November 23, 2020

Cayman Islands Fashion Week gets ready

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CAYMAN ISLANDS FASHION WEEkCayman Islands Fashion Week, April 25-27, serves as a platform for showcasing international, Caymanian and Caribbean trend setting fashion designers. It also features models from some of the world’s top agencies including Ford, Major, DNA, RED, Muse, Next, IMG and Elite. Sessilee Lopez, Georgie Badiel, Kacie Schaffer and Bobby Roache are amongst the diverse selection of top models that have strutted our runways.

The inaugural event was hosted by Selita Ebanks and this year Eva Marcille will take over the job.

eva_marcille2012Eva Marcille (born October 30, 1984) is an American actress, TV host and fashion model, who most recently played the role of Tyra Hamilton on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. She started her career by winning the third cycle of America’s Next Top Model. She was previously credited by her birth name, Eva Pigford. In an interview with B. Scott, she revealed that she changed her name for acting purposes; Marcille is her middle name, an amalgam of “Marjorie” and “Lucille,” her grandmothers’ names. [Source Wikipedia]

“Her prominent presence and eye for fashion makes her the perfect representative of international and local Caribbean designers that are on the cusp of breaking onto the global fashion stage,” an event organiser said.

Eva+Marcille+Premiere+HBO+Warner+Bros+Entertainment+JmAk4mm3geZlThe two previous events were under the umbrella of “Cayman Fashion Solstice” but the even has been rebranded to “Cayman Islands Fashion Week”.

Organisers said the reason for the change was to try and engage the international market.

The Event

Thursday April 25th

Welcome Party – (Private Soiree)

This soiree will be the kick off to this fabulous weekend. It’s a night to be had amongst the international designers, models and celebrity guest hosts for the main event. The event will focus closely on Cayman culture and feature Cayman style foods and deserts. There will be a signature drink, bubbly and cocktails passing around and the best local entertainment on island.

This event will be open to only visiting guests, friends of CIFW and sponsors.

Friday April 26th

‘MyStyle’ Soiree

This year we feature the ‘MyStyle’ Soiree where guests are invited to be as fashion trendy as possible.

Saturday April 27th

Runway Fashion Gala

Glamour, glitz, fashion, and fun are the focus of this spectacular gala. The fashion show will feature collections from some of the world’s most sizzling designers. Bringing the runway to life will be a multi-cultural cast of international models from top agencies in New York and across the Caribbean.

Event sponsors are Guavaberry Marketing, Hello Gorgeous, Rock Gorgeous Hair.com, Penha 1708, Key to Cayman Magazine and Shabeau Media Group Inc.

For more information go the Cayman Islands Fashion Week website at:

http://www.caymanislandsfashionweek.com/

 

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