Vancouver’s Eco Fashion Week (EFW) really nailed it this year. In its eighth edition, the three-day event delivered fashion, function and even taught us a few things about the clothes we wear.
Without question, the styles outside Eco Fashion Week were just as alive as they were on the runway. Case in point: On opening day, founder Myriam Laroche, wore an impossibly colourful dress by Canadian designer Jason Matlo made from scraps and reworked just for her. KurateStyle stylist Jessica Karalash paired a faux leather pastel topper with a floral romper, taking care of two spring trends at once. Fashion writer Samantha Sito, milliner Dominique Hanke and artist Atom Paradise were challenged to style head-to-toe Value Village outfits, once again proving that fashion doesn’t have to be fast, it can also be sustainable.
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