Nassau, Bahamas - Islands of the World Fashion Week is just a month away and this year will be bigger and better than ever!
The Bahamas Weekly wishes to share their
2009 Video Overview of all the
excitement from last season, so you will be sure not to miss
IWFW 2010 from November 11th through 13th! The Bahamas Weekly from 2009: Islands of the World Fashion Week, in its second year
and held from November 7th to 9th, was nothing short of stellar in presenting fashions from 'island
nations' in a three day event hosted in The Bahamas and organized by
The event brought participating designers awards in
Eco-Fashion and Culture Fashion; as well as Seals of Excellence awards,
and the coveted Next Gen award for best upcoming designer. New this
year was The Muse Model Search which presented the best male and female
model also from island nations.
The Bahamas Weekly brings you this comprehensive overview VIDEO coverage where you will hear from editor of The Bahamas Weekly, Robbin
Whachell; Bahamian designer Philicia Ellis; Bahamian designer Kevan
Evans; Bahamian designer Sabrina Stirrup; American designer Henry
Jackson who has many of his pieces worn by first lady, Michelle Obama and who was the only designer to have a plus-size model, Chanel Clark; cover girl for the Henry Jackson line, Marisa Damallie; Bahamian model Ray Harif aka 'Ray Bay Bay'; supermodel Bobby Roache who modeled as well as judged in The Muse; judge and model Kirk Brown from Barbados who is also a singer with the Strategy Band; Jamaican Heike Wollenwebber of Axes Media; and photographer from The Bahamas Weekly Lyndah Wells.
You will also see the amazing eco-fashion designs of Patrick Lafrontiere. Designs by Spice Box and K-Bobby are also featured and you will hear from K-Bobby's stylist Mauva Gacitua. Bags from Bahamian designer Harl Taylor BAG are seen throughout the show with footwear from Bani Shoes of The Bahamas. You will also meet some hardworking volunteers who assisted at the international event.
The video wraps up at an after-party at The Marley Resort in Nassau where you will hear from the resort's operations manager, Rory Shepherd.