Dressing For The Weather
If anything's for certain, it's that the weather will only become more unpredictable. The evidence: The first day of spring saw audience members and models alike scurrying for cover inside the Toronto Fashion Week tent, only to find gusts of snow and wind shaking its flimsy walls. In this ever-changing climate, designers are getting creative, offering cold-weather staples that can be mixed and layered depending on the temperature. This season, we saw turtlenecks, fur accents, pockets in everything (to keep those hands warm!), sweatshirt shapes and long skirts. And because pure function would take all the fun out of fashion, designers played with texture and fabrics such as shimmery metallics that catch the light, geometric-print silks and patent leathers. Read on for our top 10 trends for Fall 2013.