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Local designers show diversity and strength at Vancouver Fashion Week

The longtime producer of Vancouver Fashion Week shows three strong local female designers with different ideas of what beauty is. Diversity is at the heart of the Vancouver look.

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

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. 

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.