FAT : toronto alternative fashion week
Saturday, April 17th, 2010
An upcoming event you don’t want to miss is Toronto’s Alternative Art’s and Fashion Week also known as FAT. It is taking place this week from April 21st to 25th in Toronto, ON.
Here’s a little info about FAT…
The fifth year anniversary edition of FAT titled “Made with Love” approaches fashion from the intelligence of the heart, surveying a different emotion each night.
april 21 |LONGING| presents 14 nostalgic and elegant collections on the runway including designs by London based Jasper Garvida winner of Project Catwalk UK, Montreal label Melow Par Mélissa Bolduc, Dutch labels Ado Les Scents By Hyun Yeu and Square Root of Two, designers Ruth Weil By Hilary Sampliner, Paria Lambina, The Bored Collective and Epoque.
april 22 |LUST| showcases 13 sultry and seductive runway shows including Refined by Evan Biddell, lingerie line by Diepo, couture corset collection by Starkers, feminine and contemporary women’s wear line Jessica Mary Clayton, provocative line by Magpie, fetish inspired collections by Fashion Whore, Artifice and Pippa and fashion performance by IMAGOzine.
april 23 |RAGE| features 12 edgy, conscious and conceptual collections including sustainable line Worth. By David C Wigley, Russian constructivist inspired collection by Heidi Ackerman, artful and experimental label Romandin, non-traditional and eco friendly collection by Vancouver based label Sans Soucie and In Bitu a collection inspired by the exploitation of natural resources in the Athabasca by Karey Shinn.
april 24 |JOY| surveys 15 colourful and energetic shows, showcasing Kirsty Mckenzie’s outrageous couture and a glamorous but cheeky silhouette by Belinda Visag from Mexico City. Jamaica’s well-known singer Tami Chynn teams up with Lubica to create the vibrant Anúna line. Harsh Designs explores the dreams of children and their fairytales and Baby Steinberg brings a Brazilian vibe in her extra-sensory extravaganza that touches on all five human senses.
april 25 |MARKET| explores the emotion of fulfillment through a unique shopping experience. From 11am–1pm the industry is invited for an exclusive viewing opportunity of FAT’s best collections over mimosas and croissants. From 1pm-5pm FAT welcomes the pubic to purchase clothing hot off the runway.
[clockwise from top left . Artifice . Jasper Garvida . Felicia Burke . One Of Us Swimwear]
Advance Tickets : $25/Day Pass . $70/Week Pass
$30/Day @ the door
more info at www.alternativefashionweek.com
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