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GET THE LOOK: JAY AHR COLLECTIONS

January 6, 2014

I am so inspired by the sportswear collection for spring/summer 2014 designed by Jonathan Riss of Jay Ahr. You can find out more about this talented designer here.  I recently discovered these collections through Pinterest. A step away from my usual style, I was unsure about how I felt about them. With time, I started really liking the looks,…

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OUR TEAM’S NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

January 3, 2014

The New Year is here and I am sure a bunch of you have set goals and resolutions for the year to come. Everyone has different ideas of what needs to be changed, improved or emphasized! Personally my resolution is more of a goal; I want to finish more projects that I start. I am…

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Get The Look: Wearing Pj’s Outside the Home!

January 2, 2014

It looks like some trendy birds rolled out of bed and were too lazy to get dressed this season, but it’s not the first time we’ve seen this sleepy look. The Pajama fashion trend became popular in the late 20’s and was worn as classic evening wear. It was also popularized by Hollywood movies, like…

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MOOD: Relaxing New Years Day

January 1, 2014

Happy New Years! I am welcoming 2014 in comfort and if your like me, then you’re probably still in your pyjamas, ipad in hand, hot coco or tea in the other soaking in the pleasures of a lovely day off after a night of celebration! New years day is one of those days that you…

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TRENDY TUESDAY: Happy New Year!

December 31, 2013

Today marks the last Trendy Tuesday of 2013! Inspired by the festivities of New Year’s Eve, this post is all bubbly, glittery and fun! I don’t know about you, but I am excited to begin a new year. It is always a motivating and inspiring time for me. Here’s to happy new beginnings, exciting goals…

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Inspired By: Havana, Cuba

December 27, 2013

Now that christmas is over and the weather has turned very frigid in Toronto, I can’t help but day dream of some fun in the sun south of border. We have a family vacation booked in Cuba this coming January and I am counting down the days! After viewing some photos online of Havana, I…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

December 25, 2013

Today is the day! If you celebrate Christmas, we hope you are spending it with family, friends, loved ones, pets- the whole gang. We thought it would be nice to share some of our personal favourite Christmas moments and traditions with you, enjoy! “My Mom, Dad and myself excitedly open our gifts all at once…

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TÉLIO TALK: TÉLIO LIKES!

December 20, 2013

This month we have a perfect holiday TÉLIO Likes posted on Telio.com, check out the full festive post here! A lot of us at TÉLIO like these plaids, as you can see in our other post today – Jessica’s DIY Plaid peplum top is in this fabric as well! The favourite fabric this month was…

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Behind the scenes with Canada’s Breakthrough Designers

December 19, 2013

Lately, we have been presenting you with weekly Q&A’s of this year’s finalists… Now comes the moment to show you some behind the scenes of their garment creation and production. I had a blast receiving pictures from the students and I hope you will enjoy taking a peek at their creative process. I love how…

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Canada’s Breakthrough Designers Finalist Q&A: Seneca College

December 17, 2013

On today’s Competition Post, we introduce you Bulgun Puteeva from Seneca College. If you have missed our previous interviews with this year’s finalists, I suggest you check them out here. Enjoy! When did you realize fashion was your passion? I think I’ve always had a passion for fashion; it’s just that I didn’t think it was…

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BEHIND THE SCENES: TÉLIO’S Holiday Party

December 13, 2013

This afternoon is TÉLIO’s annual holiday staff party. Many of us bloggers happen to be on the social committee, which is in charge of planning this special event! We have all been hard at work planning everything from the location, menu selections, gifts, fun games to play as a group and even a short film…

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Canada’s Breakthrough Designers Finalist Q & A: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

December 10, 2013

Since Tuesdays are now synonymous with Q&A’s of our CBD finalists on TÉLIO TEXTURES, here we are with our second post, this time showcasing the 3 finalists from Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Richmond, British Columbia. Enjoy! Why did you decide to participate in the TÉLIO Competition?  Télio is one of those competitions that you hear about pretty…

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2014’S NEW COLOR OF THE YEAR REVEALED BY PANTONE

December 6, 2013

Move over Emerald, there’s a new “it” color in town. Pantone revealed yesterday the 2014 color of the year; Radiant Orchid (PANTONE 18-3224). I was pleasantly surprised to discover this lovely shade of purple known as Radiant Orchid. I’ve had a love hate relationship with this color, often finding it childish, but this shade is…

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Interview: Designer Snapshot with Sofia Clothing

December 6, 2013

Chilean transplant Sofia Mendez Schenone is the designer behind Sofia Clothing. In 2011, after being crowned best up and coming designer in Western Canada’s Generation Next competition, she gained the momentum to move to Vancouver from Victoria and has been making waves ever since. I love it when Sofia visits the showroom! She is always…

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INSPIRED BY: THE HOLIDAY SEASON AT TÉLIO’S HEAD OFFICE

December 5, 2013

You may have noticed we are really prepping for the holidays here at TÉLIO! Our DIY advent calendar has been a great success so far – and stay tuned for even more holiday DIYs coming soon! This week we’ve really had fun decorating the office, wrapping presents for our reception, hanging wreaths & decorating our…

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DIY : Turban Hat

December 4, 2013

The chilly Canadian winter has begun and I’m always trying to find new ways to keep warm and still look put together and stylish. I’m not a knitter (yet!) but that doesn’t mean I can’t make my own hat! I was first introduced to the turban hat trend a few years ago, and I loved…

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Canada’s Breakthrough Designers Finalist Q & A: Vancouver Community College

December 3, 2013

As the 2014 TÉLIO Competition advances, we thought it would be cool and interesting to present you this year’s 25 finalists. At this point, they have all received their requested TÉLIO fabrics and many make the most of their Holiday vacation by tirelessly working on their TÉLIO garment. We’ve heard it can be a fierce…

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TRENDY TUESDAY: Metallics

December 3, 2013

This Tuesday I am inspired by all things metallic. I love the way wintery shades of black, dark greys, natural woods and creams complement the metallic finishes so well. They create a modern and dramatic effect that is both classy and industrial and TÉLIO has some gorgeous metallic fabrics to help create this look. Happy…

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FABRIC YOUR COLLECTION CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Quilted!

November 21, 2013

Earlier this fall we told you that a quilted embroidered vest was one of our top 5 must have items for the season, and we can now say for sure, that this trend is here to stay! This fabric is thick and cozy, which makes it perfect for fall, and since everyone seems to be…

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FASHION CULTURE: The Best of Japan!

November 20, 2013

Japan’s population is approximately 127 million. The country is covered in the most beautiful landscapes and has on of the most fascinating cultures. Famous for its temples and shrines, Japan has a colourful and rich heritage that can be discovered through its art, architecture, design, technology, festivals and traditions. The blending of the old with…

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WEDDING STYLE GUIDE: A Winter Wonderland Wedding

November 18, 2013

How appropriate is a winter wonderland wedding considering the upcoming season!? this theme is an easy one to follow, and it’s a great direction to go for a wedding. If you want to bring out that inner princess, the look of this theme is perfect for you. The sparkle, the sheen, the glitz, the glamour…

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TÉLIO TALK: TÉLIO LIKES!

November 8, 2013

We have a new TÉLIO employee favourite fabric, posted up on Telio.com! This month is featuring Katelyn (that’s me!), graphic designer and assistant merchandiser here at TÉLIO. My fabric pick is the Twiggy Stripe 34501-02- a perfect fall fabric! I especially like this fabric because it is a classic coating material, but updated with a…

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Canada’s Breakthrough Designers: Jury Day 2014

November 5, 2013

Thursday October 24th was our first jury day for the 2014 edition of Canada’s Breakthrough Designers.  It was great to finally meet these fashion experts in their respective fields after spending so much time selecting and putting the jury together.  They were a great team, to say the least. They brought so much to the…

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FASHION WEEK WRAP UP: Final Stop for Spring/Summer 2014 Runway; Toronto!

November 4, 2013

Black and White was the name of the game for Spring/Summer 2014 at Toronto Fashion Week. Here at TÉLIO, we have well over 100 prints to choose from in a variety of fabric contents and weights for this look. Call me budget savvy but the major plus of this trend is the ease of transition…

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HAPPY MOVEMBER

November 1, 2013

Happy Movember from the TÉLIO TEXTURES blog team!

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Interview: Designer Snapshot with Moonstar Designs

October 30, 2013

Designer Ester Knight of Moonstar Designs focuses on fashion that is age appropriate for tweens with an emphasis on offering great fitting clothing for all body types. Ester recently showed at Western Canada fashion week – the show featured tons of TÉLIO fabrics (yay!). Ester is based in Weyburn Saskatchewan, but I have been lucky…

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EVENTS: Canada’s Newest Fashion Incubator, Fashion Zone.

October 28, 2013

“Fashion Zone” is Canada’s newest Fashion incubator, located at Ryerson University in the heart of downtown Toronto at Yonge-Dundas square. An incubator is a place that offers businesses a wide variety of resources, support and services in order to foster growth, development and entrepreneurship. Fashion incubators typically offer a communal studio space that includes equipment…

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Behind The Scenes: Finding the Best Style Names

October 25, 2013

There are many processes behind developing a new collection, and I have to say, one of the trickiest parts for me is naming new fabrics. Names are so important; studies have shown that names set up certain expectations and can influence people, who as we know tend to put a lot of weight on first…

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Fashion Tips: A Designer’s Guide to Using Neoprene (Scuba)

October 24, 2013

Neoprene, often referred to as scuba in the textile world, is an unconventional fabric and a must have to add to your closet this fall! (Or your collection, shout out to our designers!) The influence and reference to surf culture is undeniable with a name like scuba, but this new fabric is taking a step…

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Interview with Truc Nguyen, TÉLIO Competition Jury Member 2014

October 23, 2013

Last, but certainly not least, here is our 5th and final jury member, Truc Nguyen. Truc is the Senior Style & Market Editor for FLARE Magazine. We cannot wait to meet her tomorrow! We asked, they answered: Quick questions to learn a little bit more about Truc! 1. Black or colour? Usually black, but I’m working on…

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FALL 2014/2015 COLOUR FORECAST

October 23, 2013

Each Season us girls in the merchandising department at TÉLIO consult colour forecasts when buying a collection so we know what to expect for the upcoming season. These trends are a forecast of what is to come based on the colour direction of past seasons and hints at new trendy colours for the upcoming one!…

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Interview with James Mendolia, TÉLIO Competition Jury Member 2014

October 22, 2013

For our fourth jury interview post, we present James Mendolia, Director of Fashion Marketing at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. James will bring great industry knowledge to the panel, and Canada’s Breakthrough Designers is very excited to greet him at TÉLIO’s Headquarters this Thursday October 24th, for our first jury…

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Interview with Dominique Lemieux, TÉLIO Competition Jury Member 2014

October 21, 2013

As promised, here is our third TÉLIO Competition jury member, Dominique Lemieux. Dominique is a renowned Montreal based costume creator, whose work includes a long time association with non-other than the Cirque du Soleil. Check out her website, her work is nothing short of stunning! We asked, they answered: Quick questions to learn a little bit more…

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Interview with Lolitta Dandoy, TÉLIO Competition Jury Member 2014

October 18, 2013

Introducing our second TÉLIO Competition jury member, Lolitta Dandoy. Lolitta is a prominent Montreal based fashion blogger! If you don’t know her by now, today is the perfect opportunity to get to know her and start following her. She is a huge part of the blogging scene and is virtually everywhere in Montreal! We asked,…

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TÉLIO TALK: TÉLIO Goes Apple Picking!

October 18, 2013

This autumn, TÉLIO’s Social Committee wanted to live fall to the fullest and decided this had to include a day of apple picking! We travelled to Les Vergers Lafrance in Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Québec, on a rainy Sunday but the day was not lost to soggy weather! Family and Friends were invited and everyone had a blast!…

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Interview with Nicole Bridger, TÉLIO Competition Jury Member 2014

October 17, 2013

Here is the first of 5 interviews presenting our 2014 jury members. In alpha order, we start off with Nicole Bridger, a Fashion Designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia who specializes in women’s sustainable and eco-fashion. Here we go! We asked, they answered: Quick questions to learn a little bit more about Nicole! Black or…

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Télio Talk: Vancouver Eco Fashion Week S/S 2014

October 16, 2013

For the 7th season, Vancouverites gathered last week for Eco Fashion Week, a five day long fashion event that celebrates and encourages a marriage between the style savvy and the environmentally conscious. I was lucky enough to attend a handful of shows; here are some highlights from the week! In their own words, Eco Fashion…

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Announcement: Canada’s Breakthrough Designers 2014 Jury Panel!

October 15, 2013

Mesdames et Messieurs, Ladies and Gentlemen, here is (finally!) our amazing and beautiful Jury panel for this 2014 edition of our nationwide fashion design competition, TÉLIO’s Canada’s Breakthrough Designers! We simply couldn’t wait any longer; the ache of keeping this secret was almost unbearable. Each year we put a lot of thought and energy towards…

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Get The Look of the Céline Tartan Print

October 15, 2013

The amazing Phoebe Philo, creative director at Céline since 2008, is working her magic yet again by transforming the famous nylon plastic grocery bags, typically found in Chinatown, into a fashionable high end masterpiece this season! And the most exciting news, TÉLIO has the fabric, so you can make your own tartan cape, wrap-around skirt or even…

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Q & A with Coordinator of Canada’s Breakthrough Designers Rebecca Lowson.

October 11, 2013

With this year’s Canada’s Breakthrough Designers Competition fast approaching, I took the time to sit down with Rebecca Lowson; fellow colleague and blog contributor, to ask her a few questions about her job; Coordinator of TÉLIOs annual Design Competition! Q: What is your role in Canada’s Breakthrough Designers? A: I am in charge of coordinating all aspects…

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Thanksgiving Long Weekend

October 11, 2013

This weekend is Canadian Thanksgiving, so we are all very excited to spend an extra day at home with our families! The weather is going to be beautiful as well; warm, sunny and colorful with the leaves having fully transformed from green to shades of red, orange, purple and yellow. Here at TÉLIO we are…

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Fashion Week Wrap Up: TÉLIO’s Spring 2014 Favourites from London, Paris and Milan!

October 10, 2013

All the major European Fashion Weeks wrapped by the beginning of October and we had to take a look at what the runways of the world had to offer! We are always inspired by designer fashion, and the fabrics we work with daily are influenced by, and have an influence on the trends seen on…

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Style Secrets: A Nod to the 70s

October 7, 2013

One of my favorite eras for style is the 70s. Feminine, bohemian, natural… I’m so into it! Take a cue from the 70s, even in a small way, and you’ll radiate warmth and effortlessness. So whether you’re shopping for garments in stores, or wanting to sew up some of your own 70s influenced pieces, here…

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Fashion Tips: 5 Ways to Incorporate Faux Leather into your Fall Wardrobe!

October 4, 2013

Faux Leather has been on the runway for years and we have been seeing a lot of it this season, but it is no longer just a “cool-kid” statement from the 90’s. Leather is now worn in many ways, and can go from high-end to street wear; it all depends on how you pull it…

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INSPIRED BY: Choosing Fabric (and lots of it!) for FW 14/15

October 3, 2013

We are busy completing TÉLIO’s Fall/Winter 2014-15 Collection! And by busy I mean BUSY! Sorting through many samples selected from suppliers at tradeshows, choosing colours (do we go basic? or fashion colours?) and placing bets on which items are going to be the winning fabrics for the upcoming season! It’s a tough job but somebody’s…

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Trendy Tuesday: Warm & Cozy

October 1, 2013

This weeks Trendy Tuesday is inspired by the beginning of October! It’s the first of the month and it is really beginning to feel like fall. The leaves have changed colors, the air is cool and refreshing but the sun is still warm and bright! I love this time of the year; it’s cozy and…

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EVENTS: VCC Fiat Mode XXVI Show

September 27, 2013

I was lucky enough to attend the Vancouver Community College Fashion Arts show on September 24th. What a treat! These students work so hard to put together an amazing evening for their family, friends, industry professionals, sponsors, and faculty. There was so much talent there. We were seated front and center (thanks VCC!), so we had an amazing…

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TÉLIO TALK: Sourcing Fabrics in Paris!

September 26, 2013

Last week was a BIG week for textiles in Paris. Two of the world’s biggest fabric shows showcased their new collection for the upcoming season (Fall Winter 14/15); Texworld and Première Vision. Being a merchandiser at TÉLIO, I am given the opportunity to travel to Paris every season to visit both of these shows! It is…

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TÉLIO TALK: Travis Taddeo at Montreal Fashion Week

September 11, 2013

After a long week at work a colleague and I decided it would be a great idea to end it with a bang, and so we headed downtown to catch Travis Taddeo’s fashion show. Travis Taddeo has been a customer at TÉLIO since 2009 and I was thrilled to discover that our very own Norway…

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TÉLIO TALK: Visit TÉLIO in Las Vegas!

September 5, 2013

Each season TÉLIO participates in The Source, an international textiles exposition in Las Vegas! Join us there this September 23-25, 2013 at Bally’s Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas! Bally’s Hotel and Casino; Carefree Las Vegas, TÉLIO hangers; photo credit: Katelyn Bishop. TÉLIO has a superior booth featuring our latest collections. With fabrics ranging from novelty…

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TASTY TEXTILES: Sobalicious

August 26, 2013

This is a great salad! I often eat it as a main and love the flavorful mix of the dressing with the mushrooms and noodles. It’s also a great pot-luck salad, promised to make you a popular chef! Photo credit: Jeanne Brosseau, featured fabric: 33664-01 Digital silk Satin print Recipe source: Dean & DeLuca: The Food and…

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TÉLIO TALK: Behind the Scenes of Canada’s Breakthrough Designers 2014 Launch

August 22, 2013

Hopefully you all saw our post on Monday about the launch of this year’s Canada’s Breakthrough Designers! We included a picture of the poster I created for this year’s theme, Textures. I thought it might be fun to share the process that went into making this poster! Our 2014 theme, Textures (conveniently the same name…

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TÉLIO TALK: Ready, Set, LAUNCH!

August 19, 2013

It’s official, it’s official! Today’s the day that we finally unveil our 2014 edition of Canada’s Breakthrough Designers, our nationwide fashion design competition! Being the coordinator of Canada’s Breakthrough Designers I am particularly excited to make this announcement. This is one of my fav moments of the competition year, where all our behind the scene…

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EVENTS: Sur.face Gallery 1313 Exhibition

July 26, 2013

Surface: A tactile exploration in textile forms. This month, Toronto’s Gallery 1313 presented the designs of Sheridan College’s 2013 Craft & Design Textile graduates. It was our Toronto Showroom rep, Jessica Bundy that had the opportunity to attend the opening event. TÉLIO had circled the date in its special events calendar and was eager to…

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INTERVIEW: Matooka Kids Couture

July 24, 2013

Photo credits: {Row 1} Jessica Bundy {Row 2} Neox Photography Daniel and Yona of Matooka are longtime friends and neighbours whom share many similar qualities. Having eight little girls between them, these two woman realized that there was a niche market in the domain of children’s clothing. Fast forward 5 years and Matooka has been a…

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TÉLIO TALKS: Volunteer Day at Ronald McDonald House BC

July 19, 2013

On Tuesday July 9th, we were given the opportunity to spend the day volunteering at an organization of our choosing. I was lucky enough to spend the day in the beautiful and inviting Ronald McDonald House. It was great! I spent the morning cleaning out the playhouse in the backyard. It was full of sand…

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TÉLIO TALKS: TÉLIO 2nd Annual Volunteer Day Picnic

July 18, 2013

Today on the blog is part II of TÉLIO’s 2nd annual volunteer day! Following our full day of community service we all gathered at Parc Jeanne Mance to celebrate. It turned out to be a perfect day for a picnic with warm weather and clear blue skies. Since we usually host these types of events at our Montreal…

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TÉLIO TALK: TÉLIO’s 2nd Annual Volunteer Day

July 17, 2013

Since TÉLIO’s 60th Anniversary in 2012, an important new tradition has taken place at TÉLIO: Our annual Volunteering day. TÉLIO’s co-presidents and brothers, André and Raymond Télio had a strong desire to give back to the community that has so warmly welcomed their family business since 1952. The idea of a volunteer day came naturally,…

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EVENTS: Canada’s Breakthrough Designers 2013 Winners at LECTRA

July 16, 2013

Since 2012, LECTRA offers the two top prize winners of TÉLIO’s Canada’s Breakthrough Designers licences and private training in innovative textile design software. Recently our 2013 first and second prize winners were here in Montreal for their LECTRA training! Aroosh Chaudhry from the Academy of Design at RCC Institute of Technology in Toronto and Elizabeth…

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TASTY TEXTILES: Strawberry Fields Forever

July 12, 2013

(Photo credit: Jeanne Brosseau; featuring Telio fabric #34339-05 Surreal Sequin) Summer is my favorite time of the year for many reasons, the warm weather of course, but mostly because all of my favorite foods are in season. Strawberries, raspberries, zucchinis, fresh tomatoes… the list goes on. This strawberry shortcake recipe is quick and easy. I made…

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INTERVIEW: Designer Snapshot with SUMMERSKIN

July 4, 2013

Happy 4th of July to all our American customers! In honor of this patriotic holiday we chose to introduce one of our US customers; SUMMERSKIN. This company was founded by Summer Kramer, a pharmacist from Portland Oregon who was faced with a life changing event. Summer uses only the most luxurious, breathable and comfortable fabrics…

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INTERVIEWS: Designer Snapshot avec Dinh Ba

June 27, 2013

Dinh Ba Design est une marque reconnue depuis 2004 qui s’est fait une place de choix dans les milieux de la mode canadienne. La ligne s’adresse aux femmes et aux hommes élégants et modernes qui veulent se distinguer avec des coupes ingénieuses, et des matières originales. Ses collections entièrement conçues et fabriquées au Québec se distinguent…

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TRENDY TUESDAY: If You’re Wrinkled, You’re Rich!

June 25, 2013

I recently heard someone say ‘If you’re wrinkled, you’re rich.’ This quote was followed by a conversation about the general dislike of wrinkles in our garments. To most of us, wrinkles are often perceived as sloppy and lazy in appearance. The funny thing is; natural fibers tend to cost more than the synthetic ones which…

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TÉLIO TALK: Bonne Saint Jean Baptiste

June 21, 2013

Bonne Saint-Jean Baptiste et bon long weekend à tous! Featured fabric, Monaco kit 64072-04; Surreal sequin  34339-04; Venice print 34339-08; Florence Ikat 34270-22 This coming Monday, June 24, Québec celebrates its national holiday! Wishing everyone in Québec a nice long weekend filled with festivities.

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INSPIRED BY: Montréal

June 19, 2013

From festivals, and street art, to tam tams, beautiful scenery, and great food, Montréal has so much to offer! Being in a new city is so inspiring and interning at TÉLIO while discovering every new inch of it, has given me the opportunity to explore my creative side! I now feel very inspired to design my final collection! From the top: {Image 1} Statue…

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TÉLIO TALK: Boots & Cats

June 18, 2013

Check out this blog created by Katryna, a past intern at TÉLIO! Katryna came to our office in Montréal from the far west (Alberta is far right?) to intern with us in merchandising last summer for 2 months. Her blog Boots&Cats features a lot of crafty sewing projects including this adorable skirt made out of…

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TÉLIO TALK: Sewaholic

June 17, 2013

Today on Sewaholic our very own Caroline talks a little bit about herself and about her newest creation featuring Sewaholic’s Alma pattern and TÉLIO’s Kimono Voile style 33668 color 02. Sewaholic is a great site for sewing patterns and tips, be sure to check them out!

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INTERVIEWS: Designer Snapshot with Symbiose by Hinda

June 17, 2013

Today we are super excited to be kicking off a new series here on TEXTURES! We’re giving you a little glimpse into the designers behind TÉLIO’s fabrics. We will be interviewing designers from our Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver showrooms with a short 5 point questionnaire. We love being able to get to know the people behind the designs and see what is created with our fabrics! Kathya had…

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TÉLIO TALK: Happy Father’s Day

June 16, 2013

In celebration of Father’s day we are featuring our very own father/daughter duo; Laura and Andre Telio! These two are lucky enough to be able to work together, and I had the opportunity to speak with both of them about it! As far back as I can remember, I used to tell everyone that I…

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EVENTS: Discover C2-MTL & Twelve-ID

June 8, 2013

TÉLIO proudly collaborated with C2-MTL to highlight Montreal’s fashion savoir-faire in this year’s Twelve- ID Fashion Show at Arsenal; a new modern venue in Griffintown, Montreal. TÉLIO was honoured to attend amazing conferences, workshops, and their high end fashion show that showcased innovative designs from twelve of Montreal’s notorious fashion designers, all decked out in…

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INSPIRED BY: Fresh Fashion

June 6, 2013

TÉLIO is inspired by fresh fashion trends! Each season we provide our sales and showroom representatives with a group of trend directions that combine images of runway fashion, street style and accessories with TÉLIO Styles to demonstrate how our fabrics are at the cutting edge of fashion! {Row 1} Fashion Magazines at the TÉLIO merchandising…

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INSPIRED BY: Spring Colour

May 30, 2013

TÉLIO is inspired by Spring Summer 2014 colours.  Currently creating new colour stories for our basic and novelty fabrics!Images: {row 1} Girl wearing sunglasses, Riches For Rags, TÉLIO colour threads, {row 2} TÉLIO trends board, Atlas book cover, Design Work Life.

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TASTY TEXTILES: Pickle me Pink

May 27, 2013

I’ve been totally obsessed with pickling lately. I’ve just discovered how easy it is and have been pickling everything I can find in my fridge. From radishes, to cucumbers, to zucchinis; I pickle it all. Here is the basic ratio I use: Ingredients: For brine: 1 cup very hot tap water 1/2 cup rice-wine vinegar…

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INSPIRED BY: Brooklyn & NYC

May 23, 2013

I was lucky enough to spend this past long weekend in New York. Travelling is always inspiring and NYC is never lacking in energy and influence. I spent a few rainy days exploring Brooklyn and a beautiful day in Manhattan in Central Park. These snapshots of my trip really remind me of TÉLIO’s Digital Linen…

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EVENTS: Soirée Bénéfice – Fondation de la Mode de Montréal

May 10, 2013

La soirée bénéfice de la Fondation de la mode de Montréal remet à des étudiants en mode des bourses d’études afin que ces derniers poursuivent leurs études soit à l’étranger, soit à un niveau supérieur ici à Montréal. TÉLIO était du nombre lors de cette 24e soirée où le talent de notre industrie ne faisait…

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EVENTS: Montréal’s Veuve Clicquot Yelloweek

May 3, 2013

A world première, Montréal’s Yelloweek is being organized by the renowned Champagne label Maison Veuve Clicquot to celebrate the creativity of exceptional artisans and companies involved in the arts, food, fashion and much more. As a partner, TÉLIO was honoured to be at the Yelloweek ‘meet and greet’ press conference last April 30 at the…

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TASTY TEXTILES: When “Sukimi Don” Met “Sandro Tweed”

May 1, 2013

  Featuring TÉLIO’s Sandro Tweed, style # 63091-01 (recipe for 2) RICE 2 cups of sushi rice ¼ cup of rice vinegar 1 tbsp of mirin 1 tbsp of brown sugar ½ tsp of salt MARINATED FISH ¼ cup of soy sauce 2 tbsp of mirin 1 tsp of wasabi 1 lb (454 g) of…

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