Western Canada Fashion Week - Fall 2011

It’s time to turn our rapture towards Western Canada Fashion Week.

All day, every day, from now until September 29, style reigns at the Transalta Arts Barns with retail showcases and designer shows. The blogosphere and newspapers will fill with seasonal predictions, reviews of shows and eye-candy photos.

CityandDale will be feverishly filling stories with the help of Kassandra, the talent behind this blog.

Let the runway games begin!

Western Canada Fashion Week - Autumn 2011
What: It’s showtime! Eight days of runway shows featuring lines from local, Canadian and international top designers.
Why: Get your fall wardrobe on in style (and start planning spring!) with shows from top designers.
Where: Westbury Theater at the Transalta Arts Barn (10330 – 84 Avenue). Tickets $20 at door. Buy a week pass $88.
When: Thursday, September 22 to Thursday, September 29. Nightly runway shows at 8pm (doors open at 7pm)


Calendar of Events

Thursday September 22, 2011
Showcase: MC College Designer Showcase (Edmonton)
Designers: Nicole Campre, Jericho Cender, Stella Chimutashu, Tariann Collingridge, Sarah Edwards, Majdeh Farhadkhani, Trishea Pare, Arlee Stewart, Keely Talbert, Alyssa Warkentin

Friday September 23, 2011
Showcase: Whyte Avenue Showcase (Edmonton)
Competition: Stylist Competition
Stylist Competition Winners March 2011 – Brittannee Tomkow & Lance Chung
Competition: Emerging Designer Competition
Emerging Designer Competition Winner March 2011 – Andrea De Ocampo

Saturday September 24, 2011
Showcases: 124 Street Retail Showcase, Celebrity Showcase (High Grade
Designers: Caru Dezyns Jewely by Jody Moore (Edmonton), Rebecka Pichoch (Edmonton), Patricia Glanville (Calgary), Nazila Couture (Edmonton)

Sunday September 25, 2011
Showcase: West Edmonton Mall Showcase
Salons: Eveline Charles Academy, MC College, Salon Montage, Twisted Banana, Kyro Hair Salon, Eveline Charles Salon, Ricci Hair Co.

Monday September 26, 2011
Performer: Firefly Theatre and Circus
Designer: Eccentric Embellishments – Rebecca Pratt
Competition: Fantasy Makeup Competition with Fantasy Makeup Competition Winner March 2011 – Rebecka Pichoch
Competition: Fantasy Hair Competition with Fantasy Hair Competition Winner March 2011 – Kim Petersen
Designer: Temna Fialka by Natasha Lazarovic

Tuesday September 27, 2011
Designers: Playa Bonita Swimwear (Columbia, SA), Trista Pasak (Edmonton), Malorie Urbanovitch (Edmonton), Obsidian by Janessa Ott (Ottawa), Dear Frankie by Alicia Marton (Toronto)

Wednesday September 28, 2011
Designers: Suka Designs (Edmonton), Genette Salgado (Edmonton), LUXX ready-to-wear (Edmonton), Judith & Charles (Montreal) presented by Cerulean Boutique (Edmonton)

Thursday September 29, 2011
Designers: Soffiss by Joanna Wala (Edmonton), Serendipity by Kelsey McIntyre (Edmonton), Laura Dreger (Edmonton), Stanley Carroll (Edmonton), Beverly Gan (London UK)

* Image by Ferd Issac for Republic311 Photography