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Fashion at Ryerson is
Re-Designing the World
Canada’s leading university fashion program offering a Bachelor of Design and Master of Arts.
Fashion at Ryerson nurtures students to systemically transform the Canadian and global fashion system by advancing the principles of inclusion, decolonization and sustainability
Ranked in the Business of Fashion global fashion school assessment, The Best Fashion Schools in the World 2019, external link. Received badges on the undergraduate level for both:
- Fashion Design – Best in Global Influence
- Fashion Communication – Best Overall, Best in Learning Experience, Best in Long-Term Value
“As a black Muslim woman,... I believe that design and fashion can only truly succeed if inclusivity is engrained in the foundation of our creations.”
— Fashion Alumna, Nabra Badr
Fashion Alumnus, Cameron Vindua is the founder of Fashion Your Identity, external link. FYI is an exploration of queer and gender non-conforming representation and self-expression.
Photo: jj Chua and Cameron Vindua
Mic. Carter, a genderqueer fashion designer, Fashion lecturer and founder of feminine non-binary label called L’Uomo Strano, external link. The label is an Afro-futuristic sartorial experiment found at the intersection of racial, gender and economic precarities.
Current Fashion student, Victoria Hopgood translates artists’ imagination of how drawing and painting makes them feel and expresses it through digital illustration.
Photo: Emma Roberts
Beads are symbols of Indigenous traditions and culture. This vest illustrates a freeform beading technique used to create the floral designs on the vest.
Artifact in the Fashion Research Collection (FRC2019.01.001)