Celebrity/VIP & Fashion Designer Finalists



Join us, February 11, 2017. Tickets now on sale.

We have been waiting to share this exciting news, and we are thrilled to announce our 2017 roster. Each woman is a strong, creative and invested member of our community. Their incredible stories of strength and passion will be featured on our blog in the upcoming weeks – please stay tuned!

This year, our designers have outdone themselves once again. The sketches have captured the glamour and spirit of both the celebrity and designer. We cannot wait to see these artistic expressions come to life!

We are honoured to present the celebrity and designer pairings for 2017:

Zahra Al-Harazi, CEO id8 Strategies, UNICEF Canadian Ambassador, and designer Jovalene Fox

Caroline Gault, Writer, Editor, Brand Journalist, Director of Content & Community, Poppy Barley, and designer Nicole Campre

Manjit Minhas, CEO & Co-Founder of MINHAS Breweries, Dragon’s Den CBC Netowrk, and designer Lauren Bagliore

Wendy Belanger, Owner of Influence Salon & Award-Winning Platform Hairstylist, and designer Natasha Lazarovic

Kiki Buttignol, Heart Attack Survivor – Ambassador, and designer Angela Dale

Ellen Dilawri, Dilawri Group/Philanthropist and designer Malkia Rajani

Beth Reimer-Heck, Board Director/Queen’s Council-Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), and designer Marina Ortman

Michelle Salt, Canadian Paralympics (Snowboarding), and designer Tracey WardKerr

Kathy Heffernan, Director of General Services – Zedi, and designer Lara Presber

Lisa Murphy, Vice President of Alberta Private Client – ATB, and designer Nicole Rita Tomney

Nadine Brown, Gift Giving Cabinet of the Canadian Women’s Foundation/Philanthropist, and designer Chantel Traub

Danielle Lappage, Team Canada, Wrestling – Summer Olympics, Rio 2016, and designer Maria Orduz

Allison Grafton, President and Co-Owner Rockwood Custom Homes, and designer Malika Rajani

Ebony Lewis, Account Executive CSI Leasing Canada, Ltd., and designer Marsina King

Sarine Mustapha, Senior Vice President, BMO Nesbit Burns, and designer Mackenzie Jones