[FIRST LOOK] is where we introduce a new pop-up for the very first time. It's now in our Upcoming calendar and should be in yours too.
Meet the hottest ready to wear brands in Vancouver at one flash in the pan pop-up this month. #sofiaxconnally pop-up shop comes to 434 Columbia April 24th-26th with designer pieces by three internationally educated, local designers. Chilean designer Sofia Mendez Schenone, launched the brand Sofia in Fall 2010. Her Spring 2011 Collection earned her the title of Best Up-and Coming designer in Western Canada’s Generation Next competition. The line is all about construction, fit and detail. The pieces are vibrant, feminine and timeless. See below.
Connally McDougall, trained at Central Saint Martins recently moved back to her birthplace of Vancouver from London with her established brand Connally. Her men's and womenswear line uses rich architectural silhouettes and textural details, taking after the principles of couture design. Connally is a modern and sophisticated ready-to-wear brand for professional women who rock a creative streak, inspired by art and travel. Fashion Magazine, British Vogue, Glamour and Italian Elle as well as NICHE magazine have featured Connally on their pages. See below.
Special guest, Parisa Padidar of Standout Boutique, a jewellery and accessories retailer who uses gemstones, pearls, ceramic, sterling silver and Swarovski crystals will be on site as well. Shop the SS15 Collection and meet this band of established fashion creatives based in Vancouver. Exclusive goodies and limited supply pieces and sale items will be in store. Insiders scoop: take a selfie in your new garment and receive 10% off. Not bad. April 24th-26th 11-9PM Daily. Join in on the opening day celebration for tea and cookies going 11-9PM!