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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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 […]
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 […]
Ryerson’s Fashion Zone, a business accelerator for fashion-forward startups, hosted its first Winter Storm party on Jan. 21 to encourage collaboration with creative programs in the school. The incubator’s businesses were set up around the room for display while Daniel Drak, marketing coordinator of Ryerson’s shool of fashion and Robert Ott, chair of the program, said a few words. Held […]
Fashion students are frustrated and upset at the last-minute cancellation of a highly anticipated shoe design contest the night before the winners were supposed to be announced. Fashion design students had been invited to enter an original shoe design in a bid to win a two-day […]