Emily Ann Ives is a Canadian Fashion Designer based in Saskatoon, SK. For 9 years Emily Ann has been mentored by a sewing instructor to improve her skills and knowledge about design, pattern drafting, and construction. Since 2016 Emily Ann has been working under her own brand, Emily Ann’s Designs, to create and share collections that reflect her journey. Since starting her brand Emily has had the opportunity to showcase her collections at both local and global events. Currently Emily is a first year Ryerson student pursuing a degree in fashion design to further her career in the fashion industry.
Emily Ann believes passionately that fashion is a form of art and approaches her work with this in mind. Emily Ann’s brand embodies these values by showcasing garments that are inspired by emotions and are meant to provoke thought and reflection.
Emily Ann designs are for anyone looking for timeless pieces that make women feel empowered and in which they can see themselves reflected. When designing her pieces, Emily Ann uses classic styles and shapes mixed with unique details to create something that connects emotionally with the audience. Since she views fashion as a type of art, her pieces are meant to be worn countless times. As a designer, Emily Ann values the process of being creative and emotional. Emily Ann appreciates the skill and craftsmanship that is involved in creating a design with an impactful statement while also considering its effect on the environment. All the pieces Emily Ann designs are made by hand with the hopes of creating something truly special.