On Saturday, January 31st I attended the CAFA Awards at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown Toronto. The Fashion was breathtaking, the ambiance hypnotizing and the attention to detail did not go unnoticed.
Here are a few of my favourite looksfrom the night:
Jenna Bitove Naumovich wearing Mikael D
Tuxedo Jacket by Maison Margiela
So what do you wear to such an extravagant event?
I tried on several dresses but ultimately decided to wear a stunning black gown by Canadian designer, Christopher Paunil. I paired the dress with a camouflage sequined jacket by Ted Baker, Valentino Rock Stud pumps and a Chanel bag.
Not only did this dress fit like a glove, but I had the honour of Christopher greeting me to say how amazing his design looked on me- was this even real life? No… well it was, but you know what I mean. Regardless, I felt like a princess.
Me and four other lucky girls wearing Christopher Paunil
Yahoo Style editor-in-chief and Toronto native, Joe Zee, hosted the award ceremony and was the receiver of the 2015 CAFA Vanguard award.
Me and Joe Zee
The following people took home awards in their respective categories:Philippe Dubuc, Sid Neigum, Beaufille, Marie Saint Pierre, Jerome Rousseau, Tommy Ton, Erdem, Zeina Esmail, and Anais Pouliot. I was even lucky enough to have two nominee’s sitting at my table, Womenswear designer of the year nominee, Melissa Nepton, andSwarovski Emerging talent nominee, Malorie Urbanovitch.
Me and Canadian designer Melissa Nepton
Table setting at the CAFA Awards
Huge congratulations to Mikhael Kale for winning the outstanding womenswear designer of the year award presented by Sylvia Mantella.
I had such a magical experience at the CAFA awards. The evening was full of glamorous fashionistas who were all there to celebrate Canadian fashion. I can’t wait for next years award ceremony and the 2016 nominees.
Britney Wilson is a fashion stylist, interior design consultant and lifestyle blogger based in Toronto, Ontario. Before launching Pretty Little Hangers as a creative outlet to showcase her personal style and vivacious personality, she was working in television production in Los Angeles, California producing content and managing talent for major television networks like E! Entertainment and Nickelodeon.