Trinidad Tobago Fashion Week

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May 20 - 22, 2016

Trinidad and Tobago

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  • MEDIA LAUNCH
  • OFFICIAL LAUNCH
  • FASHION WORKSHOPS
  • 2TFW FASHION EVENTS

Special Events

  • SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOPS

    Date: TBD

    Location: TBD

  • FASHION ON THE BEACH

    May 20th @ 6pm-Midnight

    Pigeon Point Heritage Park, Tobago

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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 its 6th edition of fashion with Simple Silhouettes Sell from May 20-22, 2016.

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 its 6th edition of fashion from May 20-22, 2016 at venues across Trinidad and Tobago.

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