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How the cancellation of Toronto Fashion Week could impact the Canadian fashion industry

Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert talks about the history of Toronto Fashion Week and whether the concept of a fashion week in general is becoming obsolete.
Models walk the runway during the Narces show at Toronto Fashion Week in Toronto, Monday March 14, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Blinch)
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Last week, it was announced that the upcoming edition of Toronto Fashion Week will be cancelled, without much explanation from the organizers. "We've made the very difficult decision to pause production of our biannual event in order to rethink the platform and focus on how best to engage the industry, support designers and resonate with consumers across the country," reads a statement from the organization.

Our fashion columnist Mosha Lundström Halbert joined host Tom Power on the line from Los Angeles to talk about the history of Toronto Fashion Week, how this decision could impact the Canadian fashion industry going forward, and whether the concept of a fashion week in general is becoming obsolete.


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