What do Vogue, Chatelaine, Glamour, Canadian Living and Allure all have in common? Designs from International Fashions have graced their pages. In addition to creating private label garments, this 30-year Vancouver success story offers two large in-house brands - Kersh and Press. Widely recognized for both quality and affordability, there are over 10,000 specialty stores in North America alone on their client list. Internationally they can be found in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Australia.
Ryan Pugsley began working for the company five years ago as a sales and marketing assistant. This year he stepped into the position of Marketing Manager as well as assuming the role of Media Spokesperson. He shares, "It is really a family feeling here. The sales team, the marketing team and the design team meet together and are all equally involved in everything that happens. It's important for all of us to work together. You ... read more
Before becoming one of Vancouver's favourite milliners, Claudia Schulz was a social worker with a penchant for hats. She still remembers her first hat loves: one was a faux fur beige hat with hanging ... read more
Every so often, there is a designer whose entire collection takes your breath away. Sarah Runnalls is one. With clothes that speak for themselves, she has made quite an impact since her debut in Vanco... read more
When people meet Lawrence, they find him interesting - inside and out. With light brown hair and piercing green eyes, this model of Russian decent has a striking look. But those aren't the only attent... read more
Manuel Mendoza is a Vancouver tailor, couturier and, most recently, a bridal designer. His store at 692 Seymour Street attracts clients who value quality, the perfect fit and unique touches. For over ... read more
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Illustrator Mandy Lau is as multi-faceted as a diamond -- intelligent, focused, articulate and infused with the soul of an artist. While her day job is working for a magazine publishing company, she ... read more
Flip through Krystal Frizzell's portfolio and you'll find a distinct musical influence. Music notes and lyrics are set as backdrops to patterns, sketched models are posed like band members accessorize... read more
Photo-story shot by KELLY JILL. 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
November 2010 saw Vancouver Fashion Week celebrate it's 10th anniversary at the Empire Landmark in Hotel. The large number of shows including many international designers drew in large crowds of fash... read more
It's hard to set foot inside the LYNNsteven boutique and not covet everything in sight. On this chilly Friday morning, the thick hand-knit sweaters from Granted look especially appealing. If shoppers ... read more
Elegance in the City Fundraiser at Club 560 (560 Seymour St.) LuvNGrace and the Stand Up For Congo Foundation present an evening of glamour, fashion art and music with a cause. Elegant in the city ... read more
You are lucky to be able to choose from a variety of schools. How to choose?
Here is an easy to follow, step-by-step guide to help you.<... read more
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.