Allison Morris is the CEO and Fashion Designer of the high-end fashion, sportswear, and street wear company known as N I Q U E. She is not limited to just this role as she also is currently working for Canada's sixth largest city as a Development Services Analyst and formerly held roles as a Committee of Adjustments Technician, a Planning Assistant, an Administrative Assistant, and a Customer Service Representative.
Born to Jamaican parents, Allison was born in North York, Ontario but grew up mostly in Brampton, Ontario. From a young age, she became fascinated with the world of design through a grade eight project, which would later develop into discovering her passion for fashion in high school.
Allison holds multiple educational degrees/certificates ranging from a Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning and a Certificate in Architecture from Ryerson University. She also has a certificate in Management of Fashion and Luxury Companies from the University of Bocconi. Among many other experiences/skills, Allison has also worked for the City of Brampton in various administrative roles, has served on multiple community board of directors and event committee's, was a deputy returning officer for Elections Canada, is a creative industries planner, a retail architect and is consistently elevating her portfolio even as you read this bio.
On this episode we talk about how Allison started her fashion company NIQUE, how she has obliterated the glass ceiling in the public service, and how she is able to successfully merge both her passions for urban planning and fashion.
Allison's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/moxmo.nique/
Allison's Twitter: https://twitter.com/MoniqueYSL
Allison's Snapchat: niquelaurent
Allison's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/allison-morris-b068886b/
N I Q U E Website: https://www.nique.ca
N I Q U E Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/niquexboutique/
N I Q U E Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/niquexboutique/
N I Q U E Tumblr: http://niquexboutique.tumblr.com
N I Q U E Twitter: https://twitter.com/niquexboutique
N I Q U E YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26zcnlfyPhQ
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