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Get suited Popular custom menswear e-tailer Indochino comes to Toronto for the first time with its pop-up Traveling Tailor Toronto at.


Get suited

Popular custom menswear e-tailer Indochino comes to Toronto for the first time with its pop-up Traveling Tailor Toronto at 425 King West until May 25. Custom clothing doesn’t have to break the bank. Shirts and suits start at $79 and $449 respectively, making this the perfect opportunity for inexperienced guys to become comfortable with the particulars of custom suit shopping. Book a 30-minute appointment with a style guide (indochino.com) to get measured, experience fabric samples and build your own suit.

Not-so-mellow yellow

Veuve Clicquot brings Yelloweek (yelloweek.com) to Toronto with seven days of cultural experiences showcasing the best of the city’s dining, arts, fashion and lifestyle scenes. Oh, and there’s champagne. Lots of champagne. We suggest checking in to the Yellow Spa at the Ritz Carlton (181 Wellington West), where you can get glasses of VCP to complement your pampering and leave with a special gift. Also on our radar is Yellow Art, which takes place Thursday (May 8) at House of Moments (86 Carlaw). Four Canadian artists and local fashion design favourites Greta Constantine show off VCP-inspired pieces while you indulge in bubbly.

A winner is crowned

The Toronto Fashion Incubator’s (TFI) New Labels competition is one of the best places to spot Canada’s hot young design talent. Womenswear designer Miriam Baker of AliceAzur is this year’s winner, taking home a prize package that includes $25,000.

Role model

A collaborative T-shirt collection by Canadian top model Ève Salvail and Reitmans launches in stores and online (reitmans.com) Thursday (May 8) with net profits going to support the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Choose from four elegant styles priced at an affordable $25 a pop.

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