A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

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Call for Submissions

Caribbean Style and Culture Awards and Fashion Showcase 2018

Karib Nation Inc. is sending out a call for submissions from Caribbean Fashion Designers Make-up Artist, Models (Male & Female) and Photographers to be part of the 2018 Caribbean Style & Culture (CSC) Awards and Fashion Showcase scheduled to be held Saturday June 30/2018 in Washington, DC

Submissions are open to fashion designers and models who are seeking to expand their network internationally and whose work has been instrumental in contributing to the Caribbean fashion industry. These persons will be given a chance to showcase their work before a large Caribbean Diaspora at various events which will be hosted as part of the National Caribbean-American Heritage Month festivities.

Successful applicants will be eligible to receive the “Award of Excellence – Fashion Innovation, Trailblazer Award” and “Model of the Year Award”, Photographer of the Year” Make-Up Artist of the Year” respectively, among other accolades as a show of appreciation for their hard work and dedication.

Other benefits for participants in the CSC Awards:

  • Apart from the chance to receive Awards for their work, participants will also benefit from cash, skin care and makeup prizes.
  • Models will receive access to top modeling agencies for a chance to increase their visibility and expand their portfolio.
  • Designers will benefit from education programs, networking and mentoring opportunities with members of the Washington DC Fashion Foundation
  • Photographers will have exclusive access to photograph the event which can be added to their portfolio and will also be given the chance to showcase and sell their work at various events throughout the week including the Pre-Show at the Guyana Embassy and at the CSC Award show itself.
  • Makeup Artists will get a chance to show their skills at the major events and will receive mention throughout the marketing ventures of the CSC Awards. Makeup Artists who have products to sell will get a chance to have their products on display for sale to attendees.

 

Interested candidates must submit their entries by November 30, 2017.

 

 

Web Home P 2DSC_0039NATASHA A. HARPER and MAURICIA De PEZA, 2017 Model of the Year Award 

Ms. URIA GALLANT, 2017 “TRAILBLAZER” Print and Runway Modelling Award

Candidates must send a full portfolio of their work to contactus@karibnation.org

FASHION DESIGNERS

Each portfolio must include

  • Personal details: the candidate’s full name, name of line e-mail address and telephone number and website url if available
  • Full, updated Bio of your work
  • A brief note presenting the artist’s approach (inspiration, themes etc.)
  • High quality head-shot
  • A selection of up to 10 professional photographs of work (editorial/print/runway)
  • Candidate must have a US Visa and must be able to fund their own transportation to Washington DC. Accommodation will be taken care of (seeking sponsorship from businesses and other entities to help fund transportation and meals is highly encouraged. Karib Nation Inc. is willing to provide relevant recommendation letters – for the US embassy and to businesses for sponsorship- in this regard.)

CSC Designers

MODELS

Each portfolio must include

  • Personal details: the candidate’s full name, e-mail address and telephone number
  • Full, updated Bio including professional experience
  • High quality head-shot
  • A selection of up to 10 professional photographs (editorial/print/runway)
  • Candidate must have a US Visa and must be able to fund their own transportation to Washington DC. Accommodation will be taken care of (seeking sponsorship from businesses and other entities to help fund transportation and meals is highly encouraged. Karib Nation Inc. is willing to provide relevant recommendation letters – for the US embassy and to businesses for sponsorship in this regard.)

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Each portfolio must include

  • Personal details: the candidate’s full name, name of business, e-mail address and telephone number and website url if available
  • Full, updated Bio of your work
  • A brief note presenting the artist’s approach (inspiration, themes etc.)
  • High quality head-shot
  • A selection of up to 10 professional photographs of work (editorial/print/runway)
  • Candidate must have a US Visa and must be able to fund their own transportation to Washington DC. Accommodation will be taken care of (seeking sponsorship from businesses and other entities to help fund transportation and meals is highly encouraged. Karib Nation Inc. is willing to provide relevant recommendation letters – for the US embassy and to businesses for sponsorship- in this regard.)

 

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MAKE-UP ARTIST

Each portfolio must include

  • Personal details: the candidate’s full name, name of business, e-mail address and telephone number and website url if available
  • Full, updated Bio of your work
  • A brief note presenting the artist’s approach (inspiration, themes etc.)
  • High quality head-shot
  • A selection of up to 10 professional photographs of work
  • Candidate must have a US Visa and must be able to fund their own transportation to Washington DC. Accommodation will be taken care of (seeking sponsorship from businesses and other entities to help fund transportation and meals is highly encouraged. Karib Nation Inc. is willing to provide relevant recommendation letters – for the US embassy and to businesses for sponsorship- in this regard.)

 

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