fall 2012 fashion

Designer Picks: Philip Sparks Chooses His Fall/Winter 2012 Fashion Favourites

Toronto designer Philip Sparks began his love of fashion in the theatre creating costumes for the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. In 2007, Sparks branched out to develop his own collection inspired by his home country using a vintage aesthetic. We asked Sparks to help us decode fall fashion trends to know what is best for the chilly Canadian weather.

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Designer Picks: Nicole Bridger’s Eco-Friendly Fashion Picks

With Eco Fashion Week hitting the runway in Vancouver this week, we at Real Style have been trying to think green. We turned to one of our favourite eco-fashion designers Nicole Bridger to get her tips on fall fashion. See what this earth friendly fashionista thinks are the must haves of the season:

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What To Wear To A Late Fall Wedding

While most couples aim to tie the knot during the sunny days of summer, other love birds find that the crisp, haunting air of fall is the perfect setting for their nuptials. Fall weddings offer a rich, deep backdrop for a day filled with celebration, but your vibrant summer dresses will no longer suffice for wedding-guest fashion. Instead, we’re inspired by this Gucci fall runway look for an ideal formal autumn look.

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Designer Picks: Montreal Designers Tavan & Mitto Pick Their Faves

Montreal designers Payam Tavan and Mike Mitto opened Montreal Fashion Week in a show that some are calling gorgeous with sequins, lace and flowing blouses. With experience working in the fashion meccas of both Milan and Paris, this Canadian duo is one to watch on the fashion scene. Real Style Network asked the designers for their picks on the must-have fall essentials.

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Kate Beckinsale Shows How To Transition To Fall Fashion

While promoting her action film Total Recall in London, Kate Beckinsale ran into some chilly late summer weather reminding us that fall is just around the corner. Kate mixed her summer pieces with warm fall fashion for a pre-fall look that we love. Accessorize your casual jeans a tee with these pieces to bring the best of both seasons to your style.

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Sneak Peek At Fall 2012 Fashion From Old Navy, Gap & Banana Republic

Mixed prints, preppy loafers and bold brights will be hitting Old Navy, Gap and Banana Republic stores at the end of July, just in time for a fresh new fall wardrobe. Late summer pieces like short dresses, coloured pencil skirts with digital prints and cropped printed pants are perfect transitioning pieces for early fall.

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Lovas and Basch Kick Off Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2012

Lovas and Basch kicked off the fall/winter 2012 fashion season in Toronto with collections complete with floor length gowns and vibrant colours to mix into your basic black and grey wardrobe. They also invited students to join in the show with the ‘Basch It Up’ competition.

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Paris Fashion Week Closes With Final Fall 2012 Shows

The hottest runways in the world have been, sadly, packed away for another season as Paris Fashion Week comes to a close today. We have been bringing you some of the highlights from the Fall 2012 shows and here are a few more of the top Paris highlights to end an all-out fashionable week including Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Alexander McQueen.

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Top Designers Heat Up The Runways Of Paris Fashion Week

All weekend Paris has been getting a taste of Fall 2012 as designers showed during Paris Fashion Week. Here are a few of the top fashion shows from Lanvin, Givenchy and Hermes.

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Paris Fashion Week Shines On In The City of Light

Paris Fashion Week has taken over the city of light and love with heavy doses of the very glamour the French city is synonymous with. See our recap of the hottest Fall 2012 fashion shows from the Paris catwalks including See By Chloe, Dries Van Noten and Mugler

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Milan Fashion Week Fall 2012 Highlights

Fashion’s elite have moved from London to Milan for a taste of the Fall 2012 collections from some of the biggest names in fashion. See some of the highlights from Fendi, Prada and Gucci here.

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London Fashion Week Fall 2012 Highlights

This week the catwalks of London were buzzing with action as the UK finest took centre stage during London Fashion Week. Here are some of the highlights from the week including Burberry, McQ and Erdem.

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New York Fashion Week Fall 2012 Fashion Trends

The fashion trends have clearly emerged for Fall/Winter 2012 as New York Fashion Week comes to a close. A week that began with concepts and intrigue has hatched inspiration to look forward to next fall. There were too many highlights to choose from, but here are some of the top trends from NYFW 2012.

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Unforgettable New York Fashion Week Shows

New York Fashion Week has been bringing non-stop fervour to Lincoln Center with the biggest names in design showing collections for Fall/Winter 2012. See shows from Oscar de la Renta, Vera Wang and Marc Jacobs.

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BCBG, Cynthia Rowley and Peter Som at New York Fashion Week

Top American designers have begun showcasing their Fall 2012 collections at New York Fashion Week. Here is a look at some of the shows from our favourite designers including BCBG Maz Azria, Cynthia Rowley and Peter Som.

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