Cuttin’ Style Caribbean – A Gala Fashion Show and Dinner @ The Westin Harbour Castle (July 18, 2015)

A bevy of beautiful models strutted their stuff to help celebrate Caribbean flair, where the elegance and sophistication of island-chic came alive on the runway in a cultural celebration.

The celebrity models who graced the catwalk included: Diane Clemons, a singer, songwriter and Co-Founder of the Michael Pinball Clemons Foundation; Tammie Sutherland, reporter and anchor for CityNews Toronto; Alisha Tatham, Olympian, performance coach, inspirational speaker; Jemeni, radio host at G987FM; Karlyn Percil, Founder of Sister Talk, author, public speaker and leadership coach; and Gwyneth Chapman, television broadcaster, producer, motivational speaker and community advocate. The many host for the show Natasha Ramsahai from 680 News Radio and Citynews, Richard Young Production Designer and Art Director, Anya Ayoung-Chee winner of Project Funay Season 9.

Cuttin’ Style Caribbean, which showcase women’s and men’s wear from the Summer/Fall 2016 collections — featuring some of the best and most recognized designers of the Caribbean — is being produced by Joan Pierre and Associates, a reputable, Markham-based top-of-the-line event management company.

Commissioned by the TORONTO 2015 PAN AM/PARAPAN Am Games arts and culture festival, PANAMANIA, to produce the fashion show component of the 17th Pan American Games (TO2015) in Toronto.

This delightful evening was designed to display a wide range of Caribbean fashion, from resort to haute Couture, the fashions revealed the distinctive charm and the unique appeal of the New World brand — Caribbean style.

Featured Designers include:

  • Claudia Pegus: Trinidad
  • The Cloth – Robert Young: Trinidad
  • Zadd and Eastman Designs: Trinidad
  • Delia Alleyne: Tobago
  • Cherith Burke: Canada

The goal of “Cuttin’ Style Caribbean” was to showcase the sophistication and experience of island splendor, while celebrating the spirit of PANAMANIA. More than a dozen designers along with their artistic clothing from across the Caribbean will be highlighted in an event unlike any before seen in Toronto, promises the organizer.

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