Oh! Obakki

It’s going to be a beautiful autumn. Especially for Obakki.


The Vancouver-based luxury line debuted its fall/winter 2011 collection in spectacular fashion at St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church the other night. It felt a little like going to a wedding, actually – all the guests were lined up in pews, eagerly anticipating the dresses.


This was the first show Obakki opened to the public with ticket sales supporting the Obakki Foundation. And as creative director Treana Peake explained, it was orchestrated by a team comprised entirely of Vancouver talent. (Holler!)

obakki Fall Winter 2011 show

And oh what talent it was! With neutral earth-toned palettes, lots of knits and a few lace accents, the silhouettes were ladylike, the effect polished. And they were each finished with a pop of bright red lipstick.

The whole thing managed to achieve the impossible: distract my beach brain for a moment and actually get me excited for holiday parties.

P.S. Follow The Anthology on Twitter and it’ll be a beautiful summer too.

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  • Reply lisa May 2, 2011 at 11:19 am

    The show was pretty amazing, wasn’t it?

    It was nice running into you. :)

  • Reply Teresa May 2, 2011 at 12:26 pm

    So good to bump into you that day. Love the hair and your outfit! Sorry I was a sweaty mess from the gym when I hugged you :-s

  • Reply Jen May 3, 2011 at 10:47 am

    That was a great show last week! It was styled beautifully. The hair. The lips. For more show pictures check out the Obakki FB page: http://tinyurl.com/3eklfkt

  • Reply aliciafashionista May 3, 2011 at 1:33 pm

    very haunting pictures…me likey! That ombre maxi was one of my favs! And I saw you at the show and waved/called your name like a silly anthology stalker fan LOL I figured I’d stop making a fool of myself, as I’m sure I’ll see you again soon :)

  • Reply Jimmy Jones May 10, 2011 at 11:13 am


    I totally agree! the church added a lot to this show!! great venue!

    Kelsey, you looked great at the show!


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