Canadian designer Farley Chatto works locally rocks globally with superbly detailed, eye-popping fashion. Whether creating costumes for Elton John’s AIDS fundraising concert in the UK, dressing Sex & the City stars Sarah Jessica Parker & Chris Noth or pimping out Canadian recording artist, rapper, songwriter, and actor Drake, 44-year-old Chatto leads the fashion-forward pack.
Chatto attended Toronto’s Ryerson University Fashion Program, where he established his own “Farley Chatto” line while still a student. Subsequently he was given the opportunity to live and work in the US and Europe, collaborating with numerous top American and European designers, and garnering a wonderful offer to apprentice with Giorgio Armani. Now based in Toronto, Chatto continues to create stunning fashion for his “Farley Chatto” men’s & women’s lines and is thrilled to introduce his luxury fur line, this fall! He provideshaute couture to an international clientele as extensive as it is exclusive.
Chatto is involved extensively in the fashion industry: he was the Regional Director & long time board member of Fashion Group International-Toronto and sits on the Apparel Connexion, a governmental board. He’s a 23+ year veteran of the AID fundraiser show Fashion Cares and teaches part time at the Academy of Design, in Toronto. His work is regularly shown alongside North America and Europe’s top designers, and global demand for his work, from furniture companies to magazine publishers, makes Farley Chatto the one to watch in innovative, astonishing design.