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See what's hot at Joe Fresh and Mackage from Toronto Fashion Week

Globe Style's Tiyana Grulovic on highlights from Day 3 of Toronto Fashion Week

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MACKAGE: For an outerwear company, spring always presents a challenge. How do you make jackets for a season where customers often eschew them?

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At their presentation last night, the Montreal label’s designers Elisa Dahan and Eran Elfassy did what they do best: strong, structured coats and jackets with considered details that have become their signature.

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Varsity jackets for men, in either brick leather or sand-coloured cotton with well-placed leather shoulder details were the best example for men.

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A cotton trench bearing neon quilted-hide shoulders came in second.

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For women, it was a vibrant yellow motorcycle jacket that proved most covetable. The fact that it was shown alongside model Irina Lazareanu’s booty shorts may have helped, too.

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More looks from the Mackage spring 2013 collection.

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More looks from the Mackage spring 2013 collection.

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More looks from the Mackage spring 2013 collection.

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More looks from the Mackage spring 2013 collection.

Jenna Marie Wakani

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JOE FRESH: Pat Cleveland, the legendary model who rose to prominence in the 1970s may have opened the show, but it’s the 1960s that Joe Fresh isn’t done with yet. And last night, the brand’s creative director Joe Mimran proved that the decade is still ripe for mining.

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The predominantly black-and-white collection recalled Marc Jacobs’ spring 2013 collection for Louis Vuitton in its use of colour and skewed harlequin prints, but obviously in more approachable styles and price points.

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Vintage André Courrèges, too, in the cool retro-futuristic looks and metallics that came down the runway later. (Most notable was a foil-like skirt.)

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(And a K-Way-style men’s jacket.) That’s all to say: Joe Fresh is certainly on trend.

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Neoprene, a fabric Joe has used to great effect over the past few seasons, so much so that it’s become a signature, became lighter and more airy in slouchy pants and in details on dresses.

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The accessories, as almost always, were standouts.

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Certainly those meshy mary-janes ...

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and silver-capped pumps will hit stores, right?

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More looks from the Joe Fresh spring 2013 collection

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More looks from the Joe Fresh spring 2013 collection

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