Top TOMFW Runway Looks

TOMFW STM Top Picks. Photos: Shayne Gray

Toronto Men’s Fashion Week, lovingly referred to as TOM* returned for it’s second instalment last week with 15 designers showcasing their latest collections. Whether you are in search of the perfect dinner jacket, cape or jumper, here at STM we’ve rounded up the top three looks from each collection. Be sure to follow these designers to stay on top of men’s fashion.


Garrison Bespoke

STM Garrison Bespoke. Photos: Shayne Gray

Recognized as the #1 bespoke tailor on Toronto, Garrison Bespoke aims to inspire “confidence and success.” Visit: www.garrisonbespoke.com. Follow on Twitter: @GarrisonBespoke and Instagram: @GarrisonBespoke.


HD Homme

STM TOMFW HD Homme. Photos: Shayne Gray

HD Homme was founded in 2012 by Hussein Dhalla and co-founder Shenaz Mohammed as a luxury ready-to-wear menswear brand. While showcased at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week and World MasterCard Fashion Week, HD Homme has also been spotted on the red carpets of the 2014 Grammys and Academy Awards. Visit: www.hdhomme.com. Follow on Twitter:  @HDHOMME and Instagram: @HDHOMME,


Kollar Clothing

STM TOMFW Kollar Clothing. Photos: Shayne Gray

David Kollar learned basic garment construction from his mother who worked as a sewer when the family moved to Canada from Slovakia. In high school he acted as a stylist for his friends and went on to create his own line of screen printed t-shirts at age 16, before ultimately launching Kollar Clothing. Visit www.kollarclothing.com. Follow on Twitter: @KOLLARCLOTHING and Instagram: @KOLLARCLOTHING.


Christopher Bates

STM TOMFW Christopher Bates. Photos: Shayne Gray

Having recently moved to Milan to set up operations, Canadian designer Christopher Bates returned to TOMFW for it’s second installment to showcase his F/W 15/16 collection. Read the full #stmINTERVIEWED with Christopher Bates here. Visit: www.christopherbates.com. Follow on Twitter: @CBatesMenswear and on Instagram: @CBatesMenswear.


Andrew Coimbra

STM TOMFW Andrew Coimbra. Photos: Shayne Gray

Andrew Coimbra’s line is described as cool with refined ease. Contemporary art and youth culture inspire this Toronto based designer. Visit www.andrewcoimbra.tumblr.com. Follow on Twitter: @andrewcoimbra and Instagram: @andrewcoimbra.


Worth. by David C Wigley

STM TOMFW Worth by David C Wigley. Photos: Shayne Gray

Worth. by David C. Wigley’s latest collection is inspired by the Norwegian fairy tale East of the Sun and West of the Moon. Follow on Twitter: @WorthbyDCW and Instagram: @worth_davidcwigley.


Rank By Rani Kim

STM TOMFW Rank by Rani Kim. Photo: Shayne Gray

Rani Kim aims to redefine the structures of menswear with her line Rank by Rani Kim. A graduate of Ryerson University, Rani references her studies from her exchange at Teko Design School in Denmark. Visit: www.rankbyrani.com. Follow on Twitter: @rankbyrani and Instagram: @rankbyrani.


The Wild North

STM TOMFW The Wild North. Photos: Shayne Gray

The Wild North is Canada’s next big outerwear brand. Offering men’s and women’s coats designed to combat the Canadian cold while maintaining a high level of style. Visit: www.thewildnorthapparel.com. Follow on Twitter: @the_wildnorth and Instagram: @the_wildnorth.


Just Ta by Alan Ta

STM TOMFW Just Ta by Alan Ta. Photos: Shayne Gray

Originally from Vietnam and now living in Montreal, Alan Ta entered fashion against his parent’s wishes and launched Just Ta by Alan Ta after attending LaSalle College. Visit: www. justtadesigns.com. Follow on Instagram: @justtadesigns.


Joao Poalo Guedes

STM TOMFW Joao Paolo Guedes. Photos: Shayne Gray

Joao Poalo Guedes returned to TOMFW after winning the first season’s award for Emerging Menswear Designer. Visit: www.joaopauloguedes.com. Follow on Twitter: @joaopauloce and Instagram: @joaopauloce.


Patrick Salonga

STM TOMFW Patrick Salonga. Photos: Shayne Gray

Raised in the streets of Manila, Patrick Salonga eventually moved to Canada and graduated from Toronto’s Academy of design. After interning with notable designers Greta Constantine, Patrick has now launched his own menswear collection. Visit: www.patricksalonga.com. Follow on Instagram: @patrick.salonga.


Venturist Commuter Wear

STM TOMFW Venturist Commuter. Photos: Shayne Gray

Venturist Commuter Wear is a Toronto brand based on cycling commuter culture. Visit: www.venturistcommuterwear.ca. Follow on Facebook: Venturist Commuter Wear.


Diodati

STM TOMFW Diodati by luca Galardo. Photos: Shayne Gray

Designer Luca Galardo’s credits his brand’s aesthetic to his upbringing in diverse Montreal. Positioned as a brand for non-conformists, Diodati strives to create “a neutral canvas for self-expression.” Visit: www.diodatiofficial.com. Follow on Twitter: @Diodatiofficial and Instagram: @lucagalardo.


Pedram Karimi

STM TOMFW Pedram Karimi. Photos: Shayne Gray

Pedram Karimi out of Montreal offers unisex styles for the modern man and woman to share. Visit: www.pedramkarimi.com. Follow on Twitter: @PedramKarimi and Instagram: @pedramkarimi.

 

Keniya X

STM TOMFW Keniya - X. Photos: Shayne Gray
Keniya X is described as “a brand of culture and authenticity.” Visit: www.keniyaxlabel.tumblr.com. Follow on Twitter: @KEN_YA1of1.

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  1. March 31, 2015

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