Organizers of the Islands of the World Fashion Showcase (IWFS) have announced the designers selected to participate in the event’s Tenth Anniversary Celebration to be hosted in New York City on May 15th. The event, endorsed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) since its inception in 2008, is an initiative to give island-based talent in the fashion industry exposure to the international trade, retailers, and media. This is the first time that the production will be staged in New York.
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Designers based in or with origins in the island-nations or territories around the globe will be featured in the historic venue of 4 West 43rd Street in a mosaic of fashion, art and culture, presenting creations from resort and urban to red carpet and destination bridal fashions. Since its inception in 2008 the event has been hosted in Nassau, Bahamas, and featured 75 designers representing 18 island-nations and territories and 3 non-island countries. The designers selected to present at the New York event have shown themselves ready for a global commercial presence. In this regard,
Tickets for the event are now available for purchase online until the day of the event. You will be required to register, create an account, and then log in before you will be able to make an online ticket purchase. Price: $40.00
For more information please visit the website, www.islandsfashionweek.com, or email email@example.com. Telephone contact: 1-242-601-3633.