Thursday, October 02, 2014

HAPPENINGS: OCTOBER 2014



Holy fashion season! So much shakin' this month in Edmonton and beyond. Check out new boutiques, new collections from Edmonton designers and another chance to party with me at a special event co-hosted by Dress Me Dearly and FASHION Magazine.

Sock Hop
Friday, October 3 / 9 pm / Boyle Street Plaza, 9538 103 Ave.
The Drawing Room has partnered with Barber Ha, Fort Heavy and The Edmonton Cocktail Society to from the OT Collective, and they're hosting a retro party/fundraiser to pay for renovations of their new community space in downtown Edmonton. They've got all the elements for a stellar time: live bands, cocktails, photo booth and SNACKS! Snag some tickets here> 

Last Call YEG Pop-Up Sale
Saturday, October 4 / 10am - 6pm / Crestwood Community Hall, 14325 96 Ave.

Some of Edmonton's best boutiques are hosting a mega sale all in one location offering up to 80% off! 

Designer & Fashion Blogger Wardrobe Sale
Saturday, October 4 / 10am - 6pm / Vacancy Hall, Mercer Warehouse, 10363 104 St.

Shop samples from your favourite Edmonton designers and peruse the closets of my fellow style bloggers. They're selling their gently used fashionable wardrobe to live on for another lifetime. Visit the event page for a full list of hawkers>

Poppy Barley x Bloom Present: The Founders Assembly
Saturday, October 4 /  Startup Edmonton, Suite 301, 10359-104th St.
This Saturday stay tuned to Dress Me Dearly's Instagram to catch snippets from Poppy Barley's inaugural Founders Assembly - a one day workshop in partnership with Bloom that will bring together 30 female Edmonton entrepreneurs for vision building, radical goal setting and yoga.

Saturday, October 4 / 7 pm / Riverwalk Plaza, 618 Confluence Way SE, Calgary 
Dress Me Dearly is a proud sponsor and volunteer with PARK, a non-profit based in Calgary that works to promote, mentor and support emerging Alberta artists and designers. PARKLUXE is a yearly high profile fashion show and art exhibition that features local designers and artists and this year features Edmonton's Malorie Urbanovitch and Nicole Campre. The event is almost sold out, snag last minute standing tickets here> 

Sunday, October 5 / 10am - 11pm/ Northlands Expo Centre, 7515 118 Ave.
A one day yoga, music and inspirational speaker event designed to inspire and create community.

WORKHALL Whyte Opening
Thursday, October 9 / 7pm / Workhall Boutique, 10552 82 Avenue
WORKHALL is the brainchild of Edmonton designer Nicole Campre and one of our favourite boutiques carrying exclusively Edmonton labels. Celebrate the shop's newest location in the heart of Old Strathcona.

Malorie Urbanovitch Fall 2014 Collection Launch 
Thursday, October 9 / 7pm / Gravity Pope Tailored Goods, 8222 Gateway Blvd.
Be one of the first to shop the Edmonton designer darling's fall collection. Drinks, fashionable schmoozing and giveaways.


Saturday, October 11 / 3:30 - 7pm / StartUp Edmonton, Suite 301, 10359-104th St.
An event to educate, discuss, support and raise awareness of gender equality issues around the world. All proceeds donated to causes that support women and girls in need.

DKNY Grand Opening hosted by Dress Me Dearly + FASHION Magazine

Thursday, October 16 / DKNY, West Edmonton Mall
I'm co-hosting (celebrating!) DKNY's Grand Opening Party with Miss Caroline Gault, Alberta Editor of FASHION Magazine.  In celebration of Alberta's first DKNY store, there will be celebrations for the general public during the day, but also an invite-only VIP evening soiree with swag bags, champagne and schmooze time with Edmonton's fashion savvy. Want in on the exclusive evening event? Stay tuned to Dress Me Dearly over the next few weeks for a chance at winning two tickets plus a special DKNY gift...

PARKLUXE Saskatoon
Thursday, October 30 / 7 pm / Rouge Gallery, #200-245 3rd Avenue South, Saskatoon
For the very first time, PARKLUXE descends on Saskatoon to present a luxury fashion presentation creating a much needed platform in this emerging fashion community.


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