A CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

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Caribbean Style and Culture Awards and Fashion Showcase 2018

Karib Nation Inc. is sending out a call for submissions from Caribbean fashion designers and models to be part of the 2018 Caribbean Style & Culture (CSC) Awards and Fashion Showcase scheduled to be hosted on 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.

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

DSC_9998Ms. URIA GALLANT, 2017 “TRAILBLAZER” Print and Runway Modelling Award

Successful designers and models will also be eligible to receive the “Award of Excellence” – “Fashion Innovation”, “Trailblazer Award” and “Model of the Year Award”, 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 Make-up 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 FoundationDSC_9601

CSC Web Home Page SantanaDSC_0012.jpgJeilyné Santana, 2017 Up and Coming Designer of the year Award

What should the entry contain?

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 provide their own transportation and accommodation for the event (seeking sponsorship from businesses and other entities 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.)DSC_9396

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 provide their own transportation for the event (seeking sponsorship from businesses and other entities 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.)
  • mj-make-up1mm-csc-sponsor-1

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