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Find Fabulous Fashion at The Capital Clothing Show

Find Fabulous Fashion at The Capital Clothing Show – Saturday September 20 & Sunday September 21, 2008

Ottawa, Ontario – September 4, 2008 – Ottawa’s much anticipated clothing show rolls into town on September 20th and 21st. The Capital Clothing Show at Carleton University’s Fieldhouse (Bronson Ave. at Sunnyside Ave.) is where fashion lovers can discover a great selection of seldom seen “fashion finds”. Exhibitors from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal will display a wonderfully diverse inventory that will delight the ranks of Ottawa’s fashion conscious fashionistas. The show opens Saturday, September 20th and runs through Sunday, September 21st (Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm). Free admission and parking.

Call (613) 521-9880 for more information or visit

“We wanted to focus on one-of-a-kind style”, states Capital Clothing Show organizer Catherine Knoll. “Our goal was to find independent fashion that has mainstream sizzle without being the mass market commodity that is found in malls”. Show shoppers can expect to find a cross section of fashion ranging from emerging designers such as Ottawa’s Stacey Bafi-Yeboa’s Kania Couture to Toronto’s ultra hip Plastic Wrap. Of special interest is the Ottawa premiere of Mola Vida, a company that imports brilliantly coloured footwear from Colombia. Also of note is red hot (and green friendly) designer Isabella Campbell’s Read My Hips line of accessories that feature “dumpster destined” components.

“I believe the inclusion of independent fashion, accessories, jewellery and vintage clothing will translate to a broad based appeal that spans a wide demographic” says the show manager. In fact, the show’s appeal should be greatly enhanced with free admission and parking. Knoll says, “In order to attract solid crowds for our first show, we wanted to make this a cost free, fun filled event!”

In addition to many others, the inaugural edition of The Capital Clothing Show will also feature:
• Michelle Johnson’s Fairies Pyjamas that sells fair trade clothing made in the mountains of Nepal.
• The over-the-top glitz of fifties fashion from Dollabella.
• Exquisite crafted jewellery of freshwater pearls from Ottawa’s lyrical.
• A line of regular and plus sized fashion from Montreal designer Pierre Poisson.
• A display of red carpet fashion from the line of designer Marina Zakaeva.

The Capital Clothing Show September 20 & 21, 2008
The Fieldhouse, Carleton University
Bronson Ave. & Sunnyside Ave., Ottawa


For further information please contact:
Catherine Knoll; 613-521-9880; or visit


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