Lesley Hampton is a Toronto-based fashion label that focuses on producing exquisite wearable art eveningwear- giving the wearer a sense of confidence and strength.
Amplified by what the Lesley Hampton woman puts onto her body, the brand aims to exemplify the inner confidence that can occur within a being. Creative Director Lesley Hampton is a First Nation wearable artist and a graduate of the Honours Bachelor of Arts degree program with the University of Toronto and Sheridan College. With a specialty in Art and Art History, and a concentration in Sculpture, Photography, and Video, Hampton’s designs reflect her education. Hampton is currently enrolled in the Fashion Techniques and Design Diploma program at George Brown College in Toronto. With a First Nations background, Hampton is known for creating collections inspired by Native dress and folklore.
The Spring Summer 2017 collection takes inspiration from our designer’s First Nation heritage, celebrating intricate appliqués, geometric sequins, pleathers and floral designs, the collection will follow a Native Mermaid lore and the connection between land and sea, hard and soft, human to earth.