Behind the Scenes at Vancouver Fashion Week

Hi guys!

eek! I am so excited to share these pictures with you guys from fashion week! This was my second season modelling for VFW, and I always wish fashion week lasted longer! My mom and Dad were on vacation in Europe, so I was at home looking after my four younger siblings (hahah there were a few very hectic moments!) so I decided to model for just three days. I was also asked to model at a media dinner at the Shangri-La hotel in Vancouver, which was such an amazing experience! It was an event that showcased several garments hand made by a designer in Pakistan (oh. my. gosh the outfits were so stunning!) and I had a little freak out because when I was modelling the first outfit, I looked into the crowd and saw Miss J from America’s Next Top Model in the front row!!! (and I got a picture with him WUT?!)

On Friday I walked in 2 shows. In the first show, I was wearing a custom dress that the designer fitted me for in the morning, and then made in the afternoon to wear for the show later that day. The second outfit was a mens clothing line (I probably got chosen because I was the tallest female model there lol) and I got to close the show!

Saturday was my favourite day because I got to wear the most gorgeous dresses! The same designer from the media dinner asked me to close her show in the evening, and I was so honoured that she wanted me to wear one of her ball gowns! I also walked in a gorgeous blush-pink collection, and if I was a designer that would definatly be what my clothing line would look like! FUNNY STORY: Just seconds before I walked onto the runway (like, as I was walking onto the runway from backstage!) the HEEL of my pump broke!! So I walked on my toes with half a shoe down the runway, and I don’t think anyone noticed haha!

I am super grateful for this opportunity that I got to have, and I am so happy that I made some super sweet friends!! {And a huge thank you to my grandparents for letting me stay at their condo for the weekend! Love you guys! xx} R.

^^Walking down the runway with a broken heel hahaha. Designer: Eimy Istoire | Photo by Arun Nevader

^^Walking down the runway with a broken heel hahaha. Designer: Eimy Istoire | Photo by Arun Nevader

Designer: Eimy Istoire | Photo by Arun Nevader

Designer: Eimy Istoire | Photo by Arun Nevader

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Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

^^ I had to stand on this chair for almost 2 hours while the seamstresses trimmed the massive crinoline that was under the dress. haha the designer took this of me after about 1/2 hour… but it was all worth it!!!

^^ I had to stand on this chair for almost 2 hours while the seamstresses trimmed the massive crinoline that was under the dress. haha the designer took this of me after about 1/2 hour… but it was all worth it!!!

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Tristen Williams

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Tristen Williams

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Tristen Williams

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Tristen Williams

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Tristen Williams

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Tristen Williams

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Tristen Williams

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Tristen Williams

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

Designer: Shamsha Hashwani | Photo by Liya Geldman

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