Christine Duff

Christine wants to live in a world filled with cutting edge fashion, beautiful words and and an endless supply of leather jackets and boots. A product development grad of FIDM, she was the Editor-in-Chief of MODE Magazine where she reignited her love of storytelling. She has diverse experience within the industry with trend research, art direction and styling editorial spreads. She gained her most notable experience working in Los Angeles at the satellite operation for GQ and Vogue Thailand. Christine is passionate about social science and the role it plays in the consumer goods industry and apparel in particular.

Articles by Christine Duff

Smart and innovative textiles will dominate the trade show

Preview of Smart Textiles by ATSC

Mark your calendars because June 14, 2017 the organizers of the upcoming Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada (ATSC) show are going to let you in on a little secret. On this date they will give a small preview of innovative textiles and technologies… more

Meet Testex

Meet Testex: For Textile Testing and Certification

Switzerland conjures up images of white capped alps, rolling green hills and pristine waters; it is life in its purest form. It is here that Testex was founded. The Zurich-based textile testing and certification organization is committed to quality standards,… more

Kendor Textiles

KenDor Textiles: Helping Businesses Weave Success with Custom Fabrics

KenDor Textiles has had its roots in Vancouver since the 1950’s with a mission of supplying quality fabrics and materials at a price no one could refuse. In addition to their passion for textiles, they also were committed to a… more

Apparel Textile Sourcing Brands for Canada

Brands for Canada

Brands for Canada was founded by Joan Clayton and Ina Andre in 1992 in Toronto, Ontario. The two founders had already started Second Harvest, the food recovery program, when they discovered what else people in poverty needed- clothing. This was… more

Canada seeks strong trade relationship with India

New Deal with New Delhi? Free Trade Agreement with India Could Happen in the Future

  Striking a free trade agreement with India remains a high priority for the Canadian government. While talks have not yet commenced, pressure is mounting at the capital since speculations of a deal have been years in the making. In… more

New Media, Same Rules?

New Media, Same Rules? A Look at Fashion in the Newsroom

  From daytime to primetime, turn on any news program and you will see a mix of male and female anchors. They look at you through the TV screen with a chipper smile, coiffed hair and a voice that commands… more


No More NAFTA? Trump Agrees to Trade Agreement Negotiation

Threats of NAFTA being terminated have loomed since President Trump was elected in November. Early this week Trump’s threat of dissolution was heard by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto who called him asking for a… more

Planning for economic development of AU Nations

Mauritius and African Economic Platform Plans for Economic Development of AU Nations

Mauritius brought together the 54 African Union members in the African Economic Platform this past March. The African nation led the conference to promote their goals of increasing economic development through the continent. First, their course of action was to… more

The Business of Escapism

The Business of Escapism. How Festival Fashion Became the New Resort Wear

Music festivals have become the hottest ticket of the spring and summer seasons. From fashion to celebrity sightings to parties and of course music, on the surface these are why they are trending. If you can attend, the anticipation is high… more

New sourcing opportunities await

Canada’s Premier Apparel and Textile Sourcing Trade Show Will Showcase Over 60 Companies from South Asia This Year

A whole new world of sourcing in South Asia is coming to light.  On August 21st-23rd the Toronto International Centre halls will be alive with the sound of deals being closed, relationships being forged and the exchange of possibilities for the… more

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