Founder, Carrie Hayes Gataiance
Carrie founded Straight Laser with 12 years of experience in design and manufacturing.
Her career began when she launched a self-titled luxury clothing line. She was named Best New Designer by the Toronto Fashion Incubator and awarded a TFI residency.
Her thoughtful, detailed work has been featured in Elle, FASHION, Flare, the National Post and the Toronto Star. Carrie has appeared on the Steven & Chris Show and Entertainment Tonight Canada showcasing her work.
After selling her fashion business Carrie launched Straight Laser, a business combining her two greatest passions: design & small manufacturing. Straight Laser's products have since been featured on Wedding Bells, WedLuxe and Rock N' Roll Bride.
Alongside her work in design, Carrie has served as a board member for Fashion Group International. She has lectured on the topic of design at George Brown and Seneca Colleges. Carrie has sat as an industry judge for Ryerson University's graduate fashion collections.