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29 Ridiculously Stylish People From Toronto Fashion Week

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Toronto's World Mastercard Fashion Week just wrapped, and BuzzFeed Canada met and talked to some of its fun, stylish attendants about their fashion inspirations and what they think Canada brings to the fashion world.

1. Kerrie Ann Martin, Founder, Milk & Heels Magazine

“Everywhere I go is my fashion inspiration.”
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“Everywhere I go is my fashion inspiration.”

2. Judy, Gail, Nancy, and Leslie, AKA Fab Four Fashion

“You can see the difference across the provinces. We’re from Montreal and when we come to Toronto, we feel overdressed but that’s just how Montreal is.”
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“You can see the difference across the provinces. We’re from Montreal and when we come to Toronto, we feel overdressed but that’s just how Montreal is.”

4.Wei Wei Chen, @mrweiweichen

What is your fashion inspiration? "Myself. Wei Wei-ism."
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What is your fashion inspiration? "Myself. Wei Wei-ism."

3. Christian Thompson, @christianconfidential

“I’m really into minimalism, into street style.”
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“I’m really into minimalism, into street style.”

5. Olga, eyewear boutique owner & Olivera Savic, fashion designer, @eyewearbyolga

"I’d rather be a trend starter than a trend follower." — Olga
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"I’d rather be a trend starter than a trend follower." — Olga

6. Jedannah Viera, writer, @dressshift

"I think the future of fabric is sustainability.”
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"I think the future of fabric is sustainability.”

7. Alexander Liang, style editor and travel blogger, @alexanderkenton

“Nobody does outerwear like Canada. Because it’s cold. And because of the environment we live in, designers really think about outerwear.”
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“Nobody does outerwear like Canada. Because it’s cold. And because of the environment we live in, designers really think about outerwear.”

8. Britney Wilson, blogger, @prettylittlehangers

"There’s a lot of different creative designers that are emerging that have yet to share their designs. I think you’d be really surprised. I think [Canadian fashion designers] are talented but also very humble.”
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"There’s a lot of different creative designers that are emerging that have yet to share their designs. I think you’d be really surprised. I think [Canadian fashion designers] are talented but also very humble.”

9. Jonathan Needham, sales manager

"I work in finance and sales so it’s a lot of suits but you can still be memorable. You gotta stand out to be memorable.”
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"I work in finance and sales so it’s a lot of suits but you can still be memorable. You gotta stand out to be memorable.”

10. Amanda Montgomery, style blogger, @amandamonty

“I’ve been inspired by fashion since I was three. I’ve been poring over my mom’s fashion magazine since I was three. But really, I love street style so [my inspiration] is everyone I see. And really, people who are courageous with their style.”
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“I’ve been inspired by fashion since I was three. I’ve been poring over my mom’s fashion magazine since I was three. But really, I love street style so [my inspiration] is everyone I see. And really, people who are courageous with their style.”

11. Teema Abdul & Farhiya Sofe, fashion students, @thetazlife & @violetnova_

What is your fashion inspiration? “The African culture. There’s a lot more fabric and colours. It’s not static." — Teema“Trying to have my own sense of uniqueness in world of trends. And still trying to have some modesty.” — Farhiya
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What is your fashion inspiration?

“The African culture. There’s a lot more fabric and colours. It’s not static." — Teema

“Trying to have my own sense of uniqueness in world of trends. And still trying to have some modesty.” — Farhiya

12. Courtney Reid, administrator, @rice.x

“We have a different perspectives and different cultural views that we can bring to the table as Canadians, especially in the GTA. We’re so diverse here. A lot of designers have that to offer in their collections.“
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“We have a different perspectives and different cultural views that we can bring to the table as Canadians, especially in the GTA. We’re so diverse here. A lot of designers have that to offer in their collections.“

13. Galina Boutvilovski, director of digital marketing, @galinabout

"I'm actually wearing all-Canadian. Mackage and Narces."
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"I'm actually wearing all-Canadian. Mackage and Narces."

14. Asma Karimi, fashion student, @itsasmakarimi

"Growing up, I was inspired by my mother and sister. They design. I have fashion in my heritage. I want to keep that going. I get very inspired by modest fashion designers because my style is very modest, classy and simple. I like to incorporate my Afghan heritage but still stay on the modern side. "
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"Growing up, I was inspired by my mother and sister. They design. I have fashion in my heritage. I want to keep that going. I get very inspired by modest fashion designers because my style is very modest, classy and simple. I like to incorporate my Afghan heritage but still stay on the modern side. "

15. Gowtham Ratturas, business analyst, @gothamphotographyto

"David Beckham would probably be my biggest style icon. I’ve been following him for years now. He can pull off anything. And he can do it cooler than anyone else."
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"David Beckham would probably be my biggest style icon. I’ve been following him for years now. He can pull off anything. And he can do it cooler than anyone else."

16. Kymanee Johnson, fashion student, @kajmanie

What does Canada have to offer the fashion world? "Fur. And really good fur designs because we want to look good and we want to stay warm."
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What does Canada have to offer the fashion world? "Fur. And really good fur designs because we want to look good and we want to stay warm."

17. Joseph Adamu, student & Abdullah Khatib, blogger, @absdulla

"I’m a fan of layers. I like bundling up and looking good. Fall actually interests me. I’m looking at summer and I’m saying, ‘nah.’" — Joseph"I’m a big fan of simplicity. Club Monaco, etc. just simplified, no big logos. Just wearing those simple things as essentials of a wardrobe." — Abdullah
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"I’m a fan of layers. I like bundling up and looking good. Fall actually interests me. I’m looking at summer and I’m saying, ‘nah.’" — Joseph

"I’m a big fan of simplicity. Club Monaco, etc. just simplified, no big logos. Just wearing those simple things as essentials of a wardrobe." — Abdullah

18. Jayjay Kings, alternative model, @jayjaykings

"[My fashion inspiration} is based on breaking rules of gender. For me, I can one day want to be more feminine or one day I want to be more masculine. It doesn't mean that I want to be a girl or a boy; it's just that I identify with that outlet that day. Someone that I love is Grace Jones. She's very iconic."
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"[My fashion inspiration} is based on breaking rules of gender. For me, I can one day want to be more feminine or one day I want to be more masculine. It doesn't mean that I want to be a girl or a boy; it's just that I identify with that outlet that day.

Someone that I love is Grace Jones. She's very iconic."

19. Lauren O'Neil, journalist & Steve Stinson, 31, art director @laurenonizzle, @stinsonsteven

What's your fashion inspiration?"I love wearing things that make me feel good. I like things that are girly and youthful, but also put together and polished. The thing I like about fashion is that you can dress different for different occasions; I love to outfit myself to represent myself to the world in that particular situation." — Lauren "I’m more like a colour-blind preppy thug. That’s kind of my style. A lot of mix-and-match but the best part is being from Toronto – a very multicultural city in Canada – I’m very accepted no matter what weird combinations I wear. Fashionable or not, I’m still accepted." — Steve
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What's your fashion inspiration?

"I love wearing things that make me feel good. I like things that are girly and youthful, but also put together and polished. The thing I like about fashion is that you can dress different for different occasions; I love to outfit myself to represent myself to the world in that particular situation." — Lauren

"I’m more like a colour-blind preppy thug. That’s kind of my style. A lot of mix-and-match but the best part is being from Toronto – a very multicultural city in Canada – I’m very accepted no matter what weird combinations I wear. Fashionable or not, I’m still accepted." — Steve

20. Winston Thomas, works at a car dealership

"I’m a polo guy. I love polo shirts. That’s what I wear every day. My wife and stepdaughter – they buy it for me."
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"I’m a polo guy. I love polo shirts. That’s what I wear every day. My wife and stepdaughter – they buy it for me."

22. Margaux Rolston, interior designer

"[Canada] has not had designers very exposed to fashion like in Paris and Milan. Therefore they're kind of untainted. They can start something easily here without being spoiled. There's an innocence here."
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"[Canada] has not had designers very exposed to fashion like in Paris and Milan. Therefore they're kind of untainted. They can start something easily here without being spoiled. There's an innocence here."

21. Filipa Jackson, wardrobe stylist, @filipajackson

“I dress for myself. I feel like I don’t fit into any pocket. I’m goofy sometimes or sometimes I’m sophisticated."
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“I dress for myself. I feel like I don’t fit into any pocket. I’m goofy sometimes or sometimes I’m sophisticated."