On our way back from the ROM we cut through Yorkville Village (formerly known as Hazleton Lanes), to get to our car, and discovered an exhibition of 60 years of Italian Fashion in the main rotunda.
I had heard nothing about this show so it was a delightful surprise. The mall was about to close so we had only minutes to see as much as we could and take some pics.
Looking this up online today I see one of the partners in this display is the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto — an organization that often sponsors Italian theme exhibitions in Toronto (I recall a phenomenal Bugatti chair exhibition they did about twenty-five years ago.) According to the institution’s website the exhibition “60 Years of Made in Italy” was organized by Fiorella Galgano and Alessia Tota from various archives and private collections, and created courtesy of the Consulate General of Italy.
On display are garments from the 1950s to the present including a lot of celebrity worn pieces. The exhibition is FREE, and on display until the end of June.