Vancouver Fashion Week is recognized as a global platform for established and upcoming designers. Since its debut in 2000, Vancouver Fashion Week has become a much sought-after event for Canadian and International designers. VFW has gained a respectable reputation from its ability to showcase the fashion industry and accommodate multicultural designers successfully. Hailed as the West Coast’s most prestigious industry event, Vancouver Fashion Week is committed to fostering the growth of designers and celebrating the fashion industry.
Canadian fashion designer Maggie Coulombe is based in Hawaii and travels a lot, but Vancouver has a special place in her heart. Because many of her clients lead a jet-setter lifestyle, Coulombe creates designs that are comfortable and versatile but also stylish. Known for her Versace like prints and slinky cocktail dresses, she also designs footwear, accessories, and island-flavoured jewellery that relies heavily on multi-hued Tahitian pearls. Vancouver Fashion Week, running from Nov. 2 – 7, began in 2000 and has since become a global platform for both established and up-and-coming designers.
The following images, taken outside Coulombe’s store in Lahaina, are from the collection she will debut at Vancouver Fashion Week.
Influential consumers and industry professionals are among attendees at Vancouver Fashion Week events. This will include editors, designers, buyers, top executives, celebrities, fashionistas, and highly regarded socialites.
Our world-class shows have drawn the attention of countless celebrities and have been featured on CityTV, The Vancouver Sun, Flare, and Sesi Magazine. As a result, clothing and jewellery designers from around the world, such as Calgary, Toronto, New York, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Lebanon, seek to debut their lines at Vancouver Fashion Week. In conjunction with Vancouver Fashion Week, these multicultural designers bring together fashion-savvy consumers to one place filled with culturally diverse, high-quality, and affordable clothing for one week. The constant stream of celebrities, socialites and media attention reveals why Vancouver is nicknamed Hollywood North.
Celebrating its 10h year and 14th season of production, this Fall/Winter 2010 season comes a truly unique combination of events encompassing fashion shows that will feature both established and emerging designers at world class venues. This season’s runway will be featured within the Empire Landmark Hotel located in the heart of downtown on 1400 Robson Street.
Vancouver Fashion Week has established itself as a pioneer in the fashion industry both locally and internationally.