canadian fashion




Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2018 Runway Report- Day 2

With the Fall 2018 season at Toronto Fashion Week well underway, Yorkville Village has temporarily been home to a series of eclectic studio shows and high-drama runways. From rising label Nonie to signature rocker couture at Hendrixroe, here’s our runway report from Day 2 of Toronto Fashion Week.

Read More...




Canadian Designer Jessica Kerr Of Leisure Tells Us About Her Label’s Global Influences

Real Style sat down with rising Canadian designer Jessica Kerr of Leisure to ask about her favourite design icon, creative energy and winter wardrobe must-haves.

Read More...




First Nations Designer Helen Oro Talks To Real Style At Startup Fashion Week

As a proudly First Nations accessories designer who hails from Saskatoon, Helen Oro is the creative force behind Helen Oro Designs. Earlier this autumn, Oro was in Toronto for Startup Fashion Week, where she had a chance to showcase her stunning pieces. From drawing energy from unique sources to her challenges thus far as a rising designer, Real Style had a chance to catch up with Oro about fashion and much more.

Read More...




Real Style Magazine’s November 2017 Issue With Laura Vandervoort Is Here Now

Just in time for the chilly temperatures of November, Real Style’s hot new magazine starring Laura Vandervoort is officially out. The gorgeous Jigsaw star last graced our cover in 2013, and returns four years later as our latest cover girl.

Read More...




LaMarque Designer Ifigenia Papadimitriou Talks Leather, Femininity And Style

The edgy and stylish streets of Montreal are certainly a fit for Ifigenia Papadimitriou’s label LaMarque, which focuses on her passion for leather. LaMarque presented a recent Spring/Summer 2018 collection at Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, which featured furry jackets, neutral trousers and basic black and white looks. From her girl power inspiration to a love of street style, here’s everything that LaMarque’s founder had to share with us.

Read More...




Rising Designer Lesley Hampton On Body Diversity, First Nations Influences And Dressing Penny Oleksiak

With her focus on body positivity and her gleaming, sequined frocks, Lesley Hampton is quickly making a name for herself on the Canadian runways. Most recently, the talented rising star unveiled a Spring 2018 lineup at Toronto Women’s Fashion Week. We spoke to the designer about the powerful theme behind her latest collection, her passion for diversity in fashion and her dream celebrity clients.

Read More...




Toronto Women’s Fashion Week Spring 2018- Day 3 Roundup

With last night marking the final evening of Toronto Women’s Fashion Week Spring 2018, the local runways at One Yonge Street were once again alight with colour and sound. Here’s Real Style’s report from the front rows at Toronto Women’s Fashion Week Spring 2018.

Read More...




Designer David Dixon Talks To Real Style At The 2017 White Cashmere Show

Recently, Real Style had the chance to interview established Canadian designer David Dixon at the 2017 White Cashmere show at Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum. From his creative views on transforming tissue into wearable art to his thoughts on Canada’s up-and-coming fashion talent, here’s what Dixon had to share with us.

Read More...




Get Ready For Canada Day In These Hot Red And White Outfits

If you’re a Canuck fashionista, you’re probably wondering exactly what to sport as you hit the Canada Day celebrations. Staying true to the red and white of the True North, we’ve compiled a few fierce fashion picks for Canada Day.

Read More...




Designer Brit Wacher On Her New Cosmic Boudoir Collection And Finding Escapism In Fashion

No longer just a rising whiz kid in the world of Canadian fashion, Montreal-based designer Brit Wacher has come a long way from her humble beginnings. Real Style spoke to Wacher backstage at Fashion Art Toronto 2017 about her latest collection, creative inspiration and newfound passion for vivid colours.

Read More...




Vancouver Style Ideas For Spring 2017

With its coastal vibes and laidback atmosphere, Vancouver also boasts an entirely different sartorial scene from the sidewalks of Toronto and Montreal. If you’re in Vancouver this spring for either work or play, we’ve curated a few outfit ideas to complete your wardrobe.

Read More...




Fashion Art Toronto 2017 Runway Roundup

For the past five days, Fashion Art Toronto 2017 has been bringing eccentric, otherworldly and artistic designs to the runway at Daniels Spectrum. As we reflect on the leading looks at FAT 2017, we take a closer look at the latest and greatest from the runways.

Read More...




What To Wear In Montreal This Spring

With its famously rebellious reputation, Montreal is recognized as Canada’s party capital and also known as a fashion hotspot. On the city’s streets, artistic and eccentric styles mix with a slight European influence to produce a unique, avant-garde aesthetic. We’ve curated a few outfit ideas to help you embrace the Montreal fashion scene, and perhaps star in a street style snap this season.

Read More...




Toronto Women’s Fashion Week Officially Announced For February 2017

While Toronto Fashion Week (which was formerly known as Toronto World MasterCard Fashion Week) was unfortunately cancelled in July, a new fashion venture is set to hit the city.

Read More...




Toronto Fashion Week Is Officially Cancelled

In breaking Canadian fashion news, Toronto Fashion Week has sadly been cancelled. IMG Canada, who had been organizing the semi-annual fashion extravaganza since 2012, has pulled its support of the event.

Read More...