'We're worthy of a fashion week': Victoria's premiere fashion party to showcase Island talent – CHEK
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Victoria fashions, Hazel and Janay, are rehearsing their cat walks as they put together to rock the runway at Victoria's premiere fashion party subsequent month.
"It will likely be my first runway," defined Hazel at a media occasion this week.
"My first fashion present was Vancouver Fashion Week," mentioned Janay. "I fell in love with it, after which I assumed I've to do it once more."
Whilst you might not put Victoria in the identical class as New York, London or Paris - Victoria Fashion Week organizers say the Capital Metropolis has the 'it' issue.
"We're at that stage now," defined fashion director Natahlie Down. "A whole lot of persons are prepared to come collectively to have a good time fashion."
"We're offering a platform to present every little thing which you can purchase proper right here in Victoria."
Vancouver Island fashion will take the highlight at their upcoming fashion present referred to as Strike Midnight.
The after hours occasion on the Bay Centre could have three runways that includes night vacation put on, cruise apparel and lingerie.
"We wish individuals to really feel that it is okay to put on your stilettos out in Victoria," mentioned artwork director Christina Robev. "Simply because Birkenstocks are snug doesn't suggest they're the one possibility."
All of the clothes shall be offered by native designers and boutiques.
"We're attempting to domesticate this sense that Victoria does have a fashion scene," defined Robev. "We're launching fashion week as a platform for the native fashion scene whether or not it's fashions, designers, make-up artists or hair stylists."
Bringing collectively components of Victoria's various and rising design group, no angle of the present shall be left untouched.
"We're engaged on the backdrop for strike midnight," defined parametric designer Andrew Azzopardi.
"Because the fashions stroll in direction of the doorway and exit from the again of the stage to the runway, you may really have the ability to see their shadow type of shimmering in behind the a cage-like construction."
Strike Midnight takes place on the Bay Centre in Victoria at eight:00 p.m. on November four.
Victoria Fashion Week is slated for March of subsequent 12 months.