Emerging local designers brought their year of hard work and creativity to an exciting close over the past weekend when Trinidad Lookbook presented an event titled, Style Spirit Fashion from December 7 to 9 at the Warehouse, Champs Fleurs and the Medulla Art Gallery, Fitt Street, Woodbrook. The event featured a series of workshops conducted by fashion industry experts, local and international and showcased the works of several established and emerging designers.
Among the experts facilitating the workshops were; Joi White, a New York based visual merchandiser and buyer for brands like Perry Ellis International, BCBG Max Azria, Chloe and Joe Fresh, Adam Cooper, Head of Brand Strategy & Planning at Abovegroup Ogilvy,
Patrice Grell-Yursik, a Trinidad born editor of www.afrobella com, one of the biggest beauty blogs in the world and Vashtie Kola, an American artist, director, designer and party promoter of Trinidadian descent. Vashtie has been celebrated by brands like New York Times, Vibe, Nylon Magazine and Brand Jordan.
The designer presentations included fashion shows that featured 20 of the region's top young designers among them being;
Lisa See Tai Van der Vlugt
Pink Lemonade Fashion Dandy
The Art of Wear Liilah
Hutch Beachwear A-Lan Swimwear
Wadada Movement Delia Alleyne
The 1ndivdual Aesthetic 36 EDR
Favala Loud by Afiya
J. Angelique Kimya Glasgow
Chandra Maharaj Hak Gwai
TrinidadLookbook.com is a website launched in May 2010 for the purpose of featuring designers, photographers and other fashion talent in and around the Caribbean; and to share their stories with you. It is the website's aim to keep you in the know and updated on everything new and happening in the regional fashion industry.