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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

ELAINE HEALY TO SHOW LUXURY COLLECTION
AT VANCOUVER FASHION WEEK FALL/WINTER 2018

26 January, 2018, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Elaine Healy is the talk of the city as she prepares to present her captivating new collection at Vancouver Fashion Week F/W 2018 Season (VFW). The featured brand focuses on luxury womenswear and unisex styles.

Elaine Healy’s Fall/Winter 2018 presentation is driven by her love for combining technology with the art of creating wearable garments. With a focus on her ‘man versus machine’ aesthetic, the collection embodies a merging of technological processes with handmade sewing techniques. Through the use of surface manipulations and a minimal color palette, utility fabrics will be transformed into unique textiles. Viewers can expect to experience silhouettes that are fresh and modern with a sense of timelessness.

Vancouver Fashion Week is the fastest growing fashion week in the world and the only industry event that actively seeks out to showcase international award winning designers from over 25 global fashion capitals. Since its inception 17 years ago, VFW has operated with a firm belief in being a well-grounded local initiative with global instincts and intuition.

“Mixing emerging and established designers from across the world has been our recipe for success for over 17 years. Vancouver Fashion Week is fortunate to be working with remarkable talent and growing alongside maturing designers. We are grateful that we as an organization can, and have acted as a stepping stone in their careers.” says Jamal Abdourahman, producer and founder of Vancouver Fashion Week.

EVENT DETAILS & TICKETS
March 19-25th, 2018
David Lam Hall
50 East Pender Street
Vancouver, BC
V6A 3V6

For information and to see the schedule of events, visit: www.vanfashionweek.com
To register for media passes and accreditation, visit:
vanfashionweek.com/media/#accreditation

ABOUT ELAINE HEALY
Elaine is an American fashion & apparel designer based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With dual Bachelor’s degrees in Fashion Design & Printmaking, she is interested in the intersection of personal style & fine art. Inspirations include texture & modification of raw materials, the human body & organic forms, technology & mapping, repetition & sound. Through her Fall/Winter 2018 collection, she will continue to push boundaries through experimentation with technical textiles and surface manipulations.

ABOUT VANCOUVER FASHION WEEK
Vancouver Fashion Week is entering its 18th year and 31st season. Focusing on creating a diverse and eclectic showcase of talented local and international designers, VFW propels featured designers and esteemed brands to the forefront of fashion media and to industry buyers. This runway event is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the world, and since 2001, Vancouver Fashion Week has acted as a stepping-stone for emerging designers to launch their creations into the fashion industry in hopes of one day appearing on the stages of London, Paris, Milan, and New York.

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For all media enquiries, imagery, and additional information, please contact:

Vancouver Fashion Week
Robyn Meeres
robyn@vanfashionweek.com
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