Last October, a breath of fresh air breezed through the grounds at Heritage Court⎯the home to "official" Toronto fashion week⎯in the form of an über hip group of young fashionites called The Fashion Collective. A sort of mélange of hype-making and style setting, PR maven Kate Mullin, stylist...

off the neutral palette of urban traveler-inspired outwear that was fashionable but not too fashion forward. Fur trapper hats will no doubt be the perfect winter accessories. -- Lundstrom Collection www.lundstrom.ca Canadian prestige brand Lundstrom Collection presented its fall/winter...

Leading Canadian fashion designer, Joeffer Caoc, combined his always sexy approach to fashion with sportswear this season. His colourful Spring 2012 collection at Toronto Fashion Week had something for everyone. Caoc took a bold approach by adding a splash of vibrant colour to his collection...

com Stephen Wong and Kirk Pickersgill showed their Greta Constantine fall offerings last week at a swanky off-site affair, but the Toronto-based design duo opted to show their men's collection at Toronto Fashion Week. Ezra Constantine was launched in 2009, but Thursday night's minimalist...

Montreal designer Denis Gagnon kicked off day two at Toronto Fashion Week with his take on Fall 2011 marrying biker chic with Black Swan for an urban cool collection. This season Gagnon added some colour to his trademark dark fashions, but the staple leathers he does so well is still a...

Always the highlight of day one at Toronto Fashion Week, or LG Fashion Week as the official name goes, the Holt Renfrew show premiered a limited collection from a group of top Canadian fashion designers. The packed to the rafters show last night did not disapoint with lots of Canadian tv stars...

Count on PETA to make a statement during Toronto Fashion Week. Tuesday afternoon PETA supporters brought the internationally renowned "I'd Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur" to Toronto's LG Fashion Week to protest the use of fur, leather and exotic animal-skins in the collections of Canadian...

Gagnon's 2011 fall/winter collection is an impressive fusion of fabrics, textures and colours. Fashion forward... and definitely not for the fainthearted. I had the pleasure of sitting with Jeanne Beker for the Gagnon show and to quote her... the runway show was "edgy poetry in motion"....

Here are my top 5 collections from Toronto Fashion Weeks (in alphabetical order for fairness). The inspiration for Arthur Mendonça's latest collection was Taylor's Technicolour Cleopatra. While visions of acid-hued shades and OTT glamour may spin through your head Mendonça gave the...

Lucian Matis unofficially opened Toronto Fashion Week on Monday night with a dramatic presentation of his "Nature's Art in Symmetry" fall/winter 2012 collection in the ballroom of the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto. This season the Romanian-born, Toronto-based fashion designer...

 

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