WCFW – Nicole Campre

Western Canada Fashion Week has been great – exhausting but great.

Nicole Campre was legit phenomenal. The Edmonton based designer strives to design for the modern woman – refined, elegant and the quality of Nicole’s garments prove she doesn’t mess around. To be honest, I was amped to get home after the show and load the pictures onto my Mac so I could look at them again – that says everything right there, doesn’t it?

Five lights lit the runway and all other venue lights fell dark – easily enough creating an eerie spotlight on each model. The crowd went silent. The models were plain with minimal makeup and straight hair tied back and that complimented the neutral pieces in her collection quite nicely. Garment hues ranged from beige to brown to matte golds and deep orange/reds to black. The asymmetrical cuts alone and the woven fabrics like bamboo and wool that draped to perfection were enough to make each piece a show stopper but added textures like quilted leather panelling did just enough to essentially put my jaw on the floor. Sarcasm? No.

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Nicole, you strive to design for the modern woman, I strive to add you (and lots of you) to my closet. Wait, that sounds weird.

x Courtney

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