It's been just under a month since Hamideh Abol walked away from her "other" career - engineering - to focus full-time on her passion for design. In a coffee shop, just weeks before her couture collection is to debut at Montreal fashion week, the designer shares confidently, "I have always chosen art as a major part of my life and wanted to devote myself to designing. It is the right moment; every piece is like déjà vu for me.
That feeling of natural connection is what drew Abol to work with wool - the defining element of her designs. "I fell in love with raw wool. It was fascinating to see the different colours, lengths, curls and softness." This variety also contributes to the one-of-a-kind nature of her garments. Abol (previously known as Shefelt) is a combination of textile art and eco fashion created from raw wool and reclaimed silks. The collection of dresses, jackets, vests and gowns are dramatic, unexpected and distin... read more
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When it comes to vision, fashion stylist Krista Sung is unique. Experience in theatre and exposure to international fashion allows this talented artist to bring a well-honed eye to every shoot. Crea... read more
Anyone that has been behind the scenes at a fashion show knows the chaos associated with its production - half-naked models scrambling for their next outfit, people with headsets yelling directions, m... read more
Ashley had an interest in the world of fashion from a young age. Growing up in White Rock, British Columbia, she dreamed of following in the footsteps of her mother who is also a model. "I love how ph... read more
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Looking for innovation? You don't have to go any further than CEO/Executive Producer Andy Chu of Arc2 Intertainment. For almost a decade, this visionary has been putting his distinctive stamp on fea... read more
For Randi Obenauer, Ora was a natural choice of name for her handmade leather bags. Ora, pronounced as aura, is the energy around a body. It also is the name of a river she came across in Costa Rica w... read more
For the everyday fashionista, OR by Angela Chen is the collection to covet. The designer borrows from the aesthetics of three strikingly different cities - Vancouver, New York and Taiwan - each city... read more
A lover of art and fashion, Rachael Wong has blossomed into a talented artist and creative individual, finding her inner strength and voice through adversity. In September 2011, the debut of her astou... read more
Walking into Jennyfleur Loves. is like entering the closet of the mother-daughter duo that own the boutique. While browsing this stylish store, one feels at home with the Persian rug, armoire of jewel... read more
VCAD Grad Portfolio Show at the Waterfall Building (1540 W. 2nd Ave.) Come and meet the newest talents in Vancouver's Design industry. Graduates in the areas of Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Inter... read more
Over the next few months we will be posting bios of outstanding students from local fashion design/merchandising programs. This month it's Kwantlen Polytechnic University. To qualify for the 150 wor... read more
It is with great excitement FAMED magazine presents our new events blog.
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