"I love it!" says super stylist and creative director Ada Kokosar, when asked about autumn and the fashion it brings. "I cannot wait to wear layers and create new volumes and proportions. It's my way to play with a look," she says. We were relieved to discover that our holiest of holy fashion icons felt this way.
The launch of her latest Midnight 00 collection meant we had a big excuse to tap the New York–based style influencer for information at the very start of a new season when we all need the most guidance.
Ada first started her foray into fancy footwear when the Italian brand Cesare Paciotti brought her on board for a collaboration. Her magical vision of Cinderella shoes for the modern, independent woman captured the imaginations of editors and shoppers everywhere. I'm certain you've seen the frilly, frivolous, Insta-friendly shoes on your feed in all their party-ready glory before. The global fashion verdict was a big fat yes to these elaborate pieces and her own line, Midnight 00 by Ada Kokosar.
There are rising stars and then there are—as L’Oréal calls them—meteorites. And Duckie Thot is absolutely the latter. In just five years, she’s graduated from “relatively unknown model” to “breakout star” and she’s already caught
It’s a little after 10am on a crisp autumn Wednesday and Toronto’s bustling West Queen West neighbourhood is still distinctly sleepy. Nearly everyone I pass on the street sails by with headphones firmly planted in ears and clutching coffee cups