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Hoping to add a few stand-out articles of clothing to your spring wardrobe? Look no further than the latest line from Philip Sparks.
Inspired by vintage beach photographs from the 1930s, his collection -- full of great items for men and women -- is full of fun pops of colour. For men, there are soft linen suits and great blazers (the multicoloured plaid is perfect for office wear or for a night on the town). There are also navy, grey and red chinos.
For ladies, it's all about pattern. There are long dresses with polka dots and stripes (we'd like one of each, please) as well as jackets and trenches. We're absolutely in love with Sparks' accessory line -- the yellow portfolio briefcase is a stunner. There are also colourful and woven belts.
Perhaps the best part is, if you're in Toronto, you can now peruse Sparks' wares in-person. To celebrate his 5th year in business, he's opened a multi-level space located at 162 Ossington Avenue (the entrance is just off of Foxley Street). The store officially opens on Saturday, March 17, but you can swing by to take a peek at the space on Thursday, March 15.
If you're located outside of the city, you can order Sparks' spring line (as well as all of his wares) online.
Check out his new store -- and some of his spring 2012 looks -- below.