Greta Constantine Spring 2013
Known as Toronto’s “Jersey Boys” for their almost exclusive use of the breezy fabric, Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong entered new territory with their collection for spring. Shown in divisive sections – navy, followed by black, followed by white – the designers presented extensive groupings of mostly dresses with only a few done in their signature material, two being the white Grecian gowns that closed out the show.
Here, however, the structural dresses were the most refreshing, especially the opening vignette of all navy frocks. The looks were imbued with the same feminine power that has garnered Greta Constantine the loyal following of customers they now enjoy, but these were sharper, neater, and much more modern. There was a navy skirt suit with pointed shoulder and a severe peplum, as well as a number of flouncy circle skirts in each of their trifecta shades that stood out stiffly from the models’ waists. (Review continues on next slide)