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Bahamian model, Jenelle Hollingsworth is off to Caribbean International Fashion Week
Jun 5, 2011 - 10:50:32 PM


Freeport, The Bahamas - Grand Bahama model, Jenelle Hollingsworth is off to New York this week to walk the runway at the first ever Caribbean International Fashion Week at the Arena Gallery in New York on Wednesday, June 8th.

Hollingsworth is currently a season two Nu Face model in the Nu Face Model Search for Nu Woman Magazine, and best known for her latest appearance in the hit reality TV show, BTC Starmaker. Hollingsworth was cast for the TV show right after she had balded her head to work with Bahamian fashion designer, Theodore Elyett, for his Pretty In Pink: Tour de Force campaign.  Dubbed the "Bald Headed Eagle" Jenelle made a runway presentation in Theodore Ellyett's collection at the Fashion for A Cause AIDS Benefit Fashion Showcase.

"Caribbean International Fashion Week will be my first international fashion show and I so happy to have been selected as a model in their inaugural event. It is always good to be counted among the pioneers who were able to make a difference., she said.  "I hope to leave a lasting impression and to be remembered for my appearance in New York City. I want to present my looks in a way that represents myself as a reflections of the designer's vision...superbly," said the young model who will be one of a few models coming up from The Bahamas.

Photo: Nicholas Arellano

Tommii, a longtime friend of Hollingsworth, who is also from Grand Bahama Island will appear on the runway. Mr. Bahamas, Kendrick Kemp will also be in the show. Later in the same week Caribbean Fashion Week is set to take place in Jamaica, and Miss Bahamas, Anastagia Pierre will be featured there from June 8th through 13th.

Holligsworth is winner of the Bahamas Top Model (season 4) and has recently been seen in Bahamian Hip Hop artist
R.A.P.P. Quelle's new music video called, We Are What We Doing Right.

She will have her premiere appearance at Islands of the World Fashion Week coming this fall in The Bahamas from November 3rd to 5th.

For more information on the inaugural Caribbean International Fashion Week visit: http:/

This year’s event will feature over 10-15 designers showing 10-12 pieces each with collections comprising of both male and female designs. The Bahamian models will be p art of a 40 model cast. The event is expected to be covered by CBS, E TV, BET, and Fashion TV.

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