Virgin Islands Fashion Week
Virgin Islands Fashion Week (www.vifashionweek.com) is the premiere fashion event in the Caribbean, taking place on the beautiful American Paradise of St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. The event scheduled for October 6 ? 13th, seeks to unit established and up-and-coming local, regional and international fashion designers, accessory designers, models, photographers, stylists and media houses under the theme ?Caribbean Catwalk? ? a unique platform that brings fashion to the forefront in the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean on a whole.
Virgin Islands Fashion Week reflects the unique Caribbean culture while maintaining an international appeal, like none other.
Who Attends VIFW
Local, regional, international fashion designers, stylists, make up artists, models, photographers, media and celebrities.
Our runway shows, trade shows and expos makes available to the public high-end designs which would be otherwise only available to a ?select few? by ?invitation only? at other fashion events around the globe.
Our target market includes males and females, aged 15 and older with the propensity to buy, who are very brand conscious and view events such as these as an opportunity to network.
What?s on the runway at VIFW
Virgin Islands Fashion Week features an array of designs ranging from Haute Couture to ready-to-wear. Couture evening gowns, professional wear, swimwear, urban wear, men?s wear are all featured on the Caribbean Catwalk.
What?s happening at VIFW 2008?
Activities and highlight of Virgin Islands Fashion Week 2008 will include:
? RUNWAY SHOWS ? From Thursday to Sunday, the hottest and latest designs will be showcased on our 80 ft runway.
? HAIR & BEAUTY SHOW ? aimed at showcasing and highlighting the work of hair stylists and make up artists. A unique opportunity for networking and exposure.
? EMERGING DESIGNERS ? Young fashion designers, just out of college or hoping to attend college, but have a collection started, will have the opportunity to show the world what they can do. This is an opportunity to step into the fashion industry and show off skills and talents.
? SWIMSUIT FASHION SHOW ? The beautiful white sand beaches of St. Thomas will be the backdrop for this event, highlighting the designs of swimwear designers in a real Caribbean carnival setting.
? COMPETITIONS ? A number of competitions are being organized to give exposure to models, photographers and designers. Competitions will include: Best designer, best female model, best male model, best fashion photographer among others
? AFTER PARTIES ? The Virgin Islands nightlife scene will deliver a bacchanal of activities to keep the avid party-goers on their feet. There will be a number of private parties scheduled to keep you entertained.