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3rd ANNUAL DESIGNERS CLOSET FALL/WINTER PREVIEW

Make sure to get your tickets as Designers Closet is this weekend and not to be missed.

“”Enjoy networking and mingling with fashion lovers
Get a first look at collections by talented locals including
Menswear by Anna Fora, ‘Viva Noir’ collection by Simply Beautiful Designs, Denise David Collection and ‘Gladiator Goddess’ by Jomanda allicock
Enjoy a Q&A session with designers.
MENSWEAR TREND FORCASTING showcase by the Beaucoup Creative Team [BCT]
drinks, sweets, and much more…”"

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ART OF FASHION

 

The dead line for designers to enter Art of Fashion is August 17th so get your applications in. This year the Art of Fashion event will be held during Nuit Blanche on September 29th 2012, at Hazelton Lanes in Toronto. Designers will compete for the $30,000plus prize package and showcase their collections in front of a panel of fashion industry judges. Also don’t forget about the 10,000 attendees during Nuit Blanche that will also get too see.

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Philip Sparks for Danier Spring 2012 Men’s Accessories Collection

It was exciting news when Danier announced its partnership with Canadian designer Philip Sparks for a men’s accessories collection. A couple weeks ago I was invited by Brill Communications to preview this new collaboration. The collection is ranging from iPad cases, brief cases, weekend bags, wallets and much more.

“We started with a nostalgic idea of travel and how people once boarded airplanes and train cars with a wardrobe of carryalls, duffle bags and cases, “ says Philip. “ Then we updated that mix to include iPad cases and backpacks filled with extra pockets and compartments for contemporary travelers who expect the functionality of five bags in one.”

This is just what you would expect from Philip Sparks, it is a stylish, well detailed and multi purposed collection for the debonair gentlemen on the go. I travel a lot and was really happy to see this new collection and very excited for its introduction into Danier stores across Canada this spring because I am planning to grab a couple of these pieces for myself!

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Marie Saint Pierre Fall/Winter 2012

Marie Saint Pierre has been a master leading designer almost 25 years now.  She is very well known for her Fashion-Forward pieces with well-crafted, detailed and unique colours. She was one of the most anticipated designers showing this season at Montreal Fashion Week. The energy was quite high as you entered the runway, that had very cold and lurry music. A girl began spinning on a machine at the beginning of the runway and then it all began.

She started it off with short film choreography, featuring a muse as a mannequin showing the divine new collection. The show was very dark with lots of black with the odd pops of colour that included this yellow dress that had a kind of black cropped jacket that was almost looked bird like. There a lot of ruffled pieces that looked like feathers.   It was an impressive collection that captivated me and everyone around me during the show. “A true artist” most people would say as we were all leaving and chatting about day one.

 

 

Photos by Jimmy Hamelin

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Mélissa Nepton Fall/Winter 2012

Melissa Nepton is one of those promising designers with a big future that has just emerged onto the scene. We first saw her when she was on the TV show “La Collection,” and was voted into the finals by the judges.  Then she went on as an exchange student to the École Nationale Supérieure des arts Décoratifs in Paris, from there she went on to become a designer and buyer later in Montreal.

I was very excited to see this Fall/Winter 2012 collection by Melissa. Such a great mix of textures and big collars, her wool and knits where just MAGNIFIQUE.  We saw such a great selection of Grey, White, Carmel and a little turquoise.  Noelly (AKA miss SLY) said “The silk ponytail sported by the models almost had an equestrian feel to it all.” Also the great mix of hush puppies foot wear put it all together well.

 

Photos by Jimmy Hamelin

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Ottawa Fashion Week Giveaway

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTEST HAS NOW CLOSED AND THE WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED MONDAY FEB, 13TH

One grand winner will be selected, See what is up for grabs!!

 

 

 

Ottawa Fashion Week VIP PACK:

2- Access passes to Ottawa Fashion Week (Feb 17th-19th)

Vip swag bags from Ottawa Fashion Week

2-Front row seats for the closing Celebrity charity show

 

One winner will be selected and here is how to enter:

1-Follow @allaccesskevin and “Like” AllAccesswithKevin on Facebook

2-Follow @OFW_Live on Twitter or “Like” Ottawa Fashion Week on Facebook

3- Enter your participation via Twitter*, by tweeting “@allaccesskevin I would like to win your @OFW_live tickets #OFWUNICEF”

 

*If you are not on Twitter you can still participate, by leaving us a comment right here on this post, or on our AllAccesswithKevin Facebook wall.

 

Winners will be chosen February,10th and announced on Feb,13th

 

GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE

 

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Karl Lagerfeld’s 70-Piece Collection goes on Net-a-Porter

 

Karl Lagerfeld Fashion favorites are excited,  the designer’s affordable Karl line is exclusively on Net-a-Porter IN 16 HOURS as well as on KARL.comstarting February 28

This  70-piece collection is all about black, Leather,Denim and some sequins!! Karl’s new design logo for this brand will feature a “K” on the clothing. Pieces of the collection range from $50 to $1,350. Make sure to check this amazing publicity video out and make sure to bye some of these great pieces!

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Fashion/ Marni for H&M

 

“I wanted to create a true Marni wardrobe by revisiting all our favourite pieces in signature fabrics and prints,” explains Consuelo Castiglioni. “As always, I love juxtaposing prints and colors, mixing modern tribal with Bauhaus graphic adding sporty utilitarian elements.” This is going to be a very exciting collection.

 

It was just like yesterday people were lined up the day before for the Versace for H&M collection. On March 8th 2012,  Marni at H&M collection will be released worldwide! This collection will have womenswear, menswear, jewelry, shoes, bags, and scarves, it will be available at 260 H&M stores worldwide and online

 

“For women, the colors are vivid and the prints are bold, be they African inspired or simpler color blocks. The silhouettes are all Marni staples, with full pleated skirts, dresses, cropped trousers and jacquard knit, and fabrics range from silk to crisp cotton poplin. For men, the colors and fabrics are softened for a relaxed take on menswear staples that is truly Marni. The use of print is subtle, often as a lining or as a contrast detail for shirts, the silhouette a modern and relaxed take on masculine classics.”

 

Photos courtesy of H&M

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Lucian Matis Spring/Summer 2011

 

Lucian Matis show night was just brilliant and breathtaking. I always love seeing his shows because I always see a hint of McQueen, but in his own unique Matis way. His collection was so well put together and you can really see how well he knows a woman’s body and how the pieces flow to show off the woman’s amazing shape. From all the Fashion weeks up to now and all the shows for Spring/Summer 2010 we are really seeing some really bold colours and I am really excited to see how it will all pan out. I hope you enjoy the video and pictures below and fall in love with this BRILLIANT collection. Also we cannot forget Candice and Alison  luxury events always know how to put on a great event or show!!

 

XOXO Kevin

 

 

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Rachel Zoe at Holt Renfrew

 

It was such a pleasure to chat and meet Rachel Zoe today. She was wearing a sequin top from her resort collection and her tux pants. Her new collection of clothes are classy and timeless, there is something for every women. As I was waiting in the media pit after taking pictures of her stunning new collection, I was wondering where all the fans where. Then before i knew it the place was packed, so many people and media. It was a great viewing so go check her new line because there is something for everyone. Thank you to all the PR and staff at Holt Renfrew. Check out the pictures below and enjoy.

XO Kevin

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