Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Check Out the 2009 Documentary Teaser

Get a sneak peek at the designer finalists on the 2009 Iconic Power documentary teaser on

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Thank-you to our Sponsors

With only 4 days until this highly anticipated event, I want to ensure maximum exposure for the many generous organizations who, together with the Art of Fashion Board of Directors and Event Committee, are creating what is promising to be the most spectacular Art of Fashion event yet!

Also, a big hug and 'hip, hip, hooray' to the dozens of volunteers who will be on hand, day of, helping to put all the fantastic little details together.

THIS Saturday October 3rd
Fermenting Cellar (The Distillery District)
55 Mill St., Toronto
7pm - 3am

I hope to see you there!


Friday, September 25, 2009

Looking for GRANDIOSE exposure?

Speak now or forever hold your peace...

The Art of Fashion
will hold its annual Silent Auction on Saturday October 3rd (ONLY 8 DAYS AWAY) during Nuit Blanche at The Fermenting Cellar and we're asking YOU to contribute that awesome product or a certificate for your valuable service. As one of our very few sources of income, as we do not charge admission to our events, we rely on your valuable donations.

You will be recognized as a supporter and receive exposure to over 10,000 Art of Fashion and Nuit Blanche enthusiasts!
For more information contact us at or call 416-760-0360


Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Great news, we've got the Mill Street Brews!!!

Mill Street Brewery supports the Art of Fashion and will be on hand at the Iconic Power Design Competition & Trunk Show at The Fermenting Cellar on Sat. October 3rd with Ontario's first certified organic lager, the one and only, thirst quenching, Original Organic.

Strike a Pose. Support a Cause.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Announcing our 10 designer finalists

After MUCH deliberation, The Art of Fashion Event Committee and Board of Directors have come to an agreement and selected 10 extremely talented emerging Canadian designers for the 2009 Iconic Power Design Competition on Sat. Oct 3 at The Distillery District. These designers will vie for 2 prestigious annual awards, Most Promising Designer selected by our industry judging panel and Best Exhibit voted by the public.

Be sure to attend as the event is FREE to the public from 7pm -3am and cast your vote!

Ana Niculae
Sarah Catalfo
Heidi Ackerman
Christy Lister & Heather Hobbs
Kelly Henderson
Sheila Lam
Danny Yau
Julitta Lai
Mikhail Moudrakovski
Tara White

Good luck to all of you!

Strike a Pose. Support a Cause.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

The Inside Scoop

Soo, you might be wondering, when will AOF announce the 2009 Iconic Power designer finalists? Well, our blog readers will be the first to know and we anticipate filling you in no later than next Tuesday September the 8th.

Until then, to satisfy your need for knowledge, I have a little inside scoop...
Our industry judging panel has been selected and confirmed!

Brian Bailey - Designer and Project Runway Canada Mentor

Shawn Hewson - Designer and Project Runway Canada Judge

David Dixon - Canadian Icon Fashion Designer

Nicole Gouveia - Designer Brands Manager for Winners and Project Runway Canada Judge

Sarah Nicole Prickett
- Journalist- Fashion Magazine

More great news - due to popular demand, we've managed to include more exhibit space for our Trunk Show vendors. So if you have a unique fashion product, want to gain fantastic exposure and make some great dough? Don't delay. We've extended the deadline so the time is now. Call for more info or download the Trunk Show Application from

Keep posted for the upcoming AOF Press Release and our Hold the Date invitation.

Have a stellar long weekend!

Strike a Pose. Support a Cause.