Barbados News Fashion

Designers benefit from course

Fashion designers from Barbados and other parts of the Caribbean have participated in a course in Trinidad and Tobago which facilitated strengthening ties among the driving forces of the creative industry of the region.

The two-week project, sought to help the designers gain a wider range of creative approaches while giving them tips and tools for effective trade and export of their products.

The programme was organised by the University of Trinidad and Tobago in collaboration with the Caribbean Export Development Agency, the Caribbean Development Bank and the Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund.

Barbados-based designer, Melanie Thorpe says she learnt more approaches for fine tuning the ethos of her brand as she seeks to embark on a global market.

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