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Live Auction

Eleven items - one magical hour in support of Hospice palliative care. Whether you're a fashionista looking for the celebrity must-have Saint Laurent's Sac De Jour or a couple looking to taste the culinary delights of Toronto, you do not want to miss this year's Live Auction!

Can't make the event but want to bid on an item? Complete and submit the Absentee Bid Form by Monday, June 11, 2018


#1 Ladies Who Lunch

Gather your girlfriends and go on a tasting tour of local restaurants across London, Ontario. You will receive a $100 from each restaurant to build your own series of delicious dates!

• Black Trumpet
• Blackfriars
• Blu Duby
• Boston Pizza
• Craft Farmacy
• David’s Bistro
• Hillside Restaurant & Pizza Co
• Hunter & Co
• Milestones
• The Bungalow
• The Keg
• The Works Gourmet Burger Bistro

Donated by the above restaurants 

Total Value: $1,200         


#2  London to London

Handbag: Burberry - 'Small Leather and House Check Crossbody Bag' ($1,390)

Pebbled leather in black beautifully complements Burberry’s distinctive House-check pattern on this sophisticated crossbody done in a compact silhouette. A slim, adjustable strap and gleaming hardware complete the chic British iconic look of luxury.

Donated by Best Western PLUS Lamplighter Inn & Conference Centre

Sunglasses: Vuarnet - 'VL1203' ($386)

Vuarnet sunglasses are made in France and feature some of the best mineral lenses available. They have been in production for over 60 years and are also well worn in the movie industry.

*Donated by Old North Optometry

Total Value: $1,776

#3  City Chic                                                               

Handbag: Chloe - 'Faye' ($1,810)

The ‘Faye’ in airy grey captures the effortless nonchalant finesse of the girl on the go and connects with Chloé’s free-spirited 70s tradition. The clean, contemporary aesthetic features luxurious suede and smooth calfskin leather for an elegant and sophisticated cool look. 

Donated by Great West Life, London Life, Canada Life

Sunglasses: Jean Philippe Joly - 'Mysterieuse' ($549)

Jean Philippe Joly prides himself on exclusivity. His focus is to create unique works of art, unlike anything in mainstream fashion. He designs each frame himself and they are 100% acetate handcrafted in Italy.

*Donated by Old North Optometry

Total Value: $2,359                                                                                                     

#4  Tastes of Toronto

Great shopping, great theatre, great restaurants! This package is the perfect cosmopolitan city break for those who love to eat and travel in style.

Volvo, Land Rover or Jaguar for the weekend ($700)

Donated by Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover London

One night stay in a Fairmont Luxury Room with in room breakfast for two ($477)

Donated by the Fairmont

Traditional afternoon tea for two at the Fairmont ($115)

Dinner at North 44 ($400)
Featured on the Food Network show “The Heat”

Donated by McEwan Group
Celebrity Chef, Mark McEwan from Top Chef Canada

Lunch at Bymark ($150)

Donated by McEwan Group

Total Value: $1,842

#5  Perfectly Polished

Handbag: Balenciaga - 'Classic Silver Citybag' ($1,499)

Designed exclusively for the runway, the ‘Classic Silver Citybag’ in blush, offers aged brass hardware, including stud and buckle detail on metallic soft lambskin. Designed to retain its natural qualities, the bag only gets better and more beautiful with age.

Donated by WINNERS Marshalls

Sunglasses: Oliver Goldsmith - ‘Manhattan’ ($516)

Oliver Goldsmith is synonymous with stars and style. The ‘Manhattan’ is the model that Audrey Hepburn wore in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. If you look inside the temple, you will see the date that the frame was originally in production (1960).

*Donated by Old North Optometry

Total Value: $2,015


#6  Rock the Runway 

Handbag: Valentino - 'Rockstud' ($2,499)

Merging femininity and modern inspiration,Valentino’s signature gunmetal-tone hardwear and studs project clean lines onthis light and contemporary black silhouette tote.

Donated by WINNERS Marshalls

Sunglasses: Vinylize - 'Bunny' ($499)

Vinylize are handmade acetate in Hungary with upcycled Vinyl records on top.They only make about 400 of each model, so these are very unique! 

*Donated by Old North Optometry

Total Value: $2,998

#7  Classic Celebrity Style 

Handbag: Saint Laurent’s - 'Sac De Jour' ($2,999)

Made in Italy from grained leather, this ‘Medium’ tote has contrast edging on pebbled calfskin leather, which adds a sophisticated color-block effect. 

Donated by WINNERS Marshalls

Sunglasses: Oliver Goldsmith - 'Y-Not (1966)' ($444)

They’re big and brash, but unbelievably-incredibly wearable. 

*Donated by Old North Optometry

Total Value: $3,443


#8  Girls Getaway

A city that mixes the charm and sophistication of Europe with the welcoming nature that characterizes Canada coast to coast, this package is the perfect city break for two in Montreal. Travel with ease on Air Canada, shop till you drop with a $1,000 Visa gift card, and relax in your first-class hotel room at Fairmont Queen Elizabeth. 

Two night stay with breakfast in a Fairmont Room ($660) 

Donated by The Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

$1,000 Visa gift card for shopping and dining

Donated by Heward Investments

Airfare for two on Air Canada
(Toronto to Montreal $650 voucher)

Donated by Rick & Jackie Paradinha

Total Value: $2,310

#9  From Day to Night

Handbag: Saint Laurent’s - 'Sac De Jour' ($2,499)

Saint Laurent’s ‘Sac De Jour’ tote will seamlessly work for every part of the day – whether you’re at the office or out to dinner. Crafted from patent leather, this ‘Baby’ version is stamped with the label’s signature emblem and has expandable sides and a
compartmented interior for essentials.

Donated by WINNERS Marshalls

Sunglasses: Jean Philippe Joly - 'Demoiselle' ($549)

Not for the faint of heart, but wild enough to make you swoon, these sunglasses are expressively cool.

*Donated by Old North Optometry

Total Value: $3,048

#10  Scene on the Street

Handbag: Gucci - 'GG Marmont' ($1,890)

Founded in Florence in 1921, Gucci is one of the world's leading luxury fashion brands, with a renowned reputation for creativity, innovation, and Italian craftsmanship. The ‘GG Marmont’ mini bag in cobalt blue has a softly structured shape and an oversized flap closure with Double G antique gold-toned hardware. The sliding chain strap can be worn multiple ways, changing between a shoulder and a top handle bag. Made in embroidered chevron velvet with a heart on the back.

Donated by Lerners Lawyers

Sunglasses: Mykita - ‘Rolf’ ($604)

These classically designed, supremely light and flexible Mykita metal aviator frames are meticulously handcrafted (in Germany) from stainless steel sheets less than 0.5 mm thick. The openly displayed hinge is a hallmark of Mykita design. Lenses offer total defect from UVA and UVB rays as well as maximum glare protection. A stylish selection to match the antique gold-toned hardware on the Gucci handbag!

*Donated by Old North Optometry

Total Value: $2,494

#11 Wine & Dine

Get your closest friends together for an Italian feast you won’t forget at Bertoldi’s Trattoria! Your 12 guests will enjoy:

Customizable wine tasting experience (8 tastings per person)

Food pairings (8 pairings per person)

Donated by Bertoldi’s Trattoria

Total Value: $1,000

Silent Auction

Take a look at a few of the brand-new handbags as part of the 2018 Silent Auction!

Blue Kate Spade   Navy Coach Tote
Brand: INZI Brand: Anne Klien Brand: Italian Classic
Details: INZI leather handbag
in classic taupe.
Details: Classic Anne Klien
tote in matte black with
glossy black accents.
Details: Soft as butter turquoise
leather tote straight from Italy.
Retail Value: $135 Retail Value: $135 Retail Value: $210
Donor: Tina Jamieson Donor: Tina Jamieson Donor: Natalie Hertzman

Red Clutch
Brand: OOObaby Brand: Roots
Details: Soft, unstructured
Urban Bag in Parisienne Taupe
Details: Soft leather
shoulder bag in Taupe.
Retail Value: $438 Retail Value: $250
Donor: Tulin Sallabank - OOObaby Donor: Kelly Krische

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