Redefining Womenswear

ELLE MADE WELL TO SHOW READY-TO-WEAR COLLECTION AT VANCOUVER FASHION WEEK FW 17

April 13, 2017

ELLE MADE WELL TO SHOW READY-TO-WEAR COLLECTION AT VANCOUVER FASHION WEEK FW 17

March 23, 2017 Toronto, Ontario – ELLE MADE WELL is the talk of the city as emerging Canadian Designer Ellé Marks presents their astonishing new collection at Vancouver Fashion Week FW 2017 Season (VFW). The featured brand is a line of ready-to-wear tailored classics made ethically and sourced responsibly. VFW is the fastest growing fashion week in the world and the only industry event that actively seeks out to showcase international award winning designers from over 25 global fashion capitals. Since its inception 17 years ago, VFW has operated with a firm belief in being a well-grounded local initiative with global instincts and intuition. “Mixing emerging and established designers from across the world has been our recipe for success for over 17 years. VFW is fortunate to be working with remarkable talent and grow alongside maturing designers. We are grateful that we as an organization can, and have acted as a stepping stone in some of their careers.” says Jamal Abdourahman, producer and founder of Vancouver Fashion Week.

"My vision for the 21st century woman is someone conscious of the cost and impact of Fashion, As women take on greater leadership roles throughout the globe. I wanted to see more tailored workwear that spoke volumes in style, substance and responsibility. I was driven to design exquisite fit, and to find greater sustainable fabrics, lasting palettes, and more durability. Our F/W17 is a series of timeless ready-to-wear pieces that all women can feel empowered in." EVENT DETAILS & TICKETS March 20th - 26th, 2017 David Lam Hall 50 East Pender Street Vancouver, BC For information and schedule of events, visit: www.vanfashionweek.com To register for media passes and accreditation, visit: vanfashionweek.com/media/#accreditation

ABOUT DESIGNER Based in Toronto Ellé Marks is a womenswear clothing designer focusing on classic designs through ethical production and sustainable fabrics. Ellé designs a collection of ready-to-wear classics that bring function, ease, style and quality to a women's everyday wardrobe. Originally from Montreal, Quebec. Ellé brings her love for design and drive for social responsibility to Vancouver for F/W17 Fashion Week.

ABOUT VFW As VFW enters its 17th year and 28th season, the runway event is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the world. Focusing on creating a diverse and eclectic showcase of talented local and international designers, VFW propels featured designers and esteemed brands to the forefront of fashion media and industry buyers. Since 2001, Vancouver Fashion Week has acted as a stepping-stone for emerging designers to launch their creations into the fashion industry in hopes of one day appearing on the stages of London, Paris, Milan and New York. www.vanfashionweek.com Facebook: Vancouver Fashion Week Twitter: @VanFashionWeek Instagram: @VanFashionWeek YouTube: YouTube.com/VFWTV Pinterest: @VanFashionWeek For all media enquiries, imagery and additional information, please contact: Vancouver Fashion Week Jalila Singerff Public Relations Manager E: jalila@vanfashionweek.com C: 613.614.6777