Awkward Stage

Clothing Designer Female Barrie, Ontario, Canada My MM URL:
Mayhem # 1173576

About Me

Awkward Stage is an environmentally conscience clothing design house based in Barrie, Ontario.

I am a clothing designer and one woman sweat shop.
I live in a world where black, white and neutral shades take a back seat. I work my fingers to the bone to create garments from vintage bed linens, kilts and a handful of other repurposed materials.

I am here to connect with people who aren't afraid of colour or pattern. Photographers who want to shoot interesting garments, models dying to showcase pieces as beautiful as themselves. Because honestly, who really needs another little black dress?

I am not just a fashion designer, I have an ever growing kit of styling gear aimed to compliment the clothing I build. Lots of vintage pieces, retro tees and undergarments and a massive collection of tights and stockings. I love to style (but am no limited to): pin-up, vintage, rock and roll inspired shoots.

*Please read*

My week is usually as follows:
Wednesday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm I am in my shop/studio in downtown Barrie doing production.

As of right now I am not really looking to travel out of Barrie to style for tf* shoots. I would like to spend more time working with Barrie based photographers and models. I have room in the shop for shoots and the gallery side of my space is empty for a few days to a week between shows so I have no problem setting up a full blown studio shoot in there when there isn't art on the walls.


1. I've dressed:

Madaline mm#231848 (runway/shoot)
Kelly mm#1581550 (runway/shoot)
Annie mm#1065316 (shoot)
Kelleth mm#428186 (shoot)
Katie mm#821314 (shoot)
Danielle mm#1191478 (shoot)
Sasha mm#596753 (shoot)
Kait mm#1263021 (shoot)
Amber van Zitamore mm#1239281 (shoot)
Sher Lyn mm#890471 (shoot)
Alora mm#1285738 (shoot)
Abbi mm#1801100 (shoot)
Taylor Marie mm#311989 (shoot)
Casey mm#1376237

2. I've worked with:

hair: Martin John
       Hollian Ness
       Isabelle Faure mm#1472740
       Kayla Ward
       Caitlin Martin
       Crystal Walley mm#2252929

mua: Jacqui mm#1011378
       Meaghan Armstrong
       Bryan Byer
       Katie Marie mm#1081622
       Rosalee Bard
       Heather Orr mm#808564
       Kayla Ward
       Caitlin Martin
       Bella Yachimec

photographer: Tony J mm#700504
                    Billy Archos mm#357618
                    Pear Tree Productions mm#831165
                    Kyle Howard mm#1047037
                    Ryan Raz mm#211858
                    Anton Volek:
                    Christopher O'Driscoll mm#134789
                    Snow Creations mm#887603
                    Passion Junk mm#207978
                    Astrum Studios mm#1293576
                    Sarah Hendricks mm#763684
                    Locke Photography mm#313730

hats: Le Petit Chapeau:

stylist: Jamie Rae (mm#1255060)

3. I've made custom corsetry for:

sweetcandiesxxx mm#596081

4. I've been seen in:

Imago Zine issue 3 (improperly credited, no resolution)
Pie Magazine issue 1 (mostly about my shop)
Glam Rock Magazine 6 (Feature on Taylor Marie -


babes i've dressed!   7 pics
babes i'd love to dress!   21 pics
Awkward Stage's list of killer photos   0 pics



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