Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week Returns + More Fashion News – FASHION Magazine
Date December 9, 2022
Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week is back
After a pandemic-induced hiatus, the goal for Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week’s (VIFW) return was not only to showcase beautiful designs, but to recognize Indigenous communities as triumphant. “For the Indigenous community, the last two years [have] been marked by grief,” explains Joleen Mitton, founder and co-producer of VIFW. “We lost many cherished elders and the gruesome legacy of residential schools saturated everything, so we decided to focus this year’s VIFW on joy and celebration.” The shows ran from November 28 through to December 2, and talented designers like Heather Bouchier, Debra Sparrow, Catherine Blackburn and Melanie LeBlanc staged cutting-edge runway shows.
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