Hot Tweets: Toronto Fashion Week Preview

Designers sum up their new lines in 140 characters or less


In 140 characters or less, tell us a bit about your new collection! #WearCanada

We tweeted (and challenged!) all the designers set to show during Toronto Fashion Week to sum up their Fall 2012 collections in one single chirp. From short and sweet to simply a hashtag, see what these savvy design stars had to say about their new lines.

: Acauplco meet Mykonos with a 60’s pop vibe. Bright colours, sharp tailoring + breezy flow. Idyllic, wearable, notable style.

: Sci-fi samurai inspired @VAWK collection & VAWKKIN our sister label, inspired by the working women

@JeremyLaing: Romantic post-goth minimalism

@ChloeComeParris: #BeautifulBadass

@Ruffian_NY: Razor Sharp Tailoring, Feminine meets masculine, Modernly Cinematic, Neo-Victorian meets Gangster Chic!

@SoImAdrian: I would have to say.. “A European inspired collection that is Romantically Dramatic with a splash of Politics.”

FW 2012 is feminine sensibility that encapsulates “the lady” trend. Fabrics of laces, & tweeds in smoky blues & silver fox.

@Caitlin_Power: Sharp tailoring.Geometric.Futuristic.Androgynous.Sleek.LEATHER.Neoprene.AND a little something we’re saving for the show…

i: Ashtiani latest collection called “Ethereal” Inspired by surrealism & history,expect fresh winter colors & structured shapes

@LineKnitwear: A new direction for @LINEKnitwear infusing artisan roots and handcrafted knits with fresh & edgy silhouettes.

@AmandaLewKee: Get to know ‘The Designer’ with an intimate collection, presentation, and after party.

: Fluidity, pastel colors, simplicity, transparency and confortatble! 🙂

: Sport Couture Graphic Modernism

: Fall 2012 is inspired by “The Birds.” expect to see unusual fabrics, silhouettes, and the darkest collection for me to date!

@LovasFashion: Based on character of Brenda in Atwood’s Year of the Flood. Play on texture, think chunky knits, ostrich feathers and sequins

@LucianMatis: The collection is dark, sombre and elegant. Linear and symmetric. Form fitting, Dramatique!

: FW12 is inspired by psychoanalysis + the inner workings of the human mind. Our girl is a bit innocent + a bit naughty xx

@SoiaKyo: FW12 – Laid-back, cool Montreal look. New luxe detailing. Designed with love. High quality outerwear.

: All I can say is it’s gonna be very different from last season!

: Clean/refined & classic with a morbid twist. Leather, Nylon and Wool with a muted palette and heavy tailoring

: Triarchy to show new takes on old classics..high waisted bodies in fab F/W colours & a new take on printed denim!

: Dare to Wear Love – 26 top designers working with African fabrics – celebrities and supermodels – tickets going fast!

See the full Toronto Fashion Week schedule here!