Adult Programs

Fashion for Real Life

Separating Leather Jacket. IZ Adaptive Clothing. Photo by Adrienne Mountain

Ticket Prices:
General Public: $45.00 plus HST
ROM Members: $40.00 plus HST
Teacher/Students: $25.00 plus HST
Group 10+: $30.00 plus HST

Iconic fashion journalist Jeanne Beker hosts world-renown Canadian designer Izzy Camilleri, Toronto based writer and nationally recognized advocate Barbara Turnbull, and structural engineer and co-founder of Stop-Gap Foundation Luke Anderson, as they explore the impact of adaptive design on the world of fashion and beyond.

This event is in support of the exhibition Fashion Follows Form: Designs for Sittingwhich invites us all to think critically about the relationship between function and fashion in our daily lives.


Jeanne Beker, TV personality, columnist
Izzy Camilleri, Fashion Designer

Barbara Turnbull, Activist, journalist
Alexandra Palmer, ROM Senior Curator
Luke Anderson, Engineer


Samuel Hall Currelly Gallery
Level 1

Main Entrance ►



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