View this upcoming season's must haves!
While us Torontonians are enjoying the most of this hot weather, fall is slowly making its fashionable way to Toronto. From the streets of A/W 2018 fashion week, we have seen bold, statement styles from all walks of life. Influenced by timeless classics from the past and elevating them with stand out elements that make them showstoppers. This season is shaping up to be a very fashionable one and we’ve chosen the perfect pieces for you to invest in that are all found in our beloved Yorkville area.
Fashion For Women:
The Tweed Power Suit
Add some chic tweed to your wardrobe this season by investing in this Iris power suit. Seen on the runways of designers like Marc Jacobs and Louis Vuitton, its strong shoulders, utilitarian designs, and tweed textiles are a fall closet’s dream.
This take on tweed is the perfect ready to wear staple that you need to buy immediately. Perfect for the fall and winter months, you can style this elegant set in many ways; worn together or separate, with a sleek turtleneck, a leather skirt, or a contrast dress pant. The options are endless. Head on over to Options for Her, a luxury boutique housing international designers such as Iris, Cinzia Rocca, and Collection Andrade.
Address: 163 Cumberland Street, Toronto, ON.
Need more tweed? Try this statement jacket from ZARA.
Architectural Dress Shirts
Seen on the streets of A/W fashion week this year, 2018 is seeing a refreshing take on the classic dress shirt. With more structured silhouettes and exaggerated features, this puts the classic dress shirt at the forefront of design. It displaying a unique blend of sportswear and dress casual.
Our pick this season is Pink Tartan’s self-tie shirt, a luxurious, ready to wear piece that lets you create different looks for any occasion. Pink Tartan is located in the heart of Yorkville and is a Toronto-based brand that has claimed its global recognition in the art of ‘understated luxury and sophisticated sportswear.’ If you are staying or shopping in the area, be sure to stop by, this is a store you do not want to miss out on!
Address: 77 Yorkville Ave, Toronto, ON.
Want more patterns? Try this showstopping Derek Lam Crosby dress shirt at TNT.
The Versatile Gucci Loafer
The perfect meeting point between style and comfort, Gucci loafers are long known to be the top pick of countless fashion icons. Whether you wear it with a suit, a midi-length pleated skirt or jeans, and a top, nothing beats the versatility of these shoes. Its latest version, the Leather Horsebit Loafer was featured numerous times during 2018 Fashion Week and we cannot get enough of how chic they are. Designed in many different colours and styles, we guarantee there is a loafer for every personality.
Find this at Gucci Yorkville, 130 Bloor St W #102, Toronto, ON M5S 1N5
Already copped a pair and want more? Check out these stunning Jeffrey Campbell Statement Mules at Anthropologie.
Fashion For Men:
The Burberry Trench Coat
Originally designed to protect military officers from wind and rain, each aspect of this trench coat looks as relevant today as it did when it was just released. Serving as an iconic go-to for both women and men, you can wear this luxurious piece with practically everything in your wardrobe.
This year, Burberry released a new addition to the trench coat family: Cashmere Trench Coat – highlighting the elegance of their Italian-woven cashmere. The versatility of the coat’s design makes for an effortless transition to the fall season; perfect to dress up or dress down your look for the day. Flip the collar up, roll up the sleeves and throw it over a suit or a basic T-shirt. Whatever your style, you are guaranteed an iconic staple that will go with any outfit, for any occasion.
Find this at Burberry in Yorkville, 144 Bloor Street W, Toronto, ON M5S 1M4.
Try a patterned look with ZARA.
Camel Toned Sweater
Elevate your sweater game and head on over to TNT – The New Trend, one of Yorkville’s top fashion boutiques for both men & women and experience the Cenere GB Jumper yourself. Camel tones and nude monochromatic outfits have been spotted on the runways and have made its way into sporty streetwear, warming up the typical darker colour palettes during the upcoming season.
With other classic colour options in grey and white, this Cenere GB Jumper will stand out in any style. Dressing it down with a pair of chinos and sneakers, or under a blazer or overcoat, this prestigious Italian made turtleneck is a key piece to add to your fall/winter wardrobe.
Visit TNT- The New Trend at 87 Avenue Rd, Toronto, ON.
Want something a little lighter? Try Massimo Dutti’s Cotton, Cashmere, Silk blend sweater.
Sleek Fall Boots
This sleek Chelsea boot is a must-have in your closet. The Allen Edmonds Chelsea Boot from Club Monaco – the only pair of boots you need this season. With options in both black and a warm walnut, this premium leather boot has a rubber sole for superior traction. This is perfect for the scattered showers we have been experiencing in Toronto. Pair these timeless classics with jeans, dress pants, or even a suit. This almond toe boot is sure to impress.
Venture to Bloor street and head to Club Monaco at 157 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON.
Want to venture on the softer side? Slip into these Suede Luca Del Forte Chelsea Boots at Browns (110 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON.)
And that wraps up our top fall staples to add to your wardrobe this fall!
If there is one thing we have learned from this year’s fashion week it’s that the fashion industry is changing. All the shows, trends, key pieces from A/W 2018 were statements in themselves. We see this strength transcend beautifully into the ready-to-wear market. From the functionality of the military-inspired Burberry trench coat to the versatility of our featured tweed power suit, this year calls for an essence of practicality and strength.
Perhaps it parallels the changes of today with the numerous movements that have been an inspiring change in the world (such as Black Lives Matter, Time’s Up, etc.). Whichever it may be, we know for a fact that these items are sure to elevate your fall/winter wardrobe. Explore what Toronto’s shopping scene has to offer and experience our finest fashion boutiques in Yorkville.