Solange Knowles rocks the Joe Fresh opening party at Toronto Fashion Week

When Solange Knowles finally took the stage at the Joe Fresh opening party at World Mastercard Fashion Week (a.k.a. Toronto Fashion Week), what was left of the crowd went wild.

Whispers had been circulating earlier in the evening that an A-list guest would be in attendance and the rumour mill was abuzz with guesses that ranged from Solange to Pharrell Williams.


Then Beyoncé's little sister, 28, walked the orange carpet looking gorgeous with her signature full, brushed-out coiffure, a shock of violet lipstick and an autumnal ensemble - beige sweater, similarly hued suede skirt, gold sandals and a green leather jacket.

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When Solange took to the decks, opting for a mix of '90s hip hop and R & B, she played it casual in a simple, sandy v-neck sweater with gold jewelry.

By this time the packed party's crowds had dwindled somewhat (it was sometime after 11 PM), leaving an ecstatic group of die-hard Solange fans keen on snapping selfies with the gracious star, who obliged every shot and apologized for the wait.

Little bags of Joe Fresh popcorn circulated - what's a good party without a late-night snack? - and the champagne flowed until the lights came on.

We wonder what other fashion week surprises are yet to come…

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