Category: Events

Jeanne Beker and Marilyn Brooks at FGI event

Marilyn Brooks had a chance to have a little chat with Jeanne Beker at the Barbara Atkin Power Breakfast.  Jeanne has already had a sneak peek at Marilyn’s soon-to-be released book “Making it with Marilyn” and we just LOVED her contributions to it. The book is a fun read of Brooks’ more than FORTY years in fashion and is filled with illustrations and rare archival photos. Photo courtesy of K P Photography...

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Power breakfast for a power player: FGI Presented Fashion Visionary Award to Barbara Atkin

As a kick off to Toronto Fashion Week, FGI celebrated the internationally respected fashion trend forecaster, Barbara Atkin. As VP of Fashion Direction at Holt Renfrew, she created innovative retail concepts such as the Holt Renfrew World Design Lab – an incubator for emerging designers and experimental ideas. Atkin continues to nurture new ideas now.  At this special breakfast , Fashion Group Internation (FGI) presented to Atkins the Fashion Visionary Award. Marilyn Brooks along with many other fashion luminaries were in attendance, celebrating the accomplishments of this remarkable woman. All photos courtesy of Gus Protopapas of Konstantine Protopapas Photography, Official...

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Arriving for the David Dixon Fall 2016 show at Toronto Fashion Week

Marilyn Brooks attended the show of David Dixon last night in Toronto during Toronto Fashion Week. Accompanying Marilyn for this show was Sheila Schirmer, a long-time friend and fashion fan. Here they are pictured outside the fashion building in David Pecault Square in downtown Toronto. The Dixon show was full of amazing dresses and had a fabulous tribute to women who have beaten ovarian cancer. Since retiring from a successful career of designing fashions, manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing her own line, Brooks has remained dedicated to, and involved in, the fashion industry through mentoring, public speaking and advocating. Throughout...

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Marilyn’s Art Prints

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