Designer Picks

DESIGNER PICKS Q&A: Spring Fashion Advice From Comrags’ Designers

The Toronto based designer duo behind Comrags, Joyce Gunhouse and Judy Cornish, are always a Real Style fave to weigh in with their trend picks for our Designer Picks series. For Spring, the designers are loving a range of trends including floral dresses, cargo pants and motorcycle jackets. See what they had to say:

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Real Style Network: What are your five spring must-haves?
Comrags: Skinny cargo pants, rumpled floral dress, feminine motorcycle jacket, apron-inspired skirt, a simple shirt or tunic to wear over jeans.

Real Style Network: How can women incorporate these pieces into their existing wardrobe?
Comrags: Play around, try on different combinations, be adventurous and see what works for you.

Real Style Network: Which spring trends are a “don’t”?
Comrags: Satin can be a little warm and wrinkles easily in the heat.

Real Style Network: What are the hottest accessories, shoes and bags for spring?
Comrags: Sunhats, masculine or feminine, men’s shoes, wedges and well moisturized skin.

Real Style Network: What is the hottest jewelry for spring?
Comrags: We are carrying a line by Vanessa Maltese, wooden pendant necklaces on brass chains… the forms are geometric and superbly crafted.

Real Style Network: What are some trends or pieces to buy that will last for a long time?
Comrags: Classic 70’s wedge sandal and a colourful floral dress… you will always receive compliments.

Real Style Network: What will you be wearing this spring?
Comrags: Joyce… our King St. dress in floral for the city and our washed silk peasant tunic for the cottage.

Real Style Network: What is your ultimate style tip?
Comrags: Dress to flatter yourself and not just because it’s a trend.

Comrags will be showing their Fall 2011 collection on March 30 as a part of Toronto Fashion Week and you can find a store near you that sells Comrags fashion on their website.