“I Don’t Know How People Can Defend It”: Past Participants Shed Light on “Underbelly” of Vancouver Fashion Week
Ahead of the event's fall/winter 2019 showcase, dozens of ex-volunteers shared experiences in which they worked long hours, faced unsafe conditions and were unpaid. But VFW maintains that it's serving the local fashion community.
The husband-and-wife duo, who have dressed the likes of Beyoncé and Priyanka Chopra, is conducting its first Canadian runway show in Vancouver.
The event’s organizers posted a now-deleted casting call for models with size requirements considered unhealthy even for runway standards, sparking outrage from the local fashion community.