Red carpet meets runway when CTV’s FashionTelevision welcomes home internationally acclaimed Canadian fashion designers Dean and Dan Caten. As the world’s glitterati gathers for the Toronto International Film Festival®, FashionTelevision hosts Dean and Dan when they present their DSQUARED² Fall/Winter 2008 Collection at CTV’s iconic Queen St. Headquarters on Sunday, Sept. 7. Fans, fashion-lovers, and the industry’s elite will witness a glamorous homecoming and outdoor runway show. The evening’s festivities will be taped for broadcast as part of FT’s tribute special Dean & Dan: Born In Canada, Made In Italy.

Following the success of last year’s Valentino runway event at CTV headquarters during TIFF, FashionTelevision now puts the spotlight on the Canadian designing duo, as they unveil their Men’s and Women’s Fall/Winter 2008 Collection before an audience of A-list celebrities and VIP guests. Hosted by FT’s Jeanne Beker, this outdoor fashion affair features an exclusive performance by Canadian R&B singer Kreesha Turner. Following the show, M·A·C Cosmetics celebrates with an exclusive ‘Gold Fever After Party’. Dean and Dan mingle with celebrities, models and VIPs, who are transported into a solid gold disco reminiscent of Studio 54 and treated to a performance by Grammy Award®-winning disco diva Thelma Houston.

A unique street-level catwalk provides the general public with an opportunity to witness firsthand a fashion show from Canada’s hottest international designers and be within arm’s reach of their favourite fashionistas. Elements from the evening’s festivities can be seen in Dean & Dan: Born In Canada, Made In Italy, premiering Saturday, September 13 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV. Encore presentations air on FashionTelevisionChannel (Sunday, September 14 at 7 p.m. ET) and Star! (Wednesday, September 17 at 9:30 p.m. ET).

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