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Must be in their genes: Canada's style setters have even cooler moms Add to ...

Style setters aren’t just born – they’re more than often moulded by moms with flair to spare. At least that has been the experience of these young Canadian tastemakers, for whom mum’s the word when it comes to inspiration.

Jean, Byron and Dexter Peart

Some kids are precociously style-savvy. Others are entrepreneurial. When Jean Peart discovered that her twin sons, Byron (left above) and Dexter, were tapering classmates’ pants for a small fee, she knew that they were both. “We were fashion merchants at a really young age,” Dexter jokes today.

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