Category: Fashion

REGISTER for Marilyn Brooks’ book launch and lecture at the ROM Sunday, Oct 15th at 2-4pm.

EVENT FULL! Stay tuned to our news and mailing lists for further development, more exciting news and events. The link is open to RSVP for Marilyn Brooks’ book launch. Please register to reserve your free tickets as seating is limited. THIS IS A FREE EVENT, but you must register at the link below: https://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/behind-the-seams-40-years-of-canadian-fashion-with-marilyn-brooks To recap, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) is hosting a special lecture on Fashion from the 60s through to the 90s in conjunction with the launch of Brooks’ long-awaited book, Behind the Seams, on Sunday afternoon October 15th from 2-4pm, doors open at 1:30pm. We hope...

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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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Sheer design from the 1960s

One of the Marilyn Brooks designs from the 1960s in a sheer print from Italy. Brooks visited with Paco Rabbane in Paris at his studio, they spoke Spanish and he made these extra long, light earrings for her to go with her collections. When they received the jewelry in Toronto, it sold out in minutes. It was a special moment in...

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Marilyn’s Art Prints

Art Prints

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