Post Tagged with: "Mass Exodus"

(Courtesy SPLICE)

Ryerson fashion students explore real life and technology

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 […]

by Megan Stephens· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Photography
Outside of Toronto Fashion Week, Ryerson fashion students can intern at Fashion Art Toronto. (Courtesy of Andre Varty)

No more TO Fashion Week? Not a problem for Rye fashion students

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 […]

by Kelsey Adams· · Arts & Life, Fashion
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
(Courtesy of Jessica Albotra)

Mass Ex turns SLC into runway

Sunday’s production of Mass Exodus raised the bar for future shows, according to attendees.

by Emily Stachera· · Arts & Life, Fashion
(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
(Courtesy of Mass Exodus)

Preparing for Mass Exodus: The Exhibit

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 […]

by Emily Stachera· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Videos
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
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 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
The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 34

The Ryersonian Weekly Wrap: Episode 34

              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 Danielle Gresko· · Audio, Podcasts
Changes in Mass Exodus leave most fashion communication students in the dust

Changes in Mass Exodus leave most fashion communication students in the dust

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 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
(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
Body positive style for all women

Body positive style for all women

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 […]

In her shoes: Ryersonian journalist walks the runway

In her shoes: Ryersonian journalist walks the runway

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 […]

by Leslie Walker· · Features
Gallery: Mass Exodus showcases Ryerson fashion talent

Gallery: Mass Exodus showcases Ryerson fashion talent

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 […]

by Matt Oxman· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Top stories
Mass Exodus returns

Mass Exodus returns

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 […]

by Erica Huculak· · Arts & Life, Fashion, Top stories
Designing Mass Ex: Kelly Fitzpatrick and Ryan Amore

Designing Mass Ex: Kelly Fitzpatrick and Ryan Amore

All photos courtesy Kelly Fitzpatrick and Ryan Amore.

by Erica Huculak· · Arts & Life, Videos
Designing Mass Ex: Amy Tahmizian and Blaise Crocker

Designing Mass Ex: Amy Tahmizian and Blaise Crocker

by Erica Huculak· · Arts & Life, Videos

Rhythmic gymnast brings her ribbons to fashion school

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 […]