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14 Mar

Vancouver Fashion Week’s Fall/Winter Preview Kicks Off March 20


Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) has announced details for its 29th consecutive season. The autumn/winter 2017 season will take place from March 20 – 26 in Vancouver.

Presenting a range of national and international designers, VFW has established a global platform, while also maintaining its support for local talent. The shows will be held at the David Lam Hall in downtown Vancouver, where it will open its doors to designers, media, buyers and agents to explore and discover seven days of ready-to-wear from around the globe.

The upcoming VFW autumn/winter 2017 season will begin with the Opening Gala, attended by designers, celebrities, VIPS and industry stalwarts on the night of March 20th. Guests will be treated to a night of sensory indulgence that will include music, performances, and a sneak preview of the designer collections. The line-up of hand-picked talent from across Canada, and around the world, will showcase their designs over the next seven days. Returning designers include, Katherine Tessier (Canada) and Tieler James (USA) will grace the runway amongst firsttime showers, including Hattitude by Christina LIichy (Denmark) and Wildfraulein 71 BY Roop Shimura (Japan).

Founded by producer, Jamal Abdourahman in 2001, VFW is lauded worldwide as the fastest growing fashion week and the only industry event that actively seeks to showcase international award-winning talent alongside its homegrown designers.

Vancouver Fashion Week will be releasing regular news until the beginning of the fashion week season on Facebook and Instagram.

Known internationally as the ‘Gateway to Global Fashion,’ Vancouver Fashion Week, held in the capital of Canada’s most creative and international province, is a true gateway to Asian markets.

The platform is charged with supporting innovative, cutting edge talent from around the world. Versace, Anna Sui and Roca Wear have appeared on VFW’s catwalks alongside edited selections of mature to developing designers.

Vancouver Fashion Week is committed to being one of the world’s greatest international incubators of innovation and talent. Embarking on its 29th season, it is once again poised to welcome top media and buyers, as well as national and international celebrities and industry VIPs.

About Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW)

VFW is the fastest growing fashion week in the world and the only industry event that actively seeks out to showcase international award winning designers from over 25 global fashion capitals. For 29 seasons, Vancouver Fashion Week has celebrated multiculturalism and up-and-coming on their runways. We strive to identify undiscovered designers by providing an accessible and internationally reputable platform. Through international media coverage and cogent buyer connectivity, VFW has provided the exposure to project past designers on to the stages of success.

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