Rhowan James (RHOWAN JAMES)

Markham, Ontario
Rhowan James

Rhowan James, a Toronto native-born to Jamaican parents who immigrated to Canada and showed him the meaning of hard work. At a young age he developed a passion for fashion and, without any formal training, taught himself how to design, construct, cut, and sew his patterns and fabrics. He started creating designs that reflected his interests and his in 2017, he launched his self-entitled menswear brand – endeavoring to give a different point of view on menswear.  


Rhowan James' interpretation of the Lovestruck theme draws inspiration from a rich tapestry of influences, seamlessly weaving together elements of Cupid's timeless portrayal in Roman mythology, the courage and passion of Spartan warriors who fought valiantly for love and country. This piece pays homage to the intertwining threads of love's triumphs and challenges, reflecting the indomitable spirit of those who fight against all odds. The infusion of Bow's vibrant energy from the iconic She-Ra cartoon adds a touch of modern dynamism, capturing the essence of love's transformative power and the determination to overcome obstacles, echoing the very heartbeat of the human experience.