Toronto Men’s Fashion Week
Interview with Philippe Dubuc by Michael Murka
FM: Why did you decide to become a Fashion Designer?
PD: At the beginning it was for my self-expression and then to express my self through people that are wearing our designs.
FM: What is your favorite part of being a Fashion designer?
PD: I don’t have to wait in a line up in nightclubs ...Joke...
It’s the creativity and its day-to-day challenges.
FM: What were your inspirations for the designs you created?
PD: The city, the urban landscapes, modern art and the people that surround me.
FM: How did you select materials you used?
PD: From Europe, for the modern touch and new finishings.
I love working with new fabrics that have integrated some weavings of natural threads.
FM: What do you think of Eco-fashion?
PD: It’s still a big challenge to get our fashion industry more eco oriented. There is still a lot of research to be done, but we are getting there, more and more. We always try to make sure that our fabrics are as eco friendly as possible, in the finishing and the treatments.
FM: What are your plans for the future?
To create more and more ...