February 15, 2011
Caribbean Designer’s new collection favors French Inspiration on the Runway
NEW YORK, NY – Monday February 14th, 2011 – Caribbean Designer, Keishel Williams presented her Fall 2011 line, A Sunday in the Park, pre-New York Fashion Week on Monday, February 7th, 2011 at 7PM. In keeping with the designer’s flair for the art and attention to mise-en-scène, the show took place in the Foley Art Gallery in Chelsea, New York.
Keishel Williams presented a collection that mirrored Parisian beauty with sophisticated and baroque designs that crosses the divide between clothes and art. Williams’ collection featured Victorian-era inspired evening gowns and tailored pieces that flatter women’s figures. It is a collection for women with artistic sensibility fitted for the mecca of elegant couture – Paris Fashion Week. Sunday in the Park was inspired by Georges-Pierre Seurat’s painting A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte- 1884.
The designer spoke to press about her inspiration, history as a designer, and her new line which will soon be available for purchase. Press attendees included New York Daily News, Pix 11, POSH Magazine, and the Swank Report Magazine. Respected brands such as Makari de Suisse, Soul Purpose which receives the Household Stamp of Approval from Talk Show and Entrepreneurial Mogul Oprah Winfrey, and Sonu Water were a few among the many sponsors who contributed to the success of the event.
Key Makeup Artist: Diane Bainton
Head Hairstylists: Kimmi Hendrix, Dale Edgehill (Tres Jolie Beauty Boutique)
Jewelry: Chasse p’tit Loup Vintage Jewelry Designs, Dabanga Jewelry
Models Courtesy of: Billie Mitchel of Supernova Models
Production/Press Management: Adirée | Public Relations and Special Events
About Keishel Williams
Keishel Williams began her career in high school designing for beauty pageants in her homeland of Trinidad. As a self taught designer Williams has always had an innate passion for fashion. Now with 10 years of design and styling experience she brings Jlehsiek, a fashion house that creates high end ready-to-wear gown and couture pieces.
For more information about the designer and her creations please visit jlehsiek.com.