TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015

In Canadian Designers, Fall 2015, Fashion, Toronto
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It’s always fun to watch a debut unfold before you. Tara Rivas unveiled the Fall Winter 2015 collection from her newly minted womenswear line, TMR Collection. Tara began her career altering store bought clothing and after years of that she made the jump into creating custom clothing for herself. This collection is the logical conclusion to those efforts.

TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015
Tara and I

“I want to create collections that offer women maximum style with minimum effort,” said Tara Rivas, founder and designer. “My desire is to create clothing that makes women look and feel good.”

TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015
TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015

For her first collection, Tara has wisely focused on a tight edit of beautifully made foundation pieces that can easily be integrated into anyone’s wardrobe. She’s taken classic pieces and added a bit of flair which makes her collection both stylish and office appropriate. Pleather inserts and mesh detailing bring the style and sex appeal to the garments. In addition to pleather, Tara uses triacetate crepe, bamboo and rayon. The entire collection is produced in Toronto and uses locally sourced fabrics.
TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015
TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015

Lets take a look at my favourite pieces

TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015
TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015

Portland Reversible Dress. The reversible dress isn’t a new idea but it’s beautiful to see it done well. This dress looks great on all shapes and it’s perfect for travelling. Nice little bodycon number.

TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015
TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015

I love the subtle mesh details on the Madison Pant

TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015
TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015

Liberty Top takes the raglan top and adds some perfect side slits

TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015
TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015

The Davenport Blazer is business in the front and party in the back. The strategically placed mesh panels

TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015
TMR Collection Fall/Winter 2015

The Brant Top is a great texture clash.

Prices range from $160 to $320 and is available online and at Shopgirls.

Photo credit: Mauricio Calero / Ryan Emberley Photography