Design Duo thrilled to be included in Canadian Royal Visit 2016
TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Smythe, the Canadian label, is royally pleased to be chosen by the Duchess of Cambridge for her second Canadian Royal Tour. The Duchess was seen wearing Smythe's 'Duchess Blazer' in Army from Smythe's Autumn Winter 16 collection as she arrived at Haida Gwaii, British Columbia for the opening of the new Haida Gwaii Hospital and Care Centre.
"We are thrilled to be part of the Duchess' wardrobe once again for the Canadian Royal Visit," said Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe, co-founders of Smythe. "We design with a woman like Kate Middleton in mind: tailored and effortlessly chic. Needless to say we are delighted that Her Royal Highness has included Smythe in her visit to Canada."
Launched in Toronto in 2004, Smythe's made-in-Canada collections are recognized by their timeless designs, fine tailoring and iconic silhouettes. The label has grown to enjoy a following that includes international style makers including Beyoncé, Charlize Theron, Cameron Diaz, Naomi Watts, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kate Hudson and Rachel McAdams.
Smythe can be purchased at select retailers across Canada, the U.S. and internationally, including Holt Renfrew, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Intermix and online at Neiman Marcus and Shopbop. The Autumn Winter 16 collection is now available in stores and the Pre-Spring 17 collection ships to all retailers in November.
Smythe is a contemporary women's apparel brand co-designed by Andrea Lenczner and Christie Smythe. Smythe creates essential wardrobe pieces that are both modern and emotional. Smythe's sartorial sensibility made the label an instant success when it launched in 2004. Flawlessly tailored collections feature nostalgic textiles and traditional menswear tailoring techniques to create a decidedly feminine interpretation. For more information, please visit www.smythejackets.com.
Image with caption: "The Duchess Blazer in Army (CNW Group/Smythe)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160930_C7626_PHOTO_EN_786286.jpg
Image with caption: "The Duchess in Smythe Autumn Winter 16 (CNW Group/Smythe)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160930_C7626_PHOTO_EN_786288.jpg
Image with caption: "Smythe (CNW Group/Smythe)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160930_C7626_PHOTO_EN_786284.jpg
For further information: about Smythe, interview requests and lookbooks, please contact Deb McCain Communications at: Deb McCain, 416.402.5681, [email protected]; Wonjay Chang, 647.349.2899, [email protected]