|By Marketwired .||
|October 11, 2013 05:00 AM EDT||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/11/13 --
1ST ANNUAL CANADIAN FASHION FORECAST RUNWAY SHOW AND AFTER PARTY COMBINING HOT NEW DESIGNERS AND PRESTIGIOUS BRANDS TO BENEFIT THE ACADEMY OF DESIGN THROUGH THE "FUTURE OF FASHION" SCHOLARSHIP
There are only a few days left until the 1st annual Canadian Fashion Forecast runway show and after party. This signature event is noted to benefit the "Future of Fashion" scholarship, initiated by the hangrz.com board of directors. This year's event will be held on this coming Tuesday at an undisclosed location, inside Toronto's entertainment district. The location will be released on the day of the event at www.hangrz.com and through social media with the hashtag #hangrz.
The inaugural show will highlight a cast of local Canadian based talent including the launch of new Canadian brands including the much anticipated Mayana Geneviere collection. Mayana Geneviere's high luxury intimate apparel brand closes the gap between high fashion lingerie and maternity undergarments. The show will also highlight some new designs by TetianaK clothing, highlighting her 2013 fall collection with the theme of nerdy, sexy, cool and bookish. Guests will be visually quenched by the smooth, yet edgy, styles of both designers with pieces that will resonate with any audience member for a lifetime.
This year's designers and sponsors include: Hangrz.com, Inspire Cosmetics, Mayana Geneviere, Tetiana K, RisKandy, Boa, La Stylist, Stella & Dot, White Lace Events, Norman Felix Art Gallery, Benjamin Daedfyshe Footwear, Bite Bar, Curio Print,, Popcorn Studio's, Yeh! Yogurt & Cafe, Safe Mortgages and DivaCup.
All participating designers and brands are working on this collaborative event that will showcase two separate, fast paced, runway shows utilizing pieces from the brand sponsors to accentuate their designs. The show will open with special guest comedian, and local celebrity, Jay Clapham entertaining the crowd through a night of surprises. Scheduled for the nights events are special art performances by well known local artists and the runway show will conclude with a silent art auction for the VIP's in attendance.
The after party will begin promptly at 9:30pm and will have promotional prize giveaway's of platinum Toronto Argonauts tickets, a ball signed by the Toronto Argonauts team and pictures with the Argonauts cheerleaders. The event will not only have a signature drink for the night but expect to see the first ever hangrz.com signature frozen yogurt.
Paul Sidhu, CFO of hangrz.com, commented, "The invite only runway show for industry professionals is at capacity. We are overwhelmed by the response we are getting from the elite of Toronto's fashion world to assist us in spurring economic growth in the Canadian fashion industry. Everyone seems really excited about what we are trying to do and plans are already underway for Spring 2014 Toronto Fashion Week for a follow up runway show based solely around Canadian Accessory brands. "
The show is expected to be live streamed at 8pm on Tuesday at the link www.hangrz.com/stream.aspx. Tickets for the runway show are by invite only but industry and media are welcomed to reach out if they would like to attend. After party tickets can be purchased at www.hangrz.eventbrite.com. Networking booths for the event are SOLD OUT and sponsorship packages for the event are also SOLD OUT but feel free to contact Paul Sidhu, at 416.890.5228 or firstname.lastname@example.org, to find out more about the Spring 2014 show and how you can become a part of it.