Hosted by: Museum of Vancouver

When: Saturday, November 14th 2015

Time: 7pm

Where: Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 3J9


Fashion Avant-Garde: Now And Then will juxtapose cutting-edge, innovative, high-tech and low-tech fashion trends from the past and today. The event will feature the work of 11 Vancouver designers, active in diverse areas of contemporary fashion: eco fashion, wearable technology, Indigenous fashion, wearable art, fashion technology, and haute couture. Models will display cutting edge designs in contrast with historical examples of garments from the collection of Vancouver fashion historian Ivan Sayers.

During the fashion show, commentary will be presented by Sayers and the contemporary designers
, including: Alano Edzerza, Aniimiism (Cassie Dee), Nathaly Barberi, Amy Herndon, Ellen Legro, Connally McDougall, Parker McIntosh, Sofia Clothing (Sofia Méndez Schenone), Katherine Soucie, TKC Design (Taran Cheema), and Suzi Webster.