Ace Fashion Designer Jason Wu Visits The Bay

Jason Wu is a former Vancouverite who is now leading the global fashion brat pack from New York City’s garment district. When the designer visited The Room in Downtown Vancouver’s The Bay to show his spring 2012 collection, I leapt at the chance to chat with him.

Wu’s look has evolved from the epitome of Park Avenue chic to edgy innovation that mixes graceful couture with hot pants and graffiti prints. When Michelle Obama wore a gown by the 26-year-old designer to the presidential inauguration in 2009, Jason Wu became something of legend. At 29, hanging out in The Room, Wu is self deprecating and, on occasion, mischievous as he articulates his design process. Get the full interview after the jump. Continue reading:
Ace Fashion Designer Jason Wu Visits The Bay

Topshop & ‘The Room’ Make the Downtown Bay Destination Shopping

Who would have thought that The Bay department store would become destination shopping for actual fashionistas?

Last week, Downtown Vancouver’s The Bay was very busy: not only did they celebrate the grand opening of The Room, a high-end designer boutique that showcases seriously hot designers, they also opened Vancouver’s first Topshop capsule, a mini-version of the London fashion phenomenon.

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Topshop & ‘The Room’ Make the Downtown Bay Destination Shopping