KPU + TAYLORHART.DESIGNS

A legacy of love is transformed into a story of hope for children with complex care needs. I’m proud to be a KPU alumni, using my passion for fashion design to make a difference for kids and families around the world.

I’m so excited to share our collaboration video made with Kwantlen Polytechnic University! Thank you ‪KPU‬ for choosing me & TAYLORHART.DESIGNS to be featured in one of these amazing ‪‎student‬ & ‪‎alumni‬ spotlights!

You can watch all 7 alumni videos on the KPU YouTube page

 

SHOP THE SAMPLE SALE

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 SAMPLE SALE IS LIVE 

SURPRISE! We have bibs! This item is among our most requested pieces and we are so excited to show you what we came up with! The bandana style is right on trend – but we gave it a little twist with double contrasting layers and an extra pop of colour around the neck. These bibs will be made to match our current collections, but for the sample sale we loved these summer pastels with grey!

Three sets of snaps along the back make it easily adjustable. We have two sizes available – 18months/2T/3T & 4C/5C/6C please check the Etsy listing carefully to make sure you are ordering the right size!

Hurry over to our Etsy store and take a peek at the samples available for our sample sale!!

SHOP NOW

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TAYLORHART.DESIGNS VIDEO

 

Kids need to stand out for their personality – not their illness.

We are so excited to reveal the video project we have been working on since February! Watch our story: where did the name jolie hart come from? Where did jolie hart start? What do we believe in? This has been a an incredible journey so far, join us as we continue to build our company and make a difference for children and families across Canada and the United States .

Thank you for your love and support of jolie hart, thank you Charles de Jesus for the amazing video and thank you Nana, you always believed in my dream – I wish you were here to see it come true .

‘whimsical comfort for little girls with complex care”

Specifically designed for little girls, 2-6 years old with complex care needs. Our clothing is functional for feeding tubes, tracheotomy tubes, wheelchair dependency, and sensory processing disorders.

Video by Charles de Jesus Photography
http://charlesdejesus.com/

Product Photography by Alanna Milaney Photogrpahy
http://alannamilaney.com/

Sale!!

have you shopped our Secret Garden sale yet!?

we’re celebrating our collaboration with As We Are until March 25!

use code: AsWeAre10 to receive 10% off your purchase

You can check out our size chart and how to measure your child here before ordering.  We are also available to answer any questions via email or our FAQs

*Discount applies to available stock only; custom orders are not currently available as we’re busy preparing for the launch of our next capsule collection–Fox&Flora—coming soon!

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As We Are & jolie hart

We recently met with As We Are — Zoya is a successful entrepreneur supporting a community for people living with health conditions.

It combines peer mentorship and storytelling to support individuals experiencing symptoms and side effects of diseases, disabilities, and chronic pain.

This is a space where comfort meets style, where functional fashion thrives, and where courage shines.

In celebration of our collaboration with As We Are, we’re offering an exclusive discount on jolie hart’s Secret Garden collection.

Use the code: AsWeAre10 to receive your 10% discount until March 25 or while supplies lasts! Grab your favourites before they’re gone!

You can check out our size chart and how to measure your child here before ordering.  We are also available to answer any questions via email or our FAQs!

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*Discount applies to available stock only; custom orders are not currently available as we’re busy preparing for the launch of our next capsule collection–Fox&Flora—coming soon!

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West Coast Women’s Show!!

it is 2 days before the West Coast Women’s Show and we are so excited to release

the first official campaign photo for the jolie hart fall 2015 launch collection!

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do you have your tickets yet? jolie hart will be walking the runway at the fashion show!

for more information please visit the West Coast Women’s Show website for show times and ticket information!

hope to see you there!

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girl power & jolie hart

Girl power: helping families through fashion from Innovation Boulevard

When you start something new, you can’t be afraid to take chances. And what Taylor Byrom is starting is not only new, but life-changing for families around the world. At the heart of Surrey’s budding Innovation Boulevard, Byrom is breaking ground personally, professionally and fashionably in KPU’s brand new space at the Health Tech Innovation Centre.

As the hub’s inaugural resident, Byrom finds herself surrounded by industry-leading researchers and other innovators in the health and technology sectors. Though her education in KPU’s Wilson School of Design’s fashion design and technology program makes her residency at the hub unique, what Byrom is planning to launch in the fall of 2015 incorporates health needs and technology in a new and exciting way. jolie hart, the line Byrom started as a fourth-year student before graduating in 2013, is a collection of clothes for young girls ages two to five who are affected by complex care medical needs, from wheelchair dependency, to sensory processing disorders, to feeding tubes.

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To date, Byrom, the owner and creative director of TAYLORHART.DESIGNS has had a strong international interest in her idea, from Langley to London. After involving families in the developmental and product testing phase, Byrom will begin producing her line for distribution as a one-woman show. It’s the concept of designing with a purpose, for a purpose, that Byrom honed at KPU. A Langley resident, she made the big decision in early 2015 to quit her design job, and dedicate 100% of her time to jolie hart.

Through PowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs, Byrom lends her entrepreneurial spirit to young students interested in bringing their own game-changing ideas to life. Byrom has spent time with a young class, sharing her own story and offering feedback on product development, marketing and e-commerce. A project-based learning program, PowerPlay is delivered in local schools across the region over the course of six weeks to youth in Grades 3-8. The students each prepare business plans and create products to sell at PowerPlay Young Entrepreneurs trade show.

As a recent grad, Byrom and jolie hart’s successes to date are just beginning. Currently she is focused on the line’s initial launch, its subsequent growth and meeting the demand for clothes that let young girls dress for their personality, and not their illness.

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excerpt from Kwantlen Polytechnic University Accountability Plan and Report 2014/2015 read the full report here: http://www.kpu.ca/sites/default/files/Institutional%20Analysis%20and%20Planning/Accountability%20Report%202014%2015%20FINAL%20July%2015_0.pdf