Sisters get 2nd shot at Toronto Fashion Week

Two sisters from P.E.I. are showcasing their clothing at Toronto Fashion Week for a second year in a row.
Dreamboat Lucy designs are being showcased for the second year in a row at Toronto Fashion Week. (Dreamboat Lucy)

Two sisters from P.E.I. are showcasing their clothing at Toronto Fashion Week for a second year in a row.

Louanna and Hilary Murphy are aiming for a spot in World Fashion Week.

Louanna and Hilary Murphy's fashion line Dreamboat Lucy is in the running to be this year's Mercedes Benz Start-up winner, an award given to a promising, emerging Canadian designer.

Dreamboat Lucy's latest collection will be showcased Tuesday night with six other lines from across the country. The winner gets their stuff strutted at a solo runway show at World Fashion Week in March.

This is the second year in a row the sisters, who grew up in Kensington, have been finalists.

The other finalists are

  • Malorie Urbanovitch, Women's RTW of Calgary
  • Cecile Raizonville, Matiére Noire of Laval, Que.
  • Pedram Karimi of Laval, Que.
  • Eliza Faulkner, Eliza Faulkner Designs of Duncan, B.C.
  • Hussein Dhalla, HD Homme of Kitchener, Ont.
  • Jonathan Shimoni, Faded Lifestyle of Kitchener, Ont.

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