7 Wild and Wonderful Fashion Shoots from the VanMag Archives
Nothing preserves a moment in time quite like an outfit.
July 10, 2017
Here’s to the jungle bathing suits, pirate shirts and ultra-teased perms that have graced our historic fashion pages.
These power-pigment blouses from the (still) Vancouver-based designer Catherine Regehr show how she always pushed the envelope on West Coast style. March 1991
This sizzling trend report urged readers to branch out and mix prints and plaids—“especially when the print is a paisley shirt.” Summer 1985
We love this parachute-inspired “contemporary sportswear” accessorized with bold plastic bling from Martha Sturdy. Spring 1983
A leopard spot and checker two-piece was the perfect look for that “jungle beat”—courtesy of the swimwear feature “Splish Splash.” May 1987
Evening jumpsuits from Canadian designer Wayne Clarke got the Midas touch and the larger-than-life hair to match. Winter 1981
This fabulously ’70s scarf-bra-culottes ensemble serves as spookily on-point foreshadowing for where current trends are going. June 1972
Look familiar, hipsters of today? Toque, big frames, ’stache and a dad-chic sweater from “Where There’s a Wool.” October 1977