Swimwear Designer Keva J

Swimwear designer Keva Johnson is a woman that loves to express herself through her designs and since she has always loved fashion, it came as no surprise that she was even voted best dressed in high school, then going on to study apparel design in college. “Fashion has always been my passion, even though it

By | 2017-12-20T21:22:45+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

Colefacts at Summer Sizzle BVI

We recently discovered Guyanese designer, Michelle Cole of Colefacts at the 2017 Summer Sizzle BVI. An award winning designer, Cole is known as a trendsetter in creative fashion and we can see why. These dreamy presentations of elegant lace featuring just the right amount of edge are just to die for. Rich milky fabrics with

By | 2018-01-02T21:07:28+00:00 December 20th, 2017|

Raquel Leid

  Meet Raquel Leid, the brainchild behind Grenadian Fashion and Lifestyle Brand Always Leid. What is your inspiration behind your brand? My love for fashion has been a core part of me ever since I was a little girl. I always knew that one day I’d be deeply involved in the fashion industry in some

By | 2017-12-08T21:00:49+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

Mamayashi

What was the inspiration for your collection?    The clothing line, Mamayashi Collection was inspired out of wanting to create modern and lively options for culturally aware yet fashionable people. To inspire creativity and ancestral reflections through garments. The current collection at comis called Egun, referring to the Yoruba word for ancestor. These pieces are a

By | 2017-12-08T21:19:27+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

Meet VI Designer and Artist Corinne Basabe of Red Bubble Boutique

@BasabeFineArtBrand Which Virgin Island are you from? I am from St. John. My mother was St. Johannian and Father was Cruzan. I actually attended the Julius Sprauve School in St. John (Kindergarten), TuTu School (5th Grade), and Antilles School (6-10th grade). Following  that I bounced between New York and the Virgin Islands, sometimes living with my

By | 2017-12-08T23:14:47+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

Caribbean Designers to Watch

A SALUTE TO CARIBBEAN DESIGNERS Kicking off the week long Carnival season means that so many of us will look forward to the new eye-opening fashions produced by designers in and of the Caribbean.  High style to the hilt and masquerade or not, it is time for designers to put their best foot (or

By | 2017-11-25T04:12:32+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

Bay Roc

Model 1/Makeup/Hair: SaCoya Jackson Photographer: Kevon Richardson Model 2/Makeup: Jenny Noel Hair: Ezra Ferguson Photographer: Kevon Richardson Designer Darryll Bess - The 29-year-old fashion designer from the Cane Garden Bay area of Tortola, British Virgin Islands describes himself as not much of a talker. “I love a good

By | 2017-11-25T04:12:44+00:00 November 10th, 2017|

Akeem Stanley

BVI’s GOT TALENT Photographer: Khari Adams Model: Olivia M Fonseca MUA: Akinola Skelton Designer: Akeem Stanley Blue Dress: Being from the Caribbean where the beaches are infinite, I like the idea of having an effortless beachy look. Flared Floral Skirt: this look is multi-functional - the cancan underneath can be

By | 2017-11-25T04:13:01+00:00 November 10th, 2017|