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Jean Paul Gaultier Speaks At Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2018

Recently, the esteemed French designer Jean Paul Gaultier made a special visit to Toronto to speak at Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2018. The Yorkville-based event featured a panel sponsored by FIJI Water, where Gaultier engaged in conversation with American writer Derek Blasberg. Real Style was in attendance at the talk, and had an opportunity to hear Gaultier address the crowds.

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Bustle Designer Shawn Hewson Talks Backstage At Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2018

As a Toronto-based sportswear label, Bustle Clothing was established in 2002 by lawyers and husband and wife team Shawn Hewson and Ruth Promislow. Fast forward 15 years later, and Bustle is known for their athleisure and funky yet sporty pieces for men and women. Recently, Real Style had a chance to speak to creative director Hewson backstage, following Bustle’s Spring 2018 show at Toronto Fashion Week.

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Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2018 Roundup- Day 3

Last night marked the grand finale of Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2018, which took place under the tents in the city’s upscale Yorkville area. From emerging talent such as Hayley Elsaesser to established designers like Pink Tartan, the Toronto Fashion Week catwalks once again presented the newest looks from homegrown talent. Here’s Real Style’s runway report from Day 3 of the TFW shows.

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Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2018 Runway Report- Day 1 And 2

With the revamped Toronto Fashion Week officially taking place in Yorkville this week, the local runways have brought us the latest and greatest creations from Canadian designers. From Lucian Matis to UNTTLD, Real Style reports on the front rows from the first two evenings of the three day festival.

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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.

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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.

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UNTTLD Designers Simon Bélanger & José Manuel St-Jacques On Their Renaissance Inspired Collection

Recently at Toronto Fashion Week in March, emerging Montreal-based label UNTTLD unveiled a collection of striking metallic gowns and intricate embellished frocks. Real Style caught up with designers Simon Bélanger & José Manuel St-Jacques about their shimmering new collection, their lives as emerging Canadian design talents and their favourite fashion memories.

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Designer David Dixon Talks Honouring Ovarian Cancer Survivors With His New Gene Collection

Last year, established Canadian eveningwear designer David Dixon lost his beloved sister, Susan, to cancer. While coping with the devastating loss, the Mississauga, Ontario-based design talent decided to channel his grief into an inspired collection for Fall 2016. Real Style spoke to Dixon about the significance of his sentimental new collection, his usage of denim and why the Gene Collection merges fashion with awareness of women’s health.

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Rudsak Designer Evik Asatoorian On Finding Fashion Inspiration In Wilderness & More

Real Style chatted with Rudsak founder Evik Asatoorian about this latest design inspiration, his love of layering and why raw materials play an essential role in his runway creations. Here’s what Asatoorian had to share with us.

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Stephan and Kyriako Caras On Stephan Caras’ Sensual New Collection & Canadian Fashion

At Toronto Fashion Week in March, father and son designer duo Stephan and Kyriako Caras revealed a high-drama collection of sparkling gowns, deep navy blue shades and sequined embellishment. Here’s what they have to say about their latest creations, the Canadian fashion industry and more.

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Emerging Canadian Designer Hayley Elsaesser On Her Crazy New Collection & Body Diversity

Recently at Toronto Fashion Week, emerging Canadian-born and Australian-educated designer Hayley Elsaesser unveiled her latest Fall 2016 collection of funky neon prints. Real Style spoke to the unconventional young designer about her latest colourful creations, the differences between Canuck and Aussie fashion and body diversity on the catwalks.

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Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2016- Day 4

With Day 4 of the Toronto Fashion Week shows officially wrapped, the runways at David Pecaut Square showcased everything from architectural accessories to elaborate outerwear. For Fall 2016, bold statement looks were certainly en vogue on the Toronto catwalks. As we reflect back on the fourth day of shows, here’s Real Style’s runway report on the latest Toronto Fashion Week collections.

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Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2016- Day 2

With Day 2 of Toronto Fashion Week making a splash last night at David Pecaut Square, the catwalks continue to showcase Fall 2016 trends in Canadian fashion. Here’s Real Style’s runway roundup on the latest and greatest from the front rows in Toronto.

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Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2016- Day 1

With Toronto Fashion Week officially launching yet another season last night at David Pecaut Square, the city is once again ablaze with vivid sartorial statements from a bevy of Canadian designers. Here’s Real Style’s report on Day 1 of the Toronto shows.

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Emerging Canadian Designers To Watch At Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2016

While we’ve all heard of Canadian design talents like David Dixon and Farley Chatto, a number or rising names will also be making a mark at Toronto Fashion Week. From Candace Daniela to WRKDEPT, here are a few rising Canuck designers to keep a keen sartorial eye on this season.

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