label TOM D’AURIA
city of operation TORONTO
sold CANADA, USA
“…office or boardroom. D’Auria’s dresses are stylish but not trendy, distinct but not wild, powerful but not intimidating.
“I give a woman many choices, as well as the themes of femininity and confidence,” D’Auria explains.”
“…the business has grown to the point where the clothes are distributed across Canada. This last spring, D’Auria’s dresses were introduced in American stores such as Macy’s and I. Magnin, and in London’s Harrods’s. The latest move includes advertising in the September issue of Vogue Magazine.”
“Born in Pennsylvania, D’Auria has no regrets about moving to Canada in 1971.
“I think Canada’s come a long way.” he says. “People know Canadian designer names now. Canada is becoming international. It’s just a matter of time. We’re a young country. We’re just starting to get recognized.”
August 6, 1987