Gail McInnes
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Glasgow-born, Toronto-based Gail McInnes has been involved in Toronto’s fashion scene for 14 years and has been described as the linchpin of the industry.

Her expertise encompasses all areas such as model and artist management, casting, retail market research, fashion show coordination, marketing, promotions, sponsorship, event planning, trend forecasting, and fashion reporting.

Gail also has an extensive network containing some of the industry’s most influential members and she is often sought out for her discerning advice.

Gail launched her marketing, promotions and events management company Magnet Creative Management in early 2010, working with established and emerging fashion and lifestyle brands; including LINE Knitwear, Krane, Toronto Fashion Incubator, MICALLA, Ukamaku, Starkers Corsetry by Dianna DiNoble, and SOOS Rocks Jewellery.
Gail gained international recognition when she was recently nominated as “Communicator of the Year” by the prestigious Scottish Fashion Awards, in association with VOGUE.com.

Gail devotes her time to furthering the careers of the next generation of fashion entrepreneurs through esteemed organizations Youth Employment Services (YES) working with at-risk youth as the A Passion for Fashion program coordinator, the Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) as a contributor of TFI News, and as a guest speaker and judge at various colleges and universities.

Gail is a graduate of the honours graduate of Humber College’s Fashion Arts program.

Discover more about Gail McInnes at www.gailmcinnes.com.

Blog Entries by Gail McInnes

The Demystification of Glamour: How Working in Fashion Made Me Love My Body

Posted August 19, 2011 | 10:03:50 (EST)

Who would have thought being surrounded by hundreds of beautifully, purportedly perfect human specimens would have made me love my body? My image-obsessed 17-year-old self would never have thought so.

Knowing from a young age that I wanted to work in fashion, I gobbled up every fashion magazine I...

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Can't Remember Someone's Name? Be a Social Detective!

Posted July 22, 2011 | 14:32:40 (EST)

You are at party filled with familiar faces. It might be a work event or a friend's gathering. Someone approaches you through the crowd with a smile on their face - they are obviously en route to talk to you. You frantically try to connect the face with the information...

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