On Thursday, May 3rd (2012) the Toronto Fashion Incubator held ‘TFI 25′ at the ROM.

Over 700 guests attended the gala, which included a VIP dinner and champagne reception.  In total, over $100,000 was raised for the TFI on this eve – their 25th anniversary.

The night’s big winner was Sid Neigum who won the New Labels grand prize of $60,000 and a full-page feature in FLARE Magazine.  The prize also includes a design studio at the Toronto Fashion Incubator sponsored by Arie Assaraf of TNT.

In attendance:  Suzanne Rogers, Jenna Bitove, Glen & David Dixon, Sylvia Mantella, Cheryl Hickey, Anne-Marie Mediwake, Dina Pugliese, Natalie Brown, Arthur Mendonca, Meghan Heffern, Kerry LaiFatt, Evan Biddell, Tattiawna Jones, Juma, Susan Langdon (head of the TFI), Jully Black (the eve’s emcee), Shay Lowe, and Tanya Kim – among others.

The evening was organized by FaulhaberPR and event dressing was provided by CANDICE&ALISON.

For the full set of our TFI 25 photos, visit

Photography by Ryan Emberley