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About UCOF

United Colours of Fashion (UCOF Canada) is a non-profit focused on empowering newcomers and BIPOC/visible minority groups facing barriers to vocational training, education, employment and entrepreneurship opportunities.


UCOF Fall Fashion Festival

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Experience the Magic of Fashion

Join us as we celebrate the beauty of diversity and empowerment through the world of fashion.

"We rise by lifting others. An effort made for the happiness of others lifts us above ourselves.”  
 – Lydia M. Child

Get Involved


  • Enhance your brand presence 

  • Connect with driven entrepreneurs to grow your business

  • Discover creative talents to hire 

  • Make a difference supporting local BIPOC-owned business


  • See what it takes behind-the-scenes to run a fashion show 

  • Get the first look at the latest styles from your favourite local designers

  • Find potential job opportunities to get started in the fashion industry 

  • Enjoy the runway show together with other fashion fans


  • Showcase your latest designs to fashion-focused buyers 

  • Meet potential investors and business partners 

  • Expand recognition in your brand’s style 

  • Get exclusive access to our fashion business training/mentoring program

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UCOF Fall Fashion Festival

Call for Designers & Retailers

Are you a creative designer or fashion retailer based in New Brunswick looking for a platform to showcase your brand?  

Don't miss the opportunity to participate in the UCOF Fall Fashion Festival 2024, scheduled as follows:

  • Fredericton: Saturday, August 17th, 2024

  • Saint John: Saturday, August 24th, 2024

  • Halifax: Saturday, August 31st, 2024

  • Moncton: Saturday, September 7th, 2024

UCOF Sewing Hub

At the Sewing Hub, we're passionate about empowering individuals like you to master the art of sewing and embrace the world of fashion. Whether you're a novice or an experienced sewing enthusiast, our comprehensive training programs and Fashion Clinic provide the perfect platform for you to enhance your skills, nurture your creativity, and bring your fashion dreams to life.

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