IFWTO 2020

The second edition of IFWTO goes online from November 26 – 29 with runway films, an online marketplace, panels and an exhibition preview.

The Festival

IFWTO is a fashion, craft & textiles festival presenting the most distinct and progressive Indigenous-made works. IFWTO celebrates global Indigenous expression in fashion and the arts and its grounding in Indigenous knowledge, ways of life and storytelling. Led by majority Indigenous women, IFWTO connects audiences to artistic and cultural expression that celebrates and advances Indigenous artists and designers .

Curatorially underscored by an interconnection through and to water, IFWTO 2020 presents 16 designers in four fashion film programs.
Featuring 40 artists and designers in fashion craft and textiles and a spotlight on Northwestern Ontario programmed by Jean Marshall.

Panels Series

A series that explores Indigenous-led fashion creation, expression, entrepreneurship, and scholarship.


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Visualizing the strong connections between generations as the literal threads in garments in a digital exhibition.
IFWTO is not possible without the expertise and commitment of our production team and volunteers.
Thank you to the generous support of our funders and sponsors who make IFWTO possible.