Vancouver Indigenous Fashion week

Showcasing the power and beauty of authentic Indigenous Art and design. 

JULY 26th - JULY 29th
LARWILL PARK
QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE ATRIUM

Vancouver Indigenous Fashion week

Showcasing the power and beauty of authentic Indigenous Art and design. 

JULY 26th - JULY 29th
QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE

Vancouver Indigenous fashion week

at Calling of the Drum Festival with the City of Vancouver

5000+ Attendees

Live audience members in Queen Elizabeth Theatre and the Calling of the Drum Festival

40 Artists

Indigenous Designers, artists and performers from across Canada

4 Days

Full days of fashion, reconciliation and entertainment

About #vifw

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Indigenous Fashion week aims to connect all Canadians with contemporary Indigenous regalia art, highlighting the innovation of world-class Indigenous artists and designers in traditional Coast Salish Territory.

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The program

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Schedule for Vancouver's Indigenous Fashion Week 2017

WED, JULY 26

Opening Ceremonies

Larwill Park
688 Cambie St.

6:00-8:00 PM

Thurs, JULY 27

Street style

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

5:00-10:00 PM

Fri, JULY 28

Red dress event

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

5:00-10:00 PM

Sat, JULY 29

Closing ceremonies

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

5:00-10:00 PM

The program

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Schedule for Vancouver Indigenous Fashion Week 2017

WED, JULY 26

Opening Ceremonies

Larwill Park
688 Cambie St

6:00-8:00PM

THURS, JULY 27

STREET STYLE

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

5:00-10:00PM

FRI, JULY 28

RED DRESS EVENT

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

5:00-10:00PM

SAT, JULY 29

Closing ceremonies

Queen Elizabeth Theatre

5:00-10:00PM

Our Speakers, MENTORS & PANELISTS

This team will prime the event for ideation and innovation. They will coach us on how to apply design-thinking and lean principals that allow the every-day "Vancouverite" to build solutions.

Ed Malyon
Mentor

Ed is the Associate Creative Director at The&Partnership

Ed Malyon
Mentor
Stuart Anderson
Mentor

Stuart is a Performance Psychologist and Leadership Coach.

Stuart Anderson
Mentor
Leah Huyghe
Speaker & Mentor

Leah is a UX Designer at Samsung Canada.

Leah Huyghe
Speaker & Mentor
David Vertesi
Keynote Speaker

Founder of event #SingItFwd - raising over $200,000 for youth music programs on the downtown eastside, winning a YMCA Power Of Peace Award.

David Vertesi
Keynote Speaker
Josh Taylor
Mentor

Josh Taylor is a Project Manager with Catalyst Community Developments Society.

Josh Taylor
Mentor
Kurtis Stewart
Mentor

City Manager at Camp Tech Inc, and guest Judges on the #vantec Pitch Circuit.

Kurtis Stewart
Mentor
Keith Ippel
Speaker

Keith is the founder of Spring University, a school for social entrepreneurs. He's also the COO of Invoke Media.

Keith Ippel
Speaker
Mauree Matsusaka
Mentor

Mauree is a Strategic Communications Consultant who specializes in facilitating change.

Mauree Matsusaka
Mentor
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Partners of Vifw

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Partners of Vifw

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Experience the strength of vancouver's indigenous designers.
Experience the strength of vancouver's indigenous designers.