How Tabia Charles-Collins Went From Olympic Athlete to Fashion Designer

At a launch party for Anisah, the label Tabia Charles-Collins started in 2017, the Toronto native sported a bold teal jacket with exaggerated shoulder pads of her own design. It was the perfect compliment to her confident, bubbly personality that became more and more evident as she swiftly took me around the room, introducing me to her designs and gesticulating wildly about her love for high fashion, colour, and prints. The label name ‘Anisah’ derives from Charles-Collins’s middle name, Hasina, which she says means “beautiful and talented” in Swahili, Egyptian, and Arabic – it’s a fitting reflection of Charles-Collins and … Full Story at Fashion Magazine…