What's New at VCCJuly 10, 2012
VCC student wins design challenge inspired by 1920s fashion
VCC fashion arts student Lisa Ngo seems to know a little something about what sophisticated women wore almost a century ago.
Ngo was named one of three winners of the Museum of Vancouver’s Art Deco Chic design challenge, open to up-and-coming designers with less than two years experience.
Ngo submitted an illustration of an original design - a fragile, satin gown in a creamy, yellow-white hue - plus proposed fabric and a written statement on her work.
The final product will be on display at the museum September 1-23 along with dozens of other fashion collections reminiscent of the 1920s. The unique fashion arts exhibit is called Art Deco Chic: Extravagant glamour between the wars.
Read the full article in the Georgia Straight.