CFW Designers

Biggy

With over twenty years in the business of fashion Biggy has dressed every major Jamaican artist since the 1980’s. From Shabba Ranks’ iconic Mr. Loverman outfit to the supple leathers that grace the physique of Toots Hibbert. Biggy’s celebrity clients are extensive.


The definition of Dancehall, is his sexy haute couture styling. The secret is in his ability to dress the human form well. Never an imitator his deep understanding of the Dancehall culture ensures he always stays ahead of the curve.


Biggy Designs is renowned worldwide for its fashion authority. His craftsmanship and attention to detail ensures that the exclusive products offered through a selected network is the epitome of style.

Designer: Earl Biggy Turner

Country: Jamaica

Collection Type: Mens/Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Social Media: @Biggy-Designs

Claudia Pegus

The vibrant Trinidad designer, Claudia Peagus, work is hailed as a high couture of the island. She gives women the access to possess a high quality, sophisticated wardrobe, by producing two labels: The Claudia Pegus label features the haute couture lines, and the CPFS label which produces the ready wear and career apparel. Renowned for her signature work in various types of fabrics – silks, intricate hand embroideries and luxurious fabrications, she is definitively dynamic though diminutive, sassy and classy. 

Designer: Claudia Pegus

Country: Jamaica

Collection Type: Womens wear

Email: [email protected]laudiapegus.com

Website: www.claudiapegus.com

Social Media: @claudiapegusdesigns

drennaLuna

Arelene Martin aesthetics fuses luxury with a playful femininity. Her featured garments capture the scenic views of her travels, ornamented fabrics, colorful prints and ultra-flattering fits to provide today’s modern woman with options for every day and every occasion. 

Designer: Arlene Martin

Country: Jamaica

Collection Type: Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.drennaluna.com/

Social Media: @drennalunabridal

Heather Jones

Known to make women feel empowered and inspired in her ‘prêt-a-porter’ and dresses designs. Her Trinidadian roots inspires her creations to embody the warm tropical nights, cool sensuous days, and deliciously soothing waters. All her clothing, patterns are designed and developed in-house in Trinidad.

Designer: Heather Jones

Country: Trinidad

Collection Type: Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.heatherjonesinternational.fashion

Social Media:@heatherjonesdesigns

Hope Wade Designs

Jamaican born fashion designer; Hope Wade is known for making gorgeous wardrobes. Using fabrics such as silk, bandana and burlap. Her signature styles and rich use of materials are definitely made to emphasize one’s femininity – which she achieves seemingly effortlessly. 

Designer: Hope Wade

Country: Caribbean

Collection Type: Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Social media: @HopeWadeDesigns

Ilàré

Ilàré reflects passion for beautiful cuts, clean lines and contemporary silhouettes. Established in 2015 by three sisters, this ready-to-wear womenswear line creates high-quality tailored pieces that are flawlessly executed. The brand has a creative approach to prints, textures and color and is currently making strides locally in Nigeria, with the intention of international exposure.

Designers: Tosin Adeola, Ebunoluwa Adeola, Oluwatosin Adeola

Country: Nigeria

Collection: Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.zerefashionhouse.com/ilare1

Social Media: @ilare_official

Lanre Da Silva Ajayi (LDA)

Lanre Da Silva Ajayi’s contributions to the Nigerian- African fashion is not unnoticed. Thirteen years of passion for fashion, has labeled her as a fashion favorite among the media, celebrities and fashion lovers. The brand creatively combines pattern, print, exquisite traditional fabrics to produce day wear, evening wear, gowns and accessories such as head pieces and jewellery.

Designer: Lanre Da Silva Ajayi

Country: Nigeria

Collection Type: Womens wear/Accessories

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.lanredasilvaajayi.com/

Social Media: @lanredasilvaajayi

Mai Atafo

Mai Atafo is a menswear and womenswear fashion brand founded by Ohimai Atafo; that drives on its delivery of opulence through bespoke services. The brand focuses on its high-end clothier, which creates glamorous dresses for women and well-crafted bespoke tailored suits for men.

The brand is recognized for its clean cuts and fit while maintaining a concise attention to detail. With several features in shows across the globe including the J Spring Fashion Show Paris, Glitz African Fashion Week Ghana, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Africa, Arise Magazine Fashion Week and Lagos Fashion and Design Week both in Lagos to mention a few.

In the summer of 2011, Mai Atafo announced the launch of “Weddings by Mai Atafo” now Mai Atafo Bridal Atelier, an extension of the brand’s service to deliver on all the clothing needs to achieve a dream wedding

Designer: Mai Atafo

Country: Nigeria

Collection Type: Mens/ Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://maiatafo.com/

Meiling

Trinidad-based, premier fashion house Meiling Inc. was founded over 40 years ago by Meiling (Esau). Staying true to the statement, “less is more”, Meiling’s work shows how simplicity can be combined with subtle details to create classic and elegant garments.

The brand has a legacy of sustainability and mentorship which is a true reflection of the intrinsity that Meiling embodies.

Designer: Meiling

Country: Trinidad

Collection Type: Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.meilinginc.com/

Social Media: @meilinginc

 

Mutamba

Mutamba designs embodies graceful simplicity and unique Caribbean beauty with its rainbow-inspired colours and its Afrocentric patterns and designs, applied to rich yet soft, all-natural fabrics. Mutamba Designs are renowned regionally and internationally for their breezy, floaty softness. 

Designer: Jacqueline Cohen

Country: Jamaica

Collection Type: Mens/ Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Social Media: @mutamfashion

Rogue Creation

Pulse royalty Jeneil Williams, sophomore appearance at the CFW runway, with her the highly acclaimed swim wear collection. The Rogue Creation is a “collection base off the classic bathing suit with a twist and the explosive colors of the Caribbean.” The line composes of exciting range of garments from minimal bikinis to sculptural one pieces; each ensemble is made from high quality.

Designer: Jeneil Williams

Country: Jamaica

Collection Type: Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://roguecreation.com/

Social Media: @officialroguecreation

TheCloth

The fabrication of the cloth is reworking vintage shapes with instantly recognisable prints. It’s appliquéd designs, reflects a distinct Caribbean feel, and colour pallet. The brands vision of marrying tradition with innovation has always been the driving force behind the signature ensembles that grace runways.

Designer: Robert Young

Country: Trinidad

Collection Type: Mens/Womens wear

Email: [email protected]

Website: http://thecloth.net/

Social Media: @theclothcaribbean

Tokyo James

“The modern man who desires simplicity with an edge” is the essence of Tokyo James. James emphasizes on traditional techniques, clean lines and silhouettes that maintain consistency. It’s subtle inspiration of inducing visual cues from Lagos, crafts out the exquisite printed fabrics and faux leathers.

Designer: Tokyo James

Country: Nigeria

Collection Type: Mens / Womens wear

Website: http://www.tokyojames.co.uk/

Social Media: @tokyojamess

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