Glasgow-born, Toronto-based Gail McInnes has worked in the fashion industry for over twenty years with a focus on managing and promoting entrepreneurs and performers. She is owner of the fashion management agency Magnet Creative Management and co-owner of the exclusive fashion showroom Stylist Box which hosts the annual celebrity styling and gifting lounge The Stylist Suite during the Toronto International Film Festival.
Prior to launching her own successful businesses, Gail founded the ground-breaking The Style Box, Canada’s first-ever Canadian fashion designer rental showroom which catered exclusively to high-profile celebrities, dressing them for the Toronto International Film Festival, Emmy Awards, Gemini Awards, and Toronto Fashion Week.
Over the past two decades, she has accumulated an impressive clientele; having worked with actors, artists and performers, including the likes of Stephen Amell (Arrow), internationally renowned rapper Kardinal Offishall, Natalie Brown (The Strain), celebrity chef David Rocco, and reality star and celebrity stylist Brad Goreski; to fashion brands and organizations, including Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI), Lucian Matis, Christopher Paunil, HENDRIXROE, Fashion's Night Out Toronto, Line Knitwear, CAFTCAD, Andrew Majtenyi, Hilary MacMillan, and many more.
She brings her inherent Scottish charm, expertise and insider knowledge to her role as a fashion host and freelance fashion reporter; having appeared on camera as the fashion host for TDot TV and written for FLARE.com, Huffington Post, Global News, View The Vibe, and more. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of The Pull Magazine.
Her in-depth view and opinions into the world of style is often called upon for various television appearances and interviews as an expert in her field, including CBC News, CTV's Your Morning, Global TV’s The Morning Show, CTV News, National Post, Globe & Mail, Tele-Journal, Slice Network, and many more.
Gail gained international recognition when she was nominated in 2011 as “Communicator of the Year” by the prestigious Scottish Fashion Awards, in association with VOGUE.com. She is also a nominee of the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards having been nominated in both 2012 and 2013. She is also a recipient of the CANFAR Kiss Award for her dedication to the charity.
Gail also devotes her extra time to furthering the careers of the next generation of fashion entrepreneurs through esteemed organizations including UforChange, Youth Employment Services YES, Toronto Fashion Incubator (TFI) as a mentor, and is regularly called upon as a guest speaker at various colleges and universities. She is also a member of the CAFA (Canadian Arts and Fashion Awards) nomination committee and is a judge for the P&G Beauty Awards.