Toronto Fashion Incubator

How to pitch your fashion brand

July 18, 2019 // 0 Comments

Love fashion and TV shows like CBC’s Dragon’s Den? You might want to check out this event. FGI Toronto is hosting a competition, The Pitch where five aspiring fashion designers have the opportunity to compete for a prize package worth $20,000 in services to help elevate their brand. I don’t know who the five designers are yet, but having judged an industry competition [...]

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

April 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

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, [...]

Celebrate 10 years of Guilty Pleasures at the Drake Hotel

January 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

There are two F words I love when they come together: Food and fashion, even better when the come together to support a great organization: the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI). This year celebrates the 10th annual Guilty Pleasures event at the Drake Hotel on Saturday, February 1, 2014. For a ticket of $49 (plus tax and tip), guests can enjoy yummy brunch treats with a strolling brunch (where [...]

Toronto celebrates Fashion’s Night Out 2012

September 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Top up that credit card, grab your besties and hop around some of Toronto’s best shops to celebrate Fashion’s Night Out! Toronto retailers have been slow in the past in registering for Fashion’s Night Out (FNO), but not this year. Social media is all a flutter over VOGUE‘s recession buster coming to Toronto in a big way, but it’s not the first time that it has [...]

Passion For Fashion Information Sessions – Free business program for fashion entrepreneurs

June 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

As most of you probably know, in my part time I coordinate a program at the Youth Employment Services YES, which is a partnership with the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) called Passion For Fashion. It’s a partially government-funded program through the Ministry of Ontario’s Youth Entrepreneurship Program and is completely free for anyone aged 16 – 29 to attend. There have [...]

Toronto Fashion Incubator Celebrates 25th Anniversary on May 3rd

April 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Celebrate 25 years of the world’s first fashion incubator, the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) on May 3rd at the Royal Ontario Museum with an amazing evening filled with a fashion exhibit, TWO fashion shows; including the prestigious TFI New Labels and a celebrity Barbie show, as well as a cocktail reception, an after party in the ROM, and the famed TFI New Labels swag bag filled with [...]

Passion For Fashion Awards 2012: And the winners are…

April 4, 2012 // 1 Comment

On Monday, April 2, 2012, the third annual Passion For Fashion Awards took place at the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI). The winners are:  Passion For Fashion Award 2012 Emily Woudenberg Eveleen Dollery Award Dylan Uscher Eveleen Dollery Award Runner Up Consuelo McAlister Renowned fashion designer David Dixon presented the Eveleen Dollery Awards. Find out more about Eveleen Dollery and her [...]

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

January 12, 2012 // 2 Comments

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 [...]

TNT Toronto & Montreal Charity Sale till June 5th

June 2, 2011 // 0 Comments

Donate a minimum of $20 and receive 30% off all merchandise at all TNT stores. All proceeds go to Toronto Fashion Incubator. Read more about how TNT supports TFI TNT Eglinton WOMAN 388 Eglinton Ave W – 416.488.8210 GALLERIE 390 Eglinton Ave W – 416.481.5550 BLU 392 Eglinton Ave W – 416.544.8544 KIDS 368 Eglinton Ave W – 416.544.0002 TNT [...]

TFI Presents Promostyl’s Spring/Summer 2012 Trend Seminar

January 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) is hosting another of their semi-annual trend seminars with international trend research and design company, Promostyl. This is a one-time opportunity for TFI Members to gain insight on influences, colours, fabrics and silhouettes for Spring/Summer 2012. Those who attend the seminar will have the opportunity to browse through all the Spring/Summer 2012 [...]