All posts tagged: Jeanne Beker

Downtown Oakville & Mercedes-Benz Fashion Show

This post is brought to you by Mercedes-Benz Oakville. Mercedes-Benz designs luxury cars around its German heritage. Visit MBOakville.ca to learn more and check out @MBOakville on Twitter. Thanks, Mercedes-Benz, for supporting and sharing our passion for fashion! On Saturday night, I attended the Mercedez-Benz Oakville Fashion Show which was hosted by Fashion Television’s Jeanne Beker at the Oakville Performing Art Center. Having attended a few seasons of Toronto Fashion Week,I had an idea how the night was going to go but I was pleasantly surprised as the night went on…I started the night at Paradiso, a charming little Mediterranean restaurant in downtown Oakville. While walking around the room and chatting up some locals I realized how important events like these are for the community. Downtown Oakville is a beautiful place filled with nice little boutiques, stores and eateries and this night was all about supporting these businesses in a unique, intimate and fashionable way!

Jeanne Beker – EDIT Holiday 2010

This past Thursday I attend the preview for EDIT’s Holiday pieces. Jeanne Beker of Fashion Television was present at the Queen st. location of The Bay to introduce the new pieces to media, fashion lovers, friends and family. The night started with the president and CEO of The Bay and a close friend of Jeanne, Bonnie Brooks, welcoming the guests and introducing the guest of honor, Jeanne Beker. Ms. Beker shared few of her memories of being in the fashion industry and how her collaboration with The Bay gave birth to EDIT. During her presentation she was so excited to share the new designs with all women, specially women in their 30s and up, the simple ways of introducing pieces from the EDIT collection to any wardrobe thanks to its neutral colors (black, gray, white and pops of red). Jeanne also talked about the process behind coming up with new ideas for the line and how she is not the designer but just the person who works close with the designers of the pieces and …