March 15th, 2011 | Author: christie

Fashion’s Night OUT! Vancouver

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“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol’s quote beautifully embodies the work that organizations like Out in Schools promote. In a time when homophobia and bullying have led to recent tragic events, people are speaking out and taking action. Out in Schools uses film to create awareness about homosexuality and bullying.

The V Lounge at Earls Yaletown recently provided the backdrop for Fashion’s Night OUT! as locals came together in the name of style and solidarity. FNO was an effort to raise funds for Out in Schools while showcasing spring runway looks. The Bay Downtown Vancouver’s White Space showed clothes with gorgeous feminine silhouettes, fun prints, a little bit of retro and touches of sparkle. The hottest accessory of the night? Carrying your pride on your shoulder.

1. The hosts of the evening: Erin Gee of Define Magazine, Raul Pacheco-Vega of Hummingbird604, Ashley Mangat and Niki Blasina of Social Chair.
2. Ross Johnstone, Director of Youth Education for Out in Schools.
3. Nothing says spring like coral lips, especially if it’s done right by makeup pro Eman Aziz.
4-11. The stylin’ crowd at FNO! Vancouver.
12-14. Runway looks from White Space.

Runway photos by Leigh Eldridge.

By: Valerie Tiu, Vancouver

You should follow me on Twitter @valerietiu.

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One Comments

  • Love the crimped hair! I hope this makes a come back. My crimper’s under my bathroom sink just waiting to come out.