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DESIGNER PICKS: Stephan & Kyriako Caras Talk Top Trends , Style Essentials, His Favorite Fashion Memory And More

Real Style’s , Stephan and Kyriako Caras’ designer interview, about the label’s top designer picks, style inspirations and trends for Summer 2015.

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Comrags Designer Joyce Gunhouse Shares Her Designer Picks for Spring/Summer 2015

See what fashion designer Joyce Gunhouse of Comrags told us what to wear this Spring in her Designer Picks.

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DESIGNER PICKS: Wilber Tellez of Filthy Haanz Shares His Advice For Clothing and Accessories For Spring 2015

Wilber Teller of Filthy Haanz may not yet be household name, but he is a young designer to watch. WE asked him about his favorite trends for Spring in our designer picks series.

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Designer Picks Round-Up: Winter Trends Edition

We spoke with several different designer’s, who all shared their personal picks on the latest trends this season.

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Designer Picks – Smythe Designers Tell Us What Women Should Be Wearing For Summer 2014

Real Style got a chance to talk to Toronto designers Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe from Smythe. See what they have to say about clothing for spring and how to wear runway fashion.

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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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Fall Fashion Picks From Toronto Designer Golnaz Ashtiani

The ASHTIANI Fall/Winter collection combines deep fall colors with neutrals and pops of bright color and printed fabrics. The line experiments heavily with textures, mixing materials like mohair, leather, and sheer panels. Ashtiani gives classic style and tailoring a modern twist with geometric and unconventional shapes in the patterns and construction of the pieces. Ashtiani shares with Real Style her fall fashion advice and her favorite trends.

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Designer Picks: Vince Camuto Celebrates Canada With Fall Faves

Vince Camuto has been combining style and affordability in accessories and fashion for years now, but 2013 marks the one year anniversary for the brand here in Canada. In honour of their one year anniversary, we asked Vince Camuto for his favourite trends and picks for fall.

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Designer Picks: David Dixon’s Fall/Winter Fashion Tips

Toronto fashion designer David Dixon has been a staple at Toronto Fashion Week for many seasons now. His feminine aesthetic has made him a perennial favourite for women who want to look glamourous and chic from the office to the evening gown. Real Style asked David Dixon for his fall fashion advice to help us get that luxe touch in all of our outfits this season.

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Designer Picks: Fall Fashion Tips From Joe Fresh’s Style Director

Whether you sit front row at fashion week or are a budget hungry bargain shopper, everyone can get behind Joe Fresh. Joe Fresh has made buying affordable fashion in Canada, so much more stylish. To get the low down on how we can look stylish this fall for less, we turned to Adrienne Shoom, Joe Fresh Style Director. Adrienne shared her tips for the hottest looks from Joe Fresh this fall.

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Designer Picks: Travis Taddeo Shares His Fall 2013 Favourites

Montreal based designer Travis Taddeo is best known for always bringing the grunge edge to World MasterCard Fashion Week. His tough and sometimes unisex designs are staples for any cool young urban twenty-something. His signature is usually his love for black and asymmetrical pieces, this season Travis Taddeo showed that along with some more detailed pieces like a leather motocross jacket with studding and metal appliqués and fur coats seen on both men and women. The designer took a few minutes to chat inspiration, who the Travis Taddeo customer is and his fall fashion essentials.

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Designer Picks: Mackage Designers Talk Fall 2013

Mackage designers Eran Elfassy and Elisa Dahan are no strangers to the fashion world. The design duo have been creating their line since they were only teens and have built their brand from a primarily leather company into including down jackets perfect for a Canadian winter to their latest venture, a handbag line. We caught up with the designers to discuss all things fall, how to keep stylish even in cold Canadian temperatures and why they decided to enter the world of designing handbags.

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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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Designer Picks: VAWK’s Sunny Fong Talks Fall 2013

We’re never disappointed when it comes to a Vawk runway show. Sunny Fong is a World MasterCard veteran and continues to evolve his skills with each new collection. For the upcoming season he gave us Scandanavian ice queens and even debuted his first of menswear. Following the successful show Sunny talked to us backstage about the story behind this collection and the one accessory he wishes he had included.

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Designer Picks: Project Runway’s Nick Verreos Style Tips

Project Runway contestant Nick Verreos has been busy since his time appearing on season two of the reality show as a designer, fashion advisor and expert on TV and behind the scenes. Real Style caught up with Nick Verreos before its time to hit the stores to stock up for summer to get him to share his favourite fashion for summer 2013. See what Nick had to reveal.

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