Han Couture & Traditional Chinese Culture
The Reviving 5,000 Years of Chinese Civilization Society will present a live Han Couture fashion show and Ivan Sayers will introduce the audience to the impact of China’s amazing contribution to the history of dress and fashion
SMOC PRESENTS Ivan Sayers “150 YEARS OF CANADIAN FASHION”
A free Fashion Show on July 1, 2017 at Barclay Heritage Square, 2 – 4 pm
“Oh, Bondage: Up Yours, X-Ray Spex“
Punk, Anti-Fashion and /DIY
Ines Orter, an artist, musician and maker, provides a deep overlook into the Punk scene of 1976-1990: an expression of rebellion against authority through fashion,–making a lasting influence on contemporary culture.
Costume historian Ivan Sayers showcases highlights of his glamorous collection of historic clothing and accessories curated through five decades of treasure hunting at Salvation Army stores. The event also marks Ivan Sayers' Big Birthday Bash.
Be sure to join us for a special night of celebration of Glitz, Glamour and Birthday Cake. Featuring a live fashion show of historic and vintage clothing and accessories.
Our 50/50 fundraiser and Silent Auction for the September 16th Event
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
All members of the Society for the Museum of Original Costume are
cordially invited to attend the annual general meeting of the Society.
Sunday 5:00 pm, April 24, 2016
Lett Room, Hycroft Manor
1489 McRae Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6H 1V1
Costume Historian Ivan Sayers explores the changing fashion-scape of Vancouver throughout the decades. Featuring an live fashion show of historic and vintage clothing and accessories
Date: Sunday, April 24th 2016
1489 McRae Ave. Vancouver
Time: Doors Open @ 1pm
Presentation 2 PM – 4 PM
The Society for the Museum of Original Costume Presents Dare to Wear… Red !
Costume Historian Ivan Sayers explores the many facets of crimson couture in a live fashion show featuring historic and vintage period dresses and accessories.
Doors Open @ 1pm
Show: 2 PM – 4 PM
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“Resurrecting the Fashion Wasteland “
The Art of Ethical Design by Dahlia Drive
Featuring a live fashion show of designer originals
Fashion Designer Wendy Van Riesen shares her process for layering evocative images on the storied history of pre-used textiles. Pieced kimonos, vintage silk reinvented, painted slip dresses, sculptured bustles ….. and more.
Featuring a live fashion show of vintage and historic treasures
Costume historian Ivan Sayers showcases highlights of his stunning collection of historic clothing and accessories spanning six decades of collecting.
The event also marks Ivan Sayers’ Big Birthday Bash, so be sure to join us for some glitz, glamour and birthday cake.
Doors open @ 1 pm
The lecture: 2 pm until 4 pm
SMOC MEMBERS ONLY
SMOC and KOTI Designs present: “Silk, Purple and Gold” with host Ivan Sayers
An exclusive evening featuring original handbags by award-winning designer Kaarina Talvila and vintage fashions from the Ivan Sayers Collection.
The Gala fashion show will pair vintage dresses from the Ivan Sayers collection with KOTI-designed handbags.
Please note: this is a SMOC Members Only event, but SMOC members are welcome to bring along a guest with purchase of another ticket.
Thursday, May 28th 2015
Time: 7 pm
3670 McKechnie Ave.
Join costume designer Ines Ortner to explore the artistic, spiritual, socio-political influences in German Expressionism as portrayed in stage costumes for dance and theatre. Special archival footage of original performances will be shown.
Sunday, April 19 at 2:00pm
Vancouver British Columbia
The Society for the Museum of Original Costume Presents:
“Soft Spaces and the Woven Landscape“
Award-winning fiber artist Sola Fiedler explores her textile creations from her larger than life City Tapestries to more intimate studio pieces. Sola’s Soft Space Studios (based in Vancouver)produces embroidered and woven originals. Her monumental City Tapestries have been internationally exhibited to much acclaim. They capture the panoramic cityscape in minute bird’s eye detail. With over 50 years of experience, Sola will provide an inside look at the technical and creative processes behind her art!
Sunday March 22nd , 2015
Doors Open @ 1pm
Lecture 2 PM – 4 PM