Vancouver Pride parade 2017: A celebration of sensible footwear and the latest officewear fashions

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      Masses of Vancouverites turned out to watch the annual Vancouver Pride parade, which is covertly a runway for the latest business attire and formalwear for solemn, dour, or oppressive occasions.

      Here's a look at some of the latest trends that fashion designers were showcasing on runway models this year.

      The Dykes on Bykes launched the show with a display of the latest styles of formal motorcycle wear.
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      Meanwhile, these ecofriendly Dykes on Bykes showed off a different type of cycling fashions.
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      Unfortunately, the Dykes on Trykes took too long to get to the show so they were replaced by a Guyke on a Byke.
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      Fashion designers are increasingly turning to culinary sources for inspiration, such as this birthday-cake-icing dress.
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      This supermodel displayed the latest centaur-inclusive fashions, employing some posing inspiration from Angelina Jolie.
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      This inflexible rainbow ensemble is perfect for events held at venues with numerous doorways and narrow spaces.
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      This group of male models showcased uniforms mandatory for all men at next year's St. Patrick's Day events.
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      Here's an outfit perfect for making a solid first impression, such as when meeting your future in-laws for dinner.
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      This proposed design for the Diabetic Drag Queen Association was rejected for an undisclosed reason.
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      Marching band uniforms are the latest rage among hipsters.
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      Industry experts say fashions for tall-plus models are a growth industry, as industry observers groan.
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      As socially progressive as these new hockey uniforms and equipment are, professional players have found them challenging to wear and use while on the ice.
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      This female model sported the latest hair trend, as Whitecaps FC staff provided assistance in carrying it down the runway.
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      These puppies sported canine fashions for Puppy Pride.
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      These puppies also showed off their latest canine fashions.
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      This vintage bus from 1937 featured riders who haven't left the bus since 1937.
      Following in the footsteps of the biggest pop stars today, the Vancouver Mens' Chorus lipsynced their performance.
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      For those seeking a cohesive and low-key outfit if you prefer to avoid the limelight, consider this understated ensemble.
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      This stylish entry displayed a chocolate soft-serve cone, which is not to be confused with an emoji.
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      Retro Greek fashions continue to enjoy an ongoing revival among partygoers.
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      This female model wore an ensemble suitable for evening events, formal occasions, or meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.
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      Great for attending church or corporate meetings, this demure ensemble really says "Let's get down to business".
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      This Science World dress doubles as a portable desk. It's also great for maintaining personal space in crowds, on passenger-filled buses, or during hockey riots.
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      Going where no gays have gone before, the USS Recovery showcased the latest fashions from outer space.
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      Models made the most out of being accidentally locked out of their change rooms when the doors slammed shut behind them.
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      Fashion recovery became the dominant theme after the show concluded.
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