Sarah Stevenson's White Cashmere Collection secret? Laser-cut bathroom tissue!

When Canadian designer Farley Chatto nominated Sarah Stevenson for the Canadian White Cashmere Collection fashion show, she vowed to create a one-of-a-kind textile with her tissue.

"First I thought about printing it, but because it's so soft and luxurious it just kept absorbing too much of the colour, so I decided instead to use the laser-cutting technique," says the Toronto-based textile designer.

The result is a stunning white-and-pink gown that uses Cashmere Bathroom Tissue in a way that's perfectly in line with Sarah's own high-end collection. And the pink, she says, is an homage to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - to which proceeds from the show are donated.

Sarah's eponymous line has won numerous prestigious awards and been featured in the likes of Vogue Italia and Women's Wear Daily, plus she recently collaborated with Target on a capsule collection.

Other designers who took place in the fashion show last night (Sept. 30), each nominated by a past participant, include Hillary MacMillan, Ken Chow, Franciska Veress, Sarah Nicol and Pedram Karimi.


Image courtesy of Cashmere Bathroom Tissue

Watch our interview with Sarah below, and join the Vote Couture for the Cure™ initiative! Vote for your favourite design at facebook.com/Cashmere from September 30 through November 10, 2014. Cashmere Bathroom Tissue will donate $1 to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation for every vote, and voters will be entered in a draw for fabulous weekly prizes with the chance to WIN a Grand Prize New York City Fashion Escape.

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