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Friday September 11th, 2015

VIP Reception 7:00 pm

General Doors Open 7:30 pm


Thank you for your support!


Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see one of the most unique and comprehensive private collections of historic clothing in Canada today, modeled in this exclusive show. Renowned Vancouver fashion historian, Ivan Sayers, presents apparel from his rare private collection, including WWI era clothing and the hottest trends from the 1920s. The collection features wedding gowns, catalogue mail order clothes, farm clothing, daytime dresses and elegant evening wear. Ivan will be your host throughout the evening with little known insights about fashion in the 1920s. Borzoi Russian wolf hound show dogs are also featured in the show.

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Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres made from locally sourced ingredients catered by The Restaurant at Lougheed House, and ‘cocktails of the era’. The evening also includes 1920s-style dance demonstrations and live jazz music.

Evening Schedule: Please note all will start promptly!

7 pm                     VIP Reception with Fashion Historian Ivan Sayers (For VIP ticket holders only)

7:30 pm               Doors open to all ticket holders

8 pm                     Daring Deco Fashion Show

9 pm                     Show concludes and the evening continues with 1920’s Jazz, dance demos and refreshments

Proceeds from the evening will benefit students’ learning at Lougheed House. Last year, Lougheed House Conservation Society provided 1500 students with an immersive experience with local heritage, but to meet demand and expand the program we need your support. An exclusive Lougheed House Experience at a starting bid of $2500, including dinner for ten and a behind-the-scenes tour with a historic interpreter, will be auctioned off to support Lougheed House School Programs. Fresh flower posies will be offered, created especially for the evening by Philip Chong, as a commemoration of the night.  They will be offered for a suggested donation of $10.

Lougheed _12The Dining Room at The Restaurant at Lougheed House

Tickets are limited! Purchase today by contacting Adrienne Leicht at or 403-244-6333 ext. 106.

Ticket Pricing:

VIP – $150
Enjoy a front row seat to the show and a special VIP reception with Ivan Sayers at 7 pm. A complimentary 1920s-inspired cocktail and hors d’oeuvres are included. A tax receipt will be issued for a VIP tickets.

Standard – $100
Includes a seat at the show, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

Under 30 – $50
Standing room at the Fashion Show, complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar.

With your ticket purchase, receive a 15% discount at A Vintage Affair (638 11 Ave SW). Simply bring in your ticket purchase confirmation email!

About Ivan Sayers:

Ivan Sayers has one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of historic clothing in private hands in Canada. Sayers is a fashion historian who specializes in the study of women’s, men’s, and children’s fashions from 1650 to the present. A long-time resident of Vancouver, he worked at the Vancouver Museum from 1970 to 1990.  He has produced fashion shows, lectures, and exhibitions all over western and central North America. He commonly jokes that his collection is so vast he sleeps in the dining-room of his three-bedroom home.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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This event is in support of School Programs at Lougheed House.

Lougheed House Conservation Society is grateful for your support which ensures we can continue to provide an immersive and accessible experience with our shared history for all ages.

Are you unable to attend, but would like to donate to Lougheed House Conservation Society to support the growth of our School Programs?

Donate online directly through the secure Canada Helps here:





Or, complete your donation with this form and send to:

Kirstin Evenden, Executive Director, 403-244-6333, ext. 108
Lougheed House Conservation Society
707-13th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB  T2R 0K8  Fax:  403-244-6354

Thank you for your support!