Catering for the fashionistas at heart, leading model agency Pulse last month held its 11th annual fashion extravaganza, Caribbean Fashion Week (CFW) at the National Indoor Sports Center in Kingston. The show lasted three nights from June 10th to 12th and each night consisted of immense anticipation and excitement with its own feature attractions.
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The name Meiling has been synonymous with exquisite fashion and design in the Caribbean for many years, and the inimitable style maven has remained firmly fixed atop the industry.
R&B crooner Joseph Thomas, more famously known as Joe, will perform in concert at Caribbean Fashionweek’s International Night, scheduled for Sunday June 12. Joe’s solid catalogue of hits including “I Wanna Know” and “All The Things Your Man Won’t Do”, is sure to have his legion of fans, especially among Jamaica’s ladies, in ecstasy, come Caribbean Fashionweek.
Janel Jolly has become one of the brightest young stars to come out of the CFW 2010 scene. She made her debut as a professional fashion designer at the last year’s CFW with her Enchanted Garden line. Ever since, Janel has been thrilling fashion aficionados with her charming and sexy pieces.
Vogue designer Gavin Douglas will adjudicate a CFW Young Designer Award for 2011 at Caribbean Fashionweek in June. Himself the winner of Britain’s Prince’s Trust Young Designer Award, Europe’s Fashion Fringe Award, The Avant garde Designer of the Year Award, as well as the Smirnoff Originator Award and the CFW Master Designer designation, Douglas has been a key young talent on the runways of Paris, London and Milan in recent years. Interestingly, he first showed a collection at Caribbean Fashionweek in the mid 2000s and continues to be inspired by the Caribbean.