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Madame Adassa to show Empress Warrior Collection
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Feb 20, 2018 - 10:19:25 AM

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TAMPA, Fla.- MADAME ADASSA is the talk of the city as Fashion Designer, Marsha Vacirca presents her captivating collection at Vancouver Fashion Week F/W 2018 Season (VFW). The featured brand is mostly couture, fusing European and Caribbean influences; a celebration of the designer's cultural background. While the brand's collection was launched as an ode to her grandmother, it's also a celebration of all things woman.

Vancouver Fashion Week is the fastest growing fashion week in the world and the only industry event that actively seeks out to showcase international award-winning designers from over 25 global fashion capitals. Since its inception 17 years ago, VFW has operated with a firm belief in being a well-grounded local initiative with global instincts and intuition.

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"Mixing emerging and established designers from across the world has been our recipe for success for over 17 years. Vancouver Fashion Week is fortunate to be working with remarkable talent and growing alongside maturing designers. We are grateful that we as an organization can, and have acted as a stepping stone in their careers," says Jamal Abdourahman, producer and founder of Vancouver Fashion Week.

Empress Warrior Collection continues to communicate the mission of the brand. It serves to celebrate the woman's strength and determination, her sensuality and her confidence. One can expect to see elements such as strong structured shoulders, chests and backs in this collection. Add to the mix, a queen-like demeanor, a passionate yet fierce fighter- all that is indicative of a woman.

For information and to see the schedule of events, visit: www.vanfashionweek.com


The Jamaican born designer and Florida resident pays homage to her grandmother with fashion label 'Madame Adassa. The fashion label, through its designs, shares parts of her Caribbean culture: There is this marriage of vibrant, exotic, glamorous risqué fused with an early European aura. This celebration of the old and new serves to tell a story while adorning the bodies of the bold and confident women that wears them.


Vancouver Fashion Week is entering its 18th year and 31st season. Focusing on creating a diverse and eclectic showcase of talented local and international designers, VFW propels featured designers and esteemed brands to the forefront of fashion media and to industry buyers. This runway event is one of the fastest growing fashion weeks in the world, and since 2001, Vancouver Fashion Week has acted as a stepping-stone for emerging designers to launch their creations into the fashion industry in hopes of one day appearing on the stages of London, Paris, Milan, and New York.

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