Turks and Caicos Islands - Kazz Forbes of
Saint George Fashion House will showcase a haute couture collection at the sixth
installment of Islands of the World Fashion Showcase, as a guest designer November
8th, at Fort Charlotte, Nassau, Bahamas.
anticipated, Islands of the World Fashion Showcase 2014 will be held November 7th
and 8th and will feature fashion designers from Bermuda, Cuba,
Jamaica, Nigeria, Turks and Caicos, The Bahamas and the United States of
America presenting an array of haute couture, prêt a porter, resort wear and
swimwear collections at Fort Charlotte, that will be transformed into a Fashion
Pavilion set to rival major runways around the world.
is a pleasure to have Kazz Forbes representing Saint George Fashion House join
us for this edition of Islands of the World Fashion Showcase. I have had the
privilege of seeing Kazz make his debut into the fashion world several years
ago in New York and I have observed his growth and that of Saint George Fashion
House since then. He has made significant strides and it is hoped that his
presentation at this event will catapult him even further. Could we possibly see
the next Oscar de la Renta emerge from the soil of the Turks and Caicos?” said
event producer Owen Bethel.
2008, Islands of the World Fashion Showcase has held to the platform it was
charged by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
(UNESCO) for its promotion of cultural diversity, and as a means to bring
value-added levels of production to the fledgling fashion industries in
developing nations, particularly more vulnerable small island developing
intent of Islands of the World Fashion Show is to draw attention via
international media and trade exposure to the skills and creativity across the
spectrum of the fashion industry in the islands. To date in excess of 130
designer showcases representing 20 countries have presented their creations on
the catwalks of Islands of the World Fashion Showcase.
out the event is what promises to be another unique experience. “Arte y Moda”,
which translates to “Art and Fashion”, is a 26-piece collaborative collection
hailing from Cuba. Attendees will experience a spectacle of fusion of art,
fashion and music created by seven Cuban designers.
more information and updates visit www.islandsfashionweek.com.