Culture and Design Shines at Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown July 18th, 2017 Last Updated on: July 18th, 2017

The inaugural Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week (VIFW), taking place July 26 to 29th, aims to showcase the power and beauty of indigenous communities, art and design. Indigenous fashion designers and models from across Canada will participate in two shows each day, and attendees will also enjoy performances by musicians, storytellers, hosts and engage with immersive Indigenous art installations.

In this short clip, model and producer Joleen Mitton talks modeling, the fashion industry and her cultural identity.

And here's a little sneak peek into what you might see walking down the runway at Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week!

Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week 2017 from VoVo Productions on Vimeo.

July 26 – Opening Ceremonies @ Larwill Park, 688 Cambie St
July 27 – Street Style
July 28 – The Red Dress (dresscode: wear red)
July 29 – Closing Ceremonies

Location for July 27-29th: Atrium of Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre

For more information and how to reserve your space, please visit ifwvancouver.com.

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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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