Hudson's Bay rolls out the official striped carpet for the Toronto International Film Festival with actress Kari Matchett

TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Lights, Camera, Action! Today, the city's most-anticipated film festival, which starts tomorrow, is making final preparations with the roll-out of Hudson's Bay's striped carpets at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Roy Thomson Hall and Ryerson Theatre. First to walk the carpet was Canadian actress Kari Matchett, who makes her debut at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival® with a lead role in Maudie. The official red carpet, which has welcomed stars such as Dame Helen Mirren, Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Julianne Moore, and Natalie Portman at past festivals, will host many A-list talent set to descend upon the city for the 41st TIFF.

Hudson's Bay returns for its sixth year as the Official Fashion Retailer and as the Official Red Carpet Sponsor for the festival.

High-res images from the red carpet roll-out are available to download at

As an Official Red Carpet Sponsor, "Stars on Stripes" daily press alerts will round-up the hottest red carpet looks as talent walk the iconic Hudson's Bay carpets at this year's Festival.

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About Hudson's Bay

Incorporated in 1670, Hudson's Bay Company is North America's oldest company. Hudson's Bay stores have grown to become Canada's most prominent department store, today operating 90 full-line locations and It has established a reputation for quality, service, and style by offering well-edited assortments of exclusive and popular fashion, beauty, home and accessory designers and brands. It is part of the Hudson's Bay Company brand portfolio.

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