Fashion Art Toronto, the annual event five days fashion and art event is returning for its 11th time, from April 12 to 16. 2016 Runway featuring a different sub-theme for each day over five days:
April 12 – UNDRESS – Fashion Art Toronto kicks off the week exploring the freedoms and constraints around sexuality, fantasy and play. Sultry showgirl, Pastel Supernova opens the show with a jaw-dropping one-gal burlesque performance; With Love Lingerie fuses religious iconography with its vintage-luxe lingerie; and House of Etiquette presents high-fashion latex.
April 13 – gender WEAR – Stereotypes, identity, blurred cultural styles. Evan Biddell takes over two runway shows including an illustrated Tribute to David Bowie; L’Uomo Strano explores forensic anthropologies and Mister Miguel performs hot off his America’s Got Talent debut.
April 14 – DRESS Accordingly – Tradition, costumes and uniforms. Presenting Lesley Hampton’sOjibwe jingle dress; and award-winners Dilly Daisy and Feyanki Law’s stylish, historical re-creations.
April 15 – Counter CODE – Rebellion, evolution and innovation. Featuring the avant-garde yet wearable work of Nuvango that encompasses artwork from over 20 international artists; trompe l’oeil looks from designer Andrea JungMin Oh and edgy streetwear by Wolf N Crane.
April 16 – HAUTE Culture – HIgh fashion, opulence, embellishment. Welcoming Canadian and International designers with collections inspired by high fashion from around the globe. Celeb designerOscar Mendoza, who’s been featured in Vanity Fair & Elle Magazine, presents a mix of couture, rich textures and a colorful palette.
Beside the 50+ runway shows and performances, there will also be photography exhibits, interdisciplinary art installations and a selection of curated fashion films featuring through out the 5 days.
Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas Street East
April 12-16, 2016 from 5:30pm-12am daily
$15 Student, $40 Day, $95 Week
The complete 2016 schedule is now available online at: http://fashionarttoronto.ca/schedule/