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Fashion becomes theatrical performance at the FLAUNT Fabrique Fashion Show

Harbourfront Centre has a new summer festival and it wants to turn heads! FLAUNT is a three-day extravaganza that delves into the world of the elaborate and spectacular, showcasing bold artistic expression and individuality across disciplines. A queer, multiracial dance troupe? Check. A Ukrainian ‘ethno-chaos’ quartet with a musical sound unlike any other? Absolutely. A DJ party where participants whip …

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“Life’s too short to wear boring clothes”

A show that blends fashion and Philippine indigenous dance. This beautifully choreographed presentation is a juxtaposition of traditional indigenous dances from various regions of the Philippines and the fashion the area inspires. The segment features works done by world-renowned designer Renee Salud – also known as the “Ambassador of Philippine Fashion” – and internationally acclaimed Filipino-Canadian Shanon Pamaong, award recipient of “Best Original Filipino Designer” and “World Class Canadian Design Talent.

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TAWNTO Fashion Spoiler Alert

Fashionista Charm Logan is at it again. This Saturday at 3 p.m. in the WiijiiNiijii Lodge, she will be revealing an artistic approach with her shoe samples. See photo for Spoiler Alert. The shoe samples are selected from her Giizis Biish (Sun and Water) 2013 Collection. Her artwork on the shoes is very sexy.

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Getting to Planet IndigenUS 2012

Having worked in the media for about 20 years, some of the Harbourfront Centre’s Planet IndigenUS 2012’s roster names are old friends. Santee Smith, Derek Miller, and Jennifer Podemski were starting their careers when I covered them in  Aboriginal Voices magazine about 15 years ago. I followed their careers as mine moved to Washington D.C. to work as managing editor of …

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Expresions of Brazil: Isa Melo

Isa Melo is the lead editor as well as the director of popular Portuguese magazine, Etc & Tal. When not working on her magazine, she’s promoting some of the best events in the city, at which everyone has a great time.

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Expressions of Brazil: Baby Steinberg

Baby Steinberg, a powerhouse in the field of fashion design who brings new meaning to the word “recycling” is another participant in the fashion show that is a part of Expressions of Brazil.

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Expressions of Brazil: Clarice Michelon

Clarice Michelon, Brazilian fashion designer extraordinaire has been blazing a path for herself in the fashion world, with her well known line, CMichelon, which was shown at Toronto’s reputable FAT expo.

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Guest Blogger: Josie La Corte

Here at Harbourfront Centre, we’ve got resplendent and unbelievable staff who work very hard to make sure that all aspects of Harbourfront Centre continue to improve and grow. However, sometimes, we like to request the help of other spectacular individuals to help give a unique perspective to our viewers (like you reading this) so that they can stay engaged. With …

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CLASH: Battle of Elegance

This past weekend , immediately following the opening remarks for the Telus TAIWANfest Crossover 2010, the audience was treated to a fashion show by 3 notable Taiwanese designers: Jasper Huang, Angela Chen and Chiui Hsu.

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Battle of Elegance: Jasper Huang

CLASH: The Battle of Elegance takes place this Friday at Harbourfront Centre. Jasper Huang, one of this years designers who are showcasing their work, took some time to answer a few questions for Upfront.

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