TORONTO - Fashionable flashbacks marked the kick-off of World MasterCard Fashion Week on Monday as designers served up a fresh take on definitive, signature looks from the recent and distant style past. Here is a quick glance of the the Day 1.
A model shows a creation from Pink Tartan while walking the runway during Toronto Fashion Week in Toronto on Monday, March 18, 2013. Pink Tartan: The love affair with 60s style lingered on in the luxurious range delivered by Pink Tartan as the womenswear label channelled looks evocative of the fashionable era.
A model shows a creation from Chloe comme Parris while walking the runway during Toronto Fashion Week in Toronto on Monday, March 18, 2013. Chloe comme Parris: The mid-tempo rock anthems blaring from the speakers reflected the cool, eclectic grunge vibe showcased in the latest collection from sisters Chloe and Parris Gordon.
A model wears a creation from Bustle while walking the runway during Toronto Fashion Week in Toronto on Monday, March 18, 2013. Bustle: Pattern power dominated the latest collection from husband-and-wife duo Shawn Hewson and Ruth Promislow.
In addition to leopard print tops and flirty pleated dresses in geometric prints, the line was awash in vibrant pops of colour, from hot pinks to deep plums, emerald greens and regal royal blues.
From the streamlined silhouettes of the swinging 60s to 90s-era grunge, Day 1 of fall-winter collections unveiled during the Toronto showcase featured a stylish reboot of some familiar fashions.