Local designers take fashion to the metaverse | Features Local

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO’S fashion is heading for the metaverse.

Crystal Cunningham, managing director of the Port of Spain Fashion Week (POSFW) was excited to make the announcement on Tuesday, when her organisation launched its FashionVerse experience at the bmobile Corporate box, Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain.







Aya Styler, Tameika Fletcher-Birmingham

Jewelry designer and owner of Aya Styler, Tameika Fletcher-Birmingham, fits media

personality Whitney Husbands with one of her pieces at the launch of the FashionVerse.


The POSFW “FashionVerse” will be a Web3 Community, developed in partnership with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Its roll-out will see 20 Caribbean designers and feature 40 unique NFTS (non-fungible tokens), the new frontier of digital art and wearables to bridge the gap between Web2 and Web3.

“The first collection will be modest, since we’re trying this out for the first time, with a small and selective group of artists and fashion designers from all over the Caribbean,”

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Footpatrol x Paperboy Ready a Three Piece Apparel Collection

Formed from a love of sandwiches and style, Parisian streetwear imprint Paperboy has established quite the name for itself since its 2014 inception. After collaborating with the likes of New Balance, CLARKS, BEAMS and more, Paperboy has now joined forces for a second time with Footpatrol for a concise collection of goods.

Being like-minded in taste, it only makes sense for these two European heavyweights to come together once more. The collaboration itself simply consists of three key styles – one hoodie and two T-Shirts. Adopting a monochromatic colourway, these pieces sport a relaxed fit, making them simple to pair with almost anything.

Atop each piece, the duo has made use of both their iconic brandings, with the Footpatrol Gasmask and Paperboy’s mascot character working in unison throughout. In celebration of the launch, Paperboy has created a bespoke lunch menu offering that will be available in its cafe for

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Kate Moss goes naked to announce new wellness brand, Cosmoss

Kate Moss turned girl boss.

The supermodel announced Tuesday that she’s gearing up to launch her own wellness line, called Cosmoss, sharing a dreamy video of herself swimming naked in a pond.

“Mesmerising and magical. COSMOSS is self-care created for life’s modern journeys,” the caption read, adding that the brand will launch on Sept. 1.

Other sensual posts starring Moss, 48, offered a little more information about what to expect from the seemingly Goop-like launch to come.

“Each COSMOSS product has been meticulously crafted with well-being in mind, using potent, natural substances. Each ritual opens a door to balance, restoration and love. The COSMOSS scent recentres and completes,” another caption read.

According to the Daily Mail, fans can expect the former infamous party girl to hawk a detoxifying tea, CBD face oil, “sacred” mist and more New Age items.

While it remains to be seen if Moss, who

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