Yorkdale has finally unveiled its $60-mil 180,000-square-foot expansion. With the addition of more than 40 new stores (including hot Spanish retailer Mango , making its North American debut) and a brilliant glass atrium, the streetscape-styled redevelopment is clearly in the lead as shopping destination number one. www.yorkdale.com.
Take your shopping experience to the next level today (Thursday, April 14) by one-on-one-ing it with designer Joeffer Caoc at the Misura spring trunk show hosted by Zola Shoes (1726 Avenue Road). Noon to 8 pm. 416-783-8688.
Take a closer look at the future of Canadian furniture, glass, ceramic and textile design at Sheridan College 's Furniture Studio Graduate Exhibit , at Fluid Living (Distillery District, 55 Mill, Building 8), which starts with an opening reception tonight (Thursday, April 14) from 6 to 9 pm, and ends Wednesday (April 20). 416-850-4266, www. fluidliving.com.
Celebrate the 21st anniversary of the film Beat Street at the Mondo Urban party at Revival (783 College) tomorrow night (Friday, April 15), where in addition to some serious hiphop (see T.O. Notes, page 62) you can check out UK street styles at the Boxfresh fashion show. $20. 10 pm. www.mondourban.com.
Colour me trendy
Find out what colours will reign this year at the Spring Colour Symposium presented by colour specialist and Ryerson prof Alice Chu held at the Arts and Ideas Salon at the Bluffs Gallery (1859 Kingston Road) Saturday (April 16), 11 am to 12:30 pm. $25. Register with Griot Productions, 416-405-8490.
Goo-goo for gala
Throw on that killer outfit and join the fashionista set Saturday night (April 16) at the Distillery District (55 Mill) for the Buy Design gala fundraiser benefiting Canada's only new clothing bank, Windfall Clothing Service. 8 pm. $75 advance/$80 at the door. 416-703-8435, www.buydesignbywindfall.ca.