Vancouver Fashion Week (VFW) signs to Forward PR to manage its 26th consecutive season. The Spring/Summer 2016 season will take place from September 28th to October 4th, where VFW will open its doors to designers, media, buyers and agents to explore and discover seven days of ready-to-wear from around the globe.
Supported by the Prime Minister of Canada and the Mayor of Vancouver, VFW is recognised as a global platform for both established and emerging designers and is the firth largest fashion week in the world, following Milan. Founded by producer, Jamal Abdourahman in 2001, VFW is lauded worldwide as the fastest growing fashion week and the only industry event that actively seeks to showcase international award-winning talent alongside its homegrown designers. VFW brings together important partnerships from around the world and its own influential local community, who along with VFW, are committed to fostering the growth of the fashion industry and celebrating the arts.
This season, VFW has partnered with The Metro Show, a platform that has over 130 apparel and footwear agencies and retail-related businesses. The Metro Show is a CAWS (Canadian Association of Wholesale Sales Representatives) affiliated show.