Canada Goose in partnership with Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) announced a call for Inuit designers to join their social entrepreneurship project for Canada’s North, Project is titled Atigi.
Launched for the first time in January 2019, the project is a collection of bespoke parkas created by Inuit designers using their traditional skills, unique designs, and Canada goose materials.
Each designer will be commissioned to create a capsule collection of five pieces for men, women or children.
Proceeds from the sale of each parka from Project Atigi will be going back to Inuit communities across Canada via ITK.
Proceeds from the sale of the first collection were distributed equally between the four Inuit regions for craftsmanship and training programs.
The Project Atigi collection of parkas will be showcased in Canada Goose stores around the world and available for purchase on canadagoose.com in early 2020.
For more detail and to apply designers can email email@example.com between August 8- August 30, 2019.
Designers will be selected by a committee representing Inuit and Canada Goose
Selected designers will be notified by September 20, 2019.
All original parkas created by designers must be completed by October 31, 2019.
For more information check out the website www.itk.ca