This year’s highly anticipated Dîner en Blanc was the grandest version of the event to date. Dîner en Blanc promotes friendship, elegance, gallantry and a sense of community. Over 3,200 guests arrived at the secret location – dressed head to toe in white – ready for a fabulous night ahead.
The Style Calling team recently attended one of our favourite events of they year: Indigo’s Holiday Preview. Although Christmas is still a few months away, we found ourselves feeling quite festive. While we’re still enjoying the last days of summer, this preview left us craving for the coziness of fall.
Vancouver’s South Granville district just received a new “remedy” for retail therapy with the opening of lifestyle boutique WANT Apothecary last Thursday evening. After much success in Montreal and Toronto, twin brothers Byron and Dexter Peart and co-founders Mark Wiltzer and Jacqueline Gelber opened their first retail store on the West Coast. Located among the stylish boutiques and art galleries that epitomize the area, this modern-day apothecary is right at home.
In the up and coming suburb of Langley, Mosaic Homes is building dreamy communities that are not only exquisite, but affordably stylish as well. The commute to downtown Vancouver being a short 30 minutes on a good day, and only upwards of 45 on a bad day, is more than accessible.
July 14th was France’s National Holiday, known to English-speaking countries as Bastille Day and formally called La Fête nationale. The Social Concierge and the Consul General of France hosted an evening of food and drinks at the breathtaking Hycroft Manor in Vancouver to celebrate the occasion.
The Terrazza di Peroni annual summer party brought a piece of Italy to Toronto on a balmy July evening. From the rooftop of Malaparte at the TIFF Bell Lightbox, the stylish guests, among them Glen Baxter, designer Christopher Paunil, and musician Brendan Canning, took in breathtaking views of the Toronto skyline and enjoyed ice-cold Peroni and amazing bites from Oliver and Bonicini. We couldn’t get enough of the grilled octopus or the steak tenderloin with quail egg.
On a beautiful evening in June, the ballroom of the Ritz Carlton in downtown Toronto was turned into a beautiful Summer imaginarium for S/ Style & Fashion’s début party. We made our way around the spectacular room, sipping crisp champagne and taking in the beauty of the venue.