Published On: Wed, Oct 14th, 2015

Tobago to host fashion exhibition in October

kkn nnThe major players in the global fashion industry will descend on Tobago for the Fashion Vanguard Trade Show and Exhibition from October 22-26, 2015.

Fashion buyers, editors, bloggers and investors from the United States of America, United Kingdom, Tokyo and the Caribbean are expected to attend the exhibition, which will showcase the work of Trinidad and Tobago-based designers of fashion apparel and accessories.

The event is intended to enable access to key fashion sectors and generate orders for global distribution, which in turn will present Trinidad and Tobago as a suitable and effective channel for inventive fashion designs and production. Among the designers that will be exhibiting at the show are:

• Kamille Kahn Designs – Sophisticated and versatile handmade accessories made entirely of natural materials.

• Cee Wee Designs – Handcrafted clutches and handbags made of natural fibers and incorporating Caribbean colors.

• Movementbago – Trendy street wear inspired by the island of Tobago and made for all. Designed by Nicollette Leacock.

• Ted Arthur – Ted Arthur is a craftsman with very distinguished clients – Queen Elizabeth I, US President Barrack Obama and his wife, Richard Branson, Natalie Cole, Chaka Khan and India Arie. For over 20 years, Arthur has worked with different types of leather to produce “one of a kind” quality products in shoes, handbags and slippers for the domestic and international markets.

• Delia Alleyne – A sewing tutor for the US television programme, Project Runway, Delia’s designs are edgy, well-tailored and timeless.

Vice Versa Fashion Company, a full service Caribbean Fashion Management company that focuses on developing sustainable, export-ready fashion brands through innovative fashion management solutions, is hosting Fashion Vanguard Tobago. For more information, contact Fashion Vanguard:

Telephone: 868.695.9040

About Trinidad & Tobago

Home to the largest Carnival celebration in the Caribbean, Trinidad & Tobago is the southernmost Caribbean nation located seven miles east off the Venezuelan coast. Ranked the happiest nation in the Caribbean by the United Nations’ World Happiness Report, in 2013 and 2015, the destination’s distinct and harmonious blend of cultures, eclectic cuisine and environmental treasures continue to attract travelers of all ages to its shores. Birthplace of the limbo and the world famous steelpan, the only acoustic instrument invented in the 20th century, as well as a diverse mix of monthlyfestivals and events, it’s little wonder that Trinidad is known as the ‘cultural capital of the Caribbean.’ Sister island Tobago offers a quintessential Caribbean vibe with secluded beaches, quaint villages, private villas and award-winning eco attractions. Tobago is home to the largest brain coral in the Western Hemisphere and the oldest protected reserve in the Western hemisphere, The Main Ridge Rainforest. Come and explore Trinidad and Tobago-the true Caribbean!

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