A neighborhood hockey participant turned dressmaker had certainly one of his jackets displayed on the mainstage of hockey in Canada final weekend.
Designer Cameron Lizotte grew up in Sudbury and went on to play within the OHL earlier than moving into style design.
Final weekend, broadcaster Ron MacLean was sporting certainly one of Lizotte’s creations all through the ‘Hockey Day in Canada’ broadcast from Owen Sound.
Lizotte described it as a “full circle second.”
“I’m very honoured to nonetheless have an effect on hockey,” he stated.
“It’s cool that the hockey world remains to be questioning what I’m as much as and it feels actually good that the assist’s there. I can solely hope that I could make hockey extra modern’
In 2016, Lizotte began his personal label known as Atelier Coin, primarily based in Victoria, B.C. Since then, he has been acknowledged internationally for his designs.
Final weekend, broadcaster Ron MacLean was sporting certainly one of Cameron Lizotte’s creations all through the ‘Hockey Day in Canada’ broadcast from Owen Sound. (Equipped)
He had a present featured in Paris Style Week 2022, as a part of a group of rising manufacturers.
“It was a tremendous second,” Lizotte stated.
“It felt like a hockey sport with the blood flowing and proper after that I confirmed that very same assortment in Vancouver a month after. After which I received finest rising designer out of British Columbia.”
Now that he’s had a style of the world stage, he stated his subsequent purpose is to proceed to construct his model in Canada and past.
He stated it’s essential to recollect the place he comes from and attracts inspiration from his upbringing.
“Sudbury will at all times give me the inspiration I want as a result of that’s the place the identify comes from,” Lizotte stated.
“I named my model after town.”
Subsequent up for Lizotte is his first standalone present in Paris in March. And he stated he’s hoping to look to Toronto for a location for a bricks and mortar retailer within the subsequent few months.