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WGSN The Magazine Features Islands of The World Fashion Week.

WGSN The Magazine Features Islands of The World Fashion Week.

4/22/2009 12:00:00 AM
With the lure of never-before-seen exotic talent from around the globe, the UNESCO-endorced Islands of the World Fashion Week was an undeniably original and bold concept.


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Sail the Seas with Hesani Cay
11/7/2009 12:00:00 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -- All aboard! The SS Hesani set sail on the second night of The Islands of the World Fashion Week (IWFW). With focal colors of red, blue, beige and gold, Hessani Cay’s collection was nothing short of nautical. Clean cut styles that were as fluid as the Bahamian tides took to the runway in everything from glittering swimsuits and striped racer backs to a trench coat and gown.
Nassau, Bahamas -- Henry Nathanial Jackson is a master of design and fashion who has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood ranging from Angela Basset and Whoopi Goldberg to Oprah Winfrey. Known for creating elegance for full-figured women, Jackson’s designs hit the runway last on the second day of IWFW. The crowd waited anxiously for Jackson’s showcase and he surely did not disappoint. The crowd fell silent as the lights came up and the first model hit the runway. The music combined with the slow fortitude of the model’s movement captured everyone.
Nassau, Bahamas -- The grand finale of the Muse Model Search Competition, sponsored by Mode Îles, Ltd. in conjunction with Models 242 International, marked the launch of the second edition of Islands of the World Fashion Week (IWFW).
Fashion frenzy with Phylicia Ellis
11/6/2009 12:00:00 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -- It's the premier night at the second edition of Islands of The World Fashion Week (IWFW). An eager fashion-forward crowd is in high spirits to cast their eyes on this years' treats from island designers around the world.
Nassau, Bahamas -- When one thinks of fashion; coconuts and skeleton umbrellas do not come to mind. Neither do sea grapes, conch shells or sprinkles of white powder sand. In fact, you may be asking yourself, “What does that even have to do with fashion?”
Nassau, Bahamas -- The statement, “Toto, I don’t think we’re in The Bahamas anymore” could describe the feeling that designer, Darcel de Vlugt brought to the second edition of Islands of the World Fashion Week (IWFW). An enchanting choreography of ruched and ruffled dresses with dramatically staged struts resonated throughout de Vlugt’s collection, which was also part of the NextGen designer presentation.
Nassau, Bahamas -- *signal the drums of Africa and cue Bahamian designer, Sabrina Sturrup’s Island of the World fashion Week collection*. Echoing her love of the mother land, the showcase of bright batik patterns of purples, yellows, greens and oranges appeared to have been wrung straight out of Africa itself.
Kevin Evans goes to 'WAR' at IWFW
11/6/2009 12:00:00 AM
Nassau, Bahamas -- 'Left! Left! Left, Right, Left!' Stand in your positions, it's Bahamian designer Kevin Evans with his infantry decked out in military inspired attire at this year’s Islands of The World Fashion Week.
Miss Universe Pageant Fashion Show Set to Dazzle
Nassau, Bahamas: 20th July, 2009. The Sheraton Nassau Beach Resort will be host venue for what will be a dazzling spectacle when 88 of the most beautiful women in the world take to the catwalk as models in the Fashion Show of the Miss Universe Pageant, scheduled for Wednesday, 12th August. The unique feature of this fashion show is that the contestants of the 58th Miss Universe Pageant, converging from Albania to Zambia, will be outfitted by three outstanding Bahamian designers, utilizing the locally-manufactured fabrics of Androsia and Bahama Hand Prints for their creations.
Islands of the World Fashion Week Lays Out Runway to November Event
Nassau, Bahamas. Tuesday, 2nd June, 2009: Mode Îles, Ltd., organizers of the award-winning event, Islands of the World Fashion Week, have announced plans to host the second edition of the event during the period November 4th – 8th at the Sheraton Nassau Beach Hotel in The Bahamas.