March 15-16, 2013, is Saint International’s Avant Garde Fashion Face of the Caribbean weekend. On March 15, there will be a reception at the Sky Terrace of the on-trend Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica. On Saturday, March 16, the Courtleigh auditorium will host the finals where 13 designers will compete for the Jamaica Avant Garde Designer of the Year title.
Some of the world’s top agents are expected to be in attendance at the Fashion Face Model Competition. Saint CEO Deiwght Peters explains, “We have close to 10 leading agencies and even top casting directors that are scheduled to be here for the event. Based on the consistently high quality of entrants we have come to be known worldwide.” In the past, agencies such as ELITE, Wilhelmina, MUSE Models, IMG, NEXT, which are among the world’s top-tiered agencies, have come to judge and offer contestants on-the spot contracts—a first in Jamaica for model competitions.
The Gleaner adds that “the Fashion Face of the Caribbean has become a leading source for trending new faces in the world of high fashion. Shena Moulton, Sosheba Griffiths, Ashane Rose, Sam Taylor, Brad Allen, and others, have all been alumni of the contest who have stamped their brand of glamour on the world’s runways.”
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