Toronto Fashion Week® announces new art initiative, Style Art, in collaboration with community initiative, Style Plate
Fashion, food and art come together for the perfect pairing, from September 3-5
Toronto Fashion Week®, Canada’s leading event in fashion, food and culture, is now adding fine art to their roster. Returning for another delectable season,STYLE PLATE will be serving up innovative and diverse fashion-focused activations, while new sister initiative, STYLE ART, welcomes a new artistic twist to this year’s programming. Collaborating with local restaurants and art galleries across the Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood from Sept. 3 – Sept. 5, this STYLE-series will celebrate and showcase artistic experiences across multiple platforms.
STYLE ART, new to Toronto Fashion Week this season, will be teaming up with local Toronto artists and art galleries to showcase extraordinary pieces that merge the worlds of art and fashion. Hosted at The Hazleton Gallery, LUMAS Gallery, Liss Gallery, Taglialatella Gallery, Galerie de Bellefeuille and Judith & Charles, and showcasing the creative works of renowned artists, STYLE ART will paint the community of Yorkville in colourful and eccentric multidisciplinary pieces that will focus on the beauty and balance of fashion.
The Hazleton Gallery | Patrick Rubinstein, Anna Razumovskayabe, Richard Roblin, and DALI sculpture collection.
LUMAs Gallery | Michel Comte, Greg Kadel and Pamela Hanson.
LISS Gallery | Alexander Rocco and David Drebin
Mira Godard Gallery | Simon Andrew, Holly Farrell, Tom Forrestall, Colin Fraser, Fabian Jean, Phil Richards, Jeremy Smith and Michael Thompson and Laurent Guérin
Taglialatella Gallery | Caitlin Cronenberg
Galerie de Bellefeuille | Jason de Graaf
Judith and Charles | ALPHABET
The Lane in Yorkville Village | Max Jamali
Max will also host a live painting event at The Lane on Sept. 5th at 5:30 PM
On Sept. 5, Style Art presents ‘Art Crawl’, which will allow fashion and art enthusiasts to check out all participating galleries until 8 or 9pm while enjoying bubbly and sweets.
“Fashion in itself is art, and the world of art fuels fashion; together, they work as equally collaborative parallels that influence the world around them,” says Carolyn Quinn,Executive Director, Toronto Fashion Week. “By bringing together fashion and art in an immersive environment such as StyleArt, we are hoping provoke discussion by creating a direct connection between the two realms.”
Serving up its third consecutive season, STYLE PLATE returns with more collaborative partnerships, creative dishes and cocktails for one week. Starting Sept. 1, chefs and mixologists from local Yorkville restaurants and bars will team up with Toronto Fashion Week to craft fashion-infused cocktails and dishes to celebrate this season’s latest collections.
This community initiative invites guests to experience the perfect pairing of style and dining, with exaggerated feature cocktails and mouth-watering dishes from Amber, Bar Reyna, Cibo, d|bar, Figures, The Hazelton Hotel, ONE, Palm Lane, Sofia, STK, and Trattoria Nervosa.
AMBER | Feature cocktail
BAR REYNA | Feature cocktail
CIBO | Featured dish and cocktail
D|BAR | Feature cocktail
FIGURES | Feature cocktail
HAZELTON HOTEL | Hania Kuzbari Presentation in partnership with William Ashley
ONE | Featured dish and cocktail
PALM LANE | Survival kit
SOFIA | Feature cocktail
STK | Feature cocktail
TRATTORIA NERVOSA | Feature cocktail and 50% off on Prosecco
Toronto Fashion Week® is made possible with the support of its sponsors: Yorkville Village, The Hazelton Hotel, Redken 5th Avenue NYC, PFAFF, CND, Bloor-Yorkville BIA, Belvedere, Bowmore Single Malt Scotch®, FIJI Water, GT’s Kombucha, Launchmetrics, Rogers, Toronto Star, and The Kit.
ABOUT TORONTO FASHION WEEK®
Toronto Fashion Week®, an event showcasing fashion, art, music and culture takes place in Yorkville, Toronto’s revitalized and most prestigious luxury retail neighborhood. The bi-annual event hosts national and international designers, entertainers and the fashion community to create a touchpoint where fashion is embraced and celebrated. As the leading fashion event in Canada, Toronto Fashion Week® creates a catalyst for media engagement, retail activity and global connectivity.
The founding partners are Yorkville Village, The Hazelton Hotel, Freed Developments andHill & Gertner – an ownership group comprised of several of the country’s top companies in real estate, development and luxury hospitality.