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2017 CAFA GALA Event

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

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CAFA FASHION & RETAIL FORUM
CAFA Fashion & Retail Forum

CAFA Fashion & Retail Forum – April 6, 2017

CAFA FASHION & RETAIL FORUM Presented By 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.

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VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays
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VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays

VAIKEN – Emerging Fashion Fridays Valérie Tolila is a woman on a mission. Back in 2000, Tolila embarked on what would be a 13-year trip through Europe. While living in Istanbul, she decided to take a chance and enrolled in fashion design at LaSalle College International. She graduated with honours in two years and was chosen as the assistant to Vivienne Westwood during Istanbul’s first fashion week. As part of this highly publicized event, she had the opportunity to work with several high-profile designers, including Ferragamo, Roberto Cavalli and Missoni. Honing in on her craft, she was invited to Paris fashion week and attended shows for Balmain and Valentino, amongst others. Following this, she began working under the tutelage of famed Portuguese designer António Augustus who encouraged her to develop a capsule collection. Her passion for creating was cemented and upon returning to Montréal in 2013, Tolila launched her label:…

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CAFA Gala, Galleries

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