Tyson Beckford to host Hot Weekend of Fashion, Food and Funk In Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Antilia, the Caribbean entertainment brand, is teaming up with some of the most highly esteemed Caribbean designers to produce a brand new three-day “weekend experience” where international style meets Caribbean elegance at The Carlton Savannah from May 28 to 30, 2010.

Creatively staged by designer Charisse Parsons, “be.” will be supported by international celebrities and media personnel in a display which aims to position the twin-island republic as the fashion capital of the region. The experience will be hosted by international supermodel model Tyson Beckford who has Caribbean roots.

Tyson Beckford

Celebrated Trinidadian fashion designer Meiling, who was awarded the national Chaconia Medal and “Grand Master of Fashion” award for her creative genius, will debut her “Noir” collection, based on her personal colour of choice, black, where she will explore the possibilities and immense freedom of being monochromatic.


“I am excited to be collaborating with such notable, seasoned design artistes in addition to emerging fashion entrepreneurs,” said Simon Khan, CEO of Antilia, who also announced that former Miss Trinidad and Tobago Anya Ayoung-Chee will unveil her new collection “Anya de Rogue”.

Anya Ayoung-Chee

“We are aiming to position Trinidad and Tobago as the hot new international weekend destination of fashion shows and private parties,” said Khan, who disclosed that more exciting announcements will be disclosed in the weeks ahead.

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