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Saleem presents resplendent Monte Carlo
According to a release, Samuel’s 2018 collection, Monte Carlo, is meant to reflect the Circuit de Monaco which is synonymous with prestige, royalty, luxury and the international crossroads of style.
He said the 2018 collection “attempts to highlight these features through fusing quintessential fashion elements reflected in elegant, trendsetting designs, creating a fantasy that transports the mind of the user to another place and gives an insight into the future.”
To underline his mission for the collection, Samuel uses fabrics like Chantilly lace, stretch mesh, silk organza, twill and reflective fibreglass organza and silk chiffon are rich in texture, soft and easy to wear.
Monte Carlo comprises of clothing for resort wear, bridal, work and the fun weekend getaway. The pieces are created for those who seek the flexibility to mix and match pieces to suit their own personal taste and style.
The collection is also geared to the bold and confident men who are not shy about embracing vibrant prints, colour and alternative fabrics.
Samuel said, “the classic palette of black and white designs are interspersed with the occasional burst of colour designed to appeal to the Caribbean man and woman.”
Monte Carlo will be held on June 18 at Queen’s Hall, Port-of-Spain from 6.30 pm.
Tickets are available at the Queen’s Hall Box Office and The Bridal and Curtain Shoppe, 28 Frederick Street, Port-of-Spain (624-3470). For additional information contact 461-3987.