Guyana Fashion Week set for November 6-13

Models: Nkechi Vaugh & Meleesa Payne Photographer: Jay Carter Creative Director: Kenatta Chester

Guyana Fashion Week 7 is around the corner and adrenaline is running high as designers, models, make-up artists, and hair stylists are expecting a show of international standard. GFW 2016 has been the toughest as it relates to sponsorship.
The rehearsals are intensifying and the cast and crew are hyped for the hectic week of fashion. GFW commences with a church service on November 6 at Love and Faith Ministries.
On November 7, there will be a workshop for models which will be  facilitated by Artistic Director of the event, Richard Young followed by a leadership workshop that is being conducted by Dr Sonia Noel, Chief Executive Officer of Guyana Fashion Week on November 8.

Models: Nkechi Vaugh & Meleesa Payne Photographer: Jay Carter Creative Director: Kenatta Chester
(Models: Nkechi Vaugh & Meleesa Payne; Photographer: Jay Carter; and Creative Director: Kenatta Chester)

On November 9, the Theatre Guild will come alive with ‘Performing Style’ followed by a media conference on November 10, as well as a hairstylist’s workshop facilitated by Essenese Sambury, Master Cutter, Hairstylist and the CEO Caribbean School of Cosmetology. Meanwhile, later in the day, the designer’s workshop will be facilitated by Walter Greene Fashion Editorial, Director of Profiles98 Magazine.
On November 11 there will be the ‘Meet and Greet In Style’ Cocktail Reception at Pegasus and on November 12 will be the Beauty and Fashion Expo. This will be followed by the finals ‘Model Image’ competition and young designers showcase.
On the night, the first runway show will commence at 20:00hrs followed by an ‘All White Affair’ after party at Aura Lounge. On November 13, the Beauty and Fashion Expo continues from 09:00hrs – 18:00hrs and the final runway show will be held at 19:00hrs.
The public will be able to attend the Beauty and Fashion EXPO free of cost, and purchase pieces from the designers as well as support the other beauty businesses.
With the holiday season approaching, it will be great to select your Christmas party outfits and gifts. Youths have played an integral part in the planning and execution of Guyana Fashion Weekend; one such individual being Keron Noble for his commitment and dedication.
fashionThis year, GFW will feature the Indigenous fashion display. Trafficking In Persons (TIP), domestic violence and people living with disabilities are the causes GFW will be highlighting this year.
Guyana Fashion Week is the second longest fashion event in the Caribbean and the team very thankful for the support since 2007.

(Photos/Write up from Guyana Fashion Week Facebook page)


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