The Garden of Desire | Erised story is brought to life at The MANI JASSAL Fashion Show
Posted on April 17 2018
Desire | erised’ runway show. Whilst showing a small preview of the huge collection
at Toronto Fashion Week, this was the first time friends, fans, members of the public and a lot of you watching live on Instagram could see the collection of forty-one head-to-toe looks in its entirety.
discovering self love” Raz says. “This tale is of a young woman finding self love
through brokenness, and self realization through the reflection of another. It is about
her picking up her broken pieces and completely reinventing herself. An act of
vulnerability, a leap of faith, a journey inward that gives rise to her most beautiful self. Ultimately coming into who she was searching for all along”. This apologue
transcended onto stage through a performance by actress and model Shreya Petal
before the catwalk commenced.
else. The pair met shortly after Mani graduated from Ryerson and have been bffs
ever since. This collaboration was originally conceived in the summer as Mani was
discussing her ideas with Raz. Already knowing that the collections inspiration
should be routed in love, the pair discussed different options; “we began exploring
and having a deep conversation about what love is, which lead to discussing how the love we find in our life is a reflection of ourselves and then expanded to how art
mirrors life - from there an idea of a collaboration was born” says Raz.
together with an army of elegant models, a dreamy setting and everyone’s favourite
R&B beats by DJ SP to perfectly present the divine ‘Garden of desire | erised’.