This Week in Fashion: India Hicks at Holt Renfrew, shopping at Narwhal and Intermix, Jean Paul Gaultier eyewear in Yorkville, Aldo fragrance launch, Complex Geometries and Jeremy Laing
Today: Meet India Hicks at Holt Renfrew Bloor St.
Meet jewellery designer - and the 521st person in line for succession to the British throne - India Hicks at Holt Renfrew this afternoon. The former model, Princess Diana bridesmaid, and current hotel hotshot and fine jewellery craftswoman will be posing for pictures and talking shop and showing off her latest collection on the Ground Floor from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Tomorrow: Shopping events at Narwhal in Rosedale and Intermix on Bloor St.
It's a double-header of shopping to double your debt. First, hit The Narwhal Boutique for a chance to shop sister-designed Kain Label's collection of simple and sweet tees and dresses - plus everything you'll ever need or want in between - that you'll wear forever. 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., 8 Price Street, Suite 101. Just a few subway stops away, Flare magazine will host a holiday shopping event at mixed-designer boutique Intermix. Check out the roster of names on the racks here. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., 130 Bloor St. W.
This weekend: Shop for Jean Paul Gaultier eyewear in Yorkville
Trunk show alert. On December 10, Karir boutique in Yorkville is hosting the exclusive unveiling of the Jean Paul Gaultier by MIKLI eyewear collection with Parisian designer Alain Mikli. Shop over 59 looks (with 20 shapes in eyeglasses and sunglasses), and stick around to meet-and-greet with both Mikli and frames expert Bob Karir all afternoon. It's a daring, innovative collection that could convert even the most conservative eyewear aficionado. 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., 138 Cumberland St.
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Jewellery designer Dean Davidson celebrates website facelift. The Toronto-based accessories maverick - who, FYI, has graced the pages of Vogue - is also debuting a new collection online to coincide with the web redesign. Enjoy 25% off through December with the promo code STARE25. Holiday shopping starts now.
Complex Geometries + Jeremy Laing team up for end of season sale. Mark December 17 on your calendar for the one-day-only treasure hunt from two of Toronto's top labels - with a range of sizes. Bring: Visa, Mastercard, American Express or cash. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., 207A Cowan Ave.
Aldo launched a fragrance line. The shoe giant has branched out with five new smells for men and women. Launched quietly in November, it's a colour theory of scents - mix and match to find the right combo for you. Bottles start at $15.