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Entertainment Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto Goes Virtual

22:30  24 november  2020
22:30  24 november  2020 Source:   etcanada.com

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IFWTO celebrates global Indigenous expression in fashion and the arts and its grounding in Indigenous knowledge, ways of life and storytelling. Led by majority Indigenous women, IFWTO connects audiences to artistic and cultural expression that celebrates and advances Indigenous

So it's only fitting that as Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto moved its typically in-person fashion show online due to COVID-19, the Montreal-based artist decided to bring her virtual world to the runway. For this collection, called Calico & Camouflage, she created a catalogue of resistance wear

Lesley Hampton standing in a kitchen: Fashion designer Lesley Hampton poses for a photograph in a shared fashion space at the Toronto Fashion Incubator in Toronto on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Photo: CP Images/Nathan Denette © Provided by ET Canada Fashion designer Lesley Hampton poses for a photograph in a shared fashion space at the Toronto Fashion Incubator in Toronto on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Photo: CP Images/Nathan Denette

As fashion week events around the world have gone virtual, Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (IFWTO) has followed suit.

The four-day celebration of Indigenous fashion will be held online from November 26-29. 

This year’s event will include fashion films, Indigenous-made collections in a virtual marketplace, a digital art exhibition and a variety of panel discussions.

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# Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto (@IFWtoronto) moves online November 26-29, 2020: Celebrating Indigenous fashion & culture in a four-day online festival of cinematic fashion films, a pop-up online marketplace, a virtual art exhibition, & a panel series. http

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“At a time when physical gatherings are difficult and the online market is saturated, carving out innovative digital spaces for Indigenous creators to gather and share our work is vital,” says IFWTO Artistic Director Sage Paul.

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The festival will go live at IFWtoronto.com, and will highlight 19 different designers and over 50 limited editioned Indigenous-made collections. The online runway presentations are free, allowing audiences all over the world to engage with Indigenous clothing designers.

These designers include Anne Mullaire, Margaret Jacobs, and Lesley Hampton – who has dressed our very own Cheryl Hickey over the years!

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For programming and schedule information, head to IFWtoronto.com.

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