The weather is just right for slipping on some scholastic glasses and curling up with a cozy style book. Descant (www.descant.ca) launched its fashion issue ($16, at Pages, 256 Queen West, 416-598-1447) October 10 at the Gladstone. Design insiders including the ROM's Alexandra Palmer , editor David Livingstone and designer Virginia Johnson add their voices to a mix of essays, memoirs and art portfolios. TOO Magazine (www.toomagazine.com) is a cross-cultural and design discipline rag produced in China but full of Toronto content. Pick up a copy for the discounted price of $11 when it debuts at the Drake Lounge (1150 Queen West) Wednesday (October 17) at 8 pm.