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TORONTO Fashion Week begins

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Fashion Designers Best Runway Show

Toronto’s runway show of World MasterCard Fashion Week for the spring 2014 collections gets underway Oct. 21 under the big white tent at David Pecaut Square. The week-long Toronto Fashion Week event runway show of Canadian top fashion designers. GF4AKK4PWFPM

Fashion designers Highlights include anchor shows by established stars Pink Tartan and veteran Toronto fashion week David Dixon and Bustle. Runway show evening finales by Canadian coat label Mackage, leathermaker Rudsak and fast fashion designers phenomenon, Joe Fresh, as well as a first-ever runway show of sportswear from Target. A strong lineup of young talent includes fashion designers Sid Neigum, Caitlin Power, Laura Siegel and Cara Cheung.

  • The national final runway-based competition for the eight finalists of the Mercedes-Benz Start Up competition featuring regional winners from preliminary contests held across the country takes place Oct. 22. The winner will receive a year of top-flight industry mentoring and a runway show of their own for the fall show season next March.
  • Fashion designers Saturday, the newest offering from IMG’s fashion portfolio takes place Oct. 26, and is open to the public. Capsule runway collections will show highlights from the week and Canadian designer fashions will be available for sale. Runway show Tickets, $75 and $150 for VIP access, are available on site.

For a full list of designers and the show schedule CLICK HERE

 


Kicking off Toronto F/W

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A models walks the runway to end the Pink Tartan show during opening night of Toronto Fashion Week on Monday October 22, 2012.Models walks the runway to end the Pink Tartan show during opening night of Toronto Fashion Week on Monday October 22, 2012.
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Fashion beyond borders

©ourtesy Lauren La Rose, Canadian Press & The Windsor Starfa bordersPavoni will be bringing its red carpet fashions to the Toronto Fashion Week runway on opening night.

The latest spring and summer styles may be the main draw, but with new organizers at the helm and a roster of emerging designers, changes are afoot behind the scenes and on the runway at Toronto’s Fashion Week. World MasterCard Fashion Week kicks off Monday under the makeshift tents at David Pecaut Square, where Canadian designers will unveil their style visions for the warmer months. The new season will mark the first with IMG Canada holding the ownership reins. The company had previously been involved in consulting closely with the event since 2010, said Peter Levy, senior vice-president and managing director for IMG Fashion Events and Properties. For 13 years, Fashion Week was owned and produced by the Fashion Design Council of Canada. IMG Canada will now operate the event in collaboration with IMG Fashion, with fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Tokyo among those within its portfolio. While the event is focused on highlighting the homegrown fashion scene, organizers say they are giving thought to how to help boost the profiles of de-signers – even beyond Canada’s borders. “We don’t make clothes or take pictures, walk the runway or tell the story about ourselves. But what we Continue reading


Canada’s F/W in Toronto..HOT

Toronto Fashion Week trends: furries

TORONTO FASHION WEEK | SEE ALL No doubt, fur is one of the markers of class, prestige, sophistication and what some fashion magazines refer to ad nauseam as “luxe living.” We’ve seen Muppet furs on pretty much everyone on the Internet, and now it’s time for Toronto to show just how “CanadaCool” it is by throwing on a utility vest with gorilla chest hair peeking out. If that’s too subdued for all you tastemakers, try a fun belted number made from bleached dreadlocks. Here are but five of the furs we saw last night (we counted up to 12), proving that nothing beats the cold like a soft, lush fur, draped inelegantly, as though the wearer had actually shot a Himalayan snow monster, bought Manic Panic hair dye, and turned it into this winter’s must-have vest.

Gallery: looks from Amanda Lew Kee’s all-grown-up spring/summer 2012

Amanda Lew Kee spring/summer 2012 (Images: Jenna Marie Wakani)

TORONTO FASHION WEEK | SEE ALL Check out all of the hits and misses from Amanda Lew Kee’s spring/summer 2012 show at Toronto Fashion Week, including visors, Toronto and New York–inspired prints and maxi dresses (see what the scene was like in our review). – – Read the rest of this entry »


Canada's F/W in Toronto..HOT

Toronto Fashion Week trends: furries

TORONTO FASHION WEEK | SEE ALL No doubt, fur is one of the markers of class, prestige, sophistication and what some fashion magazines refer to ad nauseam as “luxe living.” We’ve seen Muppet furs on pretty much everyone on the Internet, and now it’s time for Toronto to show just how “CanadaCool” it is by throwing on a utility vest with gorilla chest hair peeking out. If that’s too subdued for all you tastemakers, try a fun belted number made from bleached dreadlocks. Here are but five of the furs we saw last night (we counted up to 12), proving that nothing beats the cold like a soft, lush fur, draped inelegantly, as though the wearer had actually shot a Himalayan snow monster, bought Manic Panic hair dye, and turned it into this winter’s must-have vest.

Gallery: looks from Amanda Lew Kee’s all-grown-up spring/summer 2012

Amanda Lew Kee spring/summer 2012 (Images: Jenna Marie Wakani)

TORONTO FASHION WEEK | SEE ALL Check out all of the hits and misses from Amanda Lew Kee’s spring/summer 2012 show at Toronto Fashion Week, including visors, Toronto and New York–inspired prints and maxi dresses (see what the scene was like in our review). – – Read the rest of this entry »

 


Canada’s F/W in Toronto..HOT

Toronto Fashion Week trends: furries

TORONTO FASHION WEEK | SEE ALL No doubt, fur is one of the markers of class, prestige, sophistication and what some fashion magazines refer to ad nauseam as “luxe living.” We’ve seen Muppet furs on pretty much everyone on the Internet, and now it’s time for Toronto to show just how “CanadaCool” it is by throwing on a utility vest with gorilla chest hair peeking out. If that’s too subdued for all you tastemakers, try a fun belted number made from bleached dreadlocks. Here are but five of the furs we saw last night (we counted up to 12), proving that nothing beats the cold like a soft, lush fur, draped inelegantly, as though the wearer had actually shot a Himalayan snow monster, bought Manic Panic hair dye, and turned it into this winter’s must-have vest.

Gallery: looks from Amanda Lew Kee’s all-grown-up spring/summer 2012

Amanda Lew Kee spring/summer 2012 (Images: Jenna Marie Wakani)

TORONTO FASHION WEEK | SEE ALL Check out all of the hits and misses from Amanda Lew Kee’s spring/summer 2012 show at Toronto Fashion Week, including visors, Toronto and New York–inspired prints and maxi dresses (see what the scene was like in our review). – – Read the rest of this entry »