Iris Apfel recipient of the International Style Icon Award.

CAFA to honour Iris Apfel with new award The Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards (CAFA) will honour a style...

2017 CAFA GALA Event

The CAFAs™ took place on Friday, April 7th, 2017 at the Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto.

2017 Hudson's Bay Vanguard Award Honoree - Imran Amed

Imran Amed, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of The Business of Fashion (BoF). – 2017 Vanguard Award Honoree Imran Amed has...

Official 2017 Honorary Chair

Rami Atallah – 2017 CAFA Honorary Chair Rami Atallah is the co-founder and chief executive officer of SSENSE, a...

CAFA Fashion & Retail Forum - April 6, 2017

CAFA FASHION & RETAIL FORUM Presented By CAFA is pleased to introduce the CAFA Fashion & Retail Forum, a...
2017 GALA

2017 Winners

We are very excited to announce the 2017 Official CAFATM Winners. The 2017 winners were revealed at The Fairmont Royal York on in Toronto on April 7th.
See the 2017 Winners

2018 Self-Nominating Categories

2018 Self-Nominating Categories

These two Awards will be presented to innovative Canadian designers who are emerging as true creative forces in Canadian fashion. Each Emerging Talent Award winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000, mentorship for one year from industry experts in the fields of marketing, Finance, PR, Branding etc. and gain national and international exposure. Discover The 2018 Self-Nominating Categories

Become a Sponsor

The Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards (CAFA) presents an excellent opportunity for organizations to create a highly visible alignment with Canadian culture, creativity, and innovation. An investment in CAFA is an investment in Canada – for Canada – at a time when Canadian pride...

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The 4th Annual CAFATM Gala

The 4th annual Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards Gala
event took place on Friday, April 7th, 2017 at the Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto.

CAFA FASHION & RETAIL FORUM

CAFA is pleased to introduce the CAFA Fashion & Retail Forum, a business-focused event that took place on Thursday, April 6th 2017.

As part of CAFA’s ongoing efforts to foster economic development in the Canadian fashion industry, the CAFA Fashion & Retail Forum featured thought-provoking conversations with Canadian and international industry leaders across retail, fashion, and technology.

Fashion Talks

Produced in partnership with CAFA, Fashion Talks is a podcast that observes the world through the lens of fashion. Join host Donna Bishop as she interviews designers, stylists, industry insiders and even those outside fashion to reveal insights, observations, personal stories and historical moments on how fashion helps shape the world we live in and how our world shapes fashion and the clothes we wear.

2017-Gallery-Archives

The 2017 Event

View our photos from the 2017 CAFA Gala…
Photos courtesy of George Pimentel.


Fairmont – Official Hotel Partner of the 2017 CAFAs

Fairmont is a proud supporter of Canada’s Fashion Community. For the ultimate pampering, Fairmont Gold is the ultimate upgrade to an exclusive hotel within a hotel.

Book your next stay today at Fairmont.

Fairmont - Official Hotel Partner of the 2017 CAFAs