Go Beyond Retro to Discover the World of 20th Century Fashion!

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VCAD invites public to celebrate a 100 years of great clothes

Vancouver College of Art and Design - www.vcad.ca

Costumes of the 20th Century

VCAD is inviting the public to an evening presentation of fashion and costume history on Wednesday, March 17, 2010. Internationally renowned costume historian, Ivan Sayers, will present "Costumes of the 20th Century," covering the changing trends and styles of fashion from the 1890s through to the 1990s.

Ivan Sayers is curator for the Original Costume Museum Society, a group dedicated to preserving historical clothing from around the world, and is well known in Vancouver for his humorous and enlightening fashion history presentations.

Sayers presents an in-depth visual commentary of this unique century of fashion with actual original garments that demonstrate the evolution of design over the past 100 years.

“Ivan Sayers is a recognized authority on costume history,” said Anne Morris, Campus Director at VCAD. “His presentations are incredibly informative because he brings to each historical period his wealth of knowledge about garments and trends of the era under discussion.”

Costumes of the 20th Century will run from 5:30 - 8:30 pm at 1111 Melville St. in Vancouver.

This is your chance to see original, historical designer garments and to learn about the evolution of fashion design over the past century. Tickets to this event are free but seating is limited. Please call 604-694-0019 or 1-877-694-0019 or to reserve your seat.

About Vancouver College of Art and Design (VCAD)
VCAD is an art school focused on inspiring creativity and an institute where the instructors share the same commitment, desire and passion for art and design as the students. Diploma programs have quarterly start dates to maximize flexibility for students. VCAD is also a passionate supporter of the arts within the community, offering bursaries, scholarships and awards to local organizations each year. For more VCAD events and news, visit us on Facebook and Twitter.

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