Mercedes-Benz Start Up competition now offering $30,000 cash prize to emerging fashion designers

Finally! After three years, Mercedes- Benz Start Up (MBSU) is now offering up a cash prize of $30,000 to the winner of this year’s competition which is great news and brings it on par with the long-time running TFI New Labels, which I call the “original Project Runway”, run by the non-profit Toronto Fashion Incubator. To qualify, designers must have a registered Canadian [...]

June 18, 2014 // 1 Comment

Must Attend Event: TFI New Labels Competition – Tickets 95% sold out!

Each year I am always curious to find out who the four future fashion design stars will be competing for the Most Promising New Label in the Toronto Fashion Incubator‘s TFI New Labels Competition. As Canada’s longest running design competition, which started in 1992, it has kickstarted the careers of  many of Canada top design talent, including Juma, Sid Neigum, Sarah Stevenson, [...]

April 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

Kara Ross Arm Party Contest

Who doesn’t love a good wrist of beautiful arm candy? Especially when it’s filled with the beautiful creations from Kara Ross. The New York-based accessory company is holding an Arm Party Contest for their US-based Facebook fans. All you have to do is style your wrist with your favourite bangles, cuffs and bracelets to show off your personal flair, take a photo, upload it to the [...]

July 16, 2012 // 0 Comments

TFI’s Barbie® Fashion Challenge: Win $10,000 Cash!

The Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) and Barbie® have a truly exciting opportunity for women’s wear designers to celebrate TFI’s 25th anniversary and also the opportunity to win $10,000! Read more below or contact for more information. She may be just under a foot tall, but Barbie® doll is big in the fashion world. She has served as model and muse to [...]

January 12, 2012 // 2 Comments

Ukamaku’s 12 Days of Christmas Contest Giveaway

  You’ve been waiting for this, and so have we. In the spirit of the holiday season, we’re feeling very generous. Starting next week (December 6th), we’re going to hold our 12 Days of Christmas Contest Giveaway. Yes, we’re giving away awesome items by some of our designers! Each day, starting at 10am, we will announce which items we will giveaway. Check our blog [...]

December 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

TFI New Labels® 2011 Applications Now Available!

Attn: Canadian women’s wear designers! Applications for the prestigious TFI New Labels® 2011 are now available. This year the winner will receive a $10,000 cash prize and a feature in FLARE Magazine valued at $30,000. Deadline to submit applications is December 6, 2010. Click on the links below to get all the details and to download the application * TFI New Labels® 2011 Application [...]

November 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Great Canadian Vlogger Contest

Calling all video bloggers: FASHION Magazine wants you! This summer, FASHION Magazine is looking for Canada’s most fashionable vloggers! We will issue a series of challenges over the next few months to recruit the country’s finest. Check out for all the details. First challenge? Tell us who your favourite designers is, and why. Submissions are due July 19, so [...]

July 6, 2010 // 1 Comment