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Budding designers make splash in Kwantlen fashion show

Vegan wear, fine lingerie for breast cancer survivors and high fashion for motorcycle riders were among the Kwantlen student creations showcased in Richmond Tuesday.

Graduates of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s bachelor of design, fashion and technology program saw their final 32 trend-setting projects paraded down the catwalk at River Rock Show Theatre.

Among the graduates are four Richmond residents: Grace Choi, Crystal Granacher, Hannah Willetts and Bethany Young.

Kwantlen’s fashion program is the only one of its kind in western Canada and is based at the institution’s Richmond campus.

Shirley Calla emceed the trio of shows, which included a pair of matinees and a special evening event.

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