A WEEK OF FASHION

FEBRUARY 20 - 25, 2017

The Victoria Fashion Week Launch was an exciting time for Victoria, BC, offering a wide range of Fashion activities for the community to enjoy. Our headlining event was, of course, a Fashion Show taking place in the Atrium on February 25. Supplementing the runway show were several other Victoria Fashion Week events, including a VIP Launch Party, a Fashion Film Screening at The Vic, and a city-wide Victoria Fashion Week Flash Sale.


 
 

VICFW LAUNCH SHOW

FEBRUARY 25 | THE ATRIUM

The Atrium played host to a gorgeous fashion show on February 25, showcasing local designers and helping to bring Victoria's underground, up-and-coming fashion scene to the surface. The preview event took place in celebration of the launch of Victoria Fashion Week, and showcased 13 local designers, several partner businesses, and 32 local models. 

DESIGNERS

These are the talented and brave local designers whose collections were featured on the runway at Victoria Fashion Week Launch.

VIP LAUNCH PARTY

EVENING OF FEBRUARY 23  | THE GUILD UPSTAIRS

VIP Ticket Holders had a unique chance to mingle with designers, models, media, city personnel and Victoria Fashion Week organizers while previewing the best of VicFW at this exclusive invite-only industry VIP party. 

A deconstructed fashion show featuring one look from each of our featured designers’ collections unfolded throughout the evening, with appetizers and drinks served up by our hosts at The Guild and beats provided by the official Victoria Fashion Week DJ. 

CITY WIDE FLASH SALE

MONDAY FEBRUARY 20 | 1PM TO CLOSE | VARIOUS LOCATIONS

In celebration of the Launch of Victoria Fashion Week, a number of shops and boutiques around Victoria took part in a city-wide Victoria Fashion Week Flash Sale on Monday, February 20th from 1pm to close.

FASHION FILM SCREENING

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 22 | THE VIC THEATRE

On Wednesday of Victoria Fashion Week, we dove into the fashion world of New York City’s most fashionable... over 60s. Street style photographer Ari Seth Cohen and director Lina Plioplyte dispel the conventional ideals of an industry obsessed with youth and prove that like a fine wine, many things are better with age.

"Inspirational, touching and absolutely fabulous" - Daily Express.