Fashion Collective takes over BSoA

  • Clothing by local designer Desiree Riley (Photograph provided)

    Clothing by local designer Desiree Riley (Photograph provided)

  • Clothing by local designer Juliana Gibbons (Photograph provided)

    Clothing by local designer Juliana Gibbons (Photograph provided)


The Bermuda Society of the Arts gallery will be transformed to a runway tomorrow for the Bermuda Fashion Collective show.

The event will highlight a range of local fashion designers, including Desiree Riley, Juliana Gibbons, Dana Cooper, James Lee, Dean Williams, Rochelle Minors and Taijhuan Hollis.

Charles Anderson, president of the BSoA, said: “Fashion is a form of art, and we wanted to create an opportunity to support local artists.

“The show has been a sell-out in past years. The designers love it, and the people who I have talked to have enjoyed it as well.”

A spokesman said Ms Riley’s collection, Virago bespoke, intends to blend feminine and masculine ideas to create “strong, edgy garments”.

Ms Riley said: “This collection is for daring women who are not afraid to stand out and be trendsetters.”

Ms Gibbons said she is also looking to innovate with her collection.

She said: “Embracing chaos and imperfection have been running themes throughout my work.

“This collection is a representation of my life at the moment, and the clothes a uniform for facing the challenges that present themselves and the emotions that come along with them.”

The Bermuda Fashion Collective show will begin at 6pm tomorrow, with doors opening at 5.30pm.

General admission tickets cost $40, while front-row seats cost $65.

Tickets are available from bdatix.bm and the Bermuda Society of Arts at City Hall

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Nov 14, 2018 at 8:00 am (Updated Nov 14, 2018 at 7:36 am)

Fashion Collective takes over BSoA

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    • "Confidence that Bermuda will be removed from the EU blacklist after May 17 meetings?"
    • Confident
    • 35%
    • Not confident
    • 56%
    • Indifferent
    • 9%
    • Total Votes: 3167
    • Poll Archive

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts