Each guest took home a swag bag with a Signature Leopard Print Scarf
25th Anniversary Gala Fashion Show
October 28, 2017
What's a celebration without a cake, or two! Leopard print, naturally...
and champagne, of course!
Kimberley led the show with a vest from 1992; silk shirt-2006 and bronze skirt-2011
Cara shows a wool/cashmere fringed collar-1995
Manja's wearing a suede appliqued suit from Spring 1997
Flora bounced down the catwalk in the Shoe Tapestry Bolero from 1999 and Gold Riding Skirt, 2011
Diane shows off a JJD Signature design, the Nehru Jacket in embossed chartreuse, Spring 2005
A timeless Classic, The wool/cashmere vest from Fall 2005 still looks great.
Cara shows the Dupioni Silk Geisha Jacket has stood the test of time,
Manja rocked the Colour Blocked Suit from 2002.
The Mermaid Jacket and Tango Skirt: "Classic Style with a Twist" Fall 2012,
Manja in Sapphire A-Line Tunic with matching Infinity Scarf,
Diane models Fuchsia Jacquard Jacket with Jewel-tone Print Tee,
Monica in Art to Wear Jacket, "Dance of Passion", Ruby Tee and Black Jeans
Casual Chic, Spruce Green two-toned Cowl Neck Sweater and Indigo Jeans
FALL 2017 COLLECTION
Graphite layered Tunic with Matching Scarf and Reversible Cardigan.
Felted Wool and Silk Art Scarf over Charcoal Sweater Coat
Dance of Passion Top and Scarf with Sapphire Cardigan
Manja brings class to casual
Our models joined the guests to a champagne toast in their finale.
Shanghai Swirl Velvet Cardigan, Teal Tunic and Pencil Skirt
Thanks to the help of these great people the day was a success
Co-Chair, Julie Sadler
Guest Speaker, Marion Balla
Smart Serve Bartenders
Denise Croteau and Mark Kincade
Pianist, Andreas Joannou
Greeter and Set Up, Sarah Carlisle
Judy's Right Hand and Backstage Manager,
Judy's husband and partner
Lise Ducharme, Set Up, Serving
Judy's husband and partner
Carol Rochforte, Silent Auction
Nick Joannou, Videographer
Patrick Muir, Greeter, Set Up
Set Up, Tickets, Server
Many Thanks to our photographer, Mike Larochelle, who was behind the camera all day.
Lise Ducharme, Set Up,
Jan Kincade, Wine Bar Team
The show lead off with a selection of "vintage" JJD followed by the 2017 Collection
"We raised over $3,200 for the ROH,
Thank you for your support."
On October 28, 2017 Judy Joannou celebrated 25 years in business with a Gala Fashion Show to raise funds for Youth Services at the Royal Ottawa Hospital for Mental Health. The show treated guests to a glimpse of Joannou's prolific design career since 1992 to the present. Guest speaker Marion Balla offered insight into mental health issues facing youth today and Joannou shared her own story of years battling depression. The day was a celebration of a 25 year journey to SUCCESS and HAPPINENESS.