The Power Suit Project
A She’s Mercedes initiative.
“I know who I am today. But I also know who I want to be tomorrow. That’s who I dress for.”
Melissa Grelo is a co-host on CTV’s The Social and is one of Canada’s most well known television personalities. Prior to discovering her passion for broadcasting, she developed a love of horses while growing up on her parents’ farm and established a career as a teacher. Now, she is eager to share the message that it is never too late for women to change careers mid-path in order to follow their dreams. She is an advocate for several charities and is passionate about female empowerment.
“Style has always been a good partner. It’s there to give you that ‘oomph’, the confidence.”
Mitsou Gélinas has done it all as a singer, actress, entrepreneur, TV and radio host, fashion magazine author, and spokesperson for the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation. Born into a creative family, she began working as an artist at the age of nine and she has not stopped creating since. Her drive to make her mark on the world and willingness to share personal stories make Mitsou an inspiration for women everywhere.
“Style shouldn’t help you fit in. It should help you make room for you and what you have to offer.”
Jamaican-born Canadian runway model, modelling coach, model mentor, and TV personality Stacey McKenzie has earned accolades—and a devoted following—around the globe. Throughout her modelling career, she has appeared in the world’s most iconic fashion magazines as well as on the runways of the industry’s most beloved designers. Stacey also founded The Walk Camp, a mentorship program for aspiring models, and more recently appeared as a judge on Canada’s Drag Race.
“Every woman deserves to feel confident. My role as a designer is to provide their armour for the world.”
Kim is President and designer of Pink Tartan and the Kim Newport Collection. Her career started in menswear where she learned tailoring and textiles. After having a baby girl, she made the decision to design for women. She’s known for her appreciation of understated luxury, modern sophistication and easy elegance. Her design studio is based in Toronto.