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

Canada Could be a Gateway to the North American Markets for India

This year at the Apparel Textile Sourcing Show Canada (ATSC) India was highly represented due to a partnership with TFO Canada. Next year they are expecting to expand their reach even further with approximately 50 exhibitors in partnership with North American…

First Cars, Now Clothing? Fashion in the Sharing Economy

First Cars, Now Clothing? Fashion in the Sharing Economy

The success of Airbnb, Uber and the like have proven there is a new economic model that consumers are willing to partake in. In the sharing, or performance economy, consumers are foregoing ownership. Instead, they are choosing to pay for…

Marketing Mania: Driving Fashion Sales

Marketing Mania: Driving Fashion Sales

Fashion is fickle. Fashion is ever-changing. And, fashion is over-saturated with talent with designers from all over the world. So in a field so competitive and cut-throat, how does one drive sales and create repeat customers? One answer to that…

New wave of American manufacturing

Second Wave of U.S. Manufacturing?

American manufacturing is a sexy term, or at least the government is hoping it will be to U.S-based businesses and domestic workers alike. Having somewhat of a second industrial revolution is what leaders are hoping will bring back millions of…

Apparel Industry Seeks Central America

Apparel Industry Seeks Central America

Despite technology’s stronghold over our lives in both the personal and the professional, it is incredible how labor-based the garment industry still is. All apparel has touched human hands; there is beauty in that sentiment, but also a downside due…

Must-See at ATSC Artisan Hub

ATSC: Artisan Hub Presented by TFO

Get registered, create your itineraries and start scheduling those meetings. The clock is ticking since in less than a month you’ll be meeting us at the International Centre in Toronto. Over 300 booths are set to feature their works and…

Get Mean

Canadian Rock Star Starts Apparel Biz with Mean Clothing Brand

Many things hail from the Great White North: maple syrup, hockey and the post-grunge band Three Days Grace. Along with some of the top rock hits of the early 2000’s comes Mean Clothing, the namesake label was founded by Three…

Canada and EU Join Forces with CETA

Canada and EU in CETA Trade Deal 

Justin Trudeau has made himself a name as Canadian’s most popular politician. This is not just for his good hair and charm, but for strengthening Canada’s international relations. On July 4th, the prime minister met with Ireland’s leader Taoiseach Leo…

Innovation Source for Textiles and Business

Vestechpro: An Innovation Source for Textiles and Business

Change might as well be Vestechpro’s middle name. A catalyst for change in the Canadian apparel industry, they pride themselves on collaboration with their many partners and clients. It is with the five tenets: innovate, optimize, develop, inform and train…

CTT and their vision for textiles

“Intelligent” Textiles: CTT Group

2017 is an unparalleled time in world of textiles. From self-heating outerwear to undergarments that measure athletic performance, the boundaries are continually being pushed. Meanwhile, CTT GROUP is leading the textile industry for research and development. Based in Canada, CTT…

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