All photos by George Pimentel.

If you’re going for a James Bond-style jaunt through the French Riviera, it’s probably best to go suited up like the British spy himself. And that’s just what
Toronto-based menswear designer Christopher Bates had in mind for his classic Euro chic Spring 2014 collection. "I wanted to bring a touch of that elegance and style back to Toronto," said the designer backstage about his recent trips to Monte Carlo, plus the French and Italian Rivieras, after
yesterday’s runway show.