PORTRAIT IN STYLE: Breeyn McCarney

BREEYN McCARNEY, FALL 2010

A couple of weeks ago a friend and I went to see Breeyn McCarney’s runway show at the Courthouse event space on Adelaide. When I sat down with Breeyn afterwards, we talked about Beauval, Saskatchewan, the paintings of Sam Weber, and author Haruki Murakami, whose 2001 novel inspired the title of her Fall 2010 collection, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World. Breeyn says her work invokes a “bleak dreamscape,” but I personally think she is a dream for the future of Canadian fashion. Here’s part of our conversation. Continue reading