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Canada Day Fashion Ideas For The Canuck Girl

With the True North’s national flag giving us the classic shades of red and white, there are endless ways to accessorize your look. From jumpsuits to sundresses, look no further than these Canada Day 2018 potential outfit ideas.

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Designer Stephanie Ray On Her Career Wear Label Grayes

With the balmy temperatures upon us and another Canadian summer ahead of us, nine to five gals are officially wondering what to wear to work. After all, evening plans with friends, the sticky humidity in the air and the more laidback vibes in the office can certainly leave you in a style rut.  Wondering how to update our own business wardrobes, we caught up with emerging Canadian designer Stephanie Ray of women’s work wear label Grayes. 

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Fashion Art Toronto Designers Bone & Busk And Steven LeJambe On Creative Inspiration

Recently, Real Style had a chance to catch up with Toronto designers Katharina Mior of Bone & Busk and Steven LeJambe of Steven LeJambe Designs. Both of these Canadian design stars have a unique aesthetic, and also recently presented collections at Fashion Art Toronto earlier this season. Here’s everything you should know about their creations.

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Karebear Community Fashion Fundraiser Featured Canadian Designer Hendrixroe And Singer Sean Jones

Last night, Real Style had a chance to attend the Karebear Community Fashion Fundraiser at the Thompson Hotel in Toronto. The fifth annual charitable event is the brainchild of Canadian beauty queen and philanthropist Kara Granger, and was co-hosted by Miss Canada Tourism Hollyann Carroll.

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Fashion Art Toronto 2018 Best Runway Looks

With this past week marking Fashion Art Toronto 2018, the runways at Daniel Spectrum have been alight with all manner of avant garde, artistic and unconventional designs. Real Style was once again front and centre in the front rows, for a glimpse at the latest from FAT designers. Here’s our roundup of the hottest runway looks from Fashion Art Toronto.

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Designers Marie Saint Pierre, Triarchy & Greta Constantine Win At CAFA 2018

On Friday, April 20, the 2018 Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards were held at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. This year marked the fifth anniversary of the annual awards show, which celebrates homegrown talent in fashion and design. Real Style was in attendance for the CAFA red carpet, cocktail reception and after party, for a true celebratory evening of Canadian style.

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Jonah Jay Designer Jilian Naiberg Chats Eco Friendly Fashion At The Green Living Show

Recently, Real Style had a chance to chat with emerging Toronto designer Jilian Naiberg at the 2018 Green Living Show. Naiberg is the founder of Jonah Jay, a rising Canadian label which focuses on eco friendly and ethical fashion.

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Emerging Canadian Designers Vandal, KQK & Candace Daniela Talk To Real Style

Lately, the True North has become home to a number of rising fashion design stars. For Canadian fashionistas, wearing local fashion has become easier than ever, with a plethora of options to choose from. Recently, Real Style sat down with up-and-coming designers Ronald Tam of Vandal, Karen Quirion of KQK and Candace Daniela Lau to learn more about trends, inspiration and idols.

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Montreal Designer Pascal Labelle Talks Collaborating With Canadian Olympian Phylicia George

Recently, Montreal outerwear designer Pascal Labelle presented a show at Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, which featured Toronto-born Olympic athlete Phylicia George. From Labelle’s fabrics of choice to George’s must-have wardrobe staple for Spring 2018, here’s everything that they had to share with us about their team effort. 

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Jewellery Designer Liana Louzon Of Rocking Vibe Talks Spiritual Energy And Creativity

Although jewellery is most commonly viewed as a form of adornment, Canadian designer Liana Louzon believes that her pieces are about far more than just the outside. As the founder of Toronto-based label Rocking Vibe, Louzon is the creator of a line of jewellery based around the concept of positive energy.

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Canadian Designer Tara Rivas On Her New “Red Hot” Collection And Spring Must-Haves

As an emerging Canadian designer, Tara Rivas has been earning a name for herself over the past couple of seasons. The Toronto-based rising star recently presented her Red Hot collection at Toronto Fashion Week in February, and wowed audiences with her line of sleek scarlet pieces.  Intrigued by Rivas’ artful use of colour and sexy yet well-tailored design aesthetic, we spoke to the up-and-coming talent about her fashion journey. From her favourite tips for sporting bright red (which is largely featured in her work) to her style essentials for Spring 2018, here’s everything that Rivas had to share with Real Style.

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Toronto Women’s Fashion Week Fall 2018 Featured David Dixon, Farley Chatto & Stephan Caras

This week, Toronto Women’s Fashion Week returned to the catwalks at One Yonge Street, and featured a bevy of designers who ranged from rising stars to beloved experts. From celebratory spirit at Farley Chatto to an empowering display from emerging local talent Lesley Talent, Real Style was in the front rows for all the action at TWFW Fall 2018.

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Indian Canadian Designer Mani Jassal On Creating Her East Meets West Aesthetic

We spoke to Canadian designer Mani Jassal about bringing her cultural influences into her work, her fabrics of choice and her breakout into the Los Angeles fashion scene. Read on to learn more about this rising design talent, and her sartorial journey so far.

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Adam and Ania Taubenfligel Of Canadian Label Triarchy Talk White Hot Denim

Although seasoned fashionistas have been sporting denim throughout the decades, the classic fabric never fails to make a comeback, time and time again. You’d almost think that jeans would be played out at this point, but Canadian siblings Adam and Ania Taubenfligel beg to differ. Their Vancouver-born and Los Angeles-based denim label Triarchy is truly a family matter, with designer Adam and brand manager Ania working alongside their brother, business director Mark. Recently, we had a chance to chat with Adam and Ania Taubenfligel about everything denim.

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Footwear Designer Tanya Heath Talks Interchangeable Heels And The Rise Of Fashion Tech

Like many other stylish women, Tanya Heath believes in putting her best foot forward. However, unlike other trendsetters, the Ottawa-born and Paris-based footwear designer has founded a line of shoes with adjustable and interchangeable heels.

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