Metamorphosis: Ottawa Fashion Show & Marketplace for the ecoconscious

What are you doing on October 26? Nothing? Perfect! Join me at Metamorphosis Eco-Fashion Show for your dose of daily Ottawa Fashion and guilt-free shopping!

About Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis Eco Fashion Show and Marketplace is an event that showcases and supports environmentally-minded emerging fashion designers in the Ottawa area. Hosted by EcoEquitable, Metamorphosis is Ottawa’s newest Fashion Show to enter the social, artitist and ecoconscious scene. It’s a chance to showcase local Ottawa talent and slowly put to rest the practices behind fast-fashion, hopefully for more than just one night.

Founded in 2002, EcoEquitable Inc. is a registered social Canadian enterprise, providing temporary employment and skills development training through small-scale textile recycling.


I am 100% guilty of indulging in non-ecoconscious clothing. I am sure you can agree that finding larger sizes is hard enough, let alone adding another layer of “where/how is this made?” But the interesting fact is, when clothes are hand-made by a local person, it can often be made to measure. It may cost a little more, but it will look amazing (and you will feel amazing knowing you made a difference!) I urge you to get out of your comfort zone and come explore the event with me.

Supporting this event will directly impact the local businesses in your community and leave a small but mighty footprint in the movement towards a safer and cleaner fashion industry. We can’t make a change happen overnight, but we can all start somewhere.


Support the cause

If you have nothing to wear and want to glam it up for the event, Rent Frock Repeat will be donating 10% of all rental sales to EcoEquitable. Make sure you use code “ECO16” to track all donations.

Shop local

I’ll be getting dolled up with my friend Malorie who just launched her Canadian sustainable fashion e-store, Either Or. She will be at the event and will showcase her collection in person! I can’t wait to show you what we put together!


Win tickets to the event

I have 2 tickets with your name on it! Leave a comment below telling me a little bit about your interest, scepticism or feedback around what you would like to see in ecofashion or the Ottawa fashion industry. I will select the winner at random on October 21, 2016.

If you want to learn more about sustainable fashion and how you can start today, you may want to read more on building a capsule wardrobe.

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  1. Darling I would love to see demonstrations regarding revamping/recycled clothing !!! Myself I tweak my fashions all the time …good for the environment , good the concious fashionista !!! Would love to attend this fab show HUGS

  2. I feel as though when people hear any words associated with the term ‘eco’ they believe it only pertains to a certain lifestyle; which is does but there are so many ways to be ecofriendly and fashion is simply another avenue. Ottawa has some incredibly talented and interesting dressers – being a ‘boring’ old government town only means that people want to add more flair to their regular business suit or dress – walk along Bank Street on a Sunday, or Rideau Street on a Tuesday afternoon and fashion personality is everywhere to be seen. I do like that maybe we are a city with a bit of a fashion secret.

  3. I would love to see a wide variety of ecofashion from babies to senior fashion! Also workshops on the Eco Fashion Business!

  4. I’m hoping the designs will be more colourful and unusual than mega-factory offerings. Seems to me mainstream clothes have become more basic and boring, and less long-lasting. This sets the stage for small-scale production to really shine.

  5. I am so happy that there is a place which motivates designers to work so hard on their ides. Putting such a fashion show together for sure must be a huge challenge for organizers. I am sure that we all will be inspired by what we see on 26th of October.

  6. This already sounds like an exciting event.It’s quite breathtaking to have a chance to see all these amazing ideas and visions from such talented local designers.I am sure they will not only captivate us but also inspired us and the best part is that it’s eco-friendly.

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