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Fashion photos of the week: the top 10 looks from Toronto Fashion Week

Globe Style saw hundreds of looks go down the runway at Toronto Fashion Week. Now we've picked the 10 best that will be in everyone's closets come spring.

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Seeing legendary model Pat Cleveland in action at the Joe Fresh show may have been one of the week’s best moments, but the label’s futuristic collection with a 1960s bent wasn’t far behind.

Jenna Marie Wakani

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Kimberly Newport-Mimran knows how to cut a skirt, as she proved again with Pink Tartan’s voluminous variations. But her way around a shoe was just as strong with a series of pretty silver pumps in collaboration with Aldo that will be available for spring.

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Lucian Matis struck the ideal balance between his affection for drama and wearability this season. The designer presented a mash up of vibrant prints and colours, with a yellow mock-croc skirt-suit standing out for its controlled use of volume.

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The Mercedes-Benz Start Up prize may have gone to Montreal’s DUY, but Edmontonian Malorie Urbanovitch emerged as one to watch. Her mix of tweedy skirts, slick sheer jackets and knitwear seem poised for a breakthrough.

Jenna Marie Wakani

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Mackage’s 1980s inspiration for spring came through in the labels’ neon colour palette. Where this worked best was in details, with a sand cotton trenchcoat with leather trim and details in a bright yellow emerging as the most coveted men’s wear item on every list.

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The sister line of Mackage comes of age for spring 2013 with an outerwear range of new silhouettes and bold hues.

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We always count on Sunny Fong to deliver on hype with his Vawk collection. He, like Mackage, tapped the 1980s with a showing of body-con frocks worthy of Madonna’s Girlie Tour. But the metal hair pieces, most notably the crown of roses, drew deserving attention to Toronto label Niki & Lola, who designed them.

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One of the Mercedes-Benz Start Up finalists and the only one in the competition showing men’s wear, this Toronto-based designer didn't win the top prize. But he did win over the crowd with his streamlined and sophisticated suiting, like this body-conscious black tuxedo with satin lapels: Bond style re-born.

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Mercedes-Benz Start Up winner Duy Nguyen may have wowed the judges with his painstakingly executed knitted denim and separates, but his dressier stuff proved just as prize-worthy.

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Golnaz Ashtiani’s spring 2013 collection also gleaned inspiration from the 1960s. She mined the decade’s minimalism with peek-a-boo styles throughout, evident especially in a see-through raincoat paired with a miniskirt.

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