Maya Johal

Maya JohalBe Queer Do Evil My capstone project explores the many ways queerness and queer-coding have been implemented in villains, especially animated ones. For many years, queerness could not be explicitly displayed on screen due to a film censorship enacted in the 1930’s. This act inspired creators to display signifiers of homosexuality on villainous characters…

Winnie Zhao

Winnie ZhaoCHAOSITY CHAOSITY is Winnie Zhao’s 4th year Capstone project for Ryerson University. CHAOSITY is a series of hair clips created from different types of materials mixed with resin to create an artwork that will be able to transform into a 3D digital art through an augmented reality camera. Augmented reality has changed the way…

Maxime Chercover

Maxime Chercoverfolklore of bats This collection is inspired by the beauty and innocence of bats, despite the negative stigma and folklore that surrounds them. These garments are a tribute to the animals who maintain our environment by pollinating our flowers and fruits, yet are deeply misunderstood. The sheerness and shape of a bat’s wing is…

Nuala O’Sullivan

Nuala O’SullivanIn my room Beginning in the early morning, a young woman gets ready for her day. As she playfully tries on more and more clothing, daylight runs out—the spontaneous dress-up game transitions into nightwear as she continues to make her own fun. Photography. Photographer and Co-Stylist: Hallie Arden Set Dresser and Co-Stylist: Nuala O'Sullivan…

Juliana De Martin

Juliana De MartinSweet Escape Referencing womenswear of the 1930’s, this collection reimagines and blends together both classic tailoring and elegant feminine silhouettes into sophisticated and contemporary styles for the modern woman. With a focus on the natural world, the collection is inspired by the organic lines, textures, and bright colours found in Australian salt lakes.…

Jasmeet Rattan

Jasmeet RattanUnder the Sea – Fall 2022 Presented by NAHJI, “Under the Sea,” is a designer Sikh formal wear collection for all Sikh women that desire luxurious, modest, and sustainable garments. This collection is tailored to improve comfort and user experience while showcasing the beauty within the oceans. Each element of this collection is carefully…

Thomas Lamarre

Thomas LamarreGlacial Impact Glacial Impact is a menswear collection that delivers the essence of the rugged Canadian wilderness through a futuristic aesthetic. Elements of purpose driven outdoor gear are creatively intertwined with the designers interpretation of organic features in nature. The collection serves to capture the ethos of natural surroundings in a contemporary aesthetic. Distressing…

Kaitlyn Star Ninaka-King

Kaitlyn Star Ninaka-KingGaijin Gaijin (translating to foreigner/alien in English) focuses on analyzing Japanese fashion trends that have migrated to North America. Capturing 8 trends, from the specificity of certain garments/accessories to the broad themes of aesthetic movements, all well known and already incorporated into Japanese fashion. I found interest in this topic while watching different…

Jerome Manguba

Jerome MangubaAgainst the Ropes ‘Against the Ropes’: An analogy in boxing to describe a boxer that is put in a vulnerable position (on the ropes) in the ring. Initial inspiration began with conversations with my family and Filipino community members, sharing our experiences of diasporic practice through “Pacquiao fight night spaces”. While these spaces created…