CFW 2014: Emerging Designer of the Year Yvonne Jewnell

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American designer Yvonne Jewnell is only seventeen but has lofty design goals and while her collection of drop waisted pants and asymmetrical shirt dresses was not particularly our cup of tea it grained her the award fro CFW 2014 “emerging designer of the year”. The young designer used an eclectic collection of painted prints and… Read more »

CFW 2014: Afrocentric Bohemia from British Designer Alicia Mullings

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One of our favourite collections from CFW weekend came from British designer Alicia Mullings who’s afrocentric mens and womenswear utilized imagery of the Jamaican intellectual Marcus Garvey, Ethiopian queens and black superhero personas.  The collection’s theme was creatively orchestrated using two-piece dress sets in midi-lengths, wide-mouthed pants and skirts with brimmed hats, men’s tunics and… Read more »

CFW 2014: Iridescent Gems for the Delia Alleyne Collection

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Designer Delia Alleyne from Trinidad & Tobago showed her collection of feathered and embellished designs in cool shades of purples, greens and blues. The designs varied in texture and structure from bold ball gowns to mesh circle skirts and origami influenced mini skirts in iridescent patterns. Aside for a precisely tailored floor length gown with… Read more »

PLITZS NYFW Review with Fashion Contributor Monique Robb

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Kingstonstyle DIY contributor and fashion journalist Monique Robb recently travelled to New York during the famed fashion week and visited the PLITZS New York City Fashion Showcase, a collective of fashion shows from emerging international designers held at the Park Central Hotel. Robb gave us a run down of the Saturday night showcase in which she saw… Read more »