Canada’s Breakthrough Designers 2014 Winners!!

Tuesday night was a big night for TÉLIO as we were showcasing and celebrating our 2014 grand finale Fashion Show at D Moment, a new Montreal platform for emerging fashion talent!

After spending 2 days with the 25 finalists coming from all corners of Canada, TÉLIO was eager to unveil the finalists’ designs to industry professionals, media as well as friends and family.

The fashion show was a huge success, to say the least. Here are the photos of this year’s winners.

Frédéric Joncas of Collège LaSalle, Grand Prize Winner of the Joseph Ribkoff Inc. $5 000 Scholarship and Innovative textile design software licences (Kaledo Textiles and Kaledo Style) as well as a 5 day private training in Atlanta, offered by LECTRA (a $34 050 value).

Mathieu Joncas of Collège LaSalle, Winner of the BLG – Borden Ladner Gervais $3 500 Scholarship and Innovative textile design software licences (Kaledo Print and Kaledo Style) as well as a 4 day private training in Atlanta, offered by LECTRA (a $24 160 value).

Alex-Ève Martin of Collège LaSalle, Winner of the Icecorp $2 500 Scholarship.

Ting Pan of Collège LaSalle Winner of the Creative Mention $2 000 Scholarship.

Nicole Boyer of Kwantlen Polytechnic University Winner of the Technical Mention $2 000 Scholarship.

TÉLIO’s Canada’s Breakthrough Designers could never be as grand and successful without the generous support of its loyal partners. From left to right: Despina Hatzakis from LECTRA, Lucie Beauchemin from BLG – Borden Ladner Gervais, Marie Josée Trempe from SPECS Model Agency, John Ferraro from Joseph Ribkoff Inc., Helen Moynan from Icecorp.

Next year, we will be celebrating Canada’s Breakthrough Designers 10th anniversary! We will make it grand!

Thank you to everyone who makes this competition possible year after year. Stay tuned for our next post recapping the activities of our 2 day finale.

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