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Sunny Fong of VAWK shows suiting, metallics at Toronto fashion week

WATCH ABOVE: VAWK fall/winter 2014

Sunny Fong of luxury label VAWK didn’t let his fundraising efforts slow him down. He sent a sharp, elegant collection down the runway, with a strong focus on pleating, metallics and animal textures.

Fong, who recently held an Indiegogo campaign, kept his fall/winter 2014 collection within two colourways (black and silver), highlighted with texture (python).

One of the highlights was model (and marathon runner) Amy, who walked down the runway with a custom-designed prosthetic leg from a company in Alberta. The filigree design fit over her leg.

A model wears a prosthesis as she shows a creation from VAWK while walking the runway during Toronto Fashion Week in Toronto on Wednesday March 17, 2014.
A model wears a prosthesis as she shows a creation from VAWK while walking the runway during Toronto Fashion Week in Toronto on Wednesday March 17, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Fong’s strong points were his suiting that combined wool with pleats, metallics and python versus his dresses. They were pretty, experimenting with subtle sexiness thanks to a close fit and sheer wedges at the torso and thighs but if you’re going to buy, spring for the suits.

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