Media Advisory: The City of Toronto and Fashion magazine present the 2001 Awards for Excellence in Fashion|
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Economic Development -- Members of the media are invited to attend the City of
Toronto Awards for Excellence in Fashion gala presented in association with
Fashion magazine. This year's 2001 award ceremony will take place during the
opening night party for Toronto Fashion Week. Winners will be announced in the
following categories: Designer of the Year, New Designer, Specialty Designer,
Manufacturer, Fashion Retailer, Fashion Graduate, Image Builder and Lifetime
Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: Awards presentation: 9:30 to 10 p.m.
Opening night party continues until midnight.
Location: The Liberty Grand, Artifacts Room
25 British Columbia Dr., Exhibition Place
The event will also include a ribbon cutting to launch Toronto Fashion Week,
officiated by Gisèle Aubut (Canadian Embassy, Paris), Marilyn Mushinski
(Parliamentary Assistant, Office of the Premier), City Councillor Maria
Augimeri (Ward 9 York Centre), City Councillor Norman Kelly (Ward 40
Scarborough-Agincourt) and Robin Kay (President of the Fashion Design Council
of Canada). More than 500 of Toronto's top designers, media, buyers, industry
executives and other VIP guests will attend.