This news story originally appeared in 24Fashion TV Feed
Since her debut collection in the fall of 1997, Shelli Oh has been acclaimed by critics as the womenswear designer synonymous with the words precious, feminine and ethereal. Over the years, the collections delicate charm and signature prettiness has touched the hearts of women across North America and beyond. Her collections met with rapid success both in Canada and across the United States. The overwhelming demand by American retailers resulted in an expansion to over 70 boutiques across the United States in just its third season. For two consecutive years, Oh was honored as one of six designers in Ontario, and 25 designers nationally, to become a Matinee Fashion Foundation Grant recipient in recognition for her excellence in design. As menswear started making its way into her collections, it became clear that she was going to be marked as a favorite among press and celebrities alike. Suddenly the designer known for her pretty womens swear collections was making strides in the industry with menswear collections that stood out from the crowd. Now, more than two decades later Shelli has made a name for herself with two stands out high-end luxury collections, each with their own voice and unique flair.