Toronto Trend Week Spring 2019 Day 2 and three

Final night time, the festivities at Toronto Trend Week SS19 formally got here to a grand finale, with Day three of TFW wrapping up the three-day extravaganza of reveals and panels. Over the previous two days, Actual Type had the chance to catch each rising and famend Canadian designers on the Yorkville runways and within the RESET studio showroom. As we glance again on the Spring 2019 season of Toronto Trend Week, right here’s our entrance row report on the newest Canadian developments for the season forward.  


Toronto-based designer Michael Zoffranieri graduated from Ryerson College’s College of Trend in 2016, however the two years since have seen him go from classroom to catwalk. Zoffranieri’s CAFA-nominated eveningwear label ZOFF returned to the Toronto Trend Week circuit, this time with a cheekily titled Bitch At The Seaside assortment. From a black column gown paired with fluffy angel wings to ethereal white attire, there was drama and fierce femininity within the air. In the meantime, silky ivory material additionally made an look, within the type of sleeveless blouses and straight trousers. Nonetheless, color was on the menu as well- with occasional pops of violet, inexperienced and metallic silver lighting up the runway.  

Hilary MacMillan  

Toronto womenswear designer Hilary MacMillan additionally emphasised femininity for Spring 2019, along with her punchy assortment of pastel blue and pink prints. Fashions walked the runway carrying powder blue in all variations, from a slip gown to structured blazers and flowing trousers. In the meantime, peasant tunics and frocks with a blue and white bohemian motif had been an announcement look. The bohemian vibes continued, within the type of a signature crimson and print paisley print on coat attire, sleeveless belted attire and cropped trousers.  

Tara Rivas 

The rising design star really introduced the social gathering to the RESET studio in Yorkville Village, with a PARTY! lineup which additionally marked the third anniversary of her eponymous label. Staying true to the celebratory vibes within the air, Rivas’ newest assortment was marked by luminous silver glitter.  This metallic sparkle adorned all the pieces from a fitted crop prime and matching flared pants to floor-length robes. Colourblocking, shades of crimson and blue and facet cut-outs had been all signature appears, whereas an assortment of balloons remodeled the studio setting into a real fête. 

Christopher Paunil  

The Canadian eveningwear designer partnered up with sponsor Herman-Sellers-Gough Furs to current a brand new assortment of each night robes and bridalwear. On the bridal entrance, Paunil stayed true to custom, with voluminous ivory robes, strapless necklines and the occasional V-neckline. In the meantime, eveningwear verged into extra daring territory, with pops of vivid yellow, black and white houndstooth prints and a dramatic, iridescent robe which channelled mermaid vibes.   


Designer Jordan Erin McKay has grow to be acknowledged for her excessive power and bubbly manner at this level, a top quality which at all times comes throughout in her rock and roll impressed runway reveals. As anticipated, the Hendrixroe closing present on Day 2 introduced audiences fairly the celebration, within the type of Toronto rappers k-os and Jazz Cartier opening with a joint efficiency. On the style entrance, fashions marched onward, eschewing the expressionless, somber faces typically seen on the catwalks, in favour of sassy poses and the occasional stuck-out tongue. Designs for the season forward ranged from sheer plastic raincoats and bodycon attire to good suiting in shades of cobalt blue, yellow and pink. Prints had been additionally a key look, together with dramatic lengthy coats and jaunty fedoras as equipment.  

Daniel Gregory Natale  

Toronto-born and New York Metropolis-trained designer Daniel Gregory Natale placed on a hanging, edgy presentation within the RESET showroom. Natale stayed true to his love of deconstruction, with boxy silhouettes, layered white tops and light-weight wash denim marking the gathering. The lengthy tunic blouses, voluminous trousers and cut-out sleeves could not have been for everybody, however they actually made an announcement, notably when paired with the floral ornaments positioned in fashions’ hair.  

Pictures: George Pimentel for Toronto Trend Week 

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