Pictures by George Pimentel
‘FASHION’ kicked off pageant season and celebrated our September situation in glamorous model with a visitor checklist that included Canadian icons Coco Rocha, Kirsten Owen and Irina Lăzăreanu, together with Toronto’s most trendy faces.
The gown code was “modern red carpet,” the cocktails have been flowing and the supermodels have been working the step and repeat at FASHION’s The Ones 2023.
To have a good time our September 2023 situation starring Coco Rocha, Kirsten Owen, Irina Lăzăreanu, Jessica Stam and Winnie Harlow, and mark the beginning of pageant season, FASHION hosted its inaugural The Ones occasion on September 9 on the Lillian Massey constructing at 157 Bloor Avenue West, the historic location in Toronto’s Mink Mile that famously housed Membership Monaco for greater than 20 years.
The Ones 2023 introduced collectively greater than 500 of Canada’s most fashionable and influential style business visitors, from designers and artists to supermodels Coco Rocha, Kirsten Owen and Irina Lăzăreanu for a night of immersive model activations, Champagne, cocktails, canapés — and a rollicking dance occasion.
After strolling the black carpet and grabbing a welcome glass of Taittinger Champagne, visitors who wished to reside their finest supermodel life might go to the Kilian Paris Discovery Bar to pattern fragrances and pose on the Don’t Be Shy picture sales space. Subsequent, a cease into the Tiffany & Co. salon was all however obligatory, and made it laborious to withstand attempting on elegant items from iconic collections together with numerous types from the Lock Assortment. All that posing make you hungry? Partygoers have been invited to indulge at a contemporary Oyster Bar + Prawn Cocktail station, or within the bite-sized steak tartare, caviar-topped blini or mushroom vol au vent being provided all through.
Throughout the way in which, visitors have been inspired to take a look at the Philosophy Skincare bar + picture sales space that includes Dose of Knowledge, the bouncy pores and skin reactivating serum, the place they might pattern merchandise and bask in one other fashionable picture opp.
Bevies flowed all through The Ones’ stylish venue together with cocktails from the World Class Canada Bar, wine from Henry of Pelham, chilly ones from Peroni, mocktails by Seedlip and ice-cold glowing water from Perrier. All by the historic constructing, luxe modern floral preparations from Might Flowers added the ending touches to the occasion’s elevated vibe.
Lastly, partygoers might make their method right down to the decrease stage dance occasion the place a large disco ball sparkled and DJ Karim Olen Ash turned out hit after hit to an brisk dance ground bathed in pink gentle. There, Canada’s most trendy boogied of their trendy pink carpet seems that included sparkly minis, sheer slips, silky robes and strong-shouldered energy fits match for a runway. The competitors was intense, however best-dressed of the night must be a three-way tie between supermodels Coco Rocha in a graphic Greta Constantine robe, Kirsten Owen in a cool outsized gray velvet blazer by Maria Karimi and Irina Lăzăreanu in a smooth go well with by Édito Simons. Honorable mentions go to CAFA nominee Dorian Who in a textured co-ord set and thigh-high latex boots and Olympic gold medalist Tessa Advantage in a putting pink go well with.
Try the gallery under the place we’ve rounded up all essentially the most memorable style from The Ones 2023, together with a take a look at the gorgeous venue, immersive activations and our reward bag full of goodies from Kilian Paris, Philosophy, NARS Make-up, Clarins Magnificence, Uber, Might Flowers and Belif.
FASHION editor-in-chief Bernadette Morra
Coco Rocha, Irina Lăzăreanu and Kirsten Owen (not pictured) arrived at The Ones in an Uber Black
FASHION’s inventive & style director George Antonopoulos with Kirsten Owen, Coco Rocha and Irina Lăzăreanu
The doorway to The Ones 2023 flanked by modern floral preparations by Might Flowers
The Kilian Paris Discovery Bar the place partygoers might pattern Kilian fragrances
A couple of of the long-lasting Tiffany & Co. items visitors might strive on within the Tiffany & Co. salon
The Philosophy Skincare bar + picture sales space that includes Dose of Knowledge serum
A couple of of the cocktails on provide from the World Class Canada Bar
Irina Lăzăreanu within the Tiffany & Co. salon
Visitors strike a submit on the Kilian Paris Don’t Be Shy picture sales space
A welcome glass of Taittinger Brut Réserve Champagne
Mocktails have been served on the Seedlip Bar
Glowing water by Perrier
The Kilian Paris Discovery Bar
Taittinger Brut Réserve Champagne
The fabulous reward baggage our visitors went house with
Particular due to the next:
Kilian Paris, Tiffany & Co., Uber, Philosophy, World Class Canada, Taittinger Brut Réserve Champagne, Tanqueray No. Ten Gin, Seedlip, Henry of Pelham, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Perrier Water, NARS Make-up, Clarins Magnificence, elle delicacies and Might Flowers.