One of the perks to being a Vancouver Fashion Week intern was backstage access. Front of house, the energy in the room was that of anticipation and excitement. Backstage the energy was raw emotion; frantic, tense, unrestrained and passionate. For a few short minutes after each show celebration eased these emotions until the next designer sternly made their way through, followed by a train of patient models.
After Gretchen Jones' stunning presentation I made my way backstage through the rails of clothes and clouds of hairspray, to find out more about Gretchen's success since winning Season 8 of Project Runway, her advice for aspiring designers and her personal favourite from her SS13 collection.
Read the full interview over at Van City Vogue
Thank you to official VFW photographer, Dale Rollings, for the images seen here today.