Judges

Get to know the fantastic folks who will
handpick our winners.

Garance Doré

Garance Doré, writer and founder of Atelier Doré, is an inspiring creative, thought leader, and speaker. Doré’s fashionable approach to life is acute and entertaining, with an uncanny connection to fans globally, both online and off. She’s written for and been featured in many publications, including The New York Times, Vogue, domino, and ELLE France. Her book, Love Style Life, a New York Times Best Seller, is published in 15 languages.

Anavila Misra

Anavila Misra, the designer behind the artisanal label Anavila, is known for reintroducing the sari as everyday fashion and strongly believes in ‘being one with the environment’. Her designs communicate the revival of handcrafts and sustainability of fashion’s auxiliary industries and are structured for luxury and comfort.

Dan Levy

Dan Levy is a showrunner, writer, director, producer, and actor. He is best known for his work on one of the most inventive shows on television, Schitt’s Creek, which has garnered nearly two dozen awards, including the 2019 Canadian Screen Award for Best Comedy Series, and more than 50 nominations. In addition to Schitt’s Creek, Levy is best known for his work on MTV Canada and The Great Canadian Baking Show.

Holly Becker

Holly Becker is an interiors expert, bestselling author, stylist, and mother. In 2006, she launched decor8, an award-winning design and lifestyle blog. With a global following of over 1.5 million fans, she recently launched her very own design magazine with Living At Home in Germany.

Dayna Isom Johnson

Dayna Isom Johnson is the trend expert for Etsy and a judge on the NBC primetime series Making It. As part of her role at Etsy, Dayna is responsible for keeping her finger on the pulse of the hottest trends on the market and what new products are bubbling up. She is in constant pursuit of new and unique finds on Etsy in an effort to unearth the latest and greatest designs, up-and-coming Etsy shops, and sellers with exciting stories.

Joe Zee

Joe Zee is a 28-year-plus veteran in the world of fashion and media, occupying top positions at many prestigious print publications including ELLE US, W, and Vanity Fair magazines, as well as conquering the worlds of broadcast, digital and book publishing.

Sophie Robinson

Sophie is an interior stylist, designer, and journalist. A judge on The Great Interior Design Challenge, her blog is a haven for modern design inspiration.