Fabulous food and delectable desserts within the festive atmosphere and beauty of the Toronto Botanical Garden.
SAVE THE DATE: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
2016 HAT AND FASCINATOR COMPETITION WINNERS
Laurie McDermott (Whimsical), Paul Mason, Dolores Gouvinia (Floral), Deirdre Kelly, Sylvie Hatch (Couture), Leesa Butler, Shayne Stephens, Emma West (Judges’ Choice)
Hats and their petite relatives, fascinators, are the focus of the always exciting Hat and Fascinator Competition. Guests unleashed their creativity and were awarded prizes in the following categories: Couture, Floral, Whimsical and Judge’s Choice.
The competition was judged by some of Toronto’s fashion influencers including:
- Leesa Butler, Founder, The F-List
- Deirdre Kelly, Author and Style Reporter, Globe and Mail
- Paul Mason, #YorkdaleFashionSanta
- Shayne Stephens, Marketing Director, Saks Fifth Avenue Canada
Arts Reporter for The National and also appears on CBC TV, CBC News Network, CBC Radio and online at CBCNews.
Deana’s job has taken her some glamorous places: this red carpet warrior has braved the Oscars in LA, as well as close to a decade of Toronto International Film Fest coverage here at home.
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BID OR BUY TEMPTING LUXURY ITEMS AND UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
“Breakfast at Tiffany”
Donated by Tiffany & Co, Toronto
You and 9 guests are invited for Breakfast at Tiffany in the jeweler’s flagship store on Bloor. Breakfast is served amid an elegant atmosphere of sparkling gems and the festive spirit of friends and family sharing a gracious start to the day. It’s a unique experience, designed with the glamour that inspired Holly Golightly to famously say of Tiffany & Co., “Nothing very bad could happen to you there.” Breakfast to be scheduled between October 28 and November 7, 2016.
Friends and Florals
An exclusive floral arrangement workshop with a top floral designer and lunch for you and your budding floral designer friends hosted by Garden Club of Toronto member and TBG founding Patron, Kathy Dembroski, in her private residence.
Two tickets to the 2016 Season of the Stratford Festival and overnight stay for two at the elegant Bruce Hotel, including a three-course dinner and breakfast.
The Bee’s Knees
Enjoy a private beekeeping session with up to four of your friends with TBG beekeeper and instructor Cathy Kozma of the Toronto’s Beekeepers Cooperative, including a peek inside the TBG beehives in the Pollinator Garden, use of full beekeeper gear and honey tasting.
Enjoy a private, in-home, scotch tasting for you and up to 14 of your friends. This exclusive program involves an hour-long curated tasting of the Johnnie Walker collection at your home, led by a Scotch Ambassador.
MEDIA COVERAGE FOR THIS YEAR’S WOMAN TO WOMAN EVENT
June 2, 2016 | Woman to Woman at the Botanical Garden by Janet Davis