Port of Spain, Trinidad – May 26, 2023: Tourism Trinidad Limited (TTL) is thrilled to announce the launch of the Trinidad Fashion Festival – Dis Is We Style, a vibrant celebration of the distinctive style and creativity flourishing within Trinidad and Tobago’s fashion industry.

The inauguration ceremony took place at the Queen’s Hall in Port of Spain a venue renowned for its role in promoting and preserving the arts and culture of Trinidad and Tobago. Dis Is We Style is carded to take place over the course of a week at the end of May 2024 and will showcase an array of appealing events, including mesmerizing runway shows, captivating exhibitions, enlightening workshops, and much more.

The launch held to coincide with the calendar date for next year was also done so persons can start creating a ‘Save The Date’ for next year and plan beyond the carnival celebrations. This all fits into TTL’s strategic festival plans which will see persons now having options beyond the Mas for festivals held over several days which include, Music, Culinary and of course, Fashion.

CEO of TTL Carla Cupid speaking at the launch

Carla Cupid, the CEO of Tourism Trinidad Limited, speaking at the launch event expressed her enthusiasm, stating, “In keeping with our mantra that Trinidad is always in Season, we are finally making this a firmer reality with our festivals schedule.”

She continued by noting that, “we are truly thrilled to unveil this remarkable event which exemplifies the talent and ingenuity of our local fashion industry. Our talents are world class, and we need to start creating space locally to invite the world to come and enjoy it. This festival stands as a testament to the unwavering commitment and passion of our homegrown designers, and we take immense pride in supporting their endeavours.”

These sentiments were echoed by Ms. Simone Thorne-Mora Quinones, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Tourism Culture and the Arts. She emphasized the significance of the Trinidad Fashion Festival – Dis Is We Style, stating, “This launch represents a pivotal moment for our nation, as it will highlight our distinct culture and boundless creativity. We are proud to lend our support to this event and eagerly anticipate its continued success.”

The festival will feature a stellar line-up of Trinidad and Tobago’s leading creators, and many more. Additionally, international designers from around the globe will also be showcased, adding a truly global flair to the festivities.

The festival will commence in the last week of May 2024 and will feature an array of captivating events such as runway shows, appealing exhibitions, enlightening workshops, and much more.

The Trinidad Fashion Festival – Dis Is We Style is an annual extravaganza that celebrates the unique style and boundless creativity of Trinidad and Tobago’s fashion industry.