Deborah Korosec of Studio Gang (112A Ossington) is premiering her Havana Bound spring collection tonight (Thursday, April 8) at Caché (469 King West). The show starts at 11 pm, with DJ Allan Best providing the beats.
And don't miss the Have A Heart fashion gala at Reverb (651 Queen West) on Wednesday (April 14) for a spring preview of designer labels Magdelina, Myles' Mouth Co., and DirtySkirty. Proceeds go to the Canadian Red Cross . Doors open at 8 pm. This is a 19+ event. Tickets ($10) are available via www.magdelina.com or at the door.
Body Blue (201 Danforth) stays open Good Friday (April 9) and Easter Sunday and Monday to hawk the hottest new jeanswear for spring from brands like Paper Denim & Cloth, Diesel, Mavi and Seven. Friday and Monday 10 am to 8 pm, Saturday 9:30 am to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 6 pm. 416-778-7601.
Attention, DIYers: you won't want to miss the bundle of home improvement info you'll encounter at this year's National Home Show , running April 9-18 (National Trade Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes'). Monday to Friday noon to 9:30 pm, Saturday 10 am to 9:30 pm, Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. Adults $13, seniors and teens $8, kids 12 and under free. 416-263-3000.
Today (Thursday, April 15) at 8 pm, the Humber College fashion arts program presents the Seven Deadly Sins Fashion Show featuring designs from the 2004 graduating class together with Toronto's more established design talents, at the Distillery Historic District (55 Mill, Building 6). This year's event supports Ernestine Woman's Shelter. Tickets are $20 via Ticketmaster.ca or 416-870-8000.
Here's an event you'll want to RSVP for ASAP: the Buy Design Gala Charity Auction Saturday (April 17) at the Design Exchange ( 234 Bay). Bid in the silent and live auction to help Windfall Clothing Service , a charity that operates as a clothing bank for impoverished women. Expect an easy-on-the-eyes crowd, yummy dim sum, killer custom T-shirts, luxe door prizes, a glam gift bag and a useful tax receipt. 8 pm. $80, advance $75. 416-703-8435. www.windfallclothing.ca.