The best of CAFA

Tis the season for CAFA!!!! One of my all time favorite fashion events of the year! You cannot miss it, the biggest fashion icons from all over the world fly in as Canada recognizes Canadian designers, models etc at a giant awards dinner.

The one and only Coco Rocha!

After a few glasses of vino, I worked up the courage to talk to COCO ROCHA, an all-time Canadian fashion supermodel. If you haven’t read her book “Study Of Pose” or watched her on Canadas next top model then perhaps you should get your priorities right and open up a vogue magazine! Coco was very sweet and personable which is always great.

With talk show host Simone RC! Wearing Kara Louise Collection on the red carpet

Simone and I hit the red carpet while we made silly jokes about god knows what. I styled her in one of my gowns paired with gorgeous jewelry from Artemis boutique.

Fashion icons: Beckerman Twins and MTV host Jessi Cruickshank

I ran into this bunch of lovely ladies and couldn’t resist snapping a pic! I love how the Beckerman twins are in matching velvet outfits.

Lady in Red, Lady in Narces

Take a deep breath, smile as big as you possibly can, and strut the runway like you own the place! #runwaytips101

 

Celebrating Karl Wolfs gold single “Amateur at Love”

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Last night we celebrated as Karl Wolf single Amateur at Love went gold! I love supporting Candian artists especially when they are as nice as Karl!

 

Runway Beats & Front Row Seats

Hello, fashion week we meet again…. and again and again! 

However, this year was the first fashion week for women, known as TFW. I made it to a couple fashion shows, had about a million fashiongasims and hugged the other million people I ran into who were also attending the shows.

We’re smiling on the inside I swear!

Tip: Before attending a show have a shot of espresso, put on your highest most obnoxious shoes paired with bright bitchy lipstick and strut your butt into the madness!… with a smile of course.

Runway beats and front row seats! Oh, and can we talk about my blue bag and shoes! #blueforthewin

My second piece of advice, try to get a front row seat and don’t wear a big arrogant hat! Contact the PR agent for the designer or figure out how you can pull some strings! Front row is the way to go! Especially for the Mikael D show! His collection was absolutely UNREAL! I took at least 100 photos and videos! (Thanks Mikael for using up all my phone storage). The takeaway that I got from this show: Sparkles, bling, gold, elegance.. is BACK! I loved and will be dreaming of Mikael D’s dresses… for like ever!

Every gown was so detailed and elegant

 

Models be strutting!

 

The Black Diamond Ball

A gala celebration of the African-Canadian community

Toronto’s second grand black diamond ball was held at the Fairmont Hotel in one of their stunning ballrooms last Saturday. Everyone was dressed to the 9’s, the cultural dance performers were amazing and the talent was unforgettable as the singer Brandy made her way to the stage to shock the crowd.

My favorite lawyer! #bosslady

With fabulous wine and traditional African food, the crowd thoroughly enjoyed every last bite followed by dancing along to the many musical artists. Tickets ran from $100-$150 which I thought was very reasonable considering how classy and well put together it was.

Toronto’s most E L I G I B L E

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Toronto’s Most Eligible Bachelorette

Kara Granger is a 23 year old entrepreneur, born in Vancouver and currently residing in Toronto. Kara’s education history is a mixture of event planning, tourism, entrepreneurial management, fashion, mandarin and business development for Green Town Property in Shanghai. She is known for her positive outlook on life, and vibrant energy. Her friends describe her as, ambitious, determined and genuine. As an extrovert she loves to keep extremely active outdoors, and the thought of travelling around the world entices her.

Two and a half years ago Kara decided to make a life changing decision when she moved to Toronto at the age of 20 with nothing more then 2 suitcases and $1000. She had her high hopes in making something of herself and following her passion for business. It didn’t take long for her ambition to rise as she competed in Miss World Canada winning the fitness award, SSUSA, and Miss Universe Canada. She enjoys travelling off to Paris, Milan, Mexico, Shanghai, and Hong Kong in constant search of what ideas she could bring back with her. Kara’s love for modelling and gowns soon collided as she opened her first boutique gown and accessories line.

She is currently managing ” The Kara Louise Collection” as well her charity group called ” The Kare Bear Community which is a community street mission group that also supports Operation Smile and The Womens Interval House. Her spare time is spent focusing on her studies in Mandarin, and international real estate.

She truly appreciates her love and passion for helping those less fortunate, and is determined to impact many young girls lives with her positive outlook on self-image and self-respect. One of her long term goals with The Kare Bear Commuity is to travel to orphanages around the world and create a global campaign based on inner beauty in young women. Growing up watching World Vision and donating monthly bags of clothes to numerous charities, played an important role in her understanding and appreciating the value of helping others, any way that she can.

Kara’s motto in life is that each person has their own view of what being successful looks like. For her it means “To believe in yourself and to follow your dreams. To have goals in life and a drive to succeed. To surround yourself with the things and the people that make you happy. THIS IS SUCCESS”!

Toronto heats up this summer

Toronto heats up this summer as we strap on our highest heels and slide on our sexiest summer dresses for some of the best summer events.

Toronto Mens fashion week rounds up their second year anniversary and starts the fashion filled week at the downtown Audi dealership. Two thousand people, a glass of vino and hundreds of photos later Mens Fashion Week was off to a brilliant start.

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Designers of Hendrixroe and Kara Louise Collection

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The media opening for The Green Room was located in Yorkville and had numerous performances throughout the evening and complimentary refreshing coconut water.

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With talk show host Simone from the “About” show.

The ever so magical evening at the Black and White party hosted at the Fairmont hotel was nothing short of wonderful! Give me an excuse to put on a ballgown and dance under the chandelier and I am in!

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