Thursday, October 30, 2008

Midnight in the Garden: Fashion Takes Action's Green Gala, Saturday Nov 8

From the inbox: I would love to attend this event. Wonder if we can make it to TO for the weekend...

Toronto ON., October 27, 2008 – Canada’s Greenest Fashion Events - The Sustainable Style Show and the Green Gala, will take place on Saturday November 8th at the Fermenting Cellar in Toronto’s Historic Distillery District. This year’s Green Gala theme is Midnight in the Garden, and there will be many stars shining bright.

A mix of professional models and Canadian media and celebrities will rock the runway: City TV’s List West, and Anne Mroczkowski, Sun TV host and Juno nominee Tara Slone, Fashion Television’s Mary Kitchen, recording artist Lily Frost, jazz artist Larra Skye, The Hills After Party’s Jessi Cruikshank, fashion expert Moe Kelso of CBC’s ‘Steven and Chris’, Rogers TV’s Candice Batista, and Cosmo TV’s Jacqui Skeete. MuchMusic VJ Hannah Simone will emcee, and acclaimed artist Tara MacLean will perform live!

This year’s designers are: Project Runway Canada winner Evan Biddell, TFI New Labels winner Eugenia Leavitt, Nada Yousif, Katya Revenko, Jason Meyers, Carrie Hayes, Zoran Dobric, Thien LE and Damzels in this Dress. Nine of these designers recently showed at L’Oreal Fashion Week.

The Sustainable Style Show will take place on the same day from 10am to 5pm and will feature a group of hand-selected, quality, eco-friendly fashion and beauty vendors selling products and holiday gift ideas to the eco savvy consumer. This is the first green event to focus solely on fashion and beauty and admission is $10 at the door. The Green Gala will be held from 8pm to 12am and tickets are $75 and $85 in advance and $100 at the door. Tickets are available online at Both events will raise funds for Environmental Defence and Fashion Takes Action.

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