Public welcome to see Finale with Fashion Designers from Cayman Islands, Anguilla, BVI, and SXM!
Great Bay:— On June 8, Dominate The Runway kicked off on June 5, 2017, at Simpsonbay Beach Resort. This project was specifically created to build the capacity of Caribbean designers in the Overseas Countries and Territories by providing training by business experts covering topics such as Concept to Runway, Marketing, Media, Networking, Negotiations, and Business Modelling. Supported by the European Commission through the COSME, Dominate The Runway will be hosting its finally at the Philipsburg Cultural Center at 7:00 PM.
Over a period of three (3) days these designers were challenged by such experts as Norma Ebanks from Cayman Islands who has a successful brand Creative Fashion, which caters primarily to the luxury market. Mrs. Ebanks spoke to her personal experience from taking her concept to the runways of New York Fashion Week.
Experts such as Mai Ling Chun, a serial entrepreneur, hotelier, and manager of Commodore Suites, Kenty Lichtnberg, St. Maarten’s official blogger and marketer, and Ife Badejo, Caribbean’s #1 Business Connector and founder of Foundation INFOBIZZ shared their expertise on negotiating, branding, and business modeling respectively.
The finale of Dominate The Runway is a fashion showcase on June 8, 2017, at the Philipsburg Cultural Center. There are five (5) designers showcasing their designs from the various Caribbean Overseas Countries and Territories such as Anguilla, BVI, Cayman Island, and St. Maarten.
The highlight of the finale is twelve years old, Rochelle Ebanks who is the creator of Body Language, a clothing line for girls. Rochelle took part in all the training and should a level of commitment that rivaled the other participating designers. Known as the youngest designer in the Cayman Islands, this will be her third fashion show in less than a year, which includes the Cayman Fashion Week.
Rochelle has a full line of 14 pieces that she brought with year and range from summer wear to evening pieces.
Other designers in the show include Amanda Wilson of Absolutely Unique, a Caribbean swimsuit line that is ready to wear art; Alexis Ryan from Anguilla, with African inspired with a Caribbean essence line of resort and street wear; Cornelia McClearly a master seamstress and designer with a unique summer collection; Kaishah Peters known for her amazing knitwear and bold jewelry; and Mrs. Norma Ebanks of Creative Designs and Fashion who caters to the luxury market in Cayman Islands with bold colors and resort wear. To find out more about the program and the designers, visit www.facebook.com/dominatetherunway
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Source: St. Martin News Network
12 year old participates in Dominate The Runway Finale on June 8, 2017.