Fashion game changers

Let the games begin by bringing your fashion A-game to the table this spring

By Janet Wilson
Photography by Ashley Fraser
Styling by James Jefferson
Shot on location at Casino du Lac-Leamy Hilton

Stand out in high-rollin’ style and sparkle this season in sequined gowns, cheerful pastels and florals, chic metallics, tropical prints, dapper suits and sexy swimwear.

 


Blush halter gown with 3-D floral appliqués and sheer mesh skirt, Le Château.
Lightweight wool iridescent blue blazer paired with midnight blue trousers from Ted Baker. Esquire burgundy striped shirt and tie, Hudson’s Bay.

 


Fit-and-flare metallic dress from GUESS with diamond jacquard pattern and seated skirt and crystal cuff, Hudson’s Bay. Gemstone bib-necklace, Le Château.

It’s time to strike a fresh, glam pose.

 


Tonal jacquard slim-fit tuxedo jacket, black trousers and black cotton shirt with French cuffs, Le Château.

 


Black Illusion gown with beaded side panels, black fringe cuffs with crystal detail, Hudson’s Bay.

Petal Power

Everything really is coming up roses with fashion-forward florals that embrace the joy and romance of spring.

 


Dark orange floral-print crepe H&M dress and green crystal earrings from Hudson’s Bay.

 


Bright green floral print dress, beaded tassel earrings from H&M. Royal blue suede sling-back heels, Hudson’s Bay.
Pink floral print H&M dress, nude patent leather heels from Hudson’s Bay and pink floral earrings from Le Château.

 


John Lennon navy cotton shirt with white dots and beige linen pants, Hudson’s Bay.
Tropical print linen shirt, navy windowpane check linen blazer, white linen pants, all by Black Brown 1826 at Hudson’s Bay.

 


Dark orange floral print crepe blouse and dark orange slim-fit pants, H&M. Short trench with tie-sleeves from Banana Republic.

Nautical & nice

From sleek cut-outs to plunging necklines, hit the pool in style and sophistication this summer.

 


Navy-and-white sailor-striped, one-piece bathing suit with co-ordinating wide-brim straw hat all from Bikini Village. Gold chain necklace, Le Château.

 


One-piece black swimsuit with deep plunge neckline and back, crisscross lacing and knot details, Bikini Village.

 


One-piece, deep V-neck pink tropical swimsuit with coordinating headband and wrap dress, Bikini Village. Pink floral earrings, Le Château.

SPECIAL THANKS
Photographer Ashley Fraser
Styling James Jefferson of Blackbook Lifestyle
Art director Janet Wilson
Makeup and beauty Melody Iiafelice
Hair stylists Fiorella Di Nardo and Christa Burton, Rinaldo Hair Designers and Spa, 90 George Street
Models Laura Bruins, Leticia Esta, Jordan McEwen, Jeremy Irving and Frederik Storm of Angie’s Models and Talent inc.
Clothes and accessories Bayshore Shopping Centre