Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Vancouver Fashion Week

VANCOUVER FASHION WEEK - calling all designers, ...

Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) is an exclusive event, aimed at establishing Vancouver as an emerging fashion metropolis. VFW celebrates the creative work of Canadian and international talent each season, and brings together the cities most posh crowd to showcase up and coming and established fashion in Vancouver.

Event: Vancouver Fashion Week
Collections: Fall/Winter 2008
Date: April 17-20, 2008
Venue: TBA

More information to be added soon...
visit their website at vanfashionweek

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Independent Fashion Designer - Scandal House Designs, Toronto Fashion

We just received some positive feedback on a jacket by one of our featured designers - ( we thought we would share ) ...
Item reviewed - Paper Doll jacket by Scandal House Designs ..... Toronto
Available for sale at DesignersConnect
Style: Paper Doll Jacket Retail Price: $220 CND Content: 100% Wool Light Weight Coating outer shell and 50% Silk / 50% Cotton Black,Grey and White pin-striped lining. With Black buttons. Colours: Grey Description: Very tailored fit with front and back panels on torso. Cropped Hemline on jacket and sleeves. Jacket should sit around your natural waist and sleeve hem sits around 3-4" past your elbow. Cropped sleeve and jacket hems work well with layered looks and pairing long gloves or arm warmers. Double breasted closure with large buttons and smaller matching buttons are placed on side of built up collar. While the other collar edge pulls through button hole for a inspired paper doll tab look on neckline. Neckline is finished on the inseam with the lining for a silky touch around your face and a funky open collar look. There is also a CB box pleat for extra ease when fully button. Excellent jacket for all season's! Cooler summer days or Brisk Fall and winter days when layering is essential.

Friday, February 22, 2008

Independent Canadian Fashion Designers - Toronto Fashion, Montreal Fashion, Vancouver Fashion

Welcome to Designers Connect !

This is a brand new blog spot. Feb 2008. Our goal is to keep Canadian designers connected to their audiences. We will be reviewing and commenting on new styles and designs made by Independent Fashion Designers. We will be keeping everyone up to date on exactly what these fashionistas are up to. We know their lives are busy ! To start things off, ...
we met with Lisa Greenbaum of Greenbaum Cothing to view her Spring 2008 collection. What a treat !
You can preview her collection at GreenbaumClothing .
She has offered all of her previous season at 30 percent off through Mudshark online as a special promotion for the Designers Connect blog. thanks Lisa ! To take advantage of the sale, you won't see sale prices... but when you check out - please put DESIGNERS CONNECT in the comments section of your order. We will adjust your final total before shipping the order. You can take advantage of the 30 percent off until March 15th, 2008. Watch for more sales and useful info about Independent Canadian Designers. We are accepting submissions ! Please contact Designers Connect to have your products reviewed.