Holt Renfrew – Spring 2010 Preview

In the fashion industry, trendsetting can be compared to a pyramid. High fashion and couture, starting at the top, and their runway looks for the upcoming season are way beyond the budgets of the average shopper (and MMV reader). But as time passes, these trends trickle down the pyramid as assessable ready-to-wear fashion available at our favourite clothing chains.

Described somewhat as a “fashion visionary”, being a fashion globe-trotter is part of Barb Atkin’s job description as the Vice President of Fashion Direction for Holt Renfrew (737 Dunsmuir Street). At Holt Renfrew’s Spring 2010 Media Preview, Barb gave a presentation about forecasted fashion trends for Spring/Summer 2010 and brought back to local media, her insights and observations about upcoming trends, neatly packaged into 4 easily-understandable “looks”

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Spend on Trend (Friday Aug. 21st to Sunday Aug. 23rd)

Spend on Trend is back. Shop local at this Canadian designer event at the Scotiabank Dance Center (677 Davie Street at Granville) from Friday August 21st until Sunday August 23rd. Brands including Catalyst Reaction, Davie and Chiyo, Nate Organics, Togs Design, Filou Designs, Megan Kathryn, Two of Hearts and many more will be featured at this event. The first 25 people through the door each day will receive a gift bag which includes a copy of FASHION Magazine. Tickets at $5 and are available at the door. To read MMV’s recap of the event last year, click here.
Also, congratulations to Jennifer Peters on winning tickets to Spend on Trend through Modern Mix Vancouver. Jennifer emailed in with her main reason for shopping local – “to find something unique and to support local arts and crafts”. Keep checking your email, Jennifer, and we will put you in touch with your pair of tickets!

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