I Miss You 's (63 Ossington, 416-916-7021) Julie Yoo has been getting some vintage fashion flack lately. Customers love her 70s and 80s retro mix but are eager to see her picks from earlier and more formal throwback eras. So Yoo has opened up a new space at the back of her shop that focuses on high-end designer labels and classic 40s and 50s dressing.
The Clothing Show (www.theclothingshow.com) brings its vintage, sample sale and local designer mix to Exhibition Place 's Automotive Building Saturday and Sunday (September 29 and 30). Standby booths include Hyphen , Embody , Model Citizen and Karamea , while denim lines discounted by up to 90 per cent include Seven , Miss Sixty and Rock & Republic fill the sample area. The vintage zone is set up for serious diggers. Tickets are $10 at the door from 11 am to 8 pm Saturday, 11 am to 7 pm Sunday. 416-516-9859.
If you express your charitable spirit with philanthropic swipes of a credit card, visit www.rethinkbreastcancer. com for a list of pink October purchases. Shaver-maker Schick has created a special Quattro razor. One dollar from every purchase goes to Rethink . The organization has partnered with Ralph Lauren and U. S. luxury e-tailer Net-a-porter.com on multicoloured Fashion Targets Breast Cancer polos. And BC-based Fidelity denim has debuted a limited-edition Belladonna jean embellished with pink and navy tailor's tape.
It's time for another of Kerry Knickle 's I'll Never Ever Shop Retail Again sales. Stop in at 315 Albany on Saturday (September 29) between 10 am and 4 pm for cash-only deals on 40s-to-70s retro clothing. The picks include party wear, vintage velvets, leisure duds, glam garments, coats, jackets, lingerie, handbags and gloves. Dudes can also hunt through a small menswear selection. Call 416-707-1695 for more information.
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