Annual Benefit Fashion Show
Friday, April 12, 9 pm (MICA Community Show) and
Saturday, April 13, 8 pm (General Public Show)
Brown Center: Falvey Hall, 1301 W. Mount Royal Ave.
Ex Tempore showcases garments that link styles and trends across generations. As vintage fashions and ideas influence new and dynamic styles, clothing is reborn. By placing their creative mark on this moment, these designers both redefine and influence the wearable across time.
R.I.P. V.I.P.: Experimental Fashion Event
Saturday, April 20, 6 and 8:30 pm
2640 (St. John's Church), 2640 Saint Paul St.
R.I.P. V.I.P.—or Rest In Peace Very Important Person—showcases designs by students striving to liberate the runway from its elite stigma, making fashion accessible to a broader audience. Participating artists each present their own unique visions, claiming fashion should be recognized as a cultural phenomenon, not just a few voices speaking for an industry. As a student-driven event, R.I.P. V.I.P. demonstrates young artists are a crucial part of the discussion.