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JCI Fashion Grad Spotlight: Ami DeMelo of Gastown’s The Basement

(business partners of Gastown's The Basement - Ami DeMelo, pictured on the right and co-owner, Heather on the left) What inspired you to get into the Fashion industry? I grew up a lot around my grandma and even lived with her for a few years. She's very creative and would always draw fashion sketches on the corners of newspapers or scrap paper. She also made all of my barbie clothes and my grandpa would make the barbie furniture.. As I got older I always bugged my mom for old t-shirts she didn't want so I could use the fabrics to try and make my own bar...

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