This TIFF, drop by Lobby Lounge at Shangri-La (188 University Ave.) for a couture-inspired cocktail and an exclusive look at ensembles selected by ‘King of Vintage’ collector William Banks-Blaney. Masterpieces by Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Roberto Capucci, and Bob Mackie will be on display in the lobby as a chic new background for when you just need somewhere to relax and catch your breath between films.
Each dress demonstrates a unique perspective on elegant evening wear from eras throughout twentieth century fashion, including an evening gown and statement cape created by Yves Saint Laurent, which was featured in his retirement runway show, and the legendary golden gown Bob Mackie created for Sharon Stone to wear in Martin Scorsese’s film Casino. And don’t forget to try a couture-inspired cocktail, like the “Casino,” made with Bombay Gin, Prosecco, Simple Syrup, and dusted with gold.
The Couture Cocktail Collection will be available in Lobby Lounge through TIFF, from Septmber 1 to 18. The Lobby Lounge is open daily from 5:00 p.m. to 1 a.m. Monday to Wednesday; 5:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Thursday to Saturday; and 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Sunday. Make your reso here.