Designer Spotlight episodes are the origin stories of fashion designers.  What kind of kid were they growing up? What did they submit to design school? When did clothing and fashion start to be an important force in their life? Donna Bishop asks about them, not their collections. Nikki Yassemi is a Canadian, Austrian born, raised in Iran designer with a long family history of couture, dress making and visual arts. Her label Narces, which she runs with her husband Stefan. Narces is beloved in Canada, the Middle East and Europe for its flirty and feminine evening and special occasions designs.

Continue reading

Think it is all fluff? Think again. Executive Director of the world renown Toronto Fashion Incubator Susan Langdon and acclaimed fashion designer David Dixon talk why fashion is an industry not to be over looked or under valued.

Continue reading