Canadian designer Yiannis Koveos explored the female body for his “Yannis K Couture” collection of swimwear. Using a hard form shell to cover the breast and bottoms, the collection evoked Princess Leila in Return of the Jedi. Likely uncomfortable and awkwardly tailored, the swimwear may be best left to the professionals in the film industry.
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We saw runway sweeping gowns from emerging Tobagonian designer Diamond Linton whose collection entitled “Tobago Gyal” played with layers of fabric and flirty frills. Two of our favourite styles from Linton showed a little tummy love: a tiered dress in a pleated peacock print and halter top and a white two-piece gown with wavy black… Read more »
Using themes of tropical landscapes for her collection, emerging designer Kristen Benjamin from Trinidad & Tobago created mens and womenswear designs that stayed true to their caribbean roots with board shorts for guys and skin-baring ensembles for women. While at times the tailoring for the pieces seemed suspect, many of the concepts were refreshingly risky,… Read more »
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 »
This Saturday the 7th of June from 5-8pm Base Kingston & Belle will be having a Pop Up Shop for the collaborative T-Shirt from reggae artiste Jesse Royal and street wear brand Rockers NYC. As a NY based brand, Rockers NYC has long been a favourite of cultural movers and shakers because of the label’s fresh twist on… Read more »
It’s no mystery why Instagram has become a huge part of our social media lifestyle (follow us at @kingstonstyle and we’ll hit you back). Afterall, we are a website that takes pride in showing the best in Jamaica’s street fashion through photography. As you could imagine we also have our own fascination with following Jamaica’s… Read more »