MEDIA ADVISORY - Uniq Lifestyle - Toronto Fashion Week Shows & Highlights, 2008:

    Pink Tartan, Betsey Johnson presented by Elmer Olson, gsus sindustries
    and DJ Roxy Cottontail, dance performance by Tre Armstrong, and more

    TORONTO, Oct. 20 /CNW/ -

    October 20th 2008 - Official Pink Tartan Afterparty
    VIP and Media reception @ 9:00 - 11:00 pm
    Where: Cheval, 606 King Street West, Toronto ON
    Designer Kim Mimran celebrates Pink Tartan's spring /summer collection
    with the Canadian Media and fashion community

    October 21, 2008 - Betsey Johnson - Spring/Summer 09 (runway show)
    Presented by Elmer Olson Agency, featuring Canadian talents and
    international sensations, Kori Richardson, Taryn Davidson & Amanda Laine
    Runway @ 11:30 pm
    Where: Brant House, 522 King St W, Toronto ON,

    All represented by the prestigious Elmer Olson Agency, Kori Richardson's
portfolio includes ITALIAN VOGUE, being the face of an H&M campaign and has
walked for 50 worldwide (Balenciaga, Chanel, YSL, MARC by MARC JACOBS)
designers for Spring/Summer 2009. Amanda Laine won the V Magazine/Supreme
contest worldwide, has shot for V Magazine, Harpers Bazaar with Karl Lagerfeld
and POP MAGAZINE and also walked for over 50 designers Spring/Summer 2009
(opened 12 shows). Taryn Davidson is currently starring in SEE by Chloe
campaign, has shot NUMERO, Harpers Bazaar, W magazine and V Magazine.
Designers she has walked for include Calvin Klein, McQueen, Nina Ricci, and
LANVIN among others.

    October 23, 2008 - gsus sindustries Afterparty featuring DJ Roxy Cotton
    Tail & Host of MTV News, Johnny Hockin
    Doors @ 10:00 pm
    Where: Cheval, 606 King Street West, Toronto ON

    Starting as a t-shirt line in Holland 15 years ago, gsus has now grown
into a complete lifestyle brand, expanding the roster to include denim,
knitwear, swimwear, eyewear, luggage, bicycles & a full children's collection
named "gsis & gbro" for sisters & brothers. Simultaneously, distribution
expanded from 1 shop in Arnhem Holland to over 1,000 shops in 28 countries
around the globe including Japan, Italy, Australia & England.
    This season gsus brings a fresh clash of cultures by fusing the elegance
& class of Saint Tropez & the vibrant lifestyle of Brazil to create the spring
2009 collection theme: Saint D'Janeiro

    October 23, 2008 - So you think you can Dance... Fashion Week: XS Fashion
    & Dance Performance by Tre Armstrong of So You Think You Can Dance
    Runway/Performance @ 11:30 pm
    Where: Maro Supper Club, 135 Liberty Street, Toronto ON

    About Uniq Lifestyle:

    Founded in 2003, Uniq Lifestyle CEO John Tsoumaris possessed the
foresight to see the growth of an entertainment alternative in an unassuming,
manufacturing neighbourhood, rich with industrial, high-ceiling buildings. The
King St West and surrounding area is now a sought after destination for loft
style living, progressive dining and uber-chic nightlife. Uniq Lifestyle
includes lounges West, cheval, and Atelier; supper clubs Brant House and Maro;
restaurant Jacobs and Co, and worthy destinations Zu Bar and London Mansion.
All these recognized hotspots occupy premium real estate in Toronto's booming
downtown core and are proud supporters of the Canadian and international
fashion community.

    For more information on all Uniq Lifestyle events taking place throughout
Toronto Fashion Week (October 20-25, 2008):

For further information:

For further information: For media accreditation: Esther Garnick at or (647) 221-7874 (m)

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