With a foundation of inclusivity and community, LESLEY HAMPTON aims to decolonize euro-centric standards in the fashion industry, inspire the next decade of leaders and entrepreneurs, and create space for empowerment and representation in fashion, film, and media.
S P E A K I N G E N G A G E M E N T S & P A N E L S
2020 | Part 1 from the Native Women’s Association of Canada #pivotAndRoll Series. Entrepreneurs Crushing their Craft
2020 | Pow Wow Education Week | Lesley Hampton X Scott Wabano Collaboration Launch. Ryerson University FCAD
2019 | Ontario Mining Association - Meet the Miners Reception with Government Officials at Queen’s Park, Toronto ON
2018 | A film & conversation premiere and panel discussion with Straight/Curve to challenge society's Beauty Standards, Fashion Group International Toronto
2017 | I am a Women #whyNotMe - "In Discussion With' Panel, StartGBC, George Brown College
A W A R D S & H O N O R A B L E M E N T I O N S
2020 | Fashion Impact Award, nominee. Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards
2019 | Premier’s Award, nominee, Premier’s Award for Outstanding Ontario College Graduates.
2019 | StartGBC Alumni of the Year Award, recipient. George Brown College, Toronto ON
2019 | White Cashmere Collection, finalist. Cashmere Bathroom Tissue, Toronto ON.
2018 | Simons Fashion Design Student Award, nominee. Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards.
2018 | Mogul, recipient. City MOGULS, Toronto ON.
2017 | Telio Scholarship, recipient. George Brown College, Toronto ON.
2017 | White Cashmere Collection Student Competition, finalist. Cashmere BT, Toronto ON.
2017 | Supertalent of the World Season 8: Fashion Designer of the World Award (Best in Show),recipient. Supertalent Fashion Week, Seoul, South Korea.
E D U C A T I O N
2017 | George Brown College. Ontario College Diploma with honours, Fashion Techniques and Design.
2015 | University of Toronto. Honours Bachelor of Arts, Specialist in Art and Art History.
2015 | Sheridan College. Advanced College Diploma, Art and Art History.
2012 | ACS Hillingdon International School, London, UK. International Baccalaureate Diploma.
C O S T U M E D E S I G N
2020 - Present | Red Sky Performance, Costume Designer in Residence, Canadian Stage, Toronto ON
S H O W S & E X H I B I T I O N S
2020 | Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto, “Tu Gh'el T'ilhn//Water Carriers”, Virtual Presentation.
2019 | Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week, “The Best of Lesley Hampton”, Vancouver, BC.
2019 | Toronto Fashion Week, “SS20: The Preface”, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON.
2019 | Toronto Fashion Week, “FW19: Eighteen Seventy Six”, Gardiner Museum, Toronto, ON.
2018 | CES Presents, “SS19: Foyer de la Vice”, King Edward Hotel, Toronto, ON.
2018 | Toronto Fashion Incubator, “Canadian Curated Collections”, Canada House, Trafalgar
Square, London, UK.
2018 | Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto, “New Moon”, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON.
2018 | Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, “FW18: Lithium”, One Yonge, Toronto, ON.
2017 | Supertalent Fashion Week, “Season 8”, International Horticulture Goyang, Seoul, Korea.
2017 | Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, “SS18: Sticks and Stones”, One Yonge, Toronto, ON.
2017 | Vancouver Fashion Week, “FW17: The Golden Hour”, Vancouver, BC
2017 | Toronto Women’s Fashion Week, “FW17: The Golden Hour”, Waterworks, Toronto, ON.
2016 | Vancouver Fashion Week, “SS17: Mermaids of Yesterday”, Vancouver, BC
2016 | Fashion Art Toronto, “FW16: City Warriors”, Daniel’s Spectrum, Toronto, ON.
2016 | Vancouver Fashion Week, “FW16: City Warriors”, Vancouver, BC.
F I L M & T E L E V I S I O N
2018 | Cast member in competition reality show, S01 E03 “Cocktails Anyone?”, Stitched, SLICE TV
2018 | Garments featured in feature film, “Through Black Spruce”, Serendipity Point Films
P U B L I C A T I O N S & P R E S S
Vogue | Teen Vogue | Vogue Italia | Elle | CHLOE Magazine | Marie Claire | COMPLEX | HuffingtonPost | COSMO UK | Daily Mail UK | Allure | Yahoo Style | Flare | The Kit | USA TODAY | FOX | CBC | Globe And Mail | The National Post | The Social | Marilyn Denis Show | ETalk | Cityline | CreatorMagazine | Style Circle | Solstice Magazine | The Forest Magazine | Dauphine Magazine | LucysMagazine | Obscurae Magazine | Beyond Fashion Magazine | Atlas Magazine | Dolce Magazine | Vulkan Magazine | IntElegance Magazine | Jute Magazine | iRun Magazine | Fajo Magazine
Q U E S T I O N S ?
Contact me at info@LesleyHampton.com or by using the Contact form below. Looking forward to connecting! - Lesley