Porcelain artist/designer Julie Moon's Tell Me That You Love Me show continues at Le Gallery (1183 Dundas West, 416-532-8467) until September 30. You might remember Moon's ceramic poppies or lamp figures from NOW style sections past. New work focuses on stackable figures glazed with geometric patterns in pastel-to-bold colours.
Moon is also collaborating with Casey House (www.caseyhouse.com) on its Art With Heart fundraiser October 16. Her 500 limited-edition pins in the shape of a hand with a ribbon tied to the index finger will be sold at the event for $40 each.
Architecture Days, Architectural Digest's travelling design festival, arrives in Toronto September 24. The event combines panel discussions, city installations and building tours of well-known and undiscovered local landmarks.
At the Gibsone Jessop Gallery (55 Mill, building #4, 416-360-6800), Toronto-bred international interiors star Brian Gluckstein opens his Green Lounge, featuring eco-aware decor on September 24 at 6 pm. The design love-in ends September 30. Log on to www.architecturedays.com for event and ticket info.
October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month festivities and a retail scene loaded with pink paraphernalia are just around the corner. Warm up on September 29 with Rethink Breast Cancer's Boobyball 6. A Most Amazing Mullet contest and rock 'n' roll photo shoot play up the Glamified theme. Squeeze $75 into your tightest pants pocket and cruise down to UpCountry (310 King East) between 8 pm and 1 am. Log on to www.boobyball.com to pre-purchase tickets and score more event info.
Fashion Week warm-up
Our Fashion Week is a little more than a month away, but you can wet your Toronto style whistle at the Fresh Fashion emerging designer event tonight (Thursday, September 20). The El Mocambo (464 Spadina) hosts spring 2008 shows by new talents Stella Sanders, Rebecca Zimmerman, Them Vs. Us, Nakele and Abersek starting at 9 pm. Tickets are $5 at the door or free with a donation of gently used clothing or school supplies for Covenant House (www.covenanthouse.on.ca).