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The CBC interviews Ivan Sayers about his love affair with fashion at the SMOC Bizarre Bazaar last Sunday, March 19th, 2017 at Hycroft. Check it out!


Ain't She Sweet Fashion Show from February 12th 2017
Filmed by Roz McNulty

'Ain't She Sweet' - Romantic Fashions of the 20th Century with Ivan Sayers

Thanks to amazing videographers like Diana Parks and NikkeiTV. You can get the taste and nostalgia of some of the events SMOC has done in the past!

A Masquerade Parade – From Venice to the Catwalk

Fashion guru Ivan Sayers discusses these historical costumes from theatre and masquerades. With an exciting demonstration by the Vancouver Theatrical and Modern Fencing Club. Video by Diana Parks October 2013

The Business of Women's Suits - August 2014

A taste of Vancouver's Society for the Museum of Original Costume's April, 2013 fashion show of ladies' suits spanning the 20th Century, with commentary by fashion history guru Ivan Sayers! Video by Diane Parks August 2013

Russ Hamilton a.k.a. Margery's cape from the 1920's

Fashion history guru Ivan Sayers tells the fascinating tale of this silk opera cape that belonged to early Vancouver drag personality Margery (Russ Hamilton) of the Dumbbells. Part of the Society for the Museum of Original Costume's show A Masquerade Parade. Video by Diane Parks, October 2013.

Timeless in Silk - Part 1 & 2

The Art of Japanese Kimono Fabrics
Featuring: Fumie Von Dehn, Designer
Maiko Behr
Japanese art consultant
Rana Vahabzadeh
SMOC Education Chair
Video by NikkeiTv

Timeless in Silk Part 2 of 2

SMOC and John Fluevog Shoes: MAKING STRIDES video by Diana Parks

Vancouver’s SOCIETY FOR THE MUSEUM OF ORIGINAL COSTUME presents this fun fashion show in which fashion history guru Ivan Sayers brings together beautiful historic clothing worn with John Fluevog’s shoes, the designs of which are heavily influenced by vintage styles. Presented at John Fluevog Shoes, Granville Street, Vancouver, November, 2013

Photos courtesy of Gerhard von Rosen Note: Garments photographed on live models belong to the private collections and not the museum stock.