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Anya Ayoung Chee Brings Fashion To Ariapita Avenue Tomorrow



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Former Miss World representative, Anya Ayoung Chee is excited today- one day prior to her hosting of the event, “Fashion and Mas Rock The City.” The event, set for tomorrow evening at 6 o’clock at the Adam Smith Square on the strip that’s now the unequivocal entertainment hub of Trinidad and Tobago, Ariapita Avenue, will see a fusion of fashion and carnival “in a way that I have always imagined it to be,” said Ayoung-Chee in a social media post this morning.

Anya Ayoung Chee delivers a unique Caribbean sense of fashion.

Anya Ayoung Chee delivers a unique Caribbean sense of fashion.

Together with the City of Port of Spain, the fashion designer who won Season 9 of the Project Runway fashion competition in the United States in 2011, has been hard at work on tomorrow’s event. She’s been making the media rounds, having stopped off at pretty much every radio and television station in recent days to invite the public at large to the showcase, which she says will be a euphoric moment.

On Anya’s social media page, she told her friends and followers:

Three years ago I saw a dream of mine manifest on the streets of Port of Spain. Fashion rocked the Avenue that night to an audience of thousands of people, fusing fashion and carnival the way I have always imagined it to be. Tomorrow night I have the honour of hosting the same production, this time to formally celebrate the Anniversary of the City of Port of Spain, in collaboration with His Worship the Mayor, Keron Valentine. As a very proud Trinbagonian, and a die hard lover of carnival and fashion, this event expresses every ounce of my vision of the culturally rich and immersive way we celebrate as a people. Come to the Avenue tomorrow night and join us in this euphoric moment!

EBUZZTT.COM will bring you some of the sights from the event tomorrow evening.

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Trini Fashion Designer Brings Caribbean Cultural Ethos To Clarks Footwear Brand.



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A Trinidad born fashion designer is making his presence felt internationally. Joshua Joseph of New York-based fashion brand, Rebels to Dons, has joined forces with classic shoemaker, Clarks Originals and American designer Ronnie Fieg, to create an exclusive new design.

The design was released on June 30th, online and commerated with an in-store event at menswear boutique Blue in Green. The landmark Rebels to Dons x Clarks shoe is part of 8th Street — the innovative sub-label by Kith founder Ronnie Fieg. 

The collaboration marks the next major chapter in the Caribbean’s storied relationship with the British brand. For decades, Clarks Shoes have remained a preferred footwear brand in the islands with many Caribbean artistes even highlighting the brand in their music. In turn, the brand has released many Caribbean-inspired collections over the years. Joseph however, is the first Caribbean-born designer to create his own Clark’s silhouette. 

“It’s exciting to work with such a classic brand that has been a part of our culture for so long,” said Joseph. “As the designer, I see this as an opportunity to give a sense of ownership to the people that truly embodied and embraced this brand so much,” he continued.

For his landmark project, Joseph took inspiration from the late 1970s and 80s, when a new wave of Caribbean immigrants imported their distinctive fashion (and eternal love for Clarks) into New York City’s streetwear lexicon. Honoring the two places that shaped him as a designer, “I wanted the design to show how the city and the islands are connected through style,” said Joseph.

With this in mind, the designer reimagined Fieg’s Clarks maycliffe into a mule, incorporating dynamic details that can morph into the wearer’s day-to-night flex. “This is something that you can dress up and dress down, all at the same time,” he explained.

Made of natural tan nubuck leather, the mule features hallmarks of the Clarks brand, from the crepe outsole to stitched upper detailing. Personalization comes courtesy two removable fringed straps, one in a matching tan nubuck, and the other a nubuck brun. These trimmed straps can be swapped or layered together. 

By remixing these detachable accents, one can transform the mule, “from simple to extravagant,” said Joseph. “This one design gives you room to do as much as you want,” he highlighted.

Expressive, adaptable adornments cut to the core of Joseph’s overall ethos at Rebels to Dons. The brand has garnered wide acclaim for their radical reinterpretation of streetwear staples, splicing together kinetic colors, patchwork textures and off-kilter silhouettes to form something truly surreal. “For us, embellishments are our way of disrupting the familiar and making something unexpected,” explained Joseph. “And our Clarks mule captures that spirit.”

The Rebels to Dons x Clarks maycliffe mule have been released in a limited edition run. They will be sold exclusively online via the Rebels to Dons website The closing event to celebrate the launch will take place at Soho Beach House in Miami on July 30th.

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Andrew Lewis Enthused By New Ecliff Elie Store At West Mall in Trinidad.



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Trinidad and Tobago’s elite menswear brand, Ecliff Elie, has just broadened its reach, launching a spanking new store at West Mall in West Trinidad. The store’s launch comes as things begin to open up more and more- the country’s Prime Minister recently announcing safe zones for vaccinated citizens.

Ecliff Elie is a reputed name in the fashion industry in the Caribbean. His subtle, yet powerful presence in the menswear market has been admired by many over the years, with entertainers like Machel Montano, Bunji Garlin, Problem Child, Lyrikal, Shurwayne Winchester, Kees Dieffenthaller, Jah Cure and countless others vouching for the designer’s professionalism and unparalleled fit, time and time again.

The Ecliff Elie brand has been endorsed by several well known personalities in Trinidad and Tobago over the years- professional sailor, Andrew Lewis being one of them. On the heels of the launch of the new Ecliff Elie store at West Mall, Lewis said, “It’s simple! I love me some good threads. I love a custom fit and better yet, a convenient location like The Falls at West Mall. I love supporting local once done right and it’s up to my standards.” He went on to congratulate the Arima native, saying that he looks forward to seeing him thrive while “rocking your threads.”

Earlier this year, Ecliff Elie launched his online store, making many of his suits, luxury bags, accessories and shoes readily available for purchase, by customers worldwide. He did it all amid the global pandemic, fighting the odds as many grappled with an uncertain economy. Be sure to check out what he’s got by heading to

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