Mash up full and skinny volumes with a vintage red-and-blue plaid jacket ($85, I Miss You, 63 Ossington, 416-916-7021) layered on a navy T-neck tunic ($19, Joe Fresh) and red stovepipe jeans ($39.50, Old Navy, Eaton Centre, 416-593-2551, and others).
A vintage Oleg Cassini blue sequin cocktail dress ($95, I Miss You) does daytime glam under an oversized orange H&M sweater ($69.90, 1 Dundas West, 416-593-0064, and others).
Joe Fresh's camel Trapeze cardigan ($29) is the pick of the line's fall litter. It adds a cozy touch to Juma's red houndstooth dress ($230, Pho Pa, 698 Queen West, 416-979-9444, www.juma.ca).
Malak by Kalam Lee's crocheted ribbon cocktail dress ($400, www.malakbykalamlee.com) is more than basic black.