Virgin Island Fashion Week

Virgin Islands Fashion Week (VIFW) is the brainchild of Vern Tonge and Henry Marsham, two young people in their early thirties, with a dear love for the fashion industry.

Virgin Islands Fashion Week was created to manage, unite and provide a platform for established and up-and-coming designers from all over the Caribbean island chain, the USA, Canada, Europe and the African continent, to showcase their creativity to consumers and worldwide media. In 2007, 24 designers presented their unique one-of-a-kind collections.
VIFW, In its second year, 2008 is expected to showcase an even more diverse group, scheduled for October 6 – 13th, 2008 on the beautiful island of St. Thomas. The week of activities surrounding VIFW 2008 will include interactive workshops, seminars, runway shows, tradeshows and expos and after parties. This year VIFW 2008 is proud to give young, aspiring fashion designers the opportunity to be involved, giving them a chance to be discovered as the next rising star in Fashion Design.

VIFW 2008 will feature designs from some top designers such as:
Zulema Griffin of NYC (Project Runway fame)
Sonia Noel of Guyana
Karen de Fraites Fraser of St. Vincent
Lorraine St. Aimee of St. Maarten

... to name a few.

Virgin Islands Fashion Week is now established as the Virgin Islands premiere fashion event attracting a target audience of key industry professionals, consumers and local, regional, and international press such as Shabeau Magazine of Barbados, Caribelle Magazine of St. Maarten, Island Where Magazine of St. Lucia, Jolie Magazine (USA), Fashion Ledge and to name a few.

Virgin Island Fashion Week
Caribbean CatWalk Oct 6 - 13, 2008
Tel: (340) 998 1013 Fax: 1 (610) 886 0783

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