The Professionals // Spring fashion

Toronto lawyers Rory Dyck and Marcela Saitua spring into the new season with bright colours and classic style

By Sarah Casselman

On Thursday March 6th, 2008

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Rory and Marcela

Rory Dyck is an associate at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in the business law department and is a member of the firm’s franchise law group. He earned his LL.B. at Queen’s in 2005 and was called to the Ontario bar in 2006.

Marcela Saitua is a civil litigator at Adair Morse LLP. Her practice focuses on insurance defence and personal injury. She graduated with a J.D. and a Masters in International Relations from U of T in 2000, and was called to the Ontario bar in 2002.


Rory and Marcela are ready to weather any storm. A classic trenchcoat like Rory’s is a great investment piece. Marcela’s look proves that a pop of bright colour livens up a work wardrobe.

Rory wears a trench coat by Etro, $1,095 at Holt Renfrew. Shirt by Canali, $375 at Holt Renfrew. Pants by Banana Republic,
$165. Tie by Banana Republic, $90. Belt by Banana Republic, $65. Briefcase by Gucci, $2,000 at Holt Renfrew.

Marcela wears a trenchcoat by Banana Republic, $195. Dress by Tory Burch, $325 at Holt Renfrew. Shoes by Prada Sport, $405 at Browns. Pear pin by Marc Jacobs, $55 at Holt Renfrew. Bag by Banana Republic, $295.


Marcela’s ’60s-inspired shift dress creates maximum impact with its graphic palette of black and white.

Marcela wears a dress by Pink Tartan, $425 at Holt Renfrew. Heels by D&G, $498 at Browns. Watch by Hermès, from $1,600 at Holt Renfrew. Bag by Jill Stuart, $525 at Holt Renfrew.

Trend tip
Add professional polish to your look with sleek accessories like a high-gloss patent pump or a handbag.

 

 


Rory’s understated office attire gives Casual Friday an instant update by adding colour into the mix.

Rory wears a sweater by Banana Republic, $130. Shirt by Banana Republic, $100. Pants by Boss Hugo Boss, $1,095 (for full suit) at Holt Renfrew. Glasses by Robert Marc, $475 at Josephson Opticians. Watch by Gucci from $1,400 at Holt Renfrew.

Trend tip
Sweaters and buttondown shirts in cool tones like green, blue and purple, look best when paired with a classic tan or navy trouser.

 

 


 With its chic cropped jacket and unique metallic lustre, Marcela’s skirtsuit is the latest trend.

Marcela wears a suit by Teenflo, $425 (jacket) $225 (skirt) at Holt Renfrew. Blouse by Theory, $205 at Holt Renfrew. Glasses by L.A. Eyeworks, $278 at Josephson Opticians.

Trend tip
Update your suit with a printed silk top in this season’s hottest hue: cobalt blue.

 

 

 


The timeless appeal of Rory’s suit proves that class and sophistication are always in style.

Rory wears a suit by Canali, $1,650 at Holt Renfrew. Shirt by Armani, $250 at Holt Renfrew. Tie by Giorgio Armani, $150 at Holt Renfrew.

Trend tip
A bold, preppy tie compliments a subtly striped dress shirt.

 

 

 

 


Shot on location at the Gladstone Hotel, Queen St. W., Toronto. Hair and makeup: Michelle Rosen /Judy Inc. Stylist: Sarah Casselman

Photography by Lorne Bridgman.