FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
With almost 30 years in the fashion industry, Angela brought together her vast experience as a Fashion Designer, Production Engineer and her work within the modeling industry to created Atlantic Fashion Week in 2007. Now entering it's 12th Season, Her ongoing work within the fashion industry has continued to grow and establish a growing industry within Atlantic Canada.
HEAD OF HAIR DESIGN
For over 24 years Tina has dedicated her passion to the hairstyling industry. Along with practicing as a stylist behind the chair she has experienced many roles such as Executive Director of HDC, Lead Train the Trainer, business consultant, coach/mentor and authored two programs in the Nova Scotia Cosmetology industry.
As an Entrepreneur, Tina realized the importance of paying it forward through many volunteering and fundraising events such as the Sunshine Room for cancer patients, Dressed for Success, Fashion shows for Military Families and Women’s Shelters.
Tina strongly believes that education is the key to confidence, growth and success and credits her 2 daughters for teaching her the most about life. As a finalist of the 2017 Redken National Transformation contest and a volunteer of AFW in 2016 she is excited to be part of the team for 2018.
Master Cosmetologist Instructor,
Redken TSE for Nova Scotia
HEAD OF MAKE UP
Heidi lives in Morden, Nova Scotia. Usually working full time as a Master Esthetician and a freelance makeup artist. Heidi is currently on maternity leave taking care of her new daughter Ophelia Jane. Fleming has been volunteering with Atlantic Fashion Week for 5 years and has been the Head of Makeup for the past 3 Seasons. This year Heidi was a semi-finalist (top ten) for the Contessa award, Canadian Makeup Artist of the Year. This year She is a finalist (top five) in the same category.
"Makeup is a true passion for me and I am so thankful to be doing what I love."
ALTER EGO PHOTOGRAPHY
Inspired to leave behind eleven years of university and four degrees to pursue photography eight years ago, Brent initially trained in Los Angeles, and has since moved his unique experience and vision to the global stage; working in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver, Ireland, England, Norway, Argentina and even Antarctica. Choosing to make Halifax his home, Brent is co-owner of the largest stills photography studio in Eastern Canada.
Mike Swiech is a Nova Scotia based photographer. He has been involved in the industry for 8 years and 4 of those years here in Nova Scotia. Mike Swiech specializes in portrait, fashion and beauty. He has worked with many talents in the Atlantic Regions as well as abroad.