Toronto Alert

Toronto Alert
June 2009

Warm up for summer in Toronto with our hot June tips.
Andrew Sardone
Here Comes the Sun

What: Hometown fashion favourites Joeffer Caoc, Thien Le and Lundström hang with international style discoveries at this just-opened Yorkville boutique.
Why: It’s all in the mix.
Where: 116 Cumberland, 416-966-3935.

What: The denim giant’s new multi-floor flagship houses Diesel Black Gold clothing, chic accessories and racks of designer blues.
Why: Make a jean scene.
Where: 92 Yorkville Avenue, 416-968-3335.

What: Pure + Simple’s organic skincare oracle Kristen Ma launches her holistic beauty guide ($29.95).
Why: Beauty is beyond skin deep.
Where: 725 King Street West, 416-366-8558.

Sophie De Francesca
What: The local artist’s Phantasmagoria show features metal mesh sculptures shaped into gowns and accented with Swarovski crystals.
Why: Her dresses are down to the wire.
When: June 11-July 19.
Where: Lausberg Contemporary, 880 Queen Street West, 416-516-4440.

Algoma Smokehouse Thursdays
What: $10 gets you a beer and a plate of homemade sauce-slathered pulled pork sandwiches, roast corn, chicken and ribs.
Why: Binge on budget BBQ.
When: Every Thursdays 8 pm-2 am.
Where: Grace Upstairs, 503 College Street, 416-944-8884.