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Kristina Benson (GYB Kamloops member) will be featured at Vancouver Fashion Week March 19 – 25th, to show her INSPIRED INTENTIONS COLLECTION.

Proudly made in Canada Kristina reconnects fashion and yoga with her unique unconventional combination of eco-fabric yoga leggings, draped kimonos, and delicate scarves. VFW event is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the world, and since 2001, 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.  Congrats Kristina!

www.kristinabensonart.com

Press Release Below:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

KRISTINA BENSON TO SHOW INSPIRED INTENTIONS COLLECTION

AT VANCOUVER FASHION WEEK FALL/WINTER 2018

FEBRUARY 6, 2018, Kamloops, BC – Kristina Benson is hitting the runway with her latest collection of wearable art and will be featured at Vancouver Fashion Week F/W 2018 Season (VFW). She is reconnecting fashion and yoga with her unique, intention-based artwork on yoga leggings, kimonos, and scarves.

“Mixing emerging and established designers from across the world has been our recipe for success for over 17 years. Vancouver Fashion Week is fortunate to be working with remarkable talent and growing alongside maturing designers. We are grateful that we as an organization can, and have acted as a stepping stone in their careers.” says Jamal Abdourahman, producer and founder of Vancouver Fashion Week.

“This wearable art brings to life the rhythms of loving intentions crafted into asymmetrical designs, rich textures, and vivid colours,” Kristina says of her work. “Proudly made in Canada, this collection includes an unconventional combination of eco-fabric yoga leggings, draped kimonos, and delicate scarves. I have put significant thought and love into these new pieces of artwork, and I know women will connect with selections such as I Rise, Reflections, and Fire In Me. Covering casual chic to everyday yoga, these distinctive designs are sure to satiate the senses.”

EVENT DETAILS & TICKETS

March 19-25th, 2018

David Lam Hall

50 East Pender Street

Vancouver, BC

V6A 3V6

For information and to see the schedule of events, visit: www.vanfashionweek.com

To register for media passes and accreditation, visit:

vanfashionweek.com/media/#accreditation

ABOUT KRISTINA BENSON

A graduate of Emily Carr University, Kristina Benson creates unique, intention-based artwork on canvas, by illustration, and through the lens. Ingeniously, she fashions this artwork onto fabric for the dynamic female form. Her pieces come to life in visual harmony connecting spirit, soul, and stories and will proudly walk down the runway this March. Her intention has always been to inspire others to be the canvas of their potential.

www.kristinabensonart.com

ABOUT VANCOUVER FASHION WEEK

Vancouver Fashion Week is entering its 18th year and 31st season. 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 to industry buyers. This runway event is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the world, and 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

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For all media enquiries, imagery, and additional information, please contact:

Vancouver Fashion Week

Robyn Meeres

robyn@vanfashionweek.com

604.916.5933

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