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Flare Magazine x The Bay – 2011 Fall Trends Report

Hosted Lisa Tant, Editor-in-Chief of Flare Canada, and Suzanne Timmins, Fashion Director at The Bay, the fashion show covered upcoming must-haves for fall 2011. The trends were categorized into 6 looks: 60’s Style, 70’s Style, Pattern Play, Vivid Brights, Man Up!, and Boho Folk.

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American Apparel – Rummage Sale (December 4 to 6)

American Apparel is hosting a rummage sale from December 4th to 6th, with items up to 85% off and no items priced over $50. Inventory will be replenished throughout the day. Cash, credit and debit are all accepted.

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Suki’s Hair Show

From updos, to long tousled hair, to sleek bob cuts, the stylists at Suki’s can do them all. Most notably was the use of hair pieces and extensions to enhance the models, transforming their look into an almost space-like creation. Pre-made accessories were inserted into the hair, creating thicker texture, higher volume and more intricate hair styles. The audience came for a show, and a performance was what they got. Burlesque dancers came on stage with extravagant headpieces. Shortly after, models dressed in fashion outfits made completely out of paper walked across the stage, one with fiery red hair which contrasted the whiteness of her paper outfit.

Keep on reading for photos and video footage from the event!

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“Main Street Swagger” – East Van Fashion Throughout the Ages (Thurs April 30, 2009)

The Main Street Swagger Fashion Show is a collaboration of local companies like Hotbox Accessories, Scout Boutique, Thriller Shop, Lace Embrace, and Pesky Peacocks. Head down to this event on Thursday, April 30 at the Rio Theatre (1660 East Broadway). The doors open at 8PM and show begins at 9PM. Be inspired by East Vancouver fashion through the ages with the Main Street Swagger Fashion Show. Expect “decades of decadence” all in one night, with fashion styles involving hipsters, scenesters, retro vintage, pin up girls, 80’s pop, hip hope, skater boys, fetish wear and more. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door or in advance at Hotbox Accessories (2560 Main Street).

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VFW 2009 – Helen Lee

…decorative knots were used as fastenings while black silks were embroidered with subtle oriental detail, reminding us of her Asian design influence.

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VFW 2009 – MAANAKIS Collection

…full-length party dresses adorned with flashy jewels and sequins.

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