Feature Interview: Isy Obi x IsyBDesigns

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…


from isybdesign.com

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.

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Review: Strut 2 by Traits Model Management

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