Masters scholarship recipient to Polimoda International Institute of Fashion Design and Marketing in Florence, Italy ~ Fashion Trend Forecasting Masters (2017).
Mattel Barbie TFI’s 25th Anniversary Runway Gala 2012: featured designer in Flare Magazine and on CBC News.
Mercedes-Benz Canadian Start-up Plan: 1 of 5 runway show finalists (Montreal, 2011).
Elle Canada TFI New Labels: 1st place winner, featured in Elle Canada Magazine (August 2009).
Le Chateau Junior Girl Competition: 2nd prize winner of 40 entrants (2003).
Faren is a trend forecaster, fashion designer and consultant from Toronto, Canada. Holds a Masters in Trend Forecasting from the prestigious Polimoda International Institute in Florence (Italy). She successfully graduated Ryerson Polytechnic University (2005) with a Bachelor of Design, majoring in Fashion Design and minoring in Sociology.
Beyond the formal structure of academia, Faren draws on her innate ability to observe trends with confidence, curiosity and clarity to extract the patterns and connect the dots.
She enjoys woodworking and has a deep love for anything on two wheels. Faren is currently available for customized trend research projects, colour forecasting, design/brand consults, tailoring, fashion design, styling, creative direction (video, photography, interior, brainstorming) — you name it, she is the jill-of-all-trades.
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