CURATED AND HOSTED BY FASHION HISTORIAN IVAN SAYERS.
A wonderful afternoon celebrating fashion styles and beautiful gowns from 1900 – 1990. An assortment of sandwiches, pastries and other yummy treats will be available to enjoy while watching the show.
MAY 13TH, 2017, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Doors open at 1:30 pm
Grand Villa Ballroom, Delta Hotel & Conference Centre (4331 Dominion St, Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7)
*Please note: Tickets for this event will not be available at the door*
Tickets are $50
Come out wearing your most beautiful fascinator –
the best one will win a prize!
WHO IS IVAN?
Ivan Sayers is a fashion historian who specializes in the study of women’s, men’s, and children’s fashions from 1650 to the present. He graduated from UBC in 1969 with a BA in Classical studies. A long-time resident of Vancouver, he worked at the Vancouver Museum from 1970 to 1990, and was its Curator of History from 1976 to 1990.
Sayers has one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of historic clothing in private hands in Canada. He has produced fashion shows, lectures, and exhibitions all over western and central North America. He commonly jokes that his collection is so vast, he sleeps in the dining-room of his three-bedroom home.