Télio Design Competition : Emma Litvack, LaSalle College Montreal student, in the spotlight

March 18, 2015

Montréal, March 18, 2015 — the annual TÉLIO design competition, “Canada’s Breakthrough Designers” finals took place last night at La Maison Ogilvy, awarding Canada’s best students in fashion design.

Emma Litvack, a student of LaSalle College’s International School of Fashion, Arts and Design stood out dramatically. In winning first prize, she is awarded a scholarship of $ 5000 and is eligible for a training in the Kaledo Textiles and Kaledo softwares valued at $33,100, courtesy of LECTRA.

Considering the fierce competition with 25 finalists selected among 22 participating fashion schools across Canada, I would like to congratulate all the participants and especially our 5 finalists of whom we are very proud of. Through determination, perseverance and great talent, Emma has risen to the challenge by integrating new technologies into her clothing”, states François Bousquet, Director of LaSalle College’s International School of Fashion, Arts and Design.

LaSalle College believes in encouraging their students to surpass themselves. This contest serves as a promotional platform for students, allowing them to be known amongst industry professionals and gain exposure in the media.

In February Emma Litvack was awarded a scholarship of $15,000 from the Fondation de la mode de Montréal to undertake a Fashion Design degree in New York.

A world-class institution

LaSalle College is the most important Fashion school in Canada. For over 40 years, LaSalle Colleges’ International School of Fashion, Arts and Design has launched young fashion design and marketing talent into the national and international scene. LaSalle College Montréal is a member of the LCI Education network, which consists of 21 campuses in 11 countries. This network enables an unparalleled reach and allows LaSalle College to offer unmatched mobility opportunities to its students who wish to complete a semester in one of the campuses within the network, including Barcelona, Bogota, Istanbul, Jakarta and Vancouver. Prominent LaSalle College graduates include Marie Saint-Pierre, Denis Gagnon, Mariouche Gagné, Annie Horth, Jérôme C. Rousseau, Travis Taddeo, Pedram Karimi, Frédéric and Mathieu Joncas and Thomas Tait.

Media coverage:
Mode Montréal: 1 500 mètres de tissu plus loin
Huffington Post Québec: La soirée Télio: les 10 ans du concours des Créateurs de mode de demain
La Presse: Concours de design Télio: propulser la relève avec six mètres de tissu
Montréal Gazette: Student talent blossoms at Télio competition
Le Journal de Montréal: La Maison Ogilvy accueille la Fashion Preview

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