Highlights from TFI New Labels Competition 2017

2017 is Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI)’s 30th anniversaries and TFI’s 25th New Labels Fashion Design Competition & Show, which held in Toronto’s Waterworks historical building and is the opening show for the newly inaugural Toronto’s Women Fashion Week.

This year we have 5 competitors based from Ontario and Quebec, and a winner is chosen by the end of the show by a panel of judges: David Dixon, Suzanne Rogers, Jeff Rustia, Suzanne Timmins and Cameron Williamson.  The winner will receive a prize packaged valued at over $90,000, including cash prize from Suzanne Rogers Award for Most Promising New Label, financial services and advice from RBC, a HP laptop, a fully-sponsored editorial in one of Canada’s leading fashion publication, FLARE.com and HELLO! Canada and a runway spot in the next season Toronto Women’s Fashion Week Spring 2018 season.

Here we brought you some highlights from each designer’s collection.  Enjoy.

Claire Lemaitre-Auger


Andrew Coimbra


ZOFF by Michael Zoffranieri


Atelier Guarin


Ryan Alexander


Toronto Mayor John Tory, TFI Executive Director Susan Langdon, along with judges Jeff Rustia, Cameron Williason, Suzanne Timmins, David Dixon and Suzanne Rogers



The winner of this year TFI New Labels competition, Michael Zoffranieri
photo: Ming Siu

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