5 statement-worthy fall kinds you’ll want to add to your look ebook.

Because the leaves begin to paint the city of their vibrant reds and oranges—and pumpkin spice all the pieces makes a triumphant comeback—we are able to all agree on one factor: fall is again. However this season, let’s additionally agree to go away our drained impartial palettes on the door and dive fearlessly right into a world of color. With that in thoughts, SOREL is on a mission to assist vogue lovers on their colour-confidence journey via the launch of its vibrant new Fall 2023 Caribou X assortment. 

This distinctive assortment takes cues from the enduring Caribou boot—embracing the spirit of the Caribou with daring new silhouettes made for lasting type and wearability. Introducing 5 show-stopping kinds that can elevate your fall wardrobe, the gathering options radiant oranges and greens in addition to grounding lotions and beiges, for an total palette that’s daring and vibrant but nonetheless approachable and excellent for on a regular basis appears. In keeping with the model’s overarching mission, these boots are designed with each vogue and performance in thoughts. They’re made with sturdy supplies to face up to the season’s unpredictable local weather and designed to seamlessly and stylishly transition from day to nighttime. All 5 kinds are additionally light-weight, providing utilitarian consolation and an ideal mix of avenue type and all-weather operate.

To rejoice the launch of this new assortment, SOREL teamed up with Hudson’s Bay to create three unique pop-up outlets in Yorkdale Mall, Downtown Montreal, and Downtown Vancouver. These outlets will showcase the brand new SOREL Fall 2023 assortment in a daring approach by making a particular expertise for his or her clients. The SOREL store in Yorkdale Mall in Toronto will likely be internet hosting an occasion on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. There’ll music and light-weight refreshments, and company will have the ability to uncover the brand new Caribou X assortment and store the vary of footwear from SOREL, plus obtain a complimentary present and customization from a neighborhood artist. They’re additionally invited to see the customized artwork set up by Toronto artist, Briony Douglas

The statement-making Caribou Royal boot in Optimized Orange options particulars like quilted padding, metallic {hardware}, heat lining and extra-rugged rubber soles.It’s positive to change into your new favorite.

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A recent twist on the basic stomper, this distinctive lace-up boot affords seam-sealed waterproof development and an ultra-comfortable sole that can show you how to energy via your day in type with out ever skipping a beat.

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This Chelsea boot is absolutely waterproof and options stretchy, easy-on gore panels for fast adjustments. It’s additionally made with moulded rubber and EVA outsoles for sturdiness and traction, for all-day and all-season put on.

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These lovable and statement-worthy clogs are made with light-weight EVA higher and sturdy supplies which might be constructed for unbelievable safety and elegance. Versatile and comfy—undoubtedly vital.

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This stylish leather-based lace-up shoe incorporates a distinctive rubber outer sole that not solely makes a fashion-forward assertion but additionally makes the shoe water and weatherproof. Perform and vogue, collectively once more.

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To assist showcase these daring footwear designs, FASHION teamed up with 5 Toronto-based creatives and dressed them in eye-catching fall appears styled across the Caribou X Assortment. Meet our pals beneath.

Dorian Who, Designer and founding father of the Dorian Who vogue model.

Dorian Who’s an Iranian-Canadian designer based mostly in Toronto, who has at all times beloved to push the envelope together with her daring appears. In 2019, she determined to precise her originality on a complete new stage by launching her personal avant-garde street-style model, Dorian Who.

“I’ve always tried to stand out with my clothes, even as a kid when I was growing up in a country where that wasn’t the norm,” says Who, who was born and raised in Tehran. “I was always confident; I didn’t care what other people thought. I love to express myself through fashion, and that’s how my clothing line was born.”

The designer shared that this collaboration with SOREL is very significant as a result of when she first moved to Canada in 2015, she participated in a aggressive photograph shoot for the veteran footwear model and obtained to mannequin and maintain a pair of their boots, which she nonetheless wears at this time.

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For her vibrant fall look, we styled Who within the Caribou Royal Boot that includes the seasonal color from SOREL, Optimized Orange and teamed it with a vibrant teal lace-up prime; and a black and white cropped blazer and white wide-leg cargo pant from her very personal Bloom assortment. 

Briony Douglas, visible artist, photographer, director and illustrator

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Briony Douglas is an award-winning Toronto-based artist who does all the pieces from portray to directing to constructing 20-foot-tall sculptures. “I essentially took arts and crafts to a professional level,” she jokes. Douglas just lately added the SOREL Polar Bear to her portfolio, a one-of-a-kind piece she designed solely for the Hudson’s Bay Yorkdale location SOREL store which is made with recycled plastic straws to create the phantasm of the enduring Polar Bear’s fur.

In terms of her private type, Douglas shapeshifts between formal and street-style appears however at all times loves making an announcement. For footwear, she prefers sneakers and leans towards consolation whereas nonetheless taking part in with vivid hues and patterns, which is why SOREL’s new assortment from SOREL appeals to her.

“I love that they’re being bold and using so many bright colours,” she says. “Colour is so important in my work because I want to evoke feelings of happiness. I love that they’re prioritizing the same thing.”

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Preserving color entrance of thoughts, we styled Douglas within the Caribou X Chelsea boots in Canoe, Tippet and paired them with an edgy blue denim costume and white turtleneck prime.

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Hannah Arsovski is a Toronto-based mannequin with a watch for vogue. She has dabbled in designing and stitching items herself, and goals of delving deeper into that artistic house sooner or later. Ninety-eight per cent of her closet is both thrifted, classic, gifted or produced from scratch. For footwear, she often leans towards an announcement boot.

“I love that all these SOREL boots have a chunky sole and an overall different look and feel. They’re always on trend,” says Arsovski. “I really like making a statement with my shoes, so incorporating these pairs into outfits is going to be amazing.”

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We styled Arsovski in a flirty leopard-print mock-neck costume and paired it with an outsized brown blazer and a vibrant pair of Caribou X Lace boots in Ceramic, Optimized Orange.

Kiki + Lola Zhao, twins, media planners, fashions and content material creators

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Kiki and Lola Zhao are proficient twins who work as media planners, fashions and content material creators and in addition handle a Yorkville clothes boutique on the facet. Their love for vogue and utilizing their clothes as a type of expression strings these completely different roles collectively. Whereas each sisters at all times goal for consolation above all the pieces of their appears (together with footwear), Kiki gravitates towards avenue type, whereas Lola loves crafting extra formal, retro appears.

“It’s great that SOREL is leaning more toward the bold and fun side with their designs this season. There are a ton of different colours and fun elements going on,” says Kiki, including that she’s excited to include these trendy boots to her private assortment.

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We styled Kiki and Lola in matching royal blue monochromatic appears. Kiki’s rocking the optimized orange Caribou Clog paired with patchy wide-leg denims, a vibrant blue denim shacket and a lime inexperienced crop prime, whereas Lola is sporting the bleached ceramic, gum Caribou X Shoe with a vivid blue denim skirt and blue fake leather-based jacket. 

Store the complete SOREL Caribou X Assortment accessible now in-store and on-line at Hudson’s Bay.

Pictures by Lawrence Cortez

Videography by Charles Range