“Magpie Designs is all about exploring new ways to think about textile and design in women’s fashion…”
Lovely ladies, Angela Mann and Cathy McDayter recently celebrated their relaunch of Magpie Designs, and I was honoured to be in attendance at this special occasion! The Magpie Summer Cocktail was a lovely evening of wine, hors d’oeuvres and informal modelling!
I love that Magpie Designs are unique, exhibit a wide range of textures, and have so much personality!
The Magpie models doin’ the damn thang!
The garments and accessories are ALL HAND-MADE, and are creative in their crafting of linens, tapestries, woolens, hand-painted silks and leathers, antique textiles and exotic beads. When it comes to their garments; they allow the uniqueness of every piece of fabric to guide the design process as a way to respect the integrity of the textile. The striking and memorable accessories are influenced by many countries and cultures that have supplied their textiles. For example, Africa, India, Japan and Italy to name a few.
These garments are truly unique and exotic! The best part about them is that they are custom-fitted to the customer, allowing them to have that one-of-a-kind design! They offer a diverse range of jackets, dresses, blouses, skirts, pants, coats, jewelry, belts and scarves.
Pictures don’t do these garments and accessories any justice. You just have to go and see them for yourself!! Their store is located in the diverse and vibrant Queen Street West community, at 884 Queen Street West at Crawford.
These ladies definitely “push forward and redefine our perception of the fashion phenomenon.”