The Italian fashion house will present sophisticated and glamorous designs to the 47th edition of the film festival.
Bulgaria is the official jewelery partner for TIFF
Historic Italian luxury brand Bulgari has officially signed on as the main sponsor for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), one of the most prestigious events in the world. Over the years, Bulgari jewelery has been immortalized in more than 40 films, and now the label will further strengthen its ties to cinema with a series of exciting programming throughout the year for the 47th edition of TIFF. Additionally, from September 8 to 18 this year, the storied fashion house will host a stylish high-end Portrait Studio for festival-goers, and will support the fourth annual TIFF Tribute Awards fundraising gala at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on September 11, 2022.
Boss announces new podcast series
If you’re looking for something new to listen to this season, queue up Boss. Her new podcast series, behind the boss, dive into the lives of incredible artists, creators and athletes like Law Roach, Cathy Hackl and Anthony Joshua, with host Raven Smith. Watch to uncover the road bumps and victories that turned each of them into the boss they are today.
Paris Jewelers honor Asian Heritage Month
The Canadian-Vietnamese sister company, Paris Jewelers, has just released a limited edition Asian Heritage Lotus Necklace. Handcrafted in solid 10 carat gold with ethically sourced real diamonds, it effortlessly exudes the symbolism of the lotus: optimism for the future, overcoming darkness, growing in muddy waters and extraordinary beauty. The brand will donate 100 percent of its net proceeds to the Canadian Asian Solidarity Fund and Stop AAPI Hate.
Ellie Mae and Flowershop by Wolf & Moon host a Mother’s Day pop-up
This weekend in Toronto, Ellie Mae partnered with Flowershop by Wolf & Moon to host a three-day one-stop shop where you can choose the perfect gift for Mother’s Day. From lush bouquets to Ellie Mae’s Spring/Summer 2022 collection, there’s sure to be something special for everyone. Plus, a Sam James Coffee Bar will be set up on site, serving from VW’s Ellie Mae buses.
Kotn opens shop in Vancouver
This week, Kotn announced the official opening of their new brick and mortar store in Vancouver. The 1450-square-foot shop, perched on Mount Pleasant, is based on design principles and timeless community, and incorporates many unique design elements that draw on Kotn’s Egyptian origins. As a B-Corp certified company, Kotn is committed to building stores with a positive impact — they even buy most of the retail furniture used!
Beautiful backpacks abound in Herschel’s latest designer collaboration
Mom, rule-breaker and Canadian-born artist Miriam Schapiro is the latest to be featured in the Nova Herschel Art Project, a series of product partnerships with female artists that send sales proceeds to support women in the ArtTable scholarship program. Featuring two of Schapiro’s artworks, Pandora’s Box (1983) and Summer Beauty (1973–74), these two backpacks have nothing to say.
Gucci releases new edition of Chime Zine
Gucci and its longstanding global gender equality campaign, Chime for Change, have launched a new edition Chime Zine this week. It features a curated collection of works by contributors Elisa Manici, Assa Traoré, Eno Pei-Jean Chen, Kira Wei-Hsin Jacobson, Isabel Mavrides-Calderón and more. Gender, disability, sexuality and racial injustice are just a few of the hot topics highlighted in this issue, which is available digitally at Gucci Equilibrium, and will be available in print later this month.