Post Tagged with: "fashion"

(Courtesy Angela Bulatao-Taay)

Dress for job interview success

Email reminders to apply for graduation in the spring aren’t the only thing Ryerson students in their final year opened last week. This was also a signal to open closets and look at what outfit options are available for future job interviews. “I’ve often said to students that you want to dress in a way that reflects the competence, skills, […]

by Angela Bulatao-Taay· · Arts & Life, Fashion
(Courtesy of Bud Glunz via Library And Archives Canada)

Bringing indigenous fashion to Ryerson

“Clothing was used as a weapon in residential schools to take the identity of the children who attending it,” said Kucherena, who has been researching this topic for the course.

by Jacqueline McKay· · Fashion, News, On Campus
The team behind Gimme360 in their office at Ryerson's Fashion Zone (LR Alex De Jäger (Courtesy of Danielle Lee)

Ryerson startup combines virtual reality, fashion and charity

A startup from Ryerson’s Fashion Zone is combining fashion and technology to start a social movement and is using Kickstarter to do it. Gimme360 is a clothing company that donates proceeds from every garment sold to provide water for developing countries. The amount of proceeds donated depend on the project they’re working on due to the amount of equipment needed […]

The Jack Layton Leadership School at Ryerson has been running during reading weeks since 2013. (Ryersonian Archive)

News in brief: What you missed during reading week

Layton leadership school’s fourth year Olivia Chow, Winnie Ng, a social justice and democracy chair at Ryerson, and former MPP Andrew Cash were some of the many activists who spoke at the Jack Layton Leadership School this past week. The three-day program —  established in 2013 — aims to build knowledge and skills in social justice, activism and community. The […]

The Suzanne Rogers Fashion Institute (Courtesy of Robert Ott)

$1M fashion institute to launch at Ryerson

Ryerson announced today the launch of a new five-year fellowship program, The Suzanne Rogers Fashion Institute (SRFI). Through The Edward and Suzanne Rogers Foundation, benefactor Suzanne Rogers donated $1 million to the university’s Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD). The SRFI’s aim is to strengthen and support young emerging talent in the Canadian fashion industry. “We are thrilled that Suzanne […]

by Olivia Chandler· · Arts & Life, Fashion, News, On Campus
(Courtesy Stephania Stefanakou)

3D printing: the future of fashion

A recent Ryerson fashion communication graduate, Stephania Stefanakou, is creating an affordable 3D and wearable technology clothing line. The young designer described her creative wearable 3D clothing as “actually functional to wear every day.” Stefanakou is designing a six-piece collection that combines 3D printing and tactile fabric as a part of the Design Fabrication Zone (DFZ) incubator. She will use […]

Petition gets action after students booted from class

Petition gets action after students booted from class

Nine Ryerson fashion communication students are officially enrolled in the Mass Exodus fashion promotion course after a computer glitch saw them removed from the class before the start of the term. Amanda Ho and Katie Ferreira, two of the affected students, started a petition on Change.org after discovering they were not enrolled in fashion promotion, which produces the Mass Exodus […]

by Olivia Chandler· · Fashion, News
Ryerson graduate Curtis Oland wins the Emerging Menswear Designer award (Courtesy Che Rosales)

From fly fishing to Vogue Italia: Fashion student wins major award

Ryerson School of Fashion student Curtis Oland was awarded the Emerging Menswear Designer Award (EMDA) last month at the Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM*) showcase. But that wasn’t all. At the event, Oland also won a cash prize of $10,000, a feature in Vogue Italia, a full-year mentorship at the Toronto Fashion Incubator, and a runway show at the TOM* Fall/Winter […]

by Olivia Chandler· · Arts & Life, Fashion, News
Owen Osinde, CEO of Sneakerdeck, and Jasem Ahmady, lead of operations and design, at the Branded TO competition April 8. (Courtesy Sneackerdeck)

Students’ app combines social media with sneakers

A group of Ryerson students created Sneakerdeck, an app they hope will become the go-to social platform for people who love sneakers.

(Ryersonian File Photo)

Preparing for Mass Exodus: The Fashion Show

Bianca Bellantoni, along with 66 of her fellow fashion design students, will be debuting her fourth-year clothing collection at Mass Exodus on Apr. 10, which will be held for the first time in Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre. Watch Bellantoni explain how she got her collection ready for the big show, and follow The Ryersonian’s coverage of the event this weekend. […]

by Emily Stachera· · Arts & Life, Fashion
VIDEO Mass Exodus Series: Michael Zoffranieri

VIDEO Mass Exodus Series: Michael Zoffranieri

When Michael Zoffranieri joined a sewing club in high school he thought it was just going to be a creative outlet amidst his science-heavy curriculum. Now the fourth-year fashion design student is hard at work for Mass Exodus, which is on April 10. Inspired by Infiorata, a floral festival in Italy, Zoffranieri gave The Ryersonian a sneak peek at his newest bridal collection. […]

by Lindsay Sganga· · Arts & Life, Fashion, News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 48

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 48

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

(Courtesy Ben Barry, Photo by Jaclyn Locke)

Q-and-A: Ryerson fashion professor, Ben Barry

Bringing issues of diversity to light in the fashion world has been Prof. Ben Barry’s goal since he was 14. The Ryerson School of Fashion associate professor is behind the Ben Barry Agency, a unique modelling agency for models who don’t necessarily fit the size 2 demographic. His agency has been making waves in the fashion world. Last December, he […]

by Vanessa Francone· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 47

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 47

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

Todd Lynn (Courtesy Irene Scioti)

Mass Ex Series: Meet the Curator, Todd Lynn

  “In my opinion, clothes are what we wear and fashion is about ideas.” These are the words of Todd Lynn, acclaimed London fashion designer, dresser of rock legends and curator of next month’s Mass Exodus, Ryerson’s annual student-run fashion show. The hit, end-of-year event is no stranger to big name curators, from Liz Cabral to Jeanne Beker, but Lynn […]

by Ophelie Zalcmanis-Lai· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 46

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 46

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 45

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 45

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Former Ryerson student dresses for the Oscars

Former Ryerson student dresses for the Oscars

Don Fabien Lee designs suit for Oscar nominee.

by Michael Sist· · Arts & Life, Fashion, News
Shoppers fill Toronto's Eaton Centre (Courtesy Creative Commons).

Ryerson professor’s study finds friends affect spending habits

A retail management professor’s study has found that students spending habits have more to do with influence from their social circle than anything else.

by Jessica Maxwell· · News
Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 44 – Sam the Record Man sign to glow again, a look at the Ryerson Dance Pak, and more

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 44 – Sam the Record Man sign to glow again, a look at the Ryerson Dance Pak, and more

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Sophomore fashion magazine created by Ryerson alumnae goes digital

Sophomore fashion magazine created by Ryerson alumnae goes digital

“I think a lot of young people are just sick and tired of being fed the same capitalist beauty ideal and we’re smarter than that.”

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 43 – • RSU member resigns, the theatre school’s winter show opening and more

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 43 – • RSU member resigns, the theatre school’s winter show opening and more

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Two Ryerson grads nominated for national fashion awards

Two Ryerson grads nominated for national fashion awards

The Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards nominate two fashion design graduates, Hamish Thwaites and Lucian Matis.

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 42 – •	Potential lawsuit against RSU, Cormac McGee’s update on petition against unpaid internships and more

Ryersonian Weekly Wrap Episode: 42 – • Potential lawsuit against RSU, Cormac McGee’s update on petition against unpaid internships and more

The Ryersonian weekly wrap is a news audio series produced by senior students in the School of Journalism in Toronto. It features weekly news from ryersonian.ca and from the Canadian University Press.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Audio, News, Podcasts
Fashion line helps consumers ‘take ownership’ over mental illness

Fashion line helps consumers ‘take ownership’ over mental illness

“Wear Your Label” was one of eight start-ups accepted into The Joe Fresh Centre for Fashion Innovation at Ryerson University in September. Their mental health conscious designs have been recognized internationally and showcased at New York Fashion Week.

(Ryersonian Staff/Samantha Tapp)

Mass Exodus: fashion school’s year-end production moves to SLC from MAC

The sixth floor of the Student Learning Centre, known as “The Beach,” which can hold up to 540 people will be this year’s runway for Mass Exodus.

by Samantha Tapp· · Arts & Life, Fashion

Photo gallery: Ryerson students host fair trade fashion show

Inspired by a documentary called The True Cost, radio and television arts students put on a fashion show as a capstone project featuring eight local designers’ sustainable fashion lines.  

by Mikaila Kukurudza· · Arts & Life, Fashion
FIXATE Fashion Show: Meet designer Lex Brown who tackles gender norms

FIXATE Fashion Show: Meet designer Lex Brown who tackles gender norms

You see fashion art as womenswear or menswear, which is kind of weird because when you think about art you don’t think about that.

Shoppers entering H&M at the Eaton Centre. (Michelle Andrea-Girouard / Ryersonian Staff)

Die-hard shoppers: Why consumers are camping out for ‘stuff’

You’ve seen it time and time again: hordes of shoppers lining up overnight to get first dibs on the newest trendy product.

by Tiffany Crawford-Christie· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Be low-key ‘and then surprise the world’

Be low-key ‘and then surprise the world’

Fashion design student, Jeremy Joo was chosen to speak at last weekends TedX RyersonU conference. Ryersonian sat down with him to talk about some of the things that set him apart from the rest.

by Jordyn Gibson· · Arts & Life, Fashion
(Tim Gouw/Unsplash)

The real problem with school dress codes

Sending a girl home from school for wearing yoga pants sends the message that, ultimately, her duty to not seduce the men around her outweighs her right to an education.

by Adetayo Bero· · Opinion
How to get first dibs on Balmain x H&M collection

How to get first dibs on Balmain x H&M collection

Shoppers stood in line for days to get the first dibs on the Balmain x H&M collaboration Thursday in Toronto. Here’s what the tired fashionistas, who waited up all night, had to say about the experience.

by Ryersonian Staff· · Fashion, Off Campus, RyersonianTV
Friends start Norm Kelly-themed charity ‘We The Norm’

Friends start Norm Kelly-themed charity ‘We The Norm’

  The first rule of running a successful fundraising campaign: get 6ix Dad Norm Kelly involved. Three Toronto friends did and their hotline has been blinging ever since. Gary Liang, Tom Guo and Emerson Lai decided they wanted to give back to the community, so last week they started “We The Norm,” a non-profit organization that sells Norm Kelly, Drake […]

by Tiffany Crawford-Christie· · Arts & Life, Fashion
RyersonianTV: November 5, 2015 – Justin Trudeau sworn in, Reignite Ryerson calls for lower tuition fees, H&M’s Balmain collection released

RyersonianTV: November 5, 2015 – Justin Trudeau sworn in, Reignite Ryerson calls for lower tuition fees, H&M’s Balmain collection released

RyersonianTV is a daily newscast produced by the School of Journalism’s masthead class. Watch us live, Monday to Friday, at noon EST.

by Ryersonian Staff· · RyersonianTV
INTRO to diversity

INTRO to diversity

It’s Friday night and Clara Purdy is quickly pinning a white dress to cover a fresh red marker stain. “The designer’s out there,” she said. Meanwhile, Nadia Ebrahim is pacing back and forth with a clipboard in hand, making sure that the row of models is in order. All of these last-minute tasks are what goes into INTRO, a fashion […]

Jackie Hunter models for Boom Model Management in Milan. Courtesy Sebastiano Scatto

Ryerson alumna models in Milan

The first time Jacqueline Hunter was scouted for modelling, she thought she looked terrible. While browsing stores in the Toronto Eaton Centre one evening near the end of 2012, the almost 6-foot-tall brunette had her hair in a ponytail and was wearing a parka and jeans, when she noticed a woman looking at her. “She came up to me and […]

by Jessica Murray· · Arts & Life, Fashion
First-year fashion design student Sarah Spooner is currently enrolled in Ben Barry’s fashion class.  (Kyla Dewar/Ryersonian Staff)

Diversifying fashion, one selfie at a time

Snap, crop, filter, hashtag, post. Basic steps to posting a selfie. But in Ben Barry’s fashion theory and concepts class, taking a selfie has only two steps: snap and post. As an assignment for class, Barry challenged his students to take a selfie and post it on Twitter or Instagram — without a filter or pose. Students had to post […]

Jeanne Beker announced as curator for Mass Exodus 2015

Jeanne Beker announced as curator for Mass Exodus 2015

Jeanne Beker has seen the designs of all the greats from Galliano to Versace, and now she will be evaluating the collections of Ryerson’s very own designers. Beker, a prominent media personality who has her own line of clothing and accessories, has been chosen as the curator for an annual student-run fashion show hosted by the Ryerson school of fashion. […]

by Jessica Murray· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Top stories
Panel explores the stylish side of technology

Panel explores the stylish side of technology

The recent explosion of fashionable smartwatches and headwear have proven that not all wearable technology has to look like it belongs in a science-fiction movie. A panel discussion hosted by Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education last week explored how wearable devices, or electronics incorporated into clothing and fashion accessories, are changing their aesthetic to look more appealing for […]

by Jessica Murray· · News, On Campus
(Courtesy Jason Howie, Flickr)

Mass Exodus goes digital with new e-commerce app

For the first time ever, Ryerson’s student-run fashion show, Mass Exodus, will be offering an e-commerce platform through its app where attendees can purchase clothing, accessories and books produced by the fourth-year fashion design and fashion communication students. Robert Ott, chair of the school of fashion, said the idea stemmed from previous years when students’ designs were not for sale […]

by Sharnelle Kan· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Media
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
Ben Barry, fashion school professor at Ryerson University.

Ryerson fashion professor proposes new textbook

Boys wear blue and girls wear pink. It’s a social norm we’re taught, but it’s something Ryerson fashion professor Ben Barry wants to redefine. Barry has partnered with University of Hawaii Professor Andrew Reilly to co-edit a textbook titled Crossing Boundaries: Fashion to Deconstruct and Reimagine Gender. The proposed 300-page textbook will be divided into four chapters: the construction of […]

by Eman Ali· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Photo Gallery: Fashion students explore the philosophy of Stoicism at STOIC

Photo Gallery: Fashion students explore the philosophy of Stoicism at STOIC

On Nov. 13, third-year fashion communication students hosted STOIC 2014. The show, held in the school of interior design, was a runway show and photo exhibit showing fashion student’s work. The runway show was an exploration of the philosophy of stoicism, which featured designs made by students in the fashion design program, styled by the STOIC team. The photo gallery […]

Early childhood education student runs online store, The Gift of Glamour

Early childhood education student runs online store, The Gift of Glamour

Sofia Beg is a 21-year-old student in Ryerson’s early childhood education program. While her friends have midterms on their minds, she’s thinking about how she can make her customers happy. Whenever Beg gets a break in the middle of class, she frantically refreshes her email to check the Instagram page of her business for updates. When she has a couple […]

Dress code becomes staple for Ryerson Rams hockey

Dress code becomes staple for Ryerson Rams hockey

It’s a little known fact that the Mattamy Athletic Centre turns into a runway of sorts before every Ryerson Rams men’s hockey team home game. First there’s coach Graham Wise, looking all business in his suit and tie as he arrives and heads beyond the great divide of doors between the outside world and the locker-rooms. Next there’s a mob […]

by Samantha Sobolewski· · Hockey, Sports
Jason Kelly, Matthew Andreacchi and Lucas Froese show off their pre-game style.

Fashion comes out to play for Rye men’s hockey team

If you tune into the pre-game show for most sports broadcasts, there’s a good chance you’ll be shown a shot of a player headed into a dressing room. There’s an even better chance that player’s outfit will be mentioned on social media or even the broadcast itself. And when it comes to certain players, an even better chance their outfit […]

by Samantha Sobolewski· · Fashion, Hockey, Sports
Designer Willis Chan with his recent fashion line WILLISCHAN. (Courtesy Yvonne Sung)

Design challenge contestant creates fashion line

By  Natalie Marynowski and Pema Tsering As he approaches the design studio at 1266 Queen Street W., Willis Chan swiftly gets off his bike and heads to the building tucked inside of Parkdale. Chan is dressed head-to-toe in black, making the white Nike symbol on his shirt dramatically stand out. His hair is neatly pulled back. He makes his way into the […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Arts & Life, career, Fashion, Features
Chantelle Hastick with her winning design for the 2014 Danier Leather Design Challenge. (Hillary MacDonald/Ryersonian staff)

Danier leather design challenge announces 2015 finalists

The finalists of the sixth annual Danier Leather Design Challenge were announced Tuesday. The competition is part of a mandatory third-year Ryerson fashion design course, in which students are expected to design and build a unique leather jacket. The top designer will win a cash prize of $5000 and will have his or her jacket sold in Danier stores. “This […]

Omran Asrar, 3rd year business technology student. (Sidney Cohen/Ryersonian)

How much do Rye students care about the clothes on their back?

Faculty members are calling on administration to stop sourcing Ryerson-branded clothing from American Apparel for what they said were the company’s sexist ads. As reported by The Ryersonian on Wednesday, professors voiced their concerns after faculty representatives at the Ontario Universities Fair were asked to wear American Apparel T-shirts with Ryerson’s logo while promoting the school. We asked Ryerson students what they think about when […]

by sidneyhannah.cohen· · News
Left to right: Andrew Sigmaringan, Darina Granik, Aimee Nsangu, Alex Digioseffo. (Ryersonian Staff)

RyeStyle: Boots and Shoes

Shoes are the most underrated part of any outfit. While it’s easy to step out in the same old sneakers day after day, working some boots, loafers, or heels into the mix can go a long way. Here are a few pairs we liked this week. Harrison Arranz, second-year engineering Harrison’s oxfords from Aldo stood out thanks to the mix of materials — […]