Lesley Hampton saved one of the best for final: The designer wrapped her spring/summer time 2020 present at Toronto Trend Week by strolling hand-in-hand down the runway with a mannequin carrying a shocking copper-hued mini-dress made from metallic leaves and flowers.
It was the ultimate look of a daring assortment filled with wealthy colors and floaty-yet-strong materials that Hampton used to replicate a message of mental-health consciousness. “This assortment is about therapeutic. For those who’ve gone by means of insecurities or troubles, it’s about overcoming that,” Hampton stated in a launch after the present, which showcased fashions of various sizes, talents and ethnicities. She devoted her assortment to the reminiscence of lacking and murdered Indigenous ladies and women, and 2SLGBTQQIA individuals.

Hampton’s presentation on the Royal Ontario Museum was a spotlight of three days of TFW runways that, for probably the most half, additionally dedicated to variety and originality. Hilary MacMillan debuted a spring/summer time assortment that may embrace sizes as much as 4X and 28, a primary for the vegan designer. Adrian Arnieri despatched eclectic show-stopping appears to be like down the runway and Trigère dedicated to an avant-garde androgynous aesthetic.
Trend Week could also be executed — and TIFF in full power — however the excellent news is we get to obsess over these garments till subsequent season. Click on by means of for our favorite appears to be like from the spring/summer time 2020 exhibits.