JAY is a fibre artist turned womenswear designer currently living in Downtown Toronto, AND IS THE CREATIVE MIND BEHIND JON RIOSA. As a graduate of OCAD University’s Material Art and Design program, JAY has also worked in ceramics, bookbinding, jewellery, metal and most recently fashion design. JAY's current work EXPLORES AND utilizes garment construction, fibre techniques and metal to create wearable sculptures.
JON RIOSA: THE LABEL
JON RIOSA COMBInes punk culture, FINE ART, TRADITION, and INNOVATION. the label SPECIALIZES IN THE PRODUCTION OF STRONG, dramatic SILHOUETTES FOR women (and most recently men). our focus is on quality; not quantity. our aim is to CONSTRUCT DYNAMIC, detailed, well-fitted, high-quality garments for our clients to wear throughout time, while making an impactful statement. IN addition to this, WE work to cater to both ends of the fashion spectrum - creating exclusive high-end pieces, and producing products that are accessible to everyone.