Fresh out of school for Fashion Design – Andrea begins working at Sash & Bustle as a fill-time stylist and the location on Carlaw st.
As Sash & Bustle’s sole stylist, Andrea was given the option to buy S&B when it became available. She reached out to her sister Vanessa; a business grad, with the opportunity of a lifetime. The chance to fulfill their lifelong dreams of owning a boutique in Toronto.
While Vanessa went into labour with her first-born the deal was finalized. Vanessa and Andrea were proud owners of Sash & Bustle!
Fast forward a year and a half, Vanessa and Andrea move to their current location on Queen st e; giving them yet again, a chance to fulfill another dream – owning a boutique on Queen st.
When Vanessa and Andrea first bought S&B they were the only 2 employees. Acting as manager, stylist, receptionist etc. S&B now employs a team of 11; an office manager, sales manager, social media coordinator, boutique assistants and stylists.
S&B started with approximately 7 different designers and 80 different dresses.
S&B now carries approximately 300 dresses from 19 different designers.
for the last 6 years and to the countless brides and amazing connections. 2020 has not been an easy year but we are so excited for everything the future holds!
Vanessa & Andrea