Philip Minaker, originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, is a multi-dimensional entrepreneur, who has been apart of the fashion trade for over two decades. His experiences have encompassed a wide variety of roles and responsibilities within a diverse spectrum of designer labels, retailers and institutions.
Throughout his career as a visual artist and window dresser, Philip has worked with hundreds of different companies, from locally to internationally renown. His ability to make individuals also look their personal best is well documented in various sales and management roles with the likes of Eaton’s, Mondi, Parachute and B.C.B.G.
While managing The Bay’s Queen Street Women’s Bridge Designer Shop for seven years, Philip also served as the stores resident Fashion Consultant working intimately with various celebrities and high profile professionals. His Style Seminars and Public Speaking Engagements have also been positively received and critiqued as informative, entertaining and insightful by large corporations, organizations and various institutions for men and women alike. Philip also dabbles with design with his own millinery creations in his spare time.
He is now living in Toronto and working independently as a writer, stylist and mad-hatter. He is also a good sport and plays competitive volleyball as a long-standing member of the Toronto Spartan Volleyball League.