On October 1st, the non-profit Park Luxe is hosting a gala at Calgary's Studio Bell with a major catwalk event showcasing Canadian designers.
Fashion may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Calgary — most people are more likely to associate the city with oil booms and stampedes than high style. But one organization aims to change that: Park Luxe, a non-profit that promotes emerging artists and designers in Western Canada.
On October 1st, Park Luxe is hosting a gala (with 1,250 people set to attend) at Studio Bell, the new National Music Centre in Calgary, which will include a major catwalk event to showcase Canadian designers like Paul Hardy, Marie Saint Pierre, Malorie Urbanovitch and Lauren Bagliore to name just a few, as well as fashion retailers from Calgary's Banker's Hall. There will also be live music by City Sleep and Run Dear Run.