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World Mastercard Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015: designers to watch

October 14, 2014
By Darina Granik

World MasterCard Fashion Week, spring/summer 2015 is less than a week away.
This season, 34 designers and companies are going to …

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Just Sultan: let’s accessorize

September 24, 2014
By Violet MacLeod

Just Sultan is a bold accessory line, so new you may not have heard of it until now. Handcrafting his accessories in Toronto, designer Sultan Sandur has created a collection of unisex bow ties, pocket squares and …

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Miryaki: opposites attract / Miryaki: Gli Opposti Si Attraggono

September 17, 2014
By Amalia Bentivoglio

FAJO Bilingual Series

 
Mia Vilardo and Riccardo Polidoro are the dynamic duo behind Miryaki, a brand that was created in Italy’s …

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Brit Wacher: art in the abstract

August 29, 2014
By Katia Ostapets

“I have always been interested in creating and building things,” says Brittany Wacher. “Making clothes was enticing for me, since …

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Som Kong: the journey has just begun

August 20, 2014
By Jessica Filoso

FAJO discovers

 
Fashion wasn’t Som Kong’s first career choice, but that’s hard to believe when seeing his small but tidy workspace, …

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SEVENTHIRTYONE: Parisian start, Canadian future

August 12, 2014
By Violet MacLeod

Serendipitous beginnings often lead to interesting results. SEVENTHIRTYONE designer Defne Husrevoglu, and marketing director, Maiko Suzuki, met in Paris when …

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Printed jewelry: engineering fashion

June 20, 2014
By Jill Adams

Morfologi’s upcoming collection will be easy to spot for anyone familiar with the architecture of Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum. Inspired …

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Daring to be Gwen Madiba

June 20, 2014
By Jessica Filoso

Dare (verb): to have enough courage or confidence to do something. Gwen Madiba named her fashion line Dare with this …

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Nana Boateng Osei: the man behind Bôhten

May 15, 2014
By Jessica Filoso

Eco-friendly fashion is the future, at least that’s where Nana Boateng Osei says it’s heading.
Sustainability and design are two things …

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The designers of Arts & Fashion Week 2014

April 16, 2014
By FAJO's editorial team

For the third year in a row, FAJO returns as the Media Partner of |FAT| Arts & Fashion Week!
|FAT| Arts …

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10 questions for Brooke Taylor and Jessica Stanley

April 16, 2014
By Jill Adams

California-natives Brooke Taylor and Jessica Stanley met in 2005 on their first day at a new job in technology sales. …

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10 questions for Soon Il Kwon

March 13, 2014
By Hannah Yakobi

Soon Il Kwon was born in Seoul, Korea. Throughout his childhood, he was constantly surrounded by art, as his father …

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The Art of the Pharaohs: Azza Fahmy

March 13, 2014
By Rocio Frausto

“To immortalize heritage, some write books, others take pictures, on the other hand, we design jewelry.”
A myriad of cascading gems …

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Matière Noire: reflecting astronomy through fashion

February 14, 2014
By Jennifer Cortez

Geometry. Simplicity. Mystery… Matière Noire.
Cécile Raizonville’s story is about self-discovery. The designer says that many moments of her life are …

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Dom Streater: life after Project Runway

February 14, 2014
By Jill Adams

“I don’t have the same kind of nervousness about presenting clothing anymore. I guess I can thank Project Runway for …

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Chatting over coffee with Basia Bulat

January 23, 2014
By Hannah Yakobi

I’ve been to Basia Bulat’s shows twice.
The one in 2010 stuck with me because of the number of instruments the …

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