Smythe designers Christie Smythe and Andrea Lenczer fill us in on their fall/winter 2012 fashion essentials.
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.
Joyce Gunhouse and Judy Cornish, the design duo behind Comrags, cited “a time before the influence of celebrity” as their inspiration for their Fall/Winter 2012 collection. For our Designer Picks series, we talked to Joyce and Judy for their unique take of the trends of the season.
Jewelry designer R.J. Graziano has been spotted on the likes of Rihanna, Christian Aguilera and Julia Roberts. The designer’s pieces are not just for the ultra rich as he also has an affordable jewelry line available at HSN and The Shopping Channel. With over 30 years experience creating amazing accessories, we are thrilled to have R. J. Graziano giving us a peak at his favourite pieces for the season.
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:
If you are looking to make a statement this fall, look no further than Marie Saint Pierre’s edgy collection. This Montreal designer is known for her statement pieces and avante guard style. We turned to Marie once again for her take on which trends she is loving this season and her picks for fall, so that we can stay on the cutting edge of style too.
We love when someone asks us who we’re wearing, and we get answer back, “Joe Fresh.” The fashion-forward and incredibly affordable line makes it easy for anyone to update her wardobe with the latest trends without breaking the bank. Joe Fresh Style Director Adrienne Shoom told us all about her favourite fall 2012 fashion essentials.
From Nelly Furtado to supermodels Coco Rocha and Daria Werbowy, some of the world’s biggest stars love to pay homage to their Canadian roots by wearing clothes designed by Toronto’s very own Joeffer Caoc. Although he was born in the Philippines, Caoc was raised in Canada and launched his label here in 1995. Known for his classic tailoring and architectural detailing, Caoc brings his meticulous approach to fashion to everything from day-wear separates to cocktail dresses and gowns. We recently had the chance to catch up with Caoc to find out his best fashion advice for women for the fall of 2012.
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.
Rudsak designer Evik Asatoorian has been making some of the most coveted Canadian outerwear pieces and accessories for almost 2 decades. Sleek, minimalist and tailored to perfection, a Rudsak leather jacket is an essential for any woman (or man’s) wardrobe in the fall. Just ask Maria Menounos. The starlet was seen all over Hollywood rocking her favourite Rudsak leather jacket this year. From boots to bags, there’s nothing Asatoorian can’t do when it comes to leather. We talked to the designer about his fall fashion essentials for women, as well as his fall fashion tips.
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