Attend Ottawa's Fashion Week during Winterlude
- Ottawa Travel Guide
- Wednesday, 28 December 2011 16:27
Fashion Week will be hitting the scene in Ottawa this winter in collaboration with all the amazing things happening throughout the city during their annual Winterlude celebration. Visitors to Canada's capital city this February 17-19 are in for a treat when they choose to attend the various events and activities at the region's most popular fashion spectacle.
International designers, models and fashion fans will be gathering in Ottawa for this exciting display of creativity and style. Guests are encouraged to attend public events that will occur throughout the three days of fashion. Attendees will have the oppospringrtunity to enjoy live musical performances, learn exclusive beauty tips and check out local clothing and jewellery vendors.
Every year, the offerings at Fashion Week change to fit current trends and seasons. Although the collections will be shown in the winter, styles will be representing the upcoming fall and winter seasons. For the past six years, this idea of introducing new designs to Ottawa has grown in popularity, gaining more press coverage and interest last year than ever before. Most of the shows take place at the Westin downtown, as the massive meeting space provides the perfect spot for runways and showcases.
Among the past designers that have been featured during Ottawa's Fashion Week is Micalla, a seasoned Danish designer who has a background in humanitarian work throughout Africa. Other big names that have participated in the event include Simon Ekrelius, Ralph Leroy and Rachel Sin. Each day is usually split into several shows and demonstrations, featuring various designers from all across the globe. While some of these runway spectacles are difficult to get into, all the public concerts and beauty lectures are available to all.
Travellers may purchase tickets for individual days or reserve a pass for all three to avoid missing any of the action. All plans for the event may be made through the organisation's website. Those who have considered a future trip to Ottawa may wish to journey to the city during Winterlude, as it is one of the most thrilling times to experience in the region all year. The fashion event in itself is well worth a holiday in Ottawa, especially for those who appreciate and love the world of design.