Trinidad Tobago Fashion Week

Love Your Fashion Business - Learn More

May 19 -21, 2017

Trinidad and Tobago

Tickets Released Soon
  • MAY 11 & 19 MEDIA LAUNCH
  • MAY 19 OFFICIAL LAUNCH
  • MAY 17 & 19 FASHION WORKSHOPS
  • MAY 20 & 21 2TFW FASHION EVENTS

Special Events

  • BUSINESS OF FASHION WORKSHOPS

    TRINIDAD | TOBAGO

    MAY 17 & 19

  • "REEL FASHON"

    TRINIDAD | TOBAGO

    MAY 20 & 21

Ticket Locations

Designers

Now Accepting Designer Applications

Designers!

Reach for your creative inspire and be a part of 2TFW’s 2017 production on the Runway and an opportunity to be featured in our film production on “Reel FashON!”

1) Complete a Designer Application in the “Forms” section

2) Submit your best photo of your recent collection AND

3) A 30sec video stating the reasons why you “Love Your Fashion Business!” to design@dus1.org

Deadline is April 18, 2017

For more information send an email to design@dus1.org

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Love Your Fashion Business

Creative inspire is built on the love of one’s ability to interpret mental gifts and environmental landscapes. “Loving your Fashion Business” will get your “Reel fashON!”

2TFW 2017 is your platform.

History

  • CUT.AH.DASH | (colloquial)
    - used to complement or express pleasure in ones clothing.
    - looking ones best; wearing ones best clothing

    Example: "He cut ah dash lastnight in his Sunday best"

    ORIGIN: Tobago

    TFW Translation: Come wear your best clothes with us!

  • DAN DAN FIESTA

    DAN DAN | (colloquial)
    - an expression for ones best clothing

    Example: "Youth man dress up in he best dan-dan"

    Synonym: Sunday Best

    ORIGIN: Tobago

    TFW Translation: A fiesta of the best Caribbean clothes

  • CAZAK FROCK SUSPENDERS

    CAZAK | (colloquial)
    - A zipper (usually for a man's pants) or buttons (before zippers were made)

    Example: "Fix your cazak!"

    ORIGIN: Tobago

    TFW Use: Cazak Frock Suspenders are the different aspects of garment pieces that can enhance how you look.

  • STONE PUSSY DRESSED | (colloquial)
    - Dressed in your best clothing

    Example: "Yuh went out last night, ah seh yuh was stone pussy dressed."

    ORIGIN: Tobago

    TFW continues to take bold steps to highlight its cultural past with fashion, encouraging fashion lovers to be “SPD Redefined.”

    TFW Use: "Are you ready to Redefine SPD?"

  • SAGA PINTO IN DUNGAREES
    In 2015, TFW was rebranded as 2TFW with a program that canvassed the country.

    SAGA PINTO | (colloquial)
    - Well-dressed male/female

    DUNGAREES (origin Hindi "dungri")
    - Blue denim, overalls made of blue denim.

    Originally used to make work clothes for miners, today, denim is found in every wardrobe, and used in clothing suited for many occasions.

  • SIMPLE SILHOUETTES SELL

    A cube wrapped in a rose represents the unchanging truth, solidity and balance that can be found in a simple silhouette.

    2TFW presents Simple Silhouettes Sell from May 14-22, 2016 at venues across Trinidad and Tobago.

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