Showcasing ready-to-wear and accessories exclusively at Holt Renfrew
VANCOUVER, June 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Style icon and fashion designer
Victoria Beckham will visit Holt Renfrew's Vancouver flagship store Friday, June 15 for a photo call followed by a private event.
The Victoria Beckham event at Holt Renfrew will mark her first visit
here to promote her Victoria Beckham and Victoria, Victoria Beckham
collections, carried exclusively at Holt Renfrew in Canada.
At a private customer event, Holt Renfrew and Victoria Beckham will
offer a fashion presentation of Victoria Beckham's fall/winter 2012
ready to wear collection, and following the event, the public is
invited to view an installation in store showcasing the "world of
Victoria Beckham" at Holt Renfrew, including ready-to-wear, handbags
Victoria Beckham is a joint venture between Victoria Beckham and Simon
Fuller's XIX Entertainment Ltd.
WHO: Victoria Beckham
WHAT: Camera Call / photo opportunity*; to be followed by a private
luncheon and fashion presentation
WHERE: Holt Renfrew Vancouver, 737 Dunsmuir Street, Dunsmuir Street entrance
WHEN: Friday, June 15. Photo call to begin promptly at 12:30 p.m.
*media participating in photo call must be accredited in advance
About Holt Renfrew
There's no place like Holts! Celebrating a 175-year heritage, Holt
Renfrew is recognized worldwide for its inspired shopping experience.
Once a purveyor of fashion to Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Holt Renfrew
began in 1837 as a modest hat shop in Quebec City. Over the years the
brand developed and expanded across Canada. In the 1930's Holt Renfrew
began exclusive accounts with some of the best designers in Europe and
in 1947 hosted Monsieur Christian Dior when he launched his "New Look".
After many years of foreign ownership Holt Renfrew was bought in 1986 by
W. Galen and the Honourable Hilary M. Weston. Under their ownership
Holt Renfrew has become Canada's destination for luxury retail. Holt
Renfrew has 2,300 employees with nine stores across the country in
Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa and Toronto
(Bloor Street, Sherway Gardens and Yorkdale Shopping Centre). For
additional information please visit holtrenfrew.com.
About Victoria Beckham
The Victoria Beckham fashion label represents modern luxury, comprised
of the Ready-to-Wear, Denim, Eyewear, Accessories and new 'Victoria'
collections. All are conceived by Victoria and developed at her studio
in London with the same aspirational, chic and refined aesthetic that
is at the heart of Victoria's creative vision.
Launched in September 2008 to great acclaim at New York Fashion Week,
Victoria Beckham Ready-to-Wear is handmade in the United Kingdom and
stocked internationally by the world's best fashion stores. Victoria's
collections have been worn by celebrities including Michelle Williams,
Julianne Moore, Beyonce Knowles, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Winslet.
In 2011 Victoria Beckham won "Best Designer Brand" at the British
Fashion Awards and "Accessories Designer of the Year" at the Glamour
Women of the Year awards.
In 2012 Victoria became international ambassador for GREAT in
recognition of her work for British creative industries.
Image with caption: "Victoria Beckham look at Holt Renfrew. (CNW Group/Holt Renfrew)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120611_C7260_PHOTO_EN_14956.jpg
Image with caption: "Victoria, Victoria Beckham look available at Holt Renfrew. (CNW Group/Holt Renfrew)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120611_C7260_PHOTO_EN_14960.jpg
Image with caption: "Victoria Beckham look available at Holt Renfrew. (CNW Group/Holt Renfrew)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120611_C7260_PHOTO_EN_14961.jpg
SOURCE Holt Renfrew
For further information:
For further information and for accreditation for the photo opportunity contact:
Jennifer Daubney (national/international press)
Manager, Public Relations, Holt Renfrew
Carla Stef (Vancouver press)
Marketing Manager, Holt Renfrew Vancouver
604-681-3121 x 71813