WHEN MIGOS WANTS ONE-OF-A-KIND TRACKSUITS, THEY CALL NATALYA AMRES
The Toronto designer’s reworked sportswear is getting major attention.
Ironically enough, a garment construction class was the one class that Toronto-based designer Natalya Amres failed in school. “I first learned to sew around the end of 2014,”she tells us. “I learned almost everything from Youtube tutorials. Maybe I felt like I had something to prove.” Almost five years later, Amres launched her own brand, Remixed by Tal, a collection of reworked sportswear pieces, like turning a Nike t-shirt into a bodysuit or adding stripes of reflector tape to Kappa tracksuits.
Amres’ designs have garnered attention from brands like Jordan and Footaction. Jordan nabbed her to lead a workshop at several events, and she teamed up with Footaction to create a Kappa capsule collection for their grand opening at Toronto’s Yorkdale mall. And if you thought that was all, think again. The designer has created custom Kappa pieces for all three Migos members, which they wore on their tour with Drake.
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