This week, we present Tony, a member of the Télio family for 13 years! Supervisor in our Montreal warehouse, Tony is always hard at work, with a smile 🙂

Position: Picking/Cutting Supervisor

When is your favourite time at work?: I enjoy coming to work early, going over my work and getting my team ready to start their day!

What is your favourite fabric: I don’t have a favourite fabric, but I do like the feeling of silk.

What is your primary responsibility at work? To distribute orders to the pickers and cutters, make sure goods are picked and cut as quickly as possible and deal with any issues that may arise.

What are your hobbies outside of work? I enjoy spending time with my family, weekend get-a-way’s, and watching hockey.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Marie-Josée Trempe, President of SPECS Model Management

This year, the Montreal based model agency Specs celebrates its 25th Anniversary! We’ve partnered with them since the very first Télio’s Canada’s Breakthrough Designers Competition and we feel they’re an extension of the Télio family! We’re very proud to call Specs’ president Marie Josée Trempe our friend. We caught up with Trempe last week for an Exclusive Interview! Read our chat […]

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FASHION & DESIGN FESTIVAL: Stephen Jones Conference

This year at Montréal’s Fashion & Design Festival, where Télio is participating in two events, they’ve invited some prestigious fashion industry guests for conferences. We attended a handful of these conferences and will be reporting back to you here on some of the things we’ve learned from the great guests! Monday night was the first conference, […]

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TÉLIO does the Montreal Fashion & Design Festival!

Next week is the much anticipated annual Fashion & Design Festival in Montreal. We feel very proud to take part in not one but TWO of the events taking place during the week. We’re a Montreal based company and we love participating in local events! For more information on the festival, check out their website. Here […]

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CATCHING UP WITH: Télio's Canada's Breakthrough Designers Competition 2007 Special Mention Winner Thomas Tait

In 2007, at Télio’s Canada’s Breakthrough Designers Competition, one student caught the attention of our panel of judges, so much so that they awarded him a special creative mention (that has been part of the competition’s prizes ever since). Thomas Tait’s garment was so expertly constructed that they needed to acknowledge it, even though it didn’t necessarily […]

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Next week, for the first time ever, TÉLIO will be at the TEXWORLD USA trade show in New York City! Texworld is an industry show that brings together apparel textile suppliers and buyers under one roof. We will be bringing our entire Spring/Summer 2016 collection as well as part of our Fall/Winter 2016/2017 collection. It’s the […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Comedienne Tranna Wintour

If you’ve been anywhere in Montreal in the past few weeks, you’ve probably caught a glimpse of comedienne Tranna Wintour. She’s on the cover of CULT magazine this month in honour of her one-woman show during Montreal’s Fringe Festival (going on now). For the past few years, Ms.Wintour has been blowing up the comedy scene […]

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TÉLIO TALK: Annual Volunteer Day 2015

Last Thursday, we paused all operations at our headquarters in Montreal and Toronto for our annual volunteer day. All our of office and warehouse employees went out to various organizations to give a helping hand for a day! This important event started in 2012, the year of TÉLIO’s 60th anniversary, when our company presidents had […]

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The 10th anniversary of Canada’s Breakthrough Designer’s came to a close on Tuesday evening, commemorating 2015 as the year of light. With Télio working long and hard each year to christen the competition with a relevant and fresh theme, this year’s inspiration, Lux(e) surely did not disappoint, delivering a rich variety of garments which were proudly strutted […]

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Canada’s Breakthrough Designers’ Finalist & School Q&A: Cégep Marie-Victorin Fashion School

Avant la très méritée relâche du temps des fêtes, nous vous présentons Lys Quintero et Marco Roy, respectivement finaliste et coordonnateur de l’École de Mode du Cégep Marie-Victorin. / Before the much deserved holiday break, we would like to present Lys Quintero, finalist, and Marco Roy, Coordinator of Cégep Marie-Victorin’s Fashion School. Tandis que la plupart […]

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