Photography by Chris Cheung/Courtesy of FAT
Including a peek at Smythe’s holiday collection.
Fashion Art Toronto returns for the fall season
Toronto’s fashion scene continues to heat up. The evidence? Fashion Art Toronto (FAT) announced this week that it will host a Fall 2022 showcase — an unexpected second event for the organization this year. Set within the historic Parkdale Hall from November 10 to 13, an all-encompassing style experience will feature red-carpet moments, runways and social spaces, all while spotlighting 30 Canadian designers.
“Canada is home to a dynamic, creative designer community and we are excited to provide our inclusive platform for a second time this year,” said Vanja Vasic, founder and executive director of FAT. “We look forward to welcoming all fashion lovers to FAT this November.” Don’t miss out: Opening night will feature highly anticipated shows from designers Lesley Hampton and Hendrixroe. Fashion Kills, Demaine Tyrone, Fugnitto, Ao Dai Canada and more will also present this season.
Hilary MacMillan’s Bloor Street pop-up is here for three more months
Nothing rings in the holiday season quite like a downtown shopping excursion. And to make your trip even better, Canadian designer Hilary MacMillan’s Bloor Street pop-up will remain open until December 31. Peruse the brand’s newly launched Fall 2022 collection as well as the super nostalgic and interactive Barbie closet, plus enjoy various surprise activations that will appear over the next few months.
Smythe’s holiday collection is a tailored dreamscape
Hometown hero Smythe knows how to bring the vibes. With its assortment of shimmery fabrics, colourful sequins, boxy blazers and pinstripe vests, the holiday collection has everything you need to tackle a very social (finally!) festive season. Fuzzy knits and cozy coats round off the launch to ensure that you won’t have to choose between style and warmth.
MCM opens a store in Yorkdale Shopping Centre
MCM’s Canadian presence is growing, thanks to its newest Toronto retail location in Yorkdale Shopping Centre. The boutique will not only house the German label’s leather goods and RTW, but will also be an immersive design experience from the moment customers enter the space. It’s the epitome of luxury and opulence.
Wuxly collaborates with Bryan Adams
Sustainable outerwear brand Wuxly has announced a collection made in collaboration with rockstar Bryan Adams. The limited-edition BAD Collection, inspired by his recently released song “Kick Ass,” consists of three pieces: a hoodie, a parka (for up to -25 degrees celsius) and a lightweight, water-repellent jacket. What makes Adams such a great fit for Wuxly? The Canadian music legend shares the same values and dedication to protecting the planet and its animals — something we can all make a priority.
Chloe Bailey is the face of Garage’s new collection
On October 13, Garage will release its newest line B.DY by Garage with Grammy-nominated singer songwriter Chloe Bailey as the face. The collection includes everyday basics like seamless knit tops and bodysuits that enhance natural and unique curves. Available in an array of colours, the pieces are the perfect essentials to mix up your wardrobe.
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