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Beauty in colour Challenging racism & cultural bias in fashion

July 20th, 2021, 1PM EST

Join us for a virtual conversation with hair & makeup artist, Robert Weir. Moderated by content & communications expert, Aya McMillan.


About The Speaker

For over fifteen years, Robert Weir’s artistry has graced the pages of magazines, come to life in music videos, and allowed some of the world’s most famous faces to look their best.

Vogue Arabia, Vogue Italia, Vman, Purple Magazine, Nylon, and The Globe and Mail, are included in Robert’s editorial roster; he is the former beauty editor of Plaid Magazine, and under his direction the magazine caught the eye of key players in the global fashion industry.

Robert’s clients range from international singing icons Nelly Furtado and Saint Vincent, athlete Tessa Virtue to the most powerful woman in fashion – Anna Wintour. He has beautified many of Toronto’s social elite, traveling with them to events around the world.


About The Moderator

Aya McMillan is an award-winning content director and brand strategist. She started her career working as an editor at some of Canada’s top fashion and beauty magazines and online publishers including Flare, Weddingbells, Fashion, and Mode Media.

More recently, she has led marketing efforts for a number of luxury brands and designers and has consulted for several beauty businesses like L’Oreal, Garnier, Biotherm, Brock Beauty, and Shoppers Drug Mart.