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Local designers show diversity and strength at Vancouver Fashion Week

Producer Jamal Abdourahman says Vancouver's diversity fosters strong local talent

for CBC News

September 18, 2016

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The seasonal showcase of local talent takes place at the Chinese Cultural Centre  3:40

Local designers are in the spotlight again for Vancouver Fashion Week's fall showcase.

The event features 20 separate shows throughout the week, including a kids event on the weekend. All events are being held at the Chinese Cultural Centre. 

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Producer Jamal Abdourahman told Our Vancouver host Gloria Macarenko that the strength of Vancouver's local talent lies in the city's diversity.

Watch him in this mini-fashion show featuring three female designers, each with a different take on being a strong woman.

The designers are Bahareh Memariam, RozeMerie Cuevas of JAC by Jacqueline Conoir, and Taranjit (Taran) Cheema of TKC Design.

Vancouver Fashion Week runs Sept. 19 to 25.

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