ALUMNI

This section focuses on George Brown College School of Fashion Studies' Alumni and highlights their most recent achievements in the fashion industry.

If you have a story or know of any Alumni that you would like to see featured on this page, send us an email at: threadsbygbc@gmail.com with the subject line, "Alumni Highlight Submission".

 

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ALTHEA WALSH

Fashion Management 2017, Fashion Techniques and Design 2017, Fashion Business 2014

 

In 2011, Althea founded AtMyCity
https://atmycity.ca
https://www.linkedin.com/in/athea-walsh-atmycity/

 
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HEATHER PEAT

Fashion Management 2017

 

In August of 2017, Heather emerged as the Operations Manager of Kotn
http://wwd.com/fashion-news/ready-to-wear/kotns-farm-to-table-fashion-brand-eyes-canadian-u-s-expansion-11131628/

 
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IRIS ALIBALi

FASHION TECHNIQUES & DESIGN, 2017

 

Canada's REMIX FUR Winner
www.wearefur.com/fur-fashion/remix/remix-finalists-2017/iris-alibali-bio/

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LESLEY HAMPTON

FASHION TECHNIQUES & DESIGN, 2017

 

Boston Bombing Amputee Opens Toronto Designer's Runway Show
www.teenvogue.com/story/boston-bombing-amputee-opens-toronto-designers-runway-show

FLARE: #HowIMadeIt

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LUIS PADILLA

FASHION TECHNIQUES & DESIGN 2017
 

In 2017, Luis showcases his latest work, MESOMORPHIC EMOTIONS FW at FASHION ARTS TORONTO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8KwFcKPAK
www.supramorphous.com

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SARAH SPLINTER

Fashion Techniques and Design 2016

 

ZENANA shows at FASHION ART TORONTO and THREADS 2016
http://www.fashionsavagestyle.com/single-post/2016/05/17/Designer-Profile-New-Graduate-Edition-Sarah-Splinter-of-George-Brown-College

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Joao Paulo Guedes

FASHION TECHNIQUES & DESIGN 2013
 

In 2014, Joao Paulo became the first winner of the Toronto Men's Fashion Week Emerging Menswear Designer Award
http://www.joaopauloguedes.com

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LEO CICCONE

FASHION TECHNIQUES AND DESIGN, 2009

 

In July of 2013, Leo joined the Product Development Team for Leather at Roots
https://www.linkedin.com/in/leo-ciccone-33a82611/

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CHRISTOPHER PAUNIL

FASHION TECHNIQUES AND DESIGN, 2008

 

White Cashmere Collection 2015, 2013 - Voted one of the Top Ten Wedding Designers in Toronto by blogto.com
http://whitecashmerecollection2015.ca/christopherpaunil2015

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Eileen Zhang

FASHION BUSINESS INDUSTRY, 2008

 

In 2009 Titika Active Couture was launched, a line of athletic wear for women that, in just under six years, has grown to include eight Ontario boutique locations and an online sales service.
http://www.besthealthmag.ca/best-you/yoga/5-amazing-canadian-yoga-wear-brands-that-arent-lululemon/4/

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LUCY MYERS

FASHION BUSINESS INDUSTRY, 2007

 

In 2010, Lucy Myers launched her own event management company in Toronto.
http://www.lucymyersevents.com/about/
 

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KELLI SCHMIDT

FASHION TECHNIQUES AND DESIGN, 2006

 

Designer of the line Cassada, sold in six different stores across Canada.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdhOa4i6rCM

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SAGE PAUL

FASHION TECHNIQUES & DESIGN 2006
 

Artist & Innovative Leader of Indigenous Fashion, Craft & Textiles
Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto

http://sagepaul.com
 

FLARE: #HowIMadeIt

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SARAH NORWOOD

Fashion Techniques and Design 2006

 

Owner of Ohhh Lulu Lingerie and Apparel, designs and creates lingerie and sleep masks from delicate fabrics, feminine prints, and vintage patterns. The Washago woman sells on Etsy to shoppers worldwide. 

Link: Lingerie Handmade in Washago

 
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KIMBERLEY NEWPORT-MIMRAN

Apparel Manufacturing Management, 1989

 

Co-founder of Pink Tartan, “George Brown opened my mind to the many different facets of the fashion business..."

http://www.womenofinfluence.ca/2011/10/26/designs-decade-pink-tartan/

 
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