Fashion Designer: Liz Vandal

Don’t think that you know French fashion designer Liz Vandal? If you’ve been to Cirque du Soleil’s  show Ovo, you have seen her work. Starting her official career as a fashion designer in 1988, this French Canadian designed the for likes of the Backstreet Boys and The Washington Ballet

While being a self-taught designer, Vandal is said to have created ‘Ovo‘ elaborate costumes with inspiration from the innovative designers Issey Miyake and Pierre Cardin. According to her official website, “2018 will see two major productions with Vandal costumes : “The Wizard of OZ” premiering in October 2018 and “Alice in Wonderland” presented by the Honk Kong Ballet”. (lizvandal.com, n.d.)

Please enjoy some of Liz Vandal’s legendary work in the name of art and dance.

 

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