Friday, January 21, 2011

jacflash event: Amanda Lew Kee Spring '11 Launch at jacflash

 Amanda Lew Kee's Spring 2011 Collection

Join us on Monday, January 24th from 6-9pm at jacflash (1036 Queen St. west)

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Amanda Lew Kee is a women's wear designer born and raised in Toronto, Canada. At a young age, Lew Kee discovered her love and passion for innovative design and further established her talent at Ryerson University, where she graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Design in Fashion.
Amanda Lew Kee's collection was premiered at the exclusive Mass Exodus 2010: In Bloom's Press and Media showing at Ryerson University. The designs have also been displayed at Holt Renfrew's annual showcase of selected Ryerson graduates, as well as winning Flare Magazine's student editiorial competition featured in the August 2010 issue. Straight out of University, Amanda hosted her industry debut (May 2010) at the Great Hall in Toronto.

Soon after Amanda was invited by The Fashion Collective and the FDCC to show at Toronto's LG Fashion Week, October 2010. Amanda's showing was the most anticipated collection of the season. As the audience arrived additional seating had to be arranged to accommodate the large attendance. Montreal's Ka Magazine also extended the invite to Amanda Lew Kee to show her Spring'11 collection at the first annual Ka Best Of Canada 2010 Benefit Event that was hosted in a 35,000 square foot private jet hanger at Starlink Aviation, in Dorval, QC.

Amanda has worked on many projects aside from building her brand, currently she is working on custom wardrobe for HBO's TRUE BLOOD, she dressed Shenae Grimes of 90210 for the 2010 MMVA's, Keri Hilson for various red carpets and photoshots, was the muse and wardrobed a music video for Fritz Helder. She has been featured in Teen Vogue, Nylon Magazine Sept 2010 issue as one of the Top Canadian Designers, The Globe and Mail's quarterly Lifestyle Magazine as Canadian Designer to Watch, WeAr Magazine's January 2011 issue as 'Designer to watch', the TorontoStar as one of 2010's best dressed, EyeWeekly's 2010 Most Powerful People, LOOK Magazine UK Sept 2010, and featured on segments of Fashion Television's In Fashion. At age 21, Amanda had already had attracted the attention of industry heavy weights Lisa Tant, Derek Blasberg, Glen Baxter, Adrian Mainella, and Derick Chetty to name a few.

Look Out for Lew Kee's FW 2011 showing February in New York Fashion Week as well as March in Toronto Fashion Week.

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