Jamaican model and beauty pageant titleholder, who was crowned Miss Jamaica Universe 2013 and represented her country at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant, has been added to the model pool for TCI Fashion Week 2014.
Kerrie Baylis is an investment banker who holds a Bachelor's degree in Law from the University of Surrey with a passion for modeling, fashion, arts and entertainment. She is only the fourth woman in Jamaican history to the take the Miss Jamaica World/Universe double. Whilst competing at the Miss Universe 2013 Pageant in Moscow, Russia, she was 1 of 27 (out of the 86) contestants chosen to model for world renowned Lebanese designer Tony Ward’s Couture Fashion Show at Mercedes-Benz Russian Fashion Week.
Full of excitement, Kerrie exclaimed, “I am extremely excited for TCI Fashion Week. It will be my first time in the Turks and Caicos and I really can't wait for the experience. When I was invited by the producer and the team I jumped at the chance to be a part of the first ever TCI Fashion Week.”
“I know they are pulling out all the stops to make TCI Fashion Week an unbelievable event. I am thrilled to see the fashion industry growing across the Caribbean and even more so be a part of it. I hope all the residents and visitors of Turks and Caicos come out to see and support talent that is being produced and showcased by the designers, models and entertainers. See you soon Turks and Caicos!”
Turks and Caicos Islands Fashion Week 2014 will take place March 26 – 29.
TCIFW is the Turks and Caicos’ premier fashion, design and style event enhancing all aspects of fashion events in the Turks and Caicos Islands by featuring fine local, regional and international designers and boutiques presenting exquisite garments and accessories, supporting local schools alternative career programs, highlighting local culture, history and entertainment, promoting business generation, facilitating workshops, hosting exhibitions of art and luxury products and services and exciting the interest of regional and international media-houses.
Designers presenting at TCIFW 2014 include: Andrew Harris Collection of Barbados; Haiti’s Miko Guillaume; Bahamas’ Hardour Collection by Anthea Bullard and House of Raphelita by David Rolle; Jamaica’s DrennaLUNA by Arlene Martin and Wild/Free by Raecine Williams; New York’s INDASHIO; and Turks and Caicos’ own Ja’D by Kadrica Hamilton, JerittJermell by Jermell Williams, Saint George Fashion by Kazz Forbes and a special exciting presentation by Flavors of the Turks and Caicos (FOTTAC) and Digicel TCI.