A Ryerson fashion design alumna, Alex Armata is nominated for the 2017 Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards (CAFA). Returning to her Ajax, Ont. home after a night out on Jan. 30, Armata found out about her nomination after the CAFA nominee announcement at the Distillery District’s Thompson Landry Gallery. “I just saw an e-mail from Robert Ott, the head […]
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Ryerson’s fashion promotion class held their annual mini fall show in the Ryerson Communications Centre and this year’s theme merged concepts like never before. The name of the show is SPLICE, the formation of a connection between two unrelated concepts. According to Krizia Peluso, this year, that concept is a bridge between real life and digital realities prevalent in today’s […]
The tents might not be going up at David Pecaut Square this October but Ryerson fashion students will carry on without Toronto Fashion Week (TFW). The event, that used to be the first chance for eager students to gain fashion industry experience, was cancelled in July after IMG Canada pulled out as the sponsor. Despite the initial shock, members of […]
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 […]
Sunday’s production of Mass Exodus raised the bar for future shows, according to attendees.
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. […]
Anali Torrez, along with 36 of her fellow fashion communications students, will be debuting their fourth-year projects at Mass Exodus from Apr. 8 to 10, which will be held for the first time in Ryerson’s Student Learning Centre. Watch Torrez explain how she got her exhibit ready for the big show, and follow The Ryersonian’s coverage of the event this […]
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. […]
“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 […]
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.
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. Steven and Danni are graduating! This their last time hosting The Ryersonian weekly wrap. On their final episode, Steven and Danni tell […]
By Ashley Cochrane Some Ryerson fashion students are angrily protesting changes to Mass Exodus, one of the most recognized student-run fashion shows in the country. The students, who are in the fashion communication stream of the program, say the changes mean their work won’t be displayed in the best possible way, which could hurt their job prospects. At least one […]
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. […]
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 […]
It’s no surprise that New York Fashion Week is trending on social media. But this time, some of the buzz is being generated by the plentiful number of plus-size models strutting the runways — not hidden underneath oversized knits or head-to-toe layers, but adorned in stylish harnesses and architectural cages. With celebrated designers calling much-needed attention to the plus-size fashion […]
The audience is cloaked in darkness, but I know that every seat is filled – the show is sold out. As I reach the end of the runway, I pause and camera flashes flood my vision. I’m on the catwalk at Mass Exodus, the largest student-run fashion event in the world. It’s also by far the largest annual event for Ryerson’s […]
Mass Exodus, the largest student-run fashion show in the world, made its anticipated return on April 3 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. The show, produced by Ryerson fashion communications students, featured the impressive collections of fourth-year fashion design students. The collections ranged from Victorian wear to cool, casual menswear. “It’s amazing to finally see what seven months of hard, hard […]
With the largest student-run fashion show in the world set to debut on April 3 at the Mattamy Athletic Centre (MAC), Ryerson fashion design students are finally ready to reveal their innovative designs. Now in its 26th year, Mass Exodus is a collaboration between fourth-year fashion design and communication students. While third-year communication students are responsible for the production of […]
All photos courtesy Kelly Fitzpatrick and Ryan Amore.
Student by day, rhythmic gymnast and fashion designer by night; life is a fine balancing act for Kelsey Titmarsh. Having put her routines to bed and long days of training behind her, Titmarsh is now focusing on being a student in Ryerson’s fashion program. But before hitting the books, Titmarsh dedicated a majority of her life to gymnastics. She joined […]