T.O.M. Fashion Week Kickoff Party-Mon.,Feb.23rd,2015@Audi Downtown

By A.J.Lam


It was a Monday night and the kick off for TOM week was held for a second year in a row at the Audi Downtown showroom. Toronto Men’s Fashion Week is set to unveil the latest menswear designs and The runway shows referred to as TOM for short, features Canadian design talent and is one of only eight menswear-only fashion weeks in the world. The shows and events kick off next week, with runways shows happening February 25th, 26th and 27th.
In its second season, TOM has a lot to be proud of. Last season they raised over $10,000 for The Hospital for Sick Kids through the Kol Hope Foundation. This amount was raised through proceeds from ticket sales to the Men’s Fashion4Hope show, which features Canadian celebrities wearing designer clothes and doing their best model walk.
Along with the renewal of the Fashion4Hope show this season, TOM has introduced an interesting partnership with Trump Residences Toronto. As part of the partnership, Trump Residences Toronto will house TOM*s menswear Fall/Winter 2015’s exclusive showrooms and trunk shows on March 2 and March 3, 2015. Eight of the residences’ elegant suites will be converted to menswear designer showrooms for buyers and private clientele. Top designers will include Christopher Bates, HD Homme, Garrison Bespoke and Benji WZW.
Tickets to the events and runways shows, including Fashion4Hope, are available through the official TOM* Toronto Men’s Fashion Week website. http://www.tomfw.com