TORONTO, ON — Made-in-Canada apparel manufacturer REDWOOD CLASSICS is investing in the future of Canadian fashion, thanks to their involvement with the Joe Fresh Centre for Fashion Innovation.
President and Founder KATHY CHENG is set to serve as a judge for the cycle 5 edition of the program which, in conjunction with Ryerson University, is designed to accelerate Canadian start-ups in all fashion-related fields, including design, production, technology and professional services.
“At Redwood Classics, we believe in investing in the future of Canadian fashion and innovation," said CHENG. "As a domestic manufacturer that's been producing in Canada for nearly three decades, we hope to share our business acumen with the next generation of innovators."
The 18-month acceleration program provides a 360-degree approach to mentorship that will best position emerging entrepreneurs for real world success. Applications are being accepted until July 27, 2017.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, HIGH-RES IMAGES AND INTERVIEW REQUESTS PLEASE CONTACT:
Alex Wong, Business Development Manager at alex@redwoodClassics.net.