Vancouver streetwear designer hosting pop-up fashion event this weekend

Oct 18 2019, 2:23 pm

Hot off the runway at Vancouver Fashion Week, local designer and Blanche Macdonald graduate, Jason Siu, is hosting a pop-up event for his unisex brand J4502.

The event kicks off with a VIP evening on Friday, October 18 at Porto Café followed by a pop-up shop on Saturday, October 19 in partnership with LittleBig Events.

Vancouverites will have the chance to pre-order luxury streetwear garments from the new J4502 Spring/Summer 2020 collection.

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If you missed Siu’s showcase at Vancouver Fashion Week, the collection is inspired by The Carters’ 2018 music video “APES**T” and its messaging. This video was filmed in the iconic Louvre Museum in Paris.

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The dress code for Siu’s pop-up event? “Fashion-forward, or however you want.”

Doors for Friday’s VIP event open at 7 pm, followed by an announcement by Siu and a raffle draw. Music will be provided by DJ Jarry, and food and drinks will also be available.

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Attendees will have plenty of photo opportunities for Instagram as there will be a Polaroid camera onsite, and a photographer will also be taking pictures throughout the event.

Tickets to the VIP event cost $10 via Eventbrite. Meanwhile, the fashion pop-up shop will be running from 8 am to 5 pm at Porto Café on October 19. 

J4502 Fashion Pop-up Shop

When: Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19

  • October 18: 7 to 10:30 pm (VIP event)
  • October 19: 8 am to 5 pm (Pop-up shop)

Where: Porto Café — 2207 Cambie Street
Price: $10 — Tickets available via Eventbrite

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