Acclaimed Canadian designer Lucian Matis was born in Romania and began working in fashion at a young age, learning the trade with his mother in her tailor shop, where he perfected intricate hand techniques that continue to make a prominent statement in his custom bridal work and ready-to-wear fashion.
Matis studied fine arts in Europe before immigrating to Canada in 1999, where he continued his studies attending Ryerson University’s prestigious fashion design program.
Since launching his first fashion collection in 2007 at Toronto’s L’Oreal Fashion Week which received critical acclaim, the Lucian Matis brand has continued to grow and includes MATIS by Lucian Matis and a collection of home décor.
This celebrated designer has made appearances on hit television shows including Fashion Television, Entertainment Tonight, Project Runway Canada, Canada’s Next Top Model among others. His work has been prominently featured in print & online media, gracing the pages of numerous national and international publications including French Magazine, Dress to Kill, Flare, Fashion, Elle Canada, The National Post, WWD, Tribute, and Launchpad.