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Designer Duy Nguyen’s Fall Fashion Picks

Since Duy Nguyen started his fashion line in 2001, the DUY line has garnered a reputation for excellent tailoring and cuts. With his edgy style, he experiments with luxury fabrics such as cashmere, furs, and silks. The innovative designer shares his favourite fall fashion looks with Real Style.

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Toronto Fashion Week Day 2 With Mercedes Benz Winners & More Shows

Day two at Toronto Fashion Week went off without a hitch, and the weather certainly held up its end of the bargain. The fashion parade outside of the tents was a spectacle in its own right, as trendy men and women alike flocked to the festivities that were underway.

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Vawk Creates Custom Look For Shangri-La Hotel

Last night the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto unveiled the new Lobby Lounge wardrobe with the help of fashion line VAWK. Sunny Fong of VAWK was there to reveal the custom wardrobe which tries to pair the Asian luxury of the hotel with Asian luxury fashion.

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Designer Picks: Lucian Matis Shares His Fall 2013 Faves

Lucian Matis is known for his extravagant designs when it comes to his main line but with his ready-to-wear Matis by Lucian Matis collection it’s all about clothes that women can wear throughout their 9 to 5 and straight to after work cocktails. We caught up with Lucian to chat about fall’s inspiration and key pieces you should invest in now.

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5 Hot Canadian-Designed Summer Looks

Who says it’s frigid in Canada? This Canada Day, we’re celebrating those months when the heat really rises, and fashion designers we love from our own backyard offer us sexy looks we covet and coo over. Want our opinion? It’s hotter here than anywhere when these designers are concerned. Check out our five picks for hottest summer looks from your favourite Canadian design darlings.

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Marie Saint Pierre Launching Web Collection

Canadian designer Marie Saint Pierre announced the launch of her first web exclusive collection following the opening of her online stores in December. The limited edition summer collection will feature 12 pieces in Marie Saint Pierre’s trademark draped and printed styles.

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Jeremy Laing To Create Canadian Music Collection

Designer Jeremy Laing is teaming up with Canadian record label Arts & Crafts to create a special collection celebrating our true north culture. The Jeremy Laing collection brings together some of Canada’s top artists with Art & Crafts musicians for an interesting collaboration.

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JUNO Awards Red Carpet Predictions

For the JUNO Awards, Real Style has paired up some of this year’s most stylish Canadian female musicians with some of the highlights in Canadian fashion for a match made in Canadian fashion heaven. See our predictions and hopes for the Juno Awards red carpet tonight.

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Toronto Fall 2013 Fashion Week Preview

Tomorrow one of the most stylish weeks in Canadian begins with the opening of Toronto Fashion Week, where we get to celebrate our own homegrown Canadian talent. This season the new owners of the event, IMG have once again packed some of the best talent in Canada into one stylish week of fashion.

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Designer Picks: Montreal’s Pavoni Share Their Holiday 2012/13 Fashion Advice

Montreal designers Mike Derderian and Gianni Falcone of Pavoni have create quite a name for themselves with their fabulous gowns appearing on the likes of Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood, Katy Perry and Fergie. As Pavoni is the Italian word for peacock and the inspiration of their collection, Real Style Network knew that their glamourous haute couture sensibilities was perfect to get the right amount of glamour for the holiday season. We asked Pavoni for their tips on holiday style.

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5 Canadian Designers Target Should Collaborate With

Target has announced that in celebration of coming to Canada they will be teaming up with the Toronto Fashion Incubator to give an emerging Canadian designer the change to sell at Canadian Target stores in 2014. The lucky designer will be the winner of the annual TFI New Labels competition. This is a huge prize for the lucky designer and a big coo for Canadian fashion that Target is willing to work with our designers to help them gain popularity. We have picked some of our picks for Canadian designers we hope to see stocking the shelves in the future.

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Our Favourite Montreal Fashion Designers

Montreal had quietly become a hub for some of the hottest designs in Canada. With the strong arts and culture scene in the city, Montreal fashion designers are now creating some of the most interesting and avante-guard collections in Canada. Montreal designers are quickly becoming known for their creativity, originality, and sex appeal. See some of our favourite Montreal designers.

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Fashion Television Cancelled

After nearly 30 years, Fashion Television has been cancelled. The news broke this morning via Twitter when FT’s host Jeanne Beker tweeted the news.

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The ShOws T.O. Day 2: Jean-Pierre Braganza and Jeremy Laing

The fashion crowd headed to The ShOws T.O. for one last night of a glimpse into fall 2012 fashion. Canadian natives Jean-Pierre Braganza and Jeremy Laing showed us their innovative collections, which have already appeared on the runways of New York and London. It’s such a treat to see our own international designers showing in such an intimate setting.

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The ShOws T.O. Day 1: Ruffian and David Szeto Fall 2012

Just when you thought the excitement of fashion week was over, we have more coverage of great Fall 2012 lines from some of Canada’s most established designers. The Ritz Carlton ballroom was turned into the perfect runway setting, to showcase David Szeto and Ruffian’s Fall 2012 collections for The Shows.

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