Theodore Elyett, David Rolle & Oliver Tolentino
Steal the Show at the Third Annual
Islands of the World Fashion Week 2010
By Qianna Smith
When it came to talent and innovative design, the boys ruled the runway at the Third Annual Islands of the World Fashion Week (IWFW). Three designers in particular stood out from the 18
collections that hit the catwalk and they were emerging stars Theodore Elyett (The Bahamas), David Rolle (The Bahamas) and industry veteran Oliver Tolentino (Philippines). The three-day
event (November 11 to 13) showcased at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel took place in Nassau, the sun-drenched capital of The Bahamas. Nassau’s ‘distinct blend of international 21st
century glamour, old-world charm and tropical ease’ made it the ideal setting for Mode Iles Ltd., organizers of the IWFW.
Read our runway notes on Elyett, Rolle and Tolentino, three buzz worthy boys that Fashion Q&A thinks are the ones to watch from IWFW!
Islands of the World Fashion Week hopes to promote cultural diversity and encourage linkages among islands in the development and growth of their respective fashion industries.
This internationally-recognized event showcases the quality of “island life-style” through innovative designs and products and the encouragement and preservation of traditional methods or
techniques in fashion.
The IWFW catwalk has hosted some of the worlds most celebrated designers including Kenneth Cole, Kevan Hall, b michael, "Project Runway" season one winner Jay Mccarroll and
Leanne Marshall, Peter Ingwersen, Nick Verreos and Henry Jackson.
Photo credit: PB & Nicole Clarke