Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week

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Queen Elizabeth Theatre

650 Hamilton St

Vancouver, BC V6B 5N6


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Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week #VIFW
July 26 to 29th 2017

Welcome to the inaugural VIFW, showcasing the power and beauty of indigenous communities, art and design.


July 26 - Opening Ceremonies @ Larwill Park, 688 Cambie St 6-8pm
July 27 - Street Style - doors open 5pm
July 28 - The Red Dress - doors open 5pm (dresscode: attendees are asked to dress in red in honour of missing and murdered Indigenous women)
July 29 - Closing Ceremonies - doors open open 5pm, event ends 9pm.

Location for July 27-29th: Atrium of Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Showcasing collections from Indigenous fashion designers and models from across Canada. Two shows each day, 5-10pm performing musicians, storytellers, hosts and immersive Indigenous art installations. FULL PROGRAM BELOW.

Please reserve your space today. NOTE Arrival required by 5:15pm - or unclaimed spaces will be released to the general public. Seating is limited - standing room only on some levels.

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Huy tseep q'u | kinana'skomitin | Miigwech | Thank you

~~ All my relations ~~



  • City of Vancouver
  • Pacific Association of First Nation's Women
  • Vancouver Native Housing Society
  • Vancity Credit Union
  • Vancouver Foundation
  • Canada 150+

Designers & Programmers:

  • Day 1 - WED July 26 OPENING CEREMONIES - Location: Larwill Park 6-8pm

    • Emcee: Rueben George

    • Designers

      • Tyler Jacobs

      • Michelle George

      • Loraine Guss

      • Pam Baker

    • Performer: Ronnie Harris

  • Day 2- THU July 27 - STREET STYLE - Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre

    • Emcee: JB First Lady

    • Designers:

      • Oka/Shop Wrong

      • Jill Stelah

      • Teresa Walker

      • Alano + Manitobah

      • Autumn Jules

      • Shannon Kilroy

      • Sections 35

    • Performers: Nadine and Madeline

    • Unofficial Afterparty Delhi2Dublin at Chinese Cultural Centre
  • Day 3 - FRI July 28 RED DRESS - Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre

    • Emcee: Lorelei Williams & Mandy Nahanee

    • Designers:

      • Derek Packer

      • Evan Ducharme + Dominique Hanke

      • Linda Kay

      • Mia Hunt

      • Curtis Oland

      • Dorothy Grant

    • Performer: Ronnie Harris

  • Day 4 - SAT July 29 CLOSING CEREMONIES - Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre

    • Emcee: Mandy Nahanee

    • Designers:

      • Denise Brillion

      • Yolanda

      • Korina Emmerich

      • Bill Reid

      • Dahlia Drive and Reg Davidson

      • Jeneen Frei Njootli

      • Sho Sho Esquiro

    • Performers: Linnea Dick

    • UNOFFICIAL AFTERPARTY with Kinnie Starr + DJ Shub at Larwill Park, 688 Cambie

We want your vote on the Best Dress and Most Inspirational Designer!!
#VIFWDress For Best Dress
#VIFWDesigner For Most Inspirational Designer!

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