« The Toronto Alternative Arts & Fashion Week (FAT) is Toronto’s first-ever alternative arts & fashion event.
With « alternative » defining our style consciousness, bringing the public and the industry the mutually exclusive possibilities of fashion-forwards fused with music and art.
The Fermenting Cellar and the Distillery District will host various (FAT) runway shows, live performances and installations featuring talented upstarts and established artisans redefining style and influence.
Toronto Alternative Arts & Fashion Week is a multi-arts festival with a mandate of showcasing artistic disciplines rooted in fashion, and their exploration of the human body in today’s time. »
(Source: Dexigner Newsletter of February 4 2008)