toronto fashion week fall 2012

Celebs Turn To The Catwalk For Dare To Wear Love

Jeanne Beker, Dina Pugliese, Trish Stratus and many more Canadian celebrities strutted on the catwalk for Dare to Wear Love 2012. The show raises money for the Stephen Lewis Foundation, and was an astounding success. The annual gala fashion show and fundraiser closed World MasterCard Toronto Fashion Week with a bang.

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Interview: Joeffer Caoc Explains His Fall 2012 Woman

Known for his modern and timeless designs, Joeffer Caoc didn’t disappoint with his Fall 2012 collection full of tweed, leather, fur and sequins, a few of his favourite fabrics. Following the show, Joeffer explained to us what kind of woman the eclectic collection is designed for.

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Jeanne Beker Rocks The Runway At Dare To Wear Love

Jeanne Beker has added runway model to her long list of accomplishments and Real Style magazine was super proud to sponsor her runway debut and invite her to model in the show! Jeanne modeled a custom Greta Constantine dress at the Dare To Wear Love fashion show, which closed World Mastercard Fashion Week in Toronto.

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World Mastercard Fashion Week Day 5: Arthur Mendonca, Joeffer Caoc & Dare To Wear Love

That’s a wrap on World MasterCard Toronto Fashion Week! I had an amazing fashion filled week. We have such strong Canadian designers here in Canada and the week was all about celebrating them and the passion and appreciation we all have for the art of fashion. Day 5 closed the show with a mix of sophistication and edge and the wonderful Dare To Wear Love fashion show and gala.

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Interview: Sunny Fong Vawk & Vawkkin Fall 2012

Our favourite thing about Sunny Fong is his designs are made for real women. Whether you’re needing something glamorous or are working a 9-5, Vawk and Sunny’s newest collection, Vawkkin, has you covered. Women without modelling experience in all shapes and sizes showed that Vawkkin works for the average person, not just standard models. We spoke with Sunny on why he chose to break the runway boundaries by representing real women.

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Interview: Bustle’s Designers Talk Stampede Style

Rodeo met the runway as Bustle celebrated the 100th year anniversary for the Calgary Stampede. Boys in plaid, cowboy hats, jeans, and bolo ties paired with tailored suits came stomping down the runway in the western influenced collection. We chatted with Bustle’s designers Shawn Hewson and Ruth Promislow about how the modern city man can work these pieces into his wardrobe.

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Interview: Chloe Comme Parris Presents ‘Beautiful Badass’

The sister design duo Chloe and Parris Gordon are no strangers to Toronto Fashion Week. In their fourth season of shows, this time the girls gave us garments with a soft gothic charm. Still in their early twenties, these budding designers have made a big splash in the Toronto fashion scene for their dark and youthful edge. Real Style Network caught up with the girls backstage after their highly anticipated Fall 2012 show at World MasterCard Fashion Week to find out the secret behind their fall collection.

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World Mastercard Fashion Week Day 4: Rudsak, Pink Tartan & David Dixon

With World Mastercard Toronto Fashion Week winding down, the media lounge chats are all about the amount of concealer it takes to keep you looking awake and the amount of caffeine it takes to keep you feeling energized. With each day passing, the collections keep amazing. See our reviews of Pink Tartan, David Dixon and Rudsak.

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Interview: Lucian Matis Discusses His Fall 2012 Collection

Although Toronto Fashion Week is well underway, editors and fashion elite are still talking about the opening show by Lucian Matis. The moody ball gowns, intricate details and plethora of feathers left us wishing for a fancy black tie party to attend. These gowns are every girl’s dream. Real Style Network had the pleasure of speaking with Lucian, the genius behind this breathtaking collection.

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World Mastercard Fashion Week Day 3: Vawk, Bustle & Joe Fresh

Day two of World Mastercard Toronto Fashion Week proved to be the busiest of all, but with all of the buzz in the tents, I was prepared for anything! See our reviews of hot shows from Vawk, Line, Bustle and Joe Fresh.

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World Mastercard Toronto Fashion Week Day 2: Adrian Wu, Chloe Comme Parris & Lundstrom

Day two of World Mastercard Toronto Fashion Week was definitely busy, between being backstage interviewing Parris and Chloe Gordon of Chloe Comme Parris and catching every show, it was every fashion lover’s dream. See highlights from shows including Lundstrom, Matis By Lucian Matis and Soia & Kyo.

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World Mastercard Fashion Week Day 1: Lucian Matis, Korhani, Holt Renfrew & More.

The first official day of Toronto fashion week, also known as World Mastercard Fashion Week has wrapped, with Lucian Matis, Korhani, several amazing Canadian designers featured in the Holt Renfrew show and Pavoni, the night was filled with great Canadian fashion and proved how truly talented our homegrown designers are.

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