Photography by Ted Belton
Styling by Odessa Paloma Parker
Architectural forms are upscaled and abstracted in the Mulberry collection, adding curious patterns to cozy minidresses and oversized outerwear.
Perhaps the season’s most original reference point is Peter Pilotto’s board game inspiration: Wooly motifs reinterpret the criss-crossing paths of Snakes and Ladders and Connect Four polka dots.
Peter Pilotto coat, $3,480 at Holt Renfrew. Dress, $400 (U.S.) through karenwalker.com. Vintage necklace, $600 through caroletanenbaum.com. Bag, $350 at Coach. Heels, $275 at J.Crew. Socks, $27 through wolford.com.
Mary Katrantzou elevates humble elements like packing foam and clear plastic with couture-level craftsmanship, proving once and for all that her skill set extends well beyond lampshade skirts and digital prints.
While fall marks Shrimps designer Hannah Weiland’s expansion into knitwear, her faux fur toppers still steal the show, especially options in Muppet hues accented with crystal buttons.
Mixed in with Valentino’s fall florals are a selection of memorable colour-blocked looks that earn their offbeat cred via a mash-up of vibrant tones and ‘70s details.
Wearing one of Mikhael Kale’s excessively embellished fall frocks may be a workout – each one weighs more than a few pounds – but the payoff is a look that stands out, even during a season of statement-making clothes.
Playing up the vibrant-yet-soft palette of Aussie painter Rhys Lee, Josep Font, the front man at Spanish house Delpozo, fashions a trendsetting collection of statement coats and sculptural dresses.
Coat, 3,000 through delpozo.com. Vintage earrings, $175 through caroletanenbaum.com. Vintage scarf, $145 through vintagecouture.com. Heels, $850 (U.S.) through marni.com. Socks, $27 through wolford.com.
Photo shoot credits: Set design by Caitlin Doherty for P1M.ca. Makeup by Robert Weir for M.A.C Cosmetics/judyinc.com. Hair by Anna Barseghian for L’Oréal Hair Care/judyinc.com. Manicure by Rita Remark for Essie Canada/Plutino Group. Stylist’s assistant: Leah Gust. Model: Jane Bradshaw at Elmer Olsen Model Management.
To download the fall edition of the Globe Style Advisor iPad app, visit tgam.ca/styleadvisor.