Interviews

Emerging Designer Tanushree Pande On House of Poplyn’s FAT 2015 Collection

We chatted with emerging House of Poplyn designer Tanushree Pande backstage at FAT (Fashion Art Toronto) 2015. Read on to learn about her edgy designs, best fashion memory and favourite piece from her new collection.

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Canadian Designer Laura Siegel Chats About Ethical Fashion

With Canadian designer Laura Siegel and director Jennifer Sharpe partnering to produce the new documentary “Traceable” about the garment industry, we caught up with Siegel about ethical fashion and her work with global artisans.

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Canadian Designers Farley Chatto, Stephan Caras and Mackage Talk Their Fall 2015 Collections

With the Fall 2015 shows at Toronto World MasterCard Fashion Week officially wrapped, Real Style caught up backstage with designers Farley Chatto, Stephan Caras and Eran Elfassy and Elisa Dahan from Mackage. Here’s what they had to say about their latest collections.

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Creative Director Jullianna Smith Chats About All-Natural Artisan Fashion Line NOMI

We chatted with Jullianna Smith, creative director of Vancouver-based artisan fashion line NOMI, about her style inspiration and passion for Canadian fashion.

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Style Expert Gretta Monahan Shares Her Best Tips For Embracing Winter Trends And Accessories

Real Style chats with fashion expert, spa and boutique owner, author and style guru on the “Rachael Ray Show”, Gretta Monahan. Here’s our interview with this fashionista.

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Whitney Port Shares Her Style Secrets With Real Style

You might have seen her in reality shows like The Hills and The City, but Whitney Port has swiftly worked her way up from reality star to fashion player, doing an internship at Teen Vogue, before working for super publicist Kelly Cutrone at People’s Revolution and later landing a public relations job with Diane Von Furstenberg. The designer, and author (True Whit), shares the secrets to her style here.

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Nicole Richie Talks Fashion In The Latest Issue Of Real Style Magazine

The incomparable Nicole Richie opens up to Real Style Magazine about her new fashion line, her go-to accessory and her New Year’s Resolution. Richie is incredibly funny in her new show called Candidly Nicole which can catch on VH1.

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WMCFW Interview with Soia & Kyo Creative Director Ilan Elfassy

We chatted backstage with Soia Kyo creative director Ilan Elfassy at Toronto World MasterCard Fashion Week. Here’s what he had to say about Spring/Summer 2015 looks.

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True Blood Costume Designer Audrey Fisher Interview On Dressing Sookie & The Gang

True Blood wouldn’t be the same without all those sexy costumes and that’s all thanks to costume designer Audrey Fisher. Real Style interviewed her all about how she creates her characters through clothes. Read on to see what she said.

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‘Hideaway’ Singer Kiesza Interview About Her Fashion Line ‘SteamPop’ At 2104 MMVAs

Canadian born Kiesza has made a real splash with her hit song Hideaway. See our interview with her at the 2014 MMVAs as she talks about what she’s wearing and her future fashion plans.

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Kate Swim Designer Breaks Down Latest Bathing Suit Trends & Custom Suits

Kate Swim designer shares her take on the latest swimsuit trends. Read the interview for more on custom suits and to see the video.

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Kathleen Bruening Designer Interview On How Her Swimwear Was Launched By Kate Upton

Swimsuit season is almost here (sigh!) and who best to go to for some swim-spiration, than designer Kathleen Bruening of Kate Swim. Get to know a little about this Hawaiian native and how her swimwear ended up on Kate Upton and in the pages of Sports Illustrated. Read the interview.

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Emerging Designers: Interview With Luca Galardo From Diodati

Continuing our series of emerging designers. Luca Galardo from Diodati showed a taste for dark and sheer at his first full runway show at FAT 2014. Real Style spoke with Luca backstage to find out more about his newly launched label.

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Emerging Designers: Interviews On Japanese Street Style from Yen Geo and Atelier Wonder

Japanese street style was a big influence for L.A.-based Yen Geo and Montreal-based Atelier Wonder in their runway collections at FAT 2014. Real Style spoke with both designers following their shows, and it seems they were very much on the same page about the next big trend in fashion.

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Emerging Designers: Interview With Benji WZW From Fall In Love With Machinery

Benji WZW’s Fall In Love With Machinery at FAT 2014 brought some of the best printed pieces of the week to the runway. As a continuation of our emerging designer series, Real Style spoke with Benji about the inspiration that went into his latest work.

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