As a Saskatoon Fashion & Design Festival OG, it has been a crazy ride to watch Laurie Brown blossom into the incredible designer she is today. Born and raised in Flin Flon, Manitoba, this inventive designer has created an epic self-named brand for herself, which all started from a simple passion of creation. Don’t stop this babe now though, she’s challenging herself by the minute – first up? Competing on Slice TV’s hottest new television show, Stitched. Help cheer on our Saskatoon gal as the premiere airs on Sunday, September 23, 2018!

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Besides creating avant-garde and stylish pieces, Laurie believes in promoting local designers in your area. #WhoMadeMyClothes is an important mandate for Laurie as she believes the entire concept of designing doesn’t just start with choosing the perfect fabric or textile, but goes beyond that. She loves to question where that textile came from, who assembled the idea of the pattern, and how it arrived at your local fabric store. She aspires to break out of the traditional mold of what designing is today, and continues to be a true pioneer and innovator for our YXE fashion community.

  Photo credits: Taken from    www.laurie-brown.com     Models (L-R): Kristen Antunes, Maddison Rajchyba and Kristen Antunes

Photo credits: Taken from www.laurie-brown.com

Models (L-R): Kristen Antunes, Maddison Rajchyba and Kristen Antunes

What will you take away from Laurie Brown’s conference presentation? In four words: Staying True to Yourself. 

On Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 2:00p.m., Laurie will not only be providing you with tips and tricks on how to develop a brand that is true to yourself, but the tools for motivation to get through the bumps in the road that is infamous in the fashion world. Her aspirations are what drive her brand’s success, so take Laurie’s knowledge and soak it in!

  Photo credits: Troy Fleece of the Regina Leader-Post

Photo credits: Troy Fleece of the Regina Leader-Post

Hope to see you all there!

 Xoxo Claire

Fashion Director, SFDF

MARK YOUR CALENDAR! Join us October 20 & 21 2018 and experience Saskatchewan and Canadian fashion!

Reserve YOUR SFDF Conference ticket today!

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