Fashion Designer

Keisha Edwards

: Guyanese Designer Keisha Edwards Showcases At Buckingham Palace

Guyanese designer, Keisha Edwards of Shasha Designs, on February 19 represented Guyana at the first-ever Commonwealth Fashion Exchange programme, which saw designers and artisans from 52 Commonwealth countries producing a fashion ‘look’ using principles of sustainable excellence. The design was unveiled at a special reception at Buckingham Palace for London Fashion Week. In an interview with The Pepperpot Magazine Keisha said that she feels excited, honoured and humbled to have been selected to participate in…

HeartFullOfDream

: She Rocks! 9 Year Old, Sapphire Rose, Launches d’Obvious Rose Fashion Brand

“A dream is a wish that your heart makes” and 9 year old Sapphire Autumn Rose is following her dream and sharing her heart with the world!   The pint-size entrepreneur recently launched her “Heart Full of Dreams” collection via her online retail store dobviousrose.com. The pink and rose color infused collection includes beautiful fashion necklaces, bracelets, scarfs, dream pillows, T-shirts, blankets, and charms for young girls. The daughter of Guyanese designers, Michelle Cole and the late…

DJ Olivia Dope

: She Rocks! Olivia Dope, Celebrity DJ/Classically Trained Dancer/Fashion Designer

Olivia Dope started out as a dancer, but music was always her passion which eventually led her to her true calling as a DJ. Olivia is now one of NYC’s most sought after DJs in the fashion industry. Her passion and her ability to reinvent herself makes her pretty, powerful, and provocative. With humble beginnings as a classically trained dancer & later performing with artists such as Shaggy, Mac Miller & Chris Brown, music has…

: She Rocks Her Guyanese Heritage! Dr. Flora Cheong-Leen, Hong Kong Actress / Ballerina / Fashion Designer

Flora Zeta Zhang Elizabeth Tian Ai Cheong-Leen was born in Hong Kong in 1959.  Her father Hilton Cheong-Leen was born in Georgetown, British Guyana but is of Chinese descent and her mother Pauline Chow is from Beijing. Flora graduated from The Royal Ballet in the UK and at the Paris Opera in France. She starred as the lead actress in movies such as: “Life After Life”, “Duel to the Death”, “Chasing Girl” and “Return of…

: She Rocks! Marcie De Santos – Making Fashion Strides on the International Runway

Marcie De Santos started designing over five years ago. She always had a passion for unique clothes, so she started by designing for herself and soon realized that she had a flair for designing. She prides herself in the uniqueness of the color blends that she uses. Her target is mainly women whose desire is to exude femininity in unique, exuberant, eye catching styles. The Guyana Fashion Week (GFW) 2008 was her debut runway show…

: Patricia Coates, Legendary Fashion Designer/ Owner of The Village Couture

Legendary Designer Patricia Coates, or Pat as she is more fondly called, is a well known name in the Fashion Industry not only in the Caribbean but also Internationally. Born and raised in Guyana, Pat was a teacher for some years, then worked in the private sector before making designing her career.  It was her frustration with having to wait for others to sew for her that triggered her interested to design her own clothing. She survived…