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Mara Gottler is a woman who wears many hats. It's fair to say this Vancouver based designer has made her mark on the Canadian fashion stage, literally. Doubling as the costume designer for various theatrical productions (Quebec's Robert Lepage and Vancouver's very own Bard on the Beach) and as creative director of her own self titled demi-couture line, it's a wonder how one reaches this `stage.' Is it art imitating life or life imitating art? Was it the chicken or the egg? Gottler attributes an ebb and flow between the two as an organic outcome of her own experiences and background.

Born in Europe to a mother who specialized in tailoring, Gottler claims it was genetics that initially lit the fire for her love of clothing. "I'm afraid I was one of those designers that were actually designing clothes for her Barbie dolls. I was not only cutting them and sewing them up, I was drawing collections way back". Her story started some... read more
Although Oyuna just recently launched her first clothing line, she is a long time fashion veteran. Growing up around fabrics and textiles, it is no surprise that her interest in fashion was ignited a... read more
Fashion, kayaking and Steely Dan; when asked what her favourite things in life are, new model Morgan definitively places these three at the top of her list. As much at ease in her rural childhood home... read more
Jewelry designer Justine Brooks leads a life of creativity and adventure that many cubicle-bound office workers would envy. As a seasoned traveller, she has been to Southeast Asia, Africa and the Midd... read more
Some people know exactly what they want to be when they grow up. Others have passions and talents within that slowly come forth by being in the right place or meeting the right person at the right tim... read more
Beverley Huynh's interest in fashion lies towards the avant-garde and couture, delicate and intricate things. She is drawn to complex constructions like corsets and crinolines - the painstakingly meti... read more
Photo-story produced by Matt Haylett. read more
Jamal Abdourahman may not sketch designs or cut fabric, but the founder and producer of Vancouver Fashion Week weaves designers, the media and this great city into a tapestry of fashion frenzy season... read more
duJour Boutique is a hidden gem nestled comfortably in Vancouver's Crosstown neighbourhood. Owner Klay Kaulbach's travels to New York's concrete jungle was the start of an idea and an exciting future.... read more
Nov. 2 Scena - The Art Institute's 2010 Fashion at the River Rock Casino (8811 River Rd., Richmond). Scena pays homage to the Bohemians of the old world by communicating their beliefs through fashio... read more
Twenty-one Vancouver Community College Fashion Design graduates presented their five-piece design collections at the Rocky Mountaineer Station on September 29th. This year showcased the strongest grou... read more
January/March is the time many students plan for entry into a post-secondary school.
In honor of the excellent Fashion Design programs we have locally, here is a basic overview of seven schools l... read more
ABOUT THE MAGAZINE...
The FAMED magazine is promoting the best talent by featuring some of the most creative people (designers, photographers, make-up artists, stylists, models etc.) in every magazine issue.
MATT HAYLETT - matthaylett.com | ALAINA MICHELLE | GERRY CENTANNI | BEVERLEY HUYNH | JESSICA RYAN | MARYANN RICHARDSON using Mac Cosmetics | CRYSTAL @John Casablancas | ASHLEY PERFONIC | MARILYN R. WILSON | PATRICK PARENTEAU | PETER JENSEN | ANYA GEORGIJEVIC | MELANIE JANE of Sugar Creative | CHRISTA MONROE | GERRY CENTANNI | MAYA @Richards Models | NATALIE | JESSICA YEE | LISA WONG | FLORENCE LEUNG - www.flotography.ca | ALLEENEDA THAMMAVONG | BREIANNE ZELLINSKY | ATEFEH SHOJAIE | ALICIA DEMERSON @ NEXT Models | JEREMY HSU | CHRISTA MEISTER | NATASHA BHATNGAR | KATIE MOGAN | JENNIFER DICKINSON - www.jenniferdickinson.ca | STEFANI HARTWIG for Addiction Boutique | JENNY CLARK | SEUNGMIN YOO for Fish Hair Salon | MORGAN @ Edge Models | JONATHAN BELL - www.jonathanbell.ca | RENAT TOUICHEV - www.renat.ca | NEGAR @ Lizbell Agency | STEPHANIE @ Lizbell Agency | ANNIE JU | WAYNE MAH - waynemahphotography.com/ | HARJIT THIARA | STEELY | GARRY K