About Laura George

About Laura George

Laura George has been working in the costume and fashion design industry for many years. Growing up in Lethbridge, Alberta she lent her talents to local endeavors, including costume design and construction for Danceworks Dance Academy, as well as custom design for grad and evening wear gowns. While in Alberta, George attended Lethbridge College, and graduated in 2004 with a Diploma of Fashion Design and Merchandising.
 

Laura GeorgeFollowing the completion of her diploma, George relocated to Toronto, where she attended Ryerson University’s prestigious Fashion Design program, graduating with a Bachelor of Design in 2009. While in Toronto, George constructed custom bridal garments for an array of customers. She also created costumes for many organizations and choreographers including Toronto Dance Theatre, Sasha Ivanochko and the Independent Aunties. She began work at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre as Wardrobe Assistant in 2005, Design Assistant as of 2006 and Costume Designer in 2007/2008. George spent the summers of 2008 and 2009 honing her skills and developing her inspiration for the Laura George bridal line through work at Once Upon A Bride, in Lethbridge, Alberta.

In 2009 George returned to Alberta to focus on developing her own line. Since then, she has presented her collections with Alberta Fashion Week, Bridal Expo, the Wedding Fair and Wed Studio’s Wedding Week. Laura George continues to create collections and custom designs, which are now available exclusively at Wed Studio in Calgary. Come visit the showroom, by appointment only. #205- 1802 1 Street NW.