do you dare?

October 18, 2009

Fashion week here in Toronto has officially begun.

Although I am excited to attend a few shows (and of course share some pictures with all of you), I am most excited for the Dare to Wear Love event, which is the closing show of the week.

Yes there are more than 20 designers coming together to showcase designs made with fabrics sourced in Africa…but what makes it extremely special…is that it is a show dedicated to raise awareness and funds to the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

The Stephen Lewis Foundation was founded to get funds directly into the hands of tremendously effective community-based projects working determinedly to turn the tide of AIDS in Africa.

Above are sketches sketches from designers (top to bottom) Pat McDonagh, Comrags and Hoax Couture. I can’t wait to see the sketches come to live on Friday and of course be part of a great cause.

If you would like to donate to an amazing cause go to Dare to Wear Love.


  • Reply Sweety P October 20, 2009 at 12:57 am

    What a wonderful cause! Your sketches are great!

  • Reply jeannie October 20, 2009 at 1:37 am

    These sketches are amazing!

  • Reply april October 20, 2009 at 3:18 am

    I love your sketches! The first one is absolutly amazing! Im so jelous that you have interned for teen vogue- thats a goal of mine 🙂

  • Reply la petite fashionista October 20, 2009 at 4:07 am

    sounds like a fantastic event & for a great cause. can’t wait to see your coverage of toronto fashion week.

  • Reply beckyxoxo October 20, 2009 at 11:22 am

    amazing sketches ! thanks for sharing 😀

  • Reply Valencia Lia October 21, 2009 at 6:05 am

    these drawings are really so beautiful !

    And I really love the 1st dress,I bet it would be stunning if it would to come to life !

  • Reply maverickandlove October 21, 2009 at 2:57 pm

    thats so cool you get to go to a few shows, make sure to post up some photos!
    by the way, those are really cool sketches i really like Comrags one! xx

  • Reply Katya October 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm


  • Reply Karoline October 21, 2009 at 4:49 pm

    Love the pattern on the first sketch!

  • Reply AudreyAllure October 22, 2009 at 2:07 am

    yay for fashion week! and those sketches are beautiful. do take pictures at the show 🙂

  • Reply O'Style October 22, 2009 at 4:17 pm

    I love the second one sketch!


  • Reply Linda October 22, 2009 at 6:54 pm

    We are hitting up the Jess Biffi show. She’s a friend from school. I’ve only taken part in fashion week once before…blasphemy I know.
    I’m excited.

  • Reply Lauren October 22, 2009 at 7:11 pm

    the sketches are beautiful! i hope you’ve been having fun!


  • Reply Domennie October 27, 2009 at 1:08 am

    Thanks for dropping by:)hehe
    btw it’s not a top but a dress:Pi like the idea of a one piece which actually looks like a two pieces apparel..:P
    great blog:)

  • Reply Tayler October 27, 2009 at 1:34 am

    that’s so cool that their using fabrics from Africa, i want to know more about this! love the feather skirt

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