Canada’s largest fashion shopping event INLAND returns this fall with their 8th seasonal consumer and industry showcase and sale. Taking place this Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22, 2018. INLAND will be returning to Toronto’s QRC West at 134 Peter Street where consumers and industry can discover, meet, and shop directly from over 70 of Canada’s top emerging and established fashion and accessory brands.
INLAND designers come from all across Canada, from Calgary to Saskatoon and from Montreal to Halifax. This year’s INLAND will include designers fresh off the runway of Toronto Fashion Week, 20 leading brands from Montreal, and collections from as far as Calgary and Halifax. INLAND brings together a dynamic mix of contemporary fashion that is primarily manufactured in Canada and shows a dedication to ethical and sustainable practices. Featured designers include Hilary MacMillan, Tara Rivas, House of Suri, Jennifer Torosian, KQK, Mayer Man, Amanda Moss, maggie jayne, Valerie Dumaine, Ninety-Eight, PAUZE atelier, Cat Janiga, and Dolorous Jewelry.
“Canada has the opportunity to be a global leader in locally created, sustainable apparel,” says Sarah Power, INLAND founder, “Shoppers have come to rely on INLAND as the place to fill their wardrobe with incredible pieces, both trendy and timeless. It’s very inspiring to see this community of innovative, conscious creators grow.”
New this season, INLAND is thrilled to launch The Studio, an initiative awarding the most promising graduates and emerging fashion businesses from the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI), Ryerson Fashion Zone, OCAD U Material Art & Design, Seneca Fashion, and George Brown Fashion programs with complimentary retail space. Through this unique showcase of young talent, INLAND broadens its commitment to nurture, support, and promote Canada’s future design talent.
Designers and producers aren’t the only ones who will have a chance to win something however. Attendees and shoppers will once again have the chance to win the ever-popular $1,000 Canadian designer giveaway. But you have to attend for your chance to take home this awesome prize, so be sure to check out INLAND this weekend!
For more information and for a full list of participating designers, please visit madeinland.ca.
See you there!