ANIKA, Amanda Rose, Andal Lopez, Annie Thompson, Backstage, Breeyn McCarney, Cherry Blossom, Christabel Couture, Christopher Paunil, Deadly Nightshades, Diepo, Elizaveta Yankelovich, Erin Chan, Fashion Whore, Futurstate, Harsh Designs, Heidi Ackerman, IMAGOzine, Jennifer Allison, Jessica Mary Clayton, Jet Exibition, Katrina Tuttle, Kirsty McKenzie, LOVE Cliche, Lovas Wesley Badanjak, Lubica, MATRYOSHKA, Magpie, Mathew Donnelly, Meet My Art, NEVA, Nahanee, Paper People Clothing, Ryerson School of Fashion, Salvadore by Martha Sharpe, Salvation, Show Atmosphere, Starkers Corsetry, Tassoni Brasil, Too Hot Too Wet Too Dangerous, UND, Vesture, Worth, Yang Yang, Zuzanium, youth inAsiaStep BackStep Back
"[FAT] Toronto Alternative Arts & Fashion Week is a multi-arts festival with a mandate of showcasing artistic disciplines rooted in fashion and their exploration of clothing and the body in today's time. The festival emphasizes this mandate through the showcase of fashion design, photography, installation, video, performance, music and dance, in an effort to push forward and redefine our perception of the fashion phenomenon." Toronto Alternative Fashion Week '09
[FAT] 2009 - DAY 1 – HOME – APRIL 21 / 09
Exploring the roots and history of the places we come from. The theme reflects on issues around diversity, interconnection, and convergence between art, clothing and various domestic influences.
DESIGNERS: FASHION WHORE, DIEPO, KATRINA TUTTLE, NAHANÉE BY JILL GRANT, LOVE CLICHÉ by Belinda Visag, MATRYOSHKA BY PINK LADY, YANG YANG, CHRISTOPHER PAUNIL, LUBICA, JESSICA MARY CLAYTON, VESTURE
[FAT] 2009 - DAY 2 – PLANET – APRIL 22 / 09
How do we create a balance between progress and nature? A look at the current state of the globe and
work that deals with fashion and art in relationship to the environment and sustainability.
DESIGNERS: ZUZANIUM, ANIKA, andal-lopez, WORTH. BY DAVID C WIGLEY, AMANDA ROSE, CHERRY BLOSSOM, ROMANDIN BY CRISTINA SABAIDUC, DEADLY NIGHTSHADES, PAPER PEOPLE CLOTHING, ELIZAVETA YANKELOVICH AKA KAMELEON, MEET MY ART BY BABY STEINBERG, TOO HOT TOO WET TOO DANGEROUS: BY KAREY SHINN
[FAT] 2009 - DAY 3 – GUTTER – APRIL 23 /09
The nature of survival and the ways clothing negotiates limitations. The social, political, cultural and economical aspects of a place on the edge, raw, uncomfortable, unsettling, shifting and extreme.
DESIGNERS: BREEYN MCCARNEY, NEVA, ÜND, HARSH DESIGNS, TASSONI BRASIL, JET EXHIBITION, MAGPIE, youth.inAsia, KIRSTY MCKENZIE, SALVATION by Asphyxia / Magdelina / Empire, IMAGOzine
[FAT] 2009 - DAY 4 – BEYOND – APRIL 24 /09
Beyond indicates where we are headed and how we can reinvent ourselves through cloth. It explores the
notion of dreams, imagination, the extremes of invention and the possibilities for the future.
DESIGNERS: LOVAS WESLEY BADANJAK, SALVADORE BY MARTHA SHARPE, JENNIFER ALLISON, HEIDI ACKERMAN, ERINCHAN.COM, FUTURSTATE, STARKERS! CORSETRY, RYERSON SCHOOL OF FASHION, ANNIE THOMPSON, MATTHEW DONNELLY, CHRISTABEL COUTURE
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Last updated: 2009-05-16 00:43:45