Since its inception 17 years ago, Vancouver Fashion Week has operated with a firm belief in being a well-grounded local initiative with global instincts and intuition; seeking out to showcase international award winning designers from over 25 global fashion capitals. From the new label bringing queer energy onto the catwalk to a designer's painterly twist on streetwear, get these new-gen designers from VFW on your radar...


Style notes… Imogen Evans was born in London, moved to Edinburgh as a child and has just completed a Fashion Design degree in Milan. “imi”, by Imogen Evans, is a brand that utilises fashion to address societal issues. Each collection captures a twist of our existence. Imogen’s SS19 collection entitled “Reconstruct My Flesh” is a realisation, through clothing, of society’s obsession with physical self “improvement”.