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An insider’s look at who’s got Flare at L’Oréal Fashionweek

Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Michelle Tilley – jewellery designer, Rare Bloom
What: Jacket, Skirt & Bag – Vintage, Tank – American Apparel, Boots – NYC Designer (can’t remember), Necklace – her own design
Why: Her cool accessories (necklace & boots) stand out without taking over.

Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Julie Yoo – Owner I Miss You vintage boutique Toronto
What: Jacket, Blouse, Ring & Bag – Vintage, Boots – Aldo
Why: She manages to look fresh & trendy despite the fact her outfit is entirely vintage.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Amber Dey – Student
What: Dress & Cardigan – Vintage,  Bag – Urban Outfitters, Boots – Target, Ring – Susie Love.
Why: Her brocade dress looks both age appropriate & current with the addition of a headband (which was her own hair in a braid!). 

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Sarah Jay – Head Stylist for FDCC, Decaletage.com
What: Dress – Katya Revenko, Shoes – H&M
Why: This is a great example of how to wear a really fashion forward item (the dress) casually (paired with fun flats).

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Muqu – The Bay
What: Dress – Parameter at The Bay, Leggings – Hue, Jewellery – market in Bangkok, Bag – Harrods, Shoes – Town Shoes
Why: Her electric hued leggings make edgy look playful.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Natalie– Marketing Manager at Holt Renfrew
What: Sweater – Marc by Marc Jacobs, Trousers – Holt Renfrew, Bag & Shoes – from Europe
Why: The sweet-looking sweater is grown up in grey–perfect for night or day.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Odessa – from Ukula boutique in Toronto
What: Everything is vintage
Why: Retro ladylike touches of long gloves and bejewelled belt look fresh and modern paired with a colourful dress.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Lara Vincent – fashion designer
What: Dress – Betsey Johnson, Boots – Corbo, Sweater – H&M, Bag & Headband – Vintage
Why: Because she makes Boudoir Dressing look wearable & classy not sleazy with her lingerie inspired dress.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Alex, fashion fan
What: Glasses – Spectacle, Dress – Anna Sui, Bag – Holt Renfrew, Shoes – Celine, Jacket – Vintage
Why: She gives Geek Chic a good name – the glasses are balanced with a feminine, but not too frilly dress.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Iku, Seneca fashion student
What: Dress – Betsey Johnson, Bag – Katie, Shoes – Cocue, Jewellery – Vivienne Westwood & Anna Sui, Scarf – Vintage
Why: She pulls off modern day Goth without looking to costumey.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Lincoln, FLARE Calgary contributor
What: Jacket – Forever 21, Jeans – Rag & Bone, Tie – Jank Deluxe, Shirt – Zara, Bag & Shoes – LV, Jewellery – Good Art Hollywood
Why: Because even boys can rock the metallic look.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Naz – Seneca fashion student
What: Coat – Vintage faux fur, Dress – Marciano, Tank – Aritzia, Jewellery – Forever 21 & Vintage, Clutch – Winners, Shoes – Pacific Mall
Why: Even though she’s only combined the two colours (both fashionista staples!) the effect is beyond stylish.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Rachel – PR at Lotus Leaf
What: Dress – Old Navy, Jewellery – Vintage & Forever 21, Shoes – Jessica Simpson
Why: She kept it simple with her accessories & monochromatic look while still looking tres chic.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Shawn McInnis, interior designer
What: Prada sunglasses, Gsus sweater, Energie jacket, Jack spade jeans, Harley davidson boots and Misari gloves
Why: Representing the look of today’s biker

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Elite Model Robyn
What: Zara jacket
Why: Facing the chilly weather in style

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: The Guys from Boy tech
What: Their own costume
Why: Need we say more.

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Jessi Cruikshank – MTV Canada
What: Common cloth dress and vintage clutch
Why: Making colour look as elegant as black

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Sarah – Much Music VJ
What: H&M scarf and top, Cheap Monday jeans, and vintage shoes
Why: Looking chic and graphically pleasing to the eye

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Chris – Seneca fashion student
What: H&M scarf, shirt, pants, bag, vintage glasses, vest and boots
Why: Because he wears old pieces in a refreshingly new fashion

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Friday, October 26, 2007

Who: Irina – fashion fan
What: Vintage coat, belt, Gucci bag, Seven jeans, Town Shoes heels
Why: For bringing luxe back into the season

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Canadian actress Johanna Black (from Entourage) rocks Joeffer Caoc’s silk jersey LBD.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Who: Davidson with Talenttor (L’Oreal Fashion Week’s music sponsor)
What: H&M cardigan, Melting Pot jeans, Big It Up hat, B2 shoes
Why: Because of his hip-hop meets downtown dandy appeal. Guys, please note the skinny tie!

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Love the effortlessly chic tailoring of this model’s hoodie.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2007

We heart Dan. The MTV VJ looks rather dapper in his Bustle suit.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Who: Elaine, George Brown student
What: Pacific Mall clothes, Aldo Boots and Chanel Bag
Why: Because the girl’s got priorities – A chic hi-low mix starts with Chanel.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Who: Shawn Ayers, freelance journalist
What: Vintage vest, cap and belt, Zara shirt and Hugo Boss boots.
Why: Because he’s got vest appeal a la JT. Plus he’s pretty.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Who: Hilary Mymin, Joeffer Caoc’s sales and marketing coordinator
What: Joeffer Caoc (‘natch)
Why: Because the LBD should always look this H-O-T (it’s a fine balance between trash and class).

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Shenae Grimes (from Degrassi the Next Generation) in a plaid cocoon coat (a fall must have) and gilded baubles-the perfect casual-meets-polished mix (girls don’t be afraid to wear your jewelry over your layers).

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Who: Becky Simpson, The Bay
What: Forever 21 dress and necklace, Balenciaga bag
Why: Because light layering and standout accessories are perfect for fall.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Ok it helps that this model is striking, but a 70s colour palette and graphic prints are gorgeous and soooo now.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Who: Mel, Town Shoes intern
What: American Apparel top and skirt, Vintage belt, Ralph Lauren bag, Michael Kors shoes
Why: Because the 80s look fabulous when it’s a girls first time around.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Who: Sarah-Nicole Prickett, freelance journalist
What: H&M dress, vintage belt, Winners bag, Urban outfitters shoes
Why: Because even though she mixed plaid, patent and mock croc (on her bag), it’s a chic combination.

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Monday, October 22, 2007


This is how you work the haute rockabilly look.

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Monday, October 22, 2007

Iman proves supermodels get better with age.

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Monday, October 22, 2007

Black & white and chic all over: Stephanie shows off her model style..

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Monday, October 22, 2007

Love the mix of ladylike leather gloves with urban edge style.

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