Pink Tartan by Ali de Bold
Toronto Fashion Week proved once again that fashion in Ontario is in its best shape. Many world-famous names of the designer world have decided to call Toronto their home and search for inspiration while roaming its downtown. Today’s post will pay tribute to the people whose names are synonymous with fashion. Check out our list of some of the most innovative fashion designers residing in our city.
Kim Newport-Mimran’s Pink Tartan brand is known for its concept of wearable sporty designs that should assist you during the transition “from day to night.” She truly based her brand on reinventing modern classics by adding a simple adjustment or new bright colour. French-like elegance and freedom to discover your true feminine style can be found in all Pink Tartan’s lines.
All local fashionistas know and love Virginia’s flagship on Ossington. Her earthy and colourful designs of clothes, accessories, and children’s wear have accompanied us for almost a decade, during which time she made her way to the most prestigious stores all around the globe. She claims that her main inspiration springs from the natural world — birds, trees, flowers, and flowing water.
Jacket by Sai Sivanesan
Heidi is one of the youngest and brightest stars of the alternative fashion scene. Her avantgarde designs focus on eye-catching shapes and bizarre experimentation. Specializing in minidresses and catsuits, she sticks to the sustainability ideal and is never afraid to use unusual materials. Take a look at her her cork collection to find out yourself!
Wearing Jules’ outfits allows all women to dress in a natural and easy-going style with a feminine spark. By creating sexy and colourful designs for everyday wear with her unique charm, she has become a sweetheart of the Toronto fashion scene since launching her own brand in 2009. Find confidence in her relaxed and comfy yet luxurious clothes.
Looking for a bit of nostalgia and stability in a world that is full of changes? Go for Philip Sparks, a designer who combines old-school classical tailoring with a sense for contemporary style. His vintage designs draw inspiration from old Canadian wear with a focus on quality. All his clothing and accessories are produced within Canada, using the services of the best manufacturers.
Blue lipstick and black leather: these would certainly be the two trademarks of Amanda Lew Kee, a relative newcomer to the fashion scene in Toronto. Her interests evolved from jewellery through leather garments to a women’s clothing line that was launched only last year during the Toronto Fashion Week. Amanda seems to be loved by the entertainment industry — she even worked with HBO’s hit show True Blood.