Toronto Fashion Week, Spring 2016

TFW march 2016

Trench + Purse (Zara) | Blazer (Naven, similar here) | Denim (Levi’s) | Heels (Gianvito Rossi) | T-Shirt (Aritzia)
Foundation (Maybelline) | Concealer (Nars & Maybelline) | Blush (Nars) | Highlighter (Becca) | Eyeliner (The Balm) | Lipliner (Urban Decay) | Lipstick (Bite Beauty) | Lipgloss (Milani) | Mascara (Lancome, Too Faced, Benefit)
TFW for me this season was short and uber sweet (what can you do when work gets in the way of your fun?) but Wednesday was jam-packed with events that made so proud and humbled to be invited to.

My day started off at the tents attending the Toronto Fashion Incubators semi-annual Press & Buyers event. This event celebrates and displays Canadian talent in all categories ranging from Footwear to Fur in a boutique/showroom-style tradeshow for industry professionals to see their debut.

What I like the most about this event is that its a special place for emerging talent and gives you a chance to see the raw talent that this country definitely has. In a world and industry sometimes where you feel like everyone is wearing the same damn thing (Neutrals X a million), it’s so refreshing to see authentic vision and non-comformity.

I didn’t get to personally visit each station but my personal faves were LAMARQUE, Puffin, Royal Fur Club and Tulsi MacRae.

Later that evening, I stopped the Broke and Living S/S 2016 preview hosted by Her Collective Media with my fellow blogger babe, Olivia Jordan.

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Held in the West Queen West area, they turned an empty space into a curated gallery showing just how much love, sweat and tears goes into a collection. From behind the scene sketches and snaps.. it’s always good to see just how much work goes into creating and designing and gives future consumers a new-found appreciation for the wearable art that their pieces really are!

It’s always nice to see the crazy, insane talent that is in this season and I always look forward to TFW where I’m constantly blown away. Did you have a chance to visit any events? Does your city host a fashion week, tell me in the comments below!

xxo.

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