fall fashion advice




Fall Fashion Picks From Toronto Designer Golnaz Ashtiani

The ASHTIANI Fall/Winter collection combines deep fall colors with neutrals and pops of bright color and printed fabrics. The line experiments heavily with textures, mixing materials like mohair, leather, and sheer panels. Ashtiani gives classic style and tailoring a modern twist with geometric and unconventional shapes in the patterns and construction of the pieces. Ashtiani shares with Real Style her fall fashion advice and her favorite trends.

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Caitlin Power Discusses Fall Fashion Must-Haves

Caitlin Power’s Fall/Winter line, unveiled in March, consists of deep, bold colors (such as navy blue and dark red) color-blocked with black and white, as well as the use of a variety of fabrics with contrasting sheens and textures. The designer reveals to Real Style what she thinks everyone should have in their closets this fall.

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Line Knitwear’s Designers Share Their Fall Fashion Tips

When the cool weather hits, you will probably be reaching for your favourite knit sweaters, warm wraps and cozy cashmere. If that’s the case then Canadian fashion brand Line Knitwear from long-time friends John Muscat and Jennifer Wells should be your new go-to name in fashion. Line Knitwear has shown Canadians that knits can be so much more than just an oversized sweater. We asked John and Jennifer for their keen tips on fall fashion. See what they shared.

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Designer Picks: David Dixon’s Fall/Winter Fashion Tips

Toronto fashion designer David Dixon has been a staple at Toronto Fashion Week for many seasons now. His feminine aesthetic has made him a perennial favourite for women who want to look glamourous and chic from the office to the evening gown. Real Style asked David Dixon for his fall fashion advice to help us get that luxe touch in all of our outfits this season.

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Designer Picks: Mackage Designers Talk Fall 2013

Mackage designers Eran Elfassy and Elisa Dahan are no strangers to the fashion world. The design duo have been creating their line since they were only teens and have built their brand from a primarily leather company into including down jackets perfect for a Canadian winter to their latest venture, a handbag line. We caught up with the designers to discuss all things fall, how to keep stylish even in cold Canadian temperatures and why they decided to enter the world of designing handbags.

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Designer Picks: Lucian Matis Shares His Fall 2013 Faves

Lucian Matis is known for his extravagant designs when it comes to his main line but with his ready-to-wear Matis by Lucian Matis collection it’s all about clothes that women can wear throughout their 9 to 5 and straight to after work cocktails. We caught up with Lucian to chat about fall’s inspiration and key pieces you should invest in now.

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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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Designer Picks: Marie Saint Pierre’s Cold Weather Fashion Advice

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.

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Designer Picks: Joeffer Caoc’s Favourite Fall 2012 Fashion

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.

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Stylist Amy Lu’s Fall Fashion Tips

Since 2001, Toronto’s Amy Lu has been making the world a more fashionable place. With styling for Fashion Magazine, People, Vanity Fair, Canada’s Next Top Model and Much Music, this is one Canadian girl who knows how to stay on the edge of fashion. We asked Amy Lu for her fall fashion tips to update our wardrobe this season.

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What To Wear: The Latest Leather Trend

This season is all about a ladylike sensibility and today we look to Fergie for our inspirational shot. The popularity of leather always ebbs and flows but it never disappears as a staple in most wardrobes – what seems to change is how we wear it.

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Designer Picks: Comrags Chose Their 5 Fall Fashion Must Haves

We’re thrilled that the Canadian design duo, Joyce Gunhouse and Judy Cornish, of Comrags have weighed in once again with their fall fashion must haves for our exclusive Designer Picks Series. With nearly 30 years in the industry it’s no wonder that we couldn’t wait to see what these fashion darlings picked as the stand outs from their Fall collection. See there fall must haves here.

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How To Wear Layers This Fall-See Over 20 Looks

Want to know how to wear multiple layers this fall/winter? Then take a cue from Real Style Magazine’s fashion market editor: Tammy Palmer. Professional stylist and a former senior editor with Flare magazine, Tammy shows you how to layer your look properly and how to pull off this season’s most popular styles. Be it Edgy, Romantic, Preppy or Sleek see over 20 different looks and shop the ones you love on the spot by clicking on the photos.

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Designer Picks: Marie Saint Pierre’s Five Top Looks For Fall 2011

This season we have turned to Montreal fashion designer Marie Saint Pierre for favourite fashion items from her fall collection for our Designer Picks series. Marie’s cutting edge sense of style ensures that each season she is on the brink of the biggest fashion trends, while she manages to keep an element of surprise in her garments with an avante-guard vision.

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