A sweet and mysterious artificial dream.


❝Ila Castella delivers the finest creations—illustrations and accessories from the dark side to you. We present a world of creepy cute, decadence fashion.❞

The name "Ila" was created, and "Castella" is a Japanese sponge cake made of sugar flour egg and starch syrup, together it makes it a sweet and mysterious artificial dream that you will never want to wake up from.


Ila is an visual designer and illustrator based in Toronto that creates dreamy illustrations and products for Ila Castella, often combines Japanese and North America pop fashion scene in her work. Honours Bachelors of Illustration 2018 graduate from Sheridan College, she has worked with Toronto Harajuku Style to create cute poster illustrations and content for social media, she has also worked with LocalTO, a Union pop-up store for their social media and visual merchandising in store.

♡ Current Exhibitions 

2019 Sept 19 -Nov 10 / Fantasia Art Show @Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

❤ Vendor History 

2019 Aug 22-25 / Fan Expo Canada @Metro Toronto Convention Centre

2019 July 6 / Dear Lolita '19: Pop-up Boutique @Old Mill Toronto

2019 May 3 ☆Magical Monster Girl Birthday Special☆ @See-Scape Toronto

2019 March 15-17 / Toronto Comic Con 2019 @Metro Toronto Convention Centre

2018 Dec 22 / "Sugar Spice and Everything Ice!" A J-Fashion Winter Party @Handlebar

2018 Nov 7 / Zine Zone 2018 Fall @Sheridan College Trafalgar Campus

2018 Oct 19-21 / KIMI CON @Enercare Centre

2018 Sept 30 / Harajuku Fashion Market Halloween Edition @Twylite Fashion

2018 Sept 22 /  Canzine Toronto 2018 @AGO Art Gallery of Toronto

2018 August 26 / Harajuku Fashion Market @Twylite Fashion store

2018 August 11 / Toronto Anime Matsuri & Jrock fest @Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

2018 August 4 / "THS 3rd year Anniversary Party" @House of VR

2018 May 10 / Free comic day Local artists event @Conspiracy comics

❤ Past Exhibitions  

2018 April 27 / "The Market" Sheridan Illustration 2018 Grad Show @99 Sudbury, Toronto

❤ Past Events 

2019 Aug 10 / Toronto Harajuku Walk 2019 ★ @Trinity Bellwoods Park

2018 July 7 /  Toronto Harajuku Walk 2018 @Trinity Bellswoods Park