Pink Tartan’s fall style motto? “Anything goes!”
We chatted with Kimberley Newport-Mimran about her fall 2016 collection.
“I got up at 2:30 in the morning today! There’s a lot of coordination that has to happen on the day of the show and so many unknowns until you get to the show.”
SHAKING IT UP
“Unfortunately, I didn’t show at Toronto Fashion Week [this season] because it always falls on March break, and my daughter was having a special birthday that week. So I decided to go with her to Palm Springs for March break. But of course I need to show the collection! Toronto Fashion Week is how I send out my message for the upcoming season. So I thought, ‘let’s do front row only.’ I invited my top customers, and they can pre-order the clothes and get them before the stores do.”
“Street style and editor style is almost as important as what’s coming down the runway. And I wanted to amalgamate that. For fall, it’s really about ‘more is more’ and an eclectic take on personal style. My customers will see things on the runway and they can get excited about owning these pieces.”
“I’m loving vintage costume jewellery right now. So we did a whole collection of Pink Tartan’s jewellery vision, and we’ll be offering it after the runway show as well. I also designed a handbag for the first time this season. It’s handmade in Italy, and it’s what I believe to be the iconic, lifetime bag.”
Scroll through to see all the looks from Pink Tartan fall 2016