Looking for carnival dressing inspiration? The discerning guests of Bloor Street Entertains 2022, a fundraising organization that supports AIDS research, have you covered.
Staring at a social calendar stacked with holiday parties and New Year’s Eve? Looking for fresh carnival costume inspiration? Look no further than the boutiques and luxury hotels in Toronto’s Yorkville neighborhood, where the city’s best-dressed people rub metal elbows and sequins in the name of AIDS research on Nov. There, on the eve of World AIDS Day on December 1, the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) hosted the 26th Bloor Street Entertains (BSE) fundraiser.
The cause is worth it, the parties are dancing and, fortunately for us, the looks are bringing in the holiday. Bold colors (such as the striking Tiffany blue, playful blues and energetic neon greens), sparkling (natural) iridescence and festive iridescence are all on display, with flavors Guests dine, sip and dance at 23 luxury venues throughout the Bloor-Yorkville area, including Holt Renfrew, Max Mara, Christian Louboutin, Louis Vuitton, Park Hyatt and The Webster. The official after-party party held at Four Seasons Hotel has only standing rooms, where the stars come Hytes Brook Lynn and dancers Rêve performed in front of more than 800 connoisseurs of the party.
Bloor Street Entertainments’ 2022 iteration, hosted by Hon. Scott Brison, Candice Sinclair and Maxime St-Pierre, is more than just a fashion event — it has raised nearly $1.4 million to support CANFAR’s mission to end HIV in Canada.
Click through the gallery below to see what Toronto’s most fashionable guests wore to Bloor Street Entertains — and get outfit inspiration for your next visit. holiday party.