These ambassadors have been selected for their interesting journeys and great personalities! They have also shown a lot of love for the brand!
SHELBURNE, NOVA SCOTIA
FASHION REP WHO ENJOYS WALKS ON THE BEACH WITH HER DOG SCOUT
MY FAVOURITE FIG ITEM: CHOOSING ONE FIG ITEM TO BE MY FAVOURITE IS VERY HARD SINCE I LOVE THEM ALL! HOWEVER, THE FIRST ITEM IN MY EVER INCREASING FIG COLLECTION WAS AN ALF 10 615 HOODIE FROM THE FALL ’11 CHALET COLLECTION. IT WAS GIVEN TO ME BY A DEAR FRIEND, SO THAT WOULD MAKE THE ALTA ONE OF MY FAVOURITES!
MY FAVOURITE QUOTE: "A GOOD LIFE IS WHEN YOU ASSUME NOTHING, DO MORE, SMILE OFTEN, DREAM BIG, LAUGH A LOT, AND REALIZE HOW BLESSED YOU ARE FOR WHAT YOU HAVE." UNKNOWN
SOMETHING THAT MAKES ME HAPPY: I LOVE SPENDING THE DAY AT THE BEACH WITH MY HUSBAND AND OUR DOG, SCOUT; AND ON A RAINY DAY, I LOVE IT WHEN I CAN CURL UP BY THE FIRE WITH A HOT LATTE, SCOUT AND A GOOD BOOK!
MY NEXT TRIP: I AM GOING TO PITTSBURG TO BE IN A FRIEND’S WEDDING!
FIG, FOR ME, IS… VERSATILITY AT ITS BEST! YOU CAN WEAR FIG CLOTHING TO EVERY OCCASION KNOWING THAT YOU LOOK AND FEEL WONDERFUL.
LITIGATION PARALEGAL, INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT FOR ARBONNE, MOTHER OF 4 CHILDREN, RUNNER AND BLOGGER
MY FAVORITE FIG ITEM: I LOVE THE YOK 10 406 JACKET FROM THE 2012 METRO COLLECTION, FOR ITS URBAN AND CASUAL LOOK. THE MEL 10 502 SKIRT FROM THE FALL 2012 COLLECTION IS ALSO PERFECT FOR THE SEASON, EITHER IN FLATS OR WITH BOOTS. IT IS VERY COMFORTABLE, AND HAS A GORGEOUS FIT. A MUST.
MY FAVOURITE QUOTE: "WE ARE THE HEROINES OF OUR OWN HISTORY’’. AUTHOR UNKNOWN
SOMETHING THAT MAKES ME HAPPY: OUR FAMILY DYNAMICS, OUR ROUTINE THAT’S ALWAYS CHANGING, THE ACTIVITIES THAT WE DO AS A FAMILY, WITH OUR THREE GIRLS, AGE 13, 15 AND 19, AND OUR SON BORN IN MARCH 2012. BUT THE ULTIMATE BEST: OUR FAMILY ROAD TRIPS.
MY NEXT TRIP: GOING SOUTH WITH THE FAMILY!
FIG, FOR ME, IS... LOOKING COMFORTABLE, ELEGANT AND STYLISH EVEN WITH A BABY ON YOUR HIP!
Cross country skier on Canada’s National Ski Team, Olympian, and World Cup medalist
MY FAVOURITE FIG ITEM: My ALF 10 615 hoodie, it’s so great for travelling. The hood is the best part, I can pull it down over my eyes any time and have a peaceful nap!
MY FAVOURITE QUOTE: "Whether you believe you can or believe you can’t, either way you are right." – Beckie Scott
SOMETHING THAT MAKES ME HAPPY: Hanging out with a loveable canine friend. They are always so understanding!
MY NEXT TRIP: Liberec, Czech Republic for the next stop on the World Cup Cross Country Ski circuit.
FIG, FOR ME, IS... Comfort, simplicity and quality. I live most of my life out of a suitcase, so having a few great pieces of clothing that I can wear anywhere far outweighs travelling with an entire wardrobe
Hula dancer and project manager for an environmental consulting firm
MY FAVOURITE FIG ITEM: Definitely my MAC 10 226 dress in Sky Blue… SO GORGE!
MY FAVOURITE QUOTE: ‘’Every dance move is the robot, if you can imagine a robot advanced enough.’’ - Unknown
SOMETHING THAT MAKES ME HAPPY: Hula hoops and ukuleles (Watch a video of Katie doing both at the same time!)
MY NEXT TRIP: Thailand!!!
FIG, FOR ME, IS... Comfort, beauty and classic style.
Laura Giuseppina Cipolla
FItness/history high school teacher
MY FAVOURITE FIG ITEM: My favorite FIG item is the SOL 10 035 tank top. I LOVE it because it can take me from day to evening. It is so comfortable and very easy to travel with. It also packs very lightly. I also love the ALF 10 615 sweater and the ZEL 10 613 hoody over tights! Really, the line is the best travel accessory...
MY FAVOURITE QUOTE: "The difficulty lies not in new ideas but escaping the old ones." John Maynard Keynes
SOMETHING THAT MAKES ME HAPPY: Family, travelling, exercise, meeting new people, and my dog Rudy!
MY NEXT TRIP: This summer I will be going to Scotland for my first Scottish wedding in a castle and all...followed by a month of travelling around Europe. I am planning to visit Italy, France and Germany and maybe some more places on the way...
FIG, FOR ME, IS... consistently comfortable and adaptable for any occasion.
Check out Laura's blog: http://wholegreenplanet.blogspot.ca/
Journalist who is passionate about travelling, about the great outdoors and gastronomy. They call her WikiNat because of her immense curiosity.
MY FAVOURITE FIG ITEM: My BOM 10 006 t-shirt and SHA 10 122 sweater, with their mandarin collar, which is chic and versatile, perfect for the city and the country!
MY FAVOURITE QUOTE: "Not all those who wander are lost" from JRR Tolkien, a quote that fits perfectly with my travel philosophy.
SOMETHING THAT MAKES ME HAPPY: It doesn’t take much. I am easily happy, but I would say that travelling particularly brings a smile to my face, as well as new challenges such as climbing the Kilimanjaro, taking a 10 day trek in complete autonomy on the glaciers of Patagonia or attempting a Montreal-New York run in 2013 for the ‘’Esprit de corps’’ challenge.
MY NEXT TRIP: Buenos Aires, because of my love of tango, with a pit stop in Patagonia to see the glaciers!
FIG, FOR ME, IS... freedom of movement, stylish clothes that are perfect for travelling because they do not wrinkle, even in a backpack!
Vancouver, British Columbia
HIV/AIDS researcher working in Soweto, South Africa, yogi, hiker
My favourite FIG item: I love the GIG 10 230 dress from the 2012 VOYAGE Collection. It is a perfect travel companion – it takes little room in my luggage and looks great once I get to my destination! Also, the SOL 10 235 dress is perfect for those long-haul, overnight flights – it is very comfortable, but still looks great!
My favourite quote: “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Nelson Mandela
Something that makes me happy: Hiking with my husband and dog along BC’s pristine coastline, family dinners, biking along the seawall on a summer day, picnics in Stanley Park, African sunsets, canoe trips in Canada’s wilderness, good South African red wines, playing ball with my nephew Charlie.
My next trip: UK, France and South Africa (all-in-one!)
FIG, for me, is... not having to compromise between style and comfort!
Vancouver, British Columbia
Social worker,surfer, runner, skier and softball player
My favourite FIG item : My DUB 10 114 hoodie!
My favourite quote : "Live and work but do not forget to play, have fun in life and really enjoy it" -Ellen Caddy
Something that makes me happy : Running around the seawall in Vancouver.
My next trip : Tofino, to surf, and then likely Barbados, possibly combined with El Salvador for some more surfing.
FIG, for me, is...... a source of comfort after a long day at work or during an active day of skiing, running or surfing!
Physical activity and wellness specialist, mother of two and marathon runner, who loves being outdoors!
My Favourite FIG Item : I would have to say the NAF 10 289 dress, from the SAFARI collection. I don’t usually wear dresses but when I tried this dress, I was truly impressed! It is very comfortable!
My Favourite Quote : "We must live as we think, otherwise sooner or later, we’ll end up thinking as we lived ". Paul Bourget
Something That Makes Me Happy : My children, when they say "Mom, do you know what? We love you!
My Next Trip : In my dreams...I would choose to relax on a warm white sand beach but in reality, I will probably go camping with my kids this summer.
FIG, for me, is.....a great discovery! Super comfortable clothes that I can wear at work on a day-to-day basis, but also when I go out and am after a more sophisticated look!
Regional Sales and Marketing Director, Mont Sainte-Anne/Stoneham Mountain Resort
My Favourite FIG Item: the SHA 10 922 tunic from the Fall 2011 VOYAGE collection
My Favourite Quote: “The impatience of winning always makes you lose.” Louis XIV
Something That Makes me Happy: Skiing with family
My Next Trip: Maybe Norway
FIG, for me, is... comfortably chic
World traveler, employed at Rideau Hall, the governor general’s residence
My Favourite FIG Item: An olive green dress I bought in 2007. It is still in great shape and has been with me on countless adventures. Every other piece of FIG clothing I have is a close second.
My Favourite Quote: In response to the question: what would you like to be when you grow up? -"I'd like to be a cream puff. A cream puff with apricots, or even a plain one. Lukewarm at the bakery. In the window." From the movie Jeux d'enfants, by Yann Samuell
Something That Makes Me Happy: Riding a bicycle in a cute dress and high heels, sitting in a café at 10 a.m. on a weekday, lavender, red lipstick and the colour green.
My Next Trip: London and Paris.
FIG, for me, is...a perfect match. We are like Bonnie and Clyde or Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. Always up for adventure!
Helicopter pilot, accomplished businesswoman, mother of 4 children
My Favourite FIG Item: The SHA 10 122 long sleeved shirt
My Favourite Quote: "Do not seek what you already have."
Something That Makes me Happy: Family
My Next Trip: Driving across the US in an RV
FIG, for me, is… every day comfort, sophisticated simplicity and quality!
WANT TO BECOME A FIG AMBASSADOR?
To apply, send us an email at email@example.com with a picture of you wearing FIG, along with your resume and a short paragraph explaining why you would be a good ambassador!We look forward to knowing you!