Joannie Rochette as the finale model at the Attitude by Sears show. The initial glow of Olympic medal glory may have dimmed, but Joannie’s courage and grace (the latter of which was in ample evidence on the catwalk) have a permanent resonance. And how many elite athletes could wear those gloves with such conviction?
Comrags, with its combination of music, styling and fantastic model casting. For me, Comrags’s attention to detail and craft outshone all the other collections.
BEST POKER FACE
Megan Loach. As the communications coordinator of the Fashion Design Council of Canada, Megan had to answer a question (or seven) from almost everyone. But she didn’t let the stress show—every time I saw her, she was calm, authoritative and beautifully pulled together.
While many might say that Pink Tartan was the most popular show of the week, I’m going with David Dixon. That might have something to do with the free Prosecco and beer being passed out during the intermission!
The voice of God asking people to “please take your seats.” Calmly at first, then plaintively, he displayed just the right amount of emotional involvement.
That would be bringing my date to Pink Tartan and watching her reaction to the fashion crowd, with all their air kissing and Oh my Gods!
Jorge (below) who writes his own blog, Fierce Lives Here. He wore the most over-the-top outfits each and every day. As he said, “You have to be your own muse.”
Photograph by Natalie Castellino.
Tomorrow: The thumbs down.