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Over the years, TFI has helped many of Canada's top designers to lead successful businesses and careers in the fashion industry. They may have come from different places and backgrounds, but they share one thing: they all started at TFI!
THE HALL OF FAME
The TFI Resident Alumni roster includes:
TFI SUCCESS STORIES
Be inspired by the success of TFI Resident alumni
Joeffer CaocJoeffer Caoc
Joeffer Caoc’s career within the fashion industry has been nothing short of remarkable. Joeffer successfully launched his label in 1995 at the Toronto Fashion Incubator and has received outstanding media recognition and support ever since.
 
David DixonDavid Dixon
I was tired of working for other designers and quite simply, was ready to get paid for my work and vision. I took the chance to start my business through the TFI, largely because it was a great resource and the New Labels show was enticing. It was really a matter of synergy and timing that I started at TFI.
 
JUMAJUMA
Juma reflects sophistication and modernity. Brother and sister pair, Alia Juma and Jamil Juma founded fashion design house ‘Juma’ to create ready-to-wear collections for men and women with discerning tastes.
 
Gail McInnesGail McInnes
Gail McInnes has been involved in the fashion industry for over seventeen years with a focus on managing and promoting fashion entrepreneurs and performers.
 
Arthur MendoncaArthur Mendonca
After graduating from Ryerson University, Arthur launched his namesake business at the Toronto Fashion Incubator where he was a TFI Resident from 2002 to 2005. This award-winning, Toronto-based designer has garnered international attention from retailers, press and celebrities.