Vintage fashion highlighted

Last 100 years of fashion featured at upcoming fundraiser

Fashions from the last 100 years will take the spotlight at a fundraising fashion show for the North Oyster Historical Society to go towards renovating the community hall. The show takes place at the Cedar Community Hall on Saturday

Most fashion shows highlight the latest fashions from France, Italy and far-off places.

This fashion show will  highlight the hottest fashions of the last 100 years.

The 100 Years of Fashion show will take place at the Cedar Community Hall and all proceeds will benefit the North Oyster Community Hall.

The fashions come courtesy of a dedicated group from the Qualicum area, including Merlyn Patten, who have been collecting these costume for well over 25 years, said Irene Hawthornthwaite.

There will be 16 models and dressers, who will help the models dress in the vintage wear.

“People can look back on their lives and look at what they wore when they were young,” said Hawthornthwaite.

There will be a door prize for the best hat during the show.

The show will take place on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets cost $20 and are available at the Chuckwagon Market or by calling 250-245-2559 or 250-245-3950.

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