On Saturday, April 2o at 6 p.m. or 9 p.m. enjoy the R. I. P. V. I .P : Experimental Fashion Event at 2640 Saint Paul St (also known as the St. John’s Church).
Tickets cost $7 available at the MICA Bookstore, 1200 W. Mount Royal Ave. and store.mica.edu.
Limited tickets will be sold at the door for $10.
R.I.P. V.I.P.—or Rest In Peace Very Important Person— showcases designs by students striving to liberate the runway from its elite stigma, making fashion accessible to a broader audience. Participating artists each present their own unique visions, claiming fashion should be recognized as a cultural phenomenon, not just a few voices speaking for an industry. As a student-driven event, R.I.P. V.I.P. demonstrates young artists are a crucial part of the discussion.
Jasmine Cindy, Meagan Jenigen, Michelle Kim, Christina Knebel, Grace Kubilius, Allina Liu, Hayley Martell, Jordan Matthews, Taylor McMahon, Molly Mercer, Carrie Meushaw, Camille Pateau, Kali Puder, Emily Schubert, Erin Sudeck, Miranda Taylor, and Amber Whitehead. Graphic Designer: Harrison Kuykendall.