Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Tuesday Night WCFW

Last night I attended Day 6 of Western Canada Fashion Week and while creating this post I strongly felt I needed to give credit where credit is due right from the start, which is why I'm highlighting Malorie Urbanovitch's Spring/Summer 2012 collection first. I was lucky enough to view this Edmonton-based designer's stunning line from the front row and it was flawless.

I mean, look at these clothes! The high-quality fabric, the dynamic colors mixed with neutrals, the structured design and streamlined aesthetic literally took my breath away.

Did I mention this designer is only 24??










Congratulations to Malorie for executing such a strikingly chic (and wearable) collection!






Another young designer who impressed me last night was 23 year-old Janessa Ott with her Obsidian line. She featured vintage-inspired coats and dresses that reminded me of elegant and luxurious fashion from the '30's and '40's. Janessa chose a theme and ran with it, which resulted in beautifully-crafted, classic clothing.

I also thoroughly enjoyed Playa Bonita's adorable beachwear line, as did all the men in the audience whose jaws dropped as gorgeous women of all shapes and sizes paraded down the runway in fun and flirty swimwear.

Rowena Manansala poses with Playa Bonita designer Ana Villa-Eliuk

Fashion Magazine's Caroline Gault, me (with a new hair style courtesy of Justine at Flaunt salon) and Janis from Dress Me Dearly. We just all happened to be wearing red nail polish that night!

A very stylish Edmontonian I had to take a picture of. Loved her studded boots!

Two of the most talented photographers in town: Harvey Miedreich and Aaron Pederson who must have called each other before the show to plan out their outfits ; ). Actually it was a total coincidence. Or so they say...








22 comments:

this free bird said...

I love seeing these posts Marie! You are looking fab and I think you need one of everything in the first row especially. Wonderful talent!!

xo,
C

t said...

Nice looks!

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Closet Fashionista said...

Oooh I love that first collection!!! Its great, can't believe she's only 24
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Courtney Erin said...

I love those bangs on you! And yes, yes, a thousand times yes to the Malorie Urbanovitch collection - it's stunning and appears highly wearable.

xoxo ~ Courtney
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JennaStevie said...

You got these up so quickly!! That's awesome, great shots, I was really impressed with Malorie's collection as well as Janessa's, gorgeous!
xJennaD

Mademoiselle Lala said...

Because the red nail polish will never go out of style! :) Great post! X

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J. said...

You are so right, a very stunning collection-love the colours.
You look beautiful Marie, your hair looks great!
Thanks for the update-looks sooo fun.
:) J.

Natasha said...

Such great Canadian designs! I absolutely love seeing the work of these young and obviously driven designers! Very inspirational :)

Natasha ~ Required2BeInspired

Kassandra said...

haha love the matching hoodies. You girls look cute. I am glad to see what I missed!
<3 Kastles

Adventures in Fashion said...

Great post, love-- I feel like I was there! Love your new hair, and you guys all looked fab! See you tonight! xx

Catita said...

cool post, love your trimmed bangs! Wish my hair was straight in the front to get some again, but it is always such a styling nightmare...i will refrain myself from cutting them ;)
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Catita

leahhg said...

That chick looks like Christina Aguilara!!!

FunnyFaceBeauty said...

Awesome post. Looks like you are having an amazing time. I love both designers looks.
xx
Alicia

Tracy D said...

Fashion aside can I just say you have the best cheekbones ever!

Islandia Lane said...

oh, love the hair!

E said...

Wow, I would love to go someday!

Regina said...

Wow nice collections and great photos!


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Alexandra said...

Absolutely crazy about everything in Malorie Urbanovitch's line...seriously, the colours, the cuts, the materials. Perfection, and like you said, so wearable.

Loooove the new haircut Marie! You look stunning in that pic. You're so lucky you have the bone structure to pull off a bold but timeless cut like that, it would fall flat on me hahaha (literally and figuratively). I've so been loving all of these fashion week posts, thank you for being so regular about them!

Alexandra xo

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Francesca said...

gorgeous! looked like a great show.
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Jelisaveta said...

Beautiful photos! :)

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Sandy Joe said...

The matching nail polish might be my favourite part!

x

Mary M. said...

You look lovely in that group photo and I love the way you've described the whole event! Your blog is fab!

Mary from http://teenfashiondiary.blogspot.com/

 
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