A little Laing goes a long way
If you're not familiar with Canadian designers Jeremy Laing and Calla, it's time to get acquainted. Kick-start (or add to) your collection of their gorgeous garments at the designers' sample sale Saturday and Sunday (July 5 and 6) from noon to 6 pm at Cooper Cole Gallery (1161 Dundas West). Current and past seasons are available in a range of sizes for both men and women. Cash and credit cards only.
Maps to the stars
Toronto-based apparel and accessories showroom Stylist Box dresses the likes of Coco Rocha, Kim Catrall, Nelly Furtado and Carly Rae Jepsen. Learn their tricks of the trade when it comes to getting your designs on celebs at the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) headquarters (285 Manitoba) on July 28 at 5:30 pm. Seminar tickets for non-members are $60 at fashionincubator.com/shop.
A pop-up with class
Local clothing company Outclass kicks off its summer pop-up shop Thursday (July 3) with an opening reception from 6 to 10 pm at 1104 College. Stop in for music, refreshments and the chance to win a giveaway. The sale continues until Wednesday (July 9) from noon to 7 pm with special summer pricing and one-of-a-kind samples. outclass-attire.tumblr.com.