Preview: Frugal Fashion Week

Frugal Fashion Week is back, and for Toronto’s frugalistas out there that means it’s time to get your slimmed-down wallet out and ready to check out some great fashion buys. The four-day fest starts on Thursday the 21st and runs through Sunday the 24th. We’ve done some snooping, heard a few whispers, and found four notable events and happenings you need to check out during this year’s Frugal Fashion Week. Read on, and shop conscious…

If These Clothes Could Talk – July 21st, 7pm
Every glamour girl has a piece in her closet that she once wore somewhere special. On July 21st, these items will be released from the dark corners of closets from all over Toronto and displayed at Quinn West, along with stories of the important events in the life of these items. Take advantage of the style stations compliments of the venue while enjoying canapés and cocktails.
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The Fauxialite Ball – July 22nd, 7pm
Toronto’s frugal fashionistas will gather at the inaugural Fauxialite Ball July 22nd to sip cocktails, dance feverishly into the night, and have a few sweet treats. You’ll also have the opportunity to shop the exhibit by EGOS and ETAILERS, Toronto’s first eTail pop-up, and find pieces that are normally only found online or in very select retail stores.
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I Heart Fashion – July 23rd
Over 100 boutiques along Queen Street West will be open late on July 23rd to host frugalistas for I Heart Fashion, one of the big events during Frugal Fashion Week. Guests are invited to stop by the I Heart Fashion Lounge, hosted by Kiehl’s Queen West location for an evening of beauty.
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Scrambled Stilettos – July 24th, 11am
Unwind after a weekend of frugal fashion finding with brunch at the Textile Museum of Canada. You can expect mimosas and a bottomless brunch prepared by a private chef. Afterwards, choose between taking a guided tour of the museum, or lead yourself through the fashionable space.
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