Feb 13, 2015
9 Canadian fashion designers who are absolutely killing it for Spring 2015
Greta ConstantineSource: Neil Mota Credits: ELLECanada.com
“We strive to make clothes that remind women how beautiful and strong they are. We do this through construction, folds, volume and splashes of vibrant colour. Our inspiration comes from the women who wear our clothes.” – Kirk Pickersgill & Stephen Wong Embroidered cotton dress (Greta Constantine), patent-leather and cotton belt (UNTTLD), cotton socks (Hue) and elastic and rubber platform sandals (Arielle de Pinto) READ MORE: 5 outfits to wear to Fashion Week
UNTTLDSource: Neil Mota Credits: ELLECanada.com
“We have a very cinematographic approach to our work; there’s always a narrative behind our collections. We’re always searching for a new twist to our story with a documentary or movie playing in the background while we work.” – José Manuel St-Jacques & Simon Bélanger Silk-organza wrap top and nylon and rayon bodysuit (UNTTLD), leather belt (Ann Demeulemeester) and brass-wire bracelets (Martha Sturdy) READ MORE: Why is fashion so obsessed with denim?
Sid NeigumSource: Neil Mota Credits: ELLECanada.com
“My spring/summer 2015 collection was inspired by modular origami. I applied the same techniques, but instead of folding, I lasercut each parallelogram out of fabric and then wove hundreds of them together.” Woven nylon and mesh jacket and skirt (Sid Neigum) and silver choker (Voyeur) READ MORE: Yes, you can love fashion and still be a feminist