The Bay Downtown Presents "Winter In Summer"
Last Thursday, The Bay Downtown hosted "Winter in Summer," a preview of the spring/summer clothing that forms a part of the official apparel line for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Guests nibbled on ice cream cones and sipped drinks as they watched a First Nations dance performance and perused the merchandise. A mini fashion show followed featuring a couple of Team Canada athletes as models.
Athletic apparel is really not my thing; however, I can see how it would appeal to Vancouverites who live in workout gear and yoga pants 24/7.
The kids' stuff was much more adorable than the adults'. I loved the romper pj's and matching pink bathrobe on display (if only it came in my size!). The mascot backpacks--with a trio of pockets in the back shaped like faces and feet--made me smile too.
I also really liked the "carpooling" tee depicting all of the 2010 mascots in a minivan, presumably driving to Whistler to catch all the Olympic action.
I was secretly hoping to get my picture taken with one of the 2010 mascots when I received the invitation and was disappointed that Quatchi, Sumi, Miga, and Mukmuk (my personal favourite) were nowhere to be found, although miniature versions were abundant. Oh well, some other time perhaps...
Posted by Lisa