Exclusive runway show and fashion event featuring Hardy's 2013
spring/summer collection will showcase Calgary as a Canadian fashion
CALGARY, Sept. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Internationally acclaimed Canadian
fashion designer Paul Hardy will premiere his 2013 spring/summer
collection at an exciting fashion show event in Calgary on Saturday,
October 20, 2012. The one-of-a-kind event and runway show will
celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hardy's successful design career and host entertainers,
fashion aficionados and VIP guests from across the country.
"This year, Calgary has been designated as the Culture Capital of
Canada." explains Hardy, "In partnership with Tourism Calgary, I look
forward to showcasing my collection and celebrating my 10th anniversary in the city that I'm proud to call home. It's an
opportunity to show the rest of Canada Calgary's cultural gems of food,
fashion, music and design. Calgary is truly evolving into a fashion and
design destination, and I believe the city has been ready and waiting
for this kind of event."
In partnership with Tourism Calgary, the fashion event will surprise
guests with a new way of experiencing the city. The event will include
an exclusive red carpet reception at Hardy's impressive new design
space in Calgary, followed by a world-class runway show of Hardy's 2013
spring / summer collection, his 21st collection to date.
The runway show, the first of its kind in Calgary, will also include a
musical collaboration by artists including country music superstar Paul
Brandt, two-time Juno award winner Greg Sczebel and an ensemble from
the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. The show's post party in the unique
historic building will feature entertainment, food and beverage
offerings from some of Calgary's award-winning culinary stars,
establishments and suppliers.
Hardy began his design career in 2002, introducing his inaugural
collection at Toronto Fashion Week to rave reviews, and has since
earned international acclaim for his collections.
Hardy recently moved to a larger design space in a historic building in
Calgary's Inglewood neighbourhood, helping to support the growth of his
brand and business. Earlier this year, Hardy was commissioned to design
a commemorative white hat for the centennial anniversary of the Calgary
Stampede and to celebrate Tourism Calgary's iconic "white hat". The
limited edition hats were gifted to notable Canadians including Bryan
Adams, Michael Buble and Karen Kain.
Paul Hardy's celebrity clientele has included Bette Midler, Michael
Michelle, Carrie Fisher, Diane Kruger, Keshia Chanté, Alanis
Morrisette, U2's The Edge & Daniel Lanois, Kate Hudson, Goldie Hawn,
Sarah McLachlan, gold medallist John Montgomery, Chantal Kreviazuk, and
For more information about Paul Hardy, visit paulhardydesign.com or follow @PaulHardyInc.
For more information about Tourism Calgary, visit visitcalgary.com or follow @tourismcalgary.
SOURCE: Paul Hardy
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