All "Hyped up" about Mission Catwalk!! Day 1

Hi Guys , so if you are an avid reader of my blog , you would have realized that I'm super excited about Mission Catwalk. I loooove the fact that this is a Jamaican show showcasing talents from all over the  Caribbean :-)) With that being said ... i am even more excited because i was so privileged to receive the official media kit of the show with all the designers and their profiles as well as all the prizes and all the information that i need. Being the kind person that i am , I decided to share some of these with you, what i will do is "a series of posts. Firstly , here is an overview of the show.


Fashion Designer Reality Series

Mission Catwalk is an exciting reality TV series aimed at discovering and developing talented fashion designers. Season One showcased 15 designers in a fierce competition for top prizes.  This year, the series shortlisted 20 designers from across the Caribbean; including Barbados, Belize, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Jamaica. These 20 designers will meet a swift and ferocious first round of challenges in which 5 designers are eliminated in the first episode.

This TV series tests and nurtures the talents of the contestants through numerous challenges and exercises geared at identifying and honing a range of creative skills and abilities.  Mission Catwalk  is set in Kingston, Jamaica and each hour-long episode comprises of four segments: the challenge, the design production, the runway show, and the elimination of a designer. The series lasts thirteen weeks and culminates with three designers at a live showdown in Kingston. One designer will win the ultimate prize- to show their collection at London Fashion Week 2012.

 The winner will receive the following prizes:

·         An opportunity to show a collection at the London Fashion Week 2012.

·         JMD$500K funding to start their clothing line courtesy of NCB.

·         Industrial sewing equipment valued at JMD$200K courtesy of Singer Jamaica.

·         A contract to sell their designs at SOHO Boutique.

·         A six-page fashion editorial in Ocean Style Magazine.

·         A scholarship to pursue fashion program at London College of Fashion

·         A scholarship to study tailoring at Savile Row Academy in London.

Season two of Mission Catwalk will premiere on Tuesday March 27, 2012 at 8:30 PM on TVJ and is also scheduled to air across the Caribbean in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Guyana and Belize.

Host/Exec Prod:
Keneea Linton-George
Novia McDonald- Whyte
Carlton Brown
Guest Judges:
Sonia Noel-Guyana Fashion Week, Nadia Khan Actress, Barry-Moncrieffe-
Designer, Marcellas James-Milliner, Lady Saw-Singer, Dr. Sharlene Jarrett-MOH,
Dexter Pottinger-Designer/Celebrity Stylist, Douglas Gordon-Ocean Style
 Magazine, Celia Levy-Designer, Thalia Lyn-Entrepreneur, Michele Coulton-
SOHO Boutique, Meiling Esau-Designer, Claudia Pegus-Designer
Kesia Estwick, Janelle Forde, Ryan Chan, Ryan Berkeley, Rebecca Stirm, Shannon
Kwong, Shellane McFarlane, Kerin Scott, Gregory Williams, Crystal Powell,
Kimbally Smith, Janel Jolly, Keshon Hawthorne, Natalie Rochester, Maria King-
Core Team:
Michael Cushnie
Gareth M Daley
Director of Photography
Keneea Linton-George
Executive Producer
Carolyn Bolt

If you would like more information about the show, please contact us on 1 (876) 810-9446,
1 (876) 399 1996 or email

 Haute People will like to thank AGSelect Public Relations for this information. I must apologise for the "CAST" section , as i said it was a Press Release sent to me , so please just diligently cast your eye down to that section.


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