Vancouver Fashion Week is recognized as a global platform for established and upcoming designers. Since its debut in 2000, Vancouver Fashion Week has become a much sought-after event for Canadian and International designers. VFW has gained a respectable reputation from its ability to showcase the fashion industry and accommodate multicultural designers successfully. Hailed as the West Coast’s most prestigious industry event, Vancouver Fashion Week is committed to fostering the growth of designers and celebrating the fashion industry.Influential consumers and industry professionals are among attendees at Vancouver Fashion Week events. This will include editors, designers, buyers, top executives, celebrities, fashionistas, and highly regarded socialites.
Our world-class shows have drawn the attention of countless celebrities and have been featured on CityTV, The Vancouver Sun, Flare, and Sesi Magazine. As a result, clothing and jewellery designers from around the world—such as Calgary, Toronto, New York, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Lebanon—seek to debut their lines at Vancouver Fashion Week.In conjunction with Vancouver Fashion Week, these multicultural designers bring together fashion-savvy consumers to one place filled with culturally diverse, high-quality, and affordable clothing for one week. The constant stream of celebrities, socialites and media attention reveals why Vancouver is nicknamed Hollywood North.
Latino and Caribbean designers continue to assert themselves in defining and influencing the world of fashion. The Windy City offers a great share of talent with creative designers who add their unique mix of cultures and experiences to create pieces that make vibrant statements about their wearer. Chicago Latino Fashion takes the city by storm with its annual fall Chicago Latino Fashion Week, offering new looks and trends from local, national and International Latino designers.
The city of Chicago held its first Latino Fashion Week in October 2007 and was recognized by media and industry as the first U.S. city to host and celebrate Latino fashion within a dedicated week of events. Since its inception, Chicago Latino Fashion Week and its featured designers have captivated national attention. New opportunities and greater recognition have helped to catapult Chicago Latino designers to receive awards and contracts with major retailers.
Taking to a fog filled dance floor, Rianne ten Haken is paired with the hunky Kerry Degman for Armani Exchange’s Holiday 2009 campaign photographed by Tom Munro.
Rianne ten Haken is a Dutch model.Rianne began modeling after she won the 2001 Elite Model Look competition at the age of 15.Rianne has walked the catwalks for designers such as Calvin Klein, Dior, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci, Prada, Miiu Miiu, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, Diane von Furstenberg, Versace, Roberto Cavalli and many more.
Kerry Degman is an American model best known for his campaign for “JC Penny’s American Living.”The first ads ran in the inside cover of “People Magazine.”Other fashion editorial appearances under his belt, including “OUT”, “TETU,” “ELLE,” “M mensuel” and “Vogue” magazines.
Fashion Designers Expo Florida, on its third year, brings back an exciting Fashion Week designed to show the world new superstars in the emerging Fashion Industry. We’re proud to announce that FDE Florida has teamed up with the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, the global leader of the breast cancer movement for 2009. With much success in both 2007 and 2008, introducing over 40 top emerging designers to the world, FDE Florida will set the stage once again on October 29th-31st for the 2009 Fashion Designers Expo Florida featuring” PINK. HITS THE RUNWAY” benefiting Susan G. Komen For the Cure Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. This 4 star charity is the largest source of non-profit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world.From extravagant runway shows to lavish parties, FDE Florida attracts the attention of thousands of Fashionistas worldwide. Taking place at only the most talked about “posh” venues in Florida, this event has grown into a huge phenomenon. Historically taking place in South Beach Miami, Downtown Miami, and Coral Gables, past venues include the world renowned Mansion South Beach, the prestigious Mayfair Hotel Cabana One Rooftop, Hyatt Regency Miami Convention Center with over 100,000 square feet of meeting space making it the largest event facility in Downtown Miami, and some of South Florida’s hidden jewels such as White Room, The Fifth, Voyage Miami, Sunset Place, and Dream Miami.