Our Brand


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LESLEY HAMPTON is an Indigenous-owned, women-led, size-inclusive, Canadian clothing and accessory brand based in Toronto, Ontario.
Founded in 2016 by Lesley Hampton, her self-titled brand is known for creating high quality fashion, from Signature Collection items of eveningwear and occasionwear to Athluxury Collection items of athleticwear and leisurewear. 

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