I was lucky enough to catch the photoshoot for the Philip Sparks Spring 2010 Lookbook. I didn’t want to post my pictures until the lookbook hit the streets. Now it’s out, I can share some of my behind the scenes experience. The table of accessories. I did my Fun with Hats posts with items from this table I was drooling a little when Damien walked in the door. He’s legal, but way too young for me. Philip and Mackenzie talking about the shot See all my photos from that day
Philip Sparks Spring 2010 Lookbook Photography by Mckenzie James Styling by Alon Freeman at Judy Inc Hair and Makeup by Claudine Baltazar at The Artist Group LTD Models Damien at Elmer Olsen and Jonas at NAM.
Holt Renfrew Fall 2009 – 2010 Menswear Media Preview You have read about my adventures at the Holt Renfrew Fall 2009 – 2010 Womenswear Media Preview. I took a lot of pictures of things that appealed to me. Well the Men get the same treatment because I attended the Fall 2009 – 2010 Menswear Media Preview. That was a treat. I love menswear and wish I could include more of it in my coverage. It’s just impossible to be able to incorporate anything but the stray menswear post like this. The preview was a smaller affair when compared to the Womens. You realize the lack of true menswear media in Toronto. There was some overlap in the attendees but there were a lot of people I wasn’t familiar with. Barbara Atkin, Vice President, Fashion Direction for Holt Renfrew spoke briefly before Lanita Layton, Vice President, GMM Menswear took the podium. She spoke about menswear trends and how the economy has changed men’s style. The banker look is out and men are trying to distance themselves …
Philip Sparks Ready to Wear – Fall 2009- 2010 Lookbook Philip told me that his theme for fall was Peter and the Wolf. I thought it was an interesting concept. I had no idea that Philip would execute it to such perfection. I’m in love with this menswear collection. It’s the best Philip Sparks collection yet. The everything about this lookbook is perfection. The models, the backdrop, the clothing, the fur. Congratulations on such a wonderful collection Philip, I can’t wait to see this in March. images: Philip Sparks Fall 2009 | The Fashionisto.
I got this little gem by email today. It features some of my favourite Canadian designers. Dean Davidson Mikhael Kale Philip Sparks Lucian Matis – Autoplays music, watch your speakers Greta Constantine Edit: It’s from Spade
Philip Sparks is one of the Ten Undiscovered Designers On The Rise – Forbes.com Congrats Philip!
I stopped by Town Shoes on Saturday to say hi to Philip Sparks, who was making a personal appearance along with David Dixon. They were both hawking their current shoe lines both of which are available now at Town Shoes.
I got an email from Town Shoes today and Philip Sparks spring 2008 shoes are front and center. Guys, Philip’s shoes are now on sale at Town! Don’t forget to check out the 70% off sale. image: townshoes.com