Our latest virtual sit down is with Isy Obi, the designer behind the fashion brand Isy B from the Cayman Islands. We’ve teamed up with the line to host a giveaway, just keep on reading to find out how. So without further ado, let me introduce you…
What sparked your interest in fashion design?
I’ve always loved design; my mother was a fashion designer and she was taught by her mother, so it definitely runs in the family.
How do you gather your inspiration, and what does your design process look like?
I love to travel and no matter where I go I’m always taking in information on colours, shapes and textures. Nature is my greatest inspiration when it comes to finding balance in color. I also find inspiration in observing women. I love to see women in their element and when I design that’s how I want them to feel in my clothes. Special.
Every season we start with a concept and our colors, prints and the final styles are created from that concept. This season the concept was Caribbean Mermaid.
Traits Model Management is described as Guyana’s premiere modeling agency. They have put Guyanese models on the map having had a few models walk on international runways and featured in fashion magazines. For this, the agency must surely be applauded. I support any platform that highlights and showcases Guyanese and Caribbean talent and culture.
Ten days ago, on November 1st, Traits had their second volume of Strut – a fashion show that literally showcased Guyanese and Caribbean fashion. From the moment I heard of the show it Read More
Chen Burkett New York is a line by an Antiguan born designer now living in the big Apple. There was a sale a few weeks ago that landed the CBNY brand on my radar. The volume and bright colors of the skirts had me wanting to be rocking one! Here are a few of my favorites.
nspa reached out to me to have me use and review some products from their line a few weeks ago and I am thoroughly impressed. I received samples of the mango scent from the Fruit Extracts range and I can only yell good things about the line. Read More
It took me a little while, as it did with skinny jeans, peep toe pumps, and ballet flats, but I have finally come around to liking lace overlay dresses. They are cute, they are versatile, and they are just the perfect amount of feminine touch to outfits.
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