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“I think it’s more important to create something that’s really beautiful, so people just love it and have to have it, and then the ethical stuff is a bonus.”

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V i c t o r i a S y m p h o n y 1 5 /1 6 Vancouver Island, studied fashion design at the famed Central St. Martins School of Design in London. She uses natural fabrics whenever possible in her elegant and feminine line, which is produced in a workshop right here on Vancouver Island. She describes her fall collection as “sumptuous, vibrant, and playful,” calling a pink Moto jacket and a red silk Tyg dress her favourite pieces — something she would pair together for a Christmas party. To her mind, the ethical considerations should be built into fashion, not be the selling feature; rather the design of the clothes should be what draws customers. “I think it’s more important to create something that’s really beautiful, so people just love it and have to have it, and then the ethical stuff is a bonus,” she says. Gabriel Conroy, the designer of the Gabriel

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