When I heard about this event, I was intrigued and excited! Seeing that the demand for plus size fashion has reach new heights and in countries that plus size fashion barely exists, I HAD TO SHARE! I mean, seeing different countries challenge barriers is amazing!!
So, let me tell you about the Caribbean Fashion Plus +Week.
Produced by CARIVOG International, Caribbean Fashion Plus Week sets to be the plus size fashion event where Caribbean and International industry can come together to not only talk about fashion, but more importantly- the BUSINESS of plus size fashion!
Set on the stage of Trinidad and Tobago (UM VACATION ANTYONE?) from October 31st through Nov 4th 2012 at the Cascadia Hotel in St. Ann’s, the four days will host fashion shows, panel discussions, and of course networking!
“The focus of Caribbean Fashion Plus +Week 2012 is to create a fashion-friendly environment within which the needs of the plus size communities of the world can be served. Caribbean Fashion Plus +Week 2012 is an event which will facilitate and encourage vibrant networking, educational fashion seminars and will support the on-going process of building a more prominent plus size fashion industry in the Caribbean and access to greater comfort, style and quality fashion industry products. The final runway will showcase an exciting selection of the latest designs from the Caribbean and around the world for the plus-size and big-and-tall community. “
How YOU can be involved:
If you are a designer, makeup artist, hairstylist, or you just want to volunteer, then you can submit your information to CFPW here! Depending on your interest, just place in the subject “Fashion Designer,” “Accessories,” “Make-Up Artist” or “Hair Stylist,” according to your area of interest.
Deadline for sending in your information is 31st August 2012, 4:00 p.m.
Want to be a model?
Caribbean Fashion Plus+ Week is open to experienced and aspiring models of all sizes that are seeking a professional environment. You are welcome to apply for the runway and appearance events to show YOUR signature runway walks and model fashions from top world designers!
Here is the information for the CFPW Model Call:
- Women 18 years and over of fierce runway skills can audition to be part of CFPW 2011.
- Models will, take part in a variety of activities including being spokespersons, models for billboards, ads and appearances.
- Those selected will also be core models for the final “RunwayCaribbean” Event.
- There are two (2) runway opportunities and one (1) appearance/glamour opportunity during the CFPW 2012 for aspiring or experienced models who want to participate as in CFPW 2012 as a plus model.
- You do not have to be a national of a Caribbean Island to be selected for the “Runway Caribbean” event in November 2012
- Previous experience as a runway model would be an asset.
How do you get on the fashion runway of the Caribbean Fashion Plus +Week 2012? Simply apply by sending your portfolio (electronically) and resume here!
HOW amazing is this event? I mean, asides the fact that this event is set in Trinidad and Tobago!!!!! Who loves being a part of history and to knock down barriers! If you want more information about the event, please visit Caribbean Plus Fashion Week! You can also follow along in the conversation on Facebook!
Who is going? I think I may need to take a vacation for this one! How cool does this event sound?