TFI New Labels 2016 Competition

TFI, or Toronto Fashion Incubator, is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and nurturing Canadian fashion designers and entrepreneurs for almost 30 years, held its New Labels Competition 2016, to provide a channel to mentor, support and showcase new Canadian designers.  This year 4 up rising labels, Gun Control, Peggy Sue Collection, KQK  and ANGELËNE compete to win Suzanne Rogers $25,000 award for Best New Label & a feature in FLARE magazine.

Here are some of the highlights from each label,

Gun Control


Peggy Sue Collection






A quick Q&A session with the designers from 4 labels and MC of the evening, Glen Baxter.



And this year winner, from Peggy Sue Collection, Peggy Sue Deaven-Smiltnieks, her collection featuring Canadian and American wool fibers and a strong emphasis from “Farm-to-Fashion!”, a vertical integration concept.




Photo: Ming Siu

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