Fashion Constructs: Toronto Men's Fashion Week Partners with Winmar

TORONTO, April 27, 2015 /CNW/ -  Toronto Men's Fashion Week (TOM*) today announced its partnership with WINMAR, Canada's leading property restoration specialists, as a Presenting Sponsor for TOM* Spring/Summer 2016 taking place August 17-25, 2015 in Toronto.

"We are thrilled to be a part of TOM* for the second consecutive time in 2015 as a Presenting Sponsor," says David Machado, President of WINMAR Toronto. "Not only are we able to contribute by raising money for a great cause such as the SickKids Foundation, it also allows us to demonstrate our ability  to be a Boutique Restoration service and our expertise in all types of property restoration."

Similar to last season, WINMAR will convert TOM*'s historic venue at 444 Yonge Street into a top ranking fashion environment. WINMAR is also the official runway sponsor, and are the people behind the construction and design of TOM*'s 80-foot long runway, setting the stage once again for Canada's top menswear designers like Philippe Dubuc, Christopher Bates, HD Homme and EMDA Winner Joao Paulo Guedes.

"We are ecstatic to welcome WINMAR back, this time as our Presenting Sponsor," says Jeff Rustia, Founder/Executive Director of TOM*. "Aside from building our spectacular runway last season, their expertise in property restoration, construction and project management is what transformed our space into a top notch, world class venue!"

In addition, WINMAR is the sponsor of TOM*'s first ever National Press Conference in Montreal today. The conference is positioned to solidify TOM* as a national brand and as the country's leading platform for all Canadian menswear designers. Fashion Show Producer, Hans Koechling, will join Rustia to announce several key designers including renowned Canadian menswear designer, Philippe Dubuc. The press conference will also highlight the return of the Emerging Menswear Designer Award (EMDA).


WINMAR is a Canadian nation-wide franchisee network of leading Property Restoration Specialists servicing insurance companies, property management companies and corporations since 1977.  All WINMAR franchises are independently owned, trained and certified to provide 24/7 emergency response services and building property damage restoration caused by wind, fire, water, break & enter and other perils. WINMAR franchises also offer specialty services including thermo imaging, mould remediation, building sanitization & deodorization, asbestos remediation and petroleum spills for both commercial and residential claims. WINMAR is one of Canada's fastest growing Property Restoration Specialists with over 85 locations serving all aspects of the residential, industrial and commercial insurance network.  For more information about WINMAR or franchise opportunities visit  "WINMAR – Coming Through For You"

About TOM*

Toronto Men's Fashion Week (TOM*) is the eighth Men's Fashion Week in the world along with fashion capitals such as London, Paris, Milan and Florence. By spotlighting the most innovative, creative and talented of menswear designers in Canada, TOM* promotes awareness of Canadian menswear on the world stage. With cutting-edge runway shows and presentations, TOM* draws tourism to Toronto and Ontario providing a boost to the industry and economy. There has been a global cultural shift among men, TOM* represents the new millennial man who is unashamed about loving fashion and dressing for success.

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For further information: Media Contact: Jessica Domingo, Toronto Men's Fashion Week, 416-894-0509,


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