Harmony Arts of West Vancouver showcases a Slow Clothes Day, August 6, 2013

by Joanne Nakonechny on June 4, 2013

A Slow Clothes Fashion show, featuring the work of over 12 artists working in various fibre media to produce one-of-a-kind garments, will be presented at noon on the main stage at the foot of 15th St., West Vancouver.  There will be an opportunity to have a close up look and purchase items from the artists after the fashion parade. The show is being co-ordinated by Vancouver Guild of Fibre Artists members, Monica Brammer, Deb Ryan, and Ros Aylmer.

At 3pm that afternoon, Charllotte Kwon,of Maiwa Handprints, will present Waiting For the Monsoon, Slow Clothes in India.  Slow Clothes are made, one at a time, by artisans steeped in the history and traditions of the process, and whose work results in articles of singular beauty. Join Charllotte as she explains her involvement in bringing the work of these Indian artisans  to markets here in Vancouver.


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