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Second-year fashion communications student Danijela Keko models in a shoot for Kastor & Pollux. (Courtesy Bianca Scarlato)

Students to Watch: Fashion communication student masters the industry

Fashion communication student Dani Keko-Aranilla is a jack of all trades. The second-year student has dabbled in fashion journalism, modelling, styling, illustration and public relations. But rather than being a master of none, she’s conquering them all. She left the advertising program at OCAD and started studying in the fashion communication program at Ryerson in 2015. She grew up in […]

by Kelsey Adams· · Arts & Life, Fashion
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
Fashion alumnus and designer Farley Chatto returns to Ryerson

Fashion alumnus and designer Farley Chatto returns to Ryerson

They say if you can’t do, teach, but Ryerson alumnus Farley Chatto is an exception. The 46-year-old Regina-native has had his own clothing line for 27 years, apprenticed with Giorgio Armani, showcased at World MasterCard Fashion Week, and has dressed celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Drake. The Toronto-based designer graduated from the Ryerson fashion design program in 1991, but […]

by Jessica Murray· · Arts & Life, Fashion
Joe Fresh investing $1-million in Ryerson’s Fashion Zone

Joe Fresh investing $1-million in Ryerson’s Fashion Zone

Putting Toronto on the fashion map may happen a lot sooner than later, thanks to a new $1-million investment at Ryerson University by Joe Fresh. The Canadian fashion brand announced on Monday it is collaborating with Ryerson’s Fashion Zone to create a new fashion innovation centre: The Joe Fresh Centre. Robert Ott, the chair of Ryerson’s fashion school and director […]

by Jemicah Marasigan· · Arts & Life, Fashion
(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
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 […]

Ryerson groups help 10-year-old pitch business on Next Gen Den

Ryerson groups help 10-year-old pitch business on Next Gen Den

Abi Smithson is just like any other 10-year-old. She goes to school. She’s a part of the Girl Guides of Canada. She plays on her trampoline. But something sets Abi apart from others her age: On Nov. 12, Abi pitched her business on the Next Gen Den, the youth version of Dragon’s Den. She’s the CEO of her own company, […]

Ryerson new media graduate helps kids to learn code

Ryerson new media graduate helps kids to learn code

As technology continues to affect our everyday lives, a Ryerson new media graduate is working to make sure that children are prepared by teaching the language of code. Kathryn Barrett is the youth program lead for Kids Learning Code, a not-for-profit organization that teaches the process of coding through various workshops. “It’s kind of the same choice as if a […]

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
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, […]

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