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613 Style File: Velo Vogue 2013

By Adria May on June 10, 2013

On June 1st, Ottawa Velo Vogue held a fashion show at the Kichesippi Beer Co. Between the cute dresses, cute bikes and fashionable people, the event was filled with style inspiration. If you didn’t have an opportunity to attend the event, photos can be found here.


Occupation: Designer at Jordan De Ruiter

Outfit: Dress from her line, Jordan De Ruiter

Style Inspiration: “I just make what I would really wear. Stuff you can dress up in, but that you buy and doesn’t just sit in your closet forever.”

Brianna Name: BRIANNA KIM

Occupation: Owne, Café My House

Outfit: Dress – Eve Gravel found at Victoire; Shoes – Victoire (she saw them sparkling and needed to have them).

Style inspiration: She supports Canadian designers from Ottawa, Toronto or Montreal – “If it’s Canadian-made, I love it.” She also loves vintage-inspired styles.


Occupation: Works in the kitchen and as a server at Café My House.

Outfit: Dress – Supayana (bought at Idle Hands Craft Fair); Shoes – Value Village; Necklace – Victoire

Style inspiration: “I don’t know if I have one. Usually I wear shorts and t-shirts, but I thought I would dress up to keep up with Brianna.”


Occupation: Owner, Tall Tree Cycles

Outfit: Shoes – RedwingCycling pants – SWRV (quick-dry – available at Tall Tree Cycles); Shirt – Martinique; Glasses – Warby Parker

Bag: Made by Will Ficner himself in his leather shop in the basement of his house in his spare time.

Style inspiration: Vintage military bags and designs and a lot of early leather stuff with a modern twist.


Occupation: Designer at

Outfit: Dress – She made it! Fabric is from Darrell Thomas Textiles. Shoes – A clearance centre binPurse – Lux de Ville

Style Inspiration: A mix between Carmen Miranda and a John Waters movie.