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Canadian Designer Tara Rivas On Her New “Red Hot” Collection And Spring Must-Haves

As an emerging Canadian designer, Tara Rivas has been earning a name for herself over the past couple of seasons. The Toronto-based rising star recently presented her Red Hot collection at Toronto Fashion Week in February, and wowed audiences with her line of sleek scarlet pieces.  Intrigued by Rivas’ artful use of colour and sexy yet well-tailored design aesthetic, we spoke to the up-and-coming talent about her fashion journey. From her favourite tips for sporting bright red (which is largely featured in her work) to her style essentials for Spring 2018, here’s everything that Rivas had to share with Real Style.

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Indian Canadian Designer Mani Jassal On Creating Her East Meets West Aesthetic

We spoke to Canadian designer Mani Jassal about bringing her cultural influences into her work, her fabrics of choice and her breakout into the Los Angeles fashion scene. Read on to learn more about this rising design talent, and her sartorial journey so far.

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Fashion Heals For SickKids Closes Toronto Fashion Week With An Inspiring Show

Last night on the final evening of Toronto Fashion Week, the fourth annual Fashion Heals fundraiser event closed the Fall 2018 season of shows at Yorkville Village. Held in support of SickKids, Fashion Heals featured a lineup of current and former hospital patients, along with staff, families and community members. Real Style attended the runway show, which concluded the evening’s fashion festivities on a meaningful, powerful note.

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Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2018 Roundup- Day 3

With last night marking the grand finale of Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2018, the past three days have been filled with all manner of artfully crafted garments, created by Canadian designers. For the final evening of the season’s shows, the Toronto runways once again left us impressed. From exotic influences at Mani Jassal to kaleidoscope brights at Hayley Elsaesser, here’s Real Style’s official runway report from Day 3 0f Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2018.

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Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2018 Runway Report- Day 2

With the Fall 2018 season at Toronto Fashion Week well underway, Yorkville Village has temporarily been home to a series of eclectic studio shows and high-drama runways. From rising label Nonie to signature rocker couture at Hendrixroe, here’s our runway report from Day 2 of Toronto Fashion Week.

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Toronto Fashion Week Fall 2018- Day 1

Although Toronto may settling in for a February chill, the city’s fashionable set has officially stepped out for the Fall 2018 season of Toronto Fashion Week. From daring denim to extravagant evening gowns, here is our runway report from Day 1 of this season’s shows.

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Toronto Fashion Week Hits Toronto From February 5-7

For any Canadian fashionistas who are eager to slip into their most luxurious finery, Toronto Fashion Week just might offer an opportunity to dress up. The second season of the three day extravaganza of runway shows, panels and presentations returns to the city’s Yorkville area from February 5-7.

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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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