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Joobo Shim says that gender-specific clothing is restrictive. (Courtesy Danier)

Gender-ambiguous design wins Danier Design Challenge

A new winner for the annual Danier Design Challenge was crowned on Friday. Third-year fashion design student Joobo Shim and his winning gender-ambiguous jacket walked away with $5,000 and his jacket will be mass-produced and sold in some Danier stores. Shim said designing gender-specific clothing is restrictive to him. “To be honest, from the start of my design practice, I […]

by Bethelehem Wondimu· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Chantelle Hastick, on the left, with her 2014 leather jacket. Andrea Dineen, on the left in the second image, with her 2011 leather jacket.

Leather brings success to fashion students

  Chantelle Hastick walked home with one of the biggest cheques of her life last week. Hastick, the winner of the Danier Design Challenge, was awarded $5,000 and an oversized novelty cheque that she awkwardly carried all the way to her apartment at Queen Street and Spadina Avenue “My friend was like, ‘What are you doing? You just won $5,000, […]