[PHOTOS] The Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards

Marc Piercey Toronto Is Fashion Richard

The spotlight was on Canada’s top fashion industry talents last weekend. The first Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards was hosted at the posh Fairmont Royal York Hotel in downtown Toronto on Saturday, February 1st. The after party, which was sponsored by Sephora, was also held at the hotel and went well into the night.

Highlights of the evening included Emerging Designer Sarah Stevenson winning a $10,000 cash prize, and an announcement by Honorary Chair Joe Mimran that Joe Fresh for Loblaw Companies Limited will also support the Emerging Talent Award winner with an exclusive mentorship program, and THE COLLECTIONS will be lending their services in producing a Spring/Summer 2015 look book.

The 2014 CAFA winners are:

Womenswear Designer of the Year: Jeremy Laing

Menswear Designer of The Year: Travis Taddeo

Outstanding Achievement:  Dean & Dan Caten (DSQUARED2)

Accessory Designer of The Year:  Dexter & Byron Peart (WANT Les Essentiels de la Vie)

Canadian Style Award:  Joe Mimran

Image Maker of the Year: Chris Nicholls

International Designer of the Year: Dean & Dan Caten (DSQUARED2)

Stylist of the Year: George Antonopolous

Model of the Year: Coco Rocha

Emerging Talent Award: Sarah Stevenson

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Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

Canadian Art Fashion Awards 2014 CAFA coco

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