Tag Archives: Eco Fashion Week

Style-Diet Shot – Dominique

“On matters of style, swim with the current. On matters of principle, stand like a rock.”

– Thomas Jefferson

Dominique’s hat is her own design, clothes re-purposed.  Check out her creations: Hive Mind Millinery http://hivemindmillinery.com/about.html

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The Style-Diet Shot celebrates individuals with unique style, wearing at least one article of clothing acquired via the Stephens’ Sisters Shopping Diet. It must be local, sustainable, second-hand/re-purposed, inherited or ethically produced. If you can’t find clothing fitting that criteria then it must be from a country with stellar human rights records.

Style-Diet Shot – The photographer

“On matters of style, swim with the current. On matters of principle, stand like a rock.”

– Thomas Jefferson

The cute photographer posing.  Vancouver Eco Fashion week.  All Value Village.

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The Style-Diet Shot celebrates individuals with unique style, wearing at least one article of clothing acquired via the Stephens’ Sisters Shopping Diet. It must be local, sustainable, second-hand/re-purposed, inherited or ethically produced. If you can’t find clothing fitting that criteria then it must be from a country with stellar human rights records.

Style-Diet Shot – Jasmine

“On matters of style, swim with the current. On matters of principle, stand like a rock.”

– Thomas Jefferson

Jasmine from Posing in Vintage http://www.posinginvintage.com/  I took photos of her at the Revamp Gala wearing Pure Magnolia Eco Bridal wear and Mirror Mirror Bijoux Jewellery. Here she is from Eco Fashion week, armed with her camera, dressed in Vintage.

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The Style-Diet Shot celebrates individuals with unique style, wearing at least one article of clothing acquired via the Stephens’ Sisters Shopping Diet. It must be local, sustainable, second-hand/re-purposed, inherited or ethically produced. If you can’t find clothing fitting that criteria then it must be from a country with stellar human rights records.

Eco Fashion Week 7th Edition day 2

Thanks to dear Eve I was given the impetus to attend EcoFashion Week.  Thanks to Jessica, I was given VIP tickets.  Merci beaucoup to both of you.  I attended the Value Village evening at this week’s Vancouver Eco Fashion week.  Going strong since 2009, Miriam Laroche organized Eco Fashion Week to create awareness and thought-provoking questions about our consumption.  This event was totally up my alley for those of you who familiar with Stephens’ Sisters Shopping Diet and Style-Diet Shot.  The evening was about re-purposing, recycling and upcycling. Below Myriam is dressed head to toe in Value Village.  She said that her dress was originally made in Italy by a chi-chi brand.  She looks fabulous.  DSC_1066

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(L to R) Carolynne Beaty of the Sitka Foundation http://www.sitkafoundation.org, Leonard Schein of Festival Cinemas recently acquired by Cineplex, Dr Jaqueline Hudson, the only woman I’ve met who got to name a mountain, and the delightful Jessica Taylor http://www.illumina.pacificaphotography.com/bk_action.html.

I got so many fantastic Style Diet Shots I am dying to show you.  But I must pace myself.  It will be an exercise in patience on my part!

Below are some pics of the runway, the theme of the evening was Value Village,  68 pounds is the amount (by weight) that the average North American throws away annually, in textiles. DSC_0038 DSC_0085DSC_0106 DSC_1142 DSC_0030