Art Gallery of Alberta. Flare, Canada’s fashion magazine, will share this fall’s must have international fashion and beauty trends. fashion weeks. All guests will receive TRESemmé hair touchups, Cointreau cocktails, Bottle Green Beverages, appetizers, FLARE gift bags and more. Each ticket will include a 1 year subscription to FLARE magazine. Tickets are $32 each.

Fashion With Compassion: With an ‘Affair to Remember’ theme, this year’s Fashion with Compassion is going old Hollywood glamour with good eats and smart cocktails. Enjoy lunch or dinner served with the latest trends in fashion, lingerie, and accessories. Proceeds from the event will go towards Growing Compassion to expand Sorrentino’s Compassion House, a home away from home for people traveling to Edmonton for breast cancer treatment. Buy your tickets: Luncheon tickets ($100 each) or dinner tickets ($250 each). Event takes place on October 11 at the Shaw Conference Centre.

My Filosopy + Joeffer Caoc: Get ready for a high fashion event staged by My Filosophy complete with cocktails and a fashion show by Canadian designer, Joeffer Caoc. Save the date (Friday, November 2) and buy your ticket ($100 early bird, $125 regular). Proceeds to support the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Sales

A smashing collection of local boutiques – Cerulean Boutique, Sublime Swimwear, K-Lee Boutique, Cloud Nine Pajamas and many more – are hosting a blowout sale with merchandise marked down 40-80% off. Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 15, and get ready to drive to Sherwood Park.