In observance of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, Karib Nation, Inc. hosted its 7th Annual CARIBBEAN STYLE & CULTURE AWARDS & FASHION SHOWCASE.
This spectacular event took place on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Samuel Riggs Alumni Center, University of Maryland Campus, and featured celebrated artists and fashion designers from across the Caribbean Region including Guyana, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia/London. Here’s a look “Behind The Scenes”
The Hostess Ms. Chardelle Moore
(Host and Reporter of Fox 45, Fox Baltimore “Traffic” and anchor “BMORE LifeStyle“)
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Hosted annually in June, the Caribbean Style and Culture Runway Showcase is a fusion of fashion, music, and art while showcasing the best of Caribbean talent. First held in June 2009 to commemorate and celebrate National Caribbean American Heritage Month, CSC captures the flair, glamour, elegance, and authenticity of the Caribbean. Furthermore, it creates a platform for budding and prominent designers and models to expand their brand, build their network, and display their creativity and talent to the diaspora.
Most importantly, the CSC Showcase seeks to recognize and award Caribbean Designers, Models, Photographers, and Makeup Artists for the significant contributions made to the arts and fashion industry in the region.
In the past 10 years, the Caribbean Style and Culture Awards have certainly evolved into an all-encompassing cultural extravaganza that sees attendance from Caribbean Diplomats and other Officials of the Diaspora. To date, our proudest moment was to be honored by the presence of the First Lady of Guyana, Mrs. Sandra Granger, who hailed the event as important in the recognition of the work of Caribbean artists in the fashion industry.
As we continue in our growth, we aim to ensure that Caribbean artists are continually given a platform to grow and develop their talents.
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