Summer Sizzle BVI gives Back to Youths by Introducing Fashion, Cosmetology and Photography Workshops


Summer Sizzle BVI has announced the launching of its 10th Anniversary Celebration from July 25 – 30, 2018 with the slogan – Rebuild, Restore, Revive the BVI and inspire the next generation. Every July Summer Sizzle BVI, the Caribbean’s premier fashion and lifestyle event, takes over the British Virgin Islands with its four-day spectacular weekend including the weekend highlights; Global Glamor Runway Show and White & Wakanda Fashion Gala.

This year the team has collaborated with The Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies and has introduced a series of workshops set for Friday July 27th that highlights the youths’ interest in the world of fashion, hairstyling, makeup and photography as a way of giving back the community after the devastation of hurricane Irma and Maria.

The workshops cater to the noticeable and increasing interests seen from the local youths involved over the years. Students from The Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies, Elmore Stoutt High School and Bregado Flax Educational Centre are eligible for free admission with limited space availability.

The Summer Sizzle BVI workshop series is scheduled for Friday July 27, 2018 at The Virgin Islands School of Technical Studies, Baugher’s Bay, Tortola.

9:00 am – 10:30 am ‘Making A Brand’ workshop for in the business of fashion and branding.

Facilitators: Paulette Cleghorn, Creative Director of Yumi Katsura and Edwing D’Angelo.

10:30am – 11:30am  ‘Principles of Hair Design’ which offers a hands on experience on the theory of hairstyling

Facilitator: Felicia Trapp, Top beauty professional and Educator at Paul Mitchell in Atlanta.

11:30 am – 12:30 pm  ‘Makeup Seminar’ You are your brand so brand yourself beautifully.

Facilitator: John Alfred Nelson, Celebrity Makeup Artist from NBC Today Show.

1:00pm Photography Workshop “What’s the story? A masterclass in creating a narrative in your photography. This workshop conducted by Nigel Barker, world-renowned photographer, TV personality, author and former judge of America’s Next Top Model.

Location for the photography workshop will be disclosed to registered persons at a later date.

All workshops except photography are $40. Photography Workshop is $125.

Summer Sizzle BVI welcomes students from high schools (public and private) throughout the BVI, professionals and others interested to attend any workshops with limited space.

For workshop registration contact Colette Martin – or call 284-499-1306

For photography workshop contact Dame Peters – or call 284-340-2716

About Summer Sizzle BVI

Summer Sizzle BVI remains a highly anticipated event, attracting designers, models, entertainers, fashion influencers, press, celebrities and visitors eager to experience the fashion shows, industry insider workshops, chartered sailing excursions, island tours, parties, sumptuous dining, and fabulous entertainment. The main highlights are the White & Wakanda Fashion Gala at JY Harbour View Marina on Friday, July 27 and Global Glamour Runway Show at the Save the Seed Energy Center onSaturday, July 28.

Sponsors: BVI Tourist Board, Official Presenting Sponsor, Popeye’s BVI Promotions, Bob’s Gas & Service Station, JTV, Jahphix, JY Harbour View Marina, My Beauty Unlimited,, Game On Inc, Green Tech, Caribbean Cellars, Timeless Media, Cape Air, Save the Seed The Energy Centre.


For more details about Summer Sizzle BVI’s 10th Anniversary celebration, visit our website 

Summer Sizzle BVI 2018

Summer Sizzle B VI , the Caribbean’s premier fashion and lifestyle event, takes over the British Virgin Islands. Now in its 9th year, this spectacular four-day escape remains unforgettable, attracting designers, models, fashion influencers, press, celebrities and visitors eager to experie

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