The Tribute & The Celebrations

On FRI APR4-03 @ the Winnipeg Convention Centre, Peter Nygård, Nygård associates, suppliers, customers, family & special guests gathered to celebrate Nygård's 35 Years of Success in Business!

This special evening featured a fashion show showcasing Nygård designs from the 60's to today -- a special cameo appearance by Supermodel Beverly Peele, well known on the fashion circuit worldwide. Many special international guests were also in attendance to pay tribute to Nygård. Internationally acclaimed singer Freda Payne performed her hit 'Band of Gold' as well as a special solo 'His Way' to Peter Nygård. Freda, sister of former Supremes member Scherrie Payne, has spent 4 decades on stage in Theater, Broadway, concerts & film.

In DEC-02, Women's Wear Daily 'WWD', the fashion publication known world-wide & often referred to as the 'Fashion Bible of the Industry', honoured Nygård (the Man & his Company) with a 35 Year Milestone Tribute featuring his Rags-to-Riches story. Suppliers, licensees, customers & friends participated in this tribute to share their congratulations for a company that is the pinnacle of success! Full story: 35 Years of Success

Peter Nygård, Founder & Chairman of Nygård, Canada's largest ladies' wear manufacturer, is a pioneer in the Canadian Fashion Industry. In 1967 Nygård gathered his life savings & borrowed capital to purchase 20% of a ladies garment manufacturer, which within a few years he owned outright. Today he operates a women's ready-to-wear business with annual sales in excess of $500M. Nygård offers beautiful fashions at various price points - something for every woman to enjoy. Nygård continues to 'raise the bar' in the standard of excellence for North America's Women's Fashion industry.


Peter Nygård - Beverly Peele - Grand Entrance

Peter Nygård - Beverly Peele

Phil Miller -Peter Nygård - Ted Rogers

Anne Batte - Peter Nygård - Murray Batte - Beverly Peele

Emcee Jim Bennett

Peter Nygård - Pearl McGonigal
Freda Payne - Peter Nygård

Jim Bennett - Peter Nygård

Art & Bronya Rae Pemberton - Peter Nygård Denis & Cindy LaPointe - Peter Nygård
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