Academy of Design Presents their 1st Annual “Collections 2013 Fashion Show” at Corus Entertainment

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The Academy of Design, Toronto's Boutique School of Fashion, held its Collections 2013 Fashion show at the Corus Entertainment Building, where Fashion Design students not only showcased their unique designs, but also helped in fundraising for the Engage and Change Charity.

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We are thrilled to announce that The Academy of Design raised over $1,500.00 for the initiative, ‘Project Winter Survival’-Engage and Change.

Academy of Design’s Collections 2013 Fashion Show was held on November 14th, at the beautiful Corus Entertainment building. The show featured the final collections of each designer based on their individual themes. Family, friends, and industry leaders were invited to see aspiring fashion design students showcase their unique designs — all while raising funds for Engage and Change. Engage and Change is a charity that was created to foster good citizenship and encourage healthy communities by giving back. We are thrilled to announce that The Academy of Design raised over $1,500.00 for the initiative, ‘Project Winter Survival’-Engage and Change.

Our winners of the Most Creative Collection Award go to fashion design students Emma Hanninen, Patrick Salonga and Maria Kriselda Unson (Sel). We would like to thank our volunteers and to those who came out to support our students and the Engage and Change charity. A special thanks to our judges: creative director George Antonopolis; Suzanne Boyd and Derrick Chetty from Zoomer; wardrobe stylist Georgia Groom; Caitlan Moneta from Fashion Magazine; designers Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong from Greta Constantine; and Glenna Weddle from Rac Boutique.

Since 1983, the Academy of Design (AOD) has offered students a high-energy, hands-on and creative learning environment, mentored by faculty who are highly successful professionals in their fields. AOD features small class sizes, hands-on learning, individual attention and a dedicated faculty of accomplished working professionals who bring real-world insight into their lessons. Academy of Design programs are specifically designed to help students pursue their passion in the creative design industry.

The Fashion Design Diploma at the Academy of Design, Toronto’s boutique school of fashion, is a hands-on, intensive program that blends creative and technical skills training to prepare graduates for careers in the highly competitive and ever-evolving field of fashion.

Academy of Design Fashion Awards:

  •     Winner of the Télio national fashion design competition 2013
  •     4 time winner of the Project Catwalk challenge at the Creativ Festival
  •     Winner of the Canada Goose/Sporting Life competition

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