Prom­ises a celebrity-filled week­end

Jamaica Gleaner - - TODAY -

THE SEC­OND City will be abuzz with lo­cal and in­ter­na­tional celebri­ties once again for the ninth stag­ing of the OCEAN Style Fash­ionShow­case Week­end, which be­gan yes­ter­day, to Sun­day, Novem­ber 27 with a se­ries of ac­tiv­i­ties en­cap­su­lat­ing the best of fash­ion, en­ter­tain­ment and golf be­ing of­fered in the Caribbean.

“The OCEAN Style Fash­ionShow­case Week­end re­ally gives us the op­por­tu­nity to stage a first-class se­ries of events that truly show­cases the ex­cep­tional tal­ent that comes out of Ja­maica and the Caribbean. Over the years, the Fash­ionShow­case week­end has hosted over 40 In­ter­na­tional celebri­ties who con­tinue to sup­port our events and spread the word about their ex­pe­ri­ence in Ja­maica. We are thank­ful to have the sup­port of our amaz­ing spon­sors and part­ners, who con­tinue to be­lieve in our brand, a brand that prides it­self on pro­vid­ing guests with high­qual­ity events and an un­for­get­table Ja­maican ex­pe­ri­ence,” OCEAN Style founder Dou­glas Gor­don stated at a me­dia brunch held at the Se­crets Re­sorts & Spas last Sun­day.

This year’s stag­ing will host an ar­ray of celebri­ties, in­clud­ing, Black­ish ac­tor, An­thony An­der­son, Selita Ebanks, Bee­nie Man, Ge­orge Lopez, Christo­pher Martin, Frankie Mu­niz, Vivica A. Fox, Don Ben­jamin and Liane V.


The week­end will start with the Dulce de Leche Lin­gerie and Swimwear Show on Thurs­day evening, fol­lowed by the OCEAN Style Drive Into Lux­ury event, spon­sored by Sagi­cor at the Fairview Sagi­cor of­fice. Clients will have an op­por­tu­nity to sign up for a Master­Card Black or Gold card, and in re­turn, ATL will give them the op­por­tu­nity to test drive a new lux­ury car and also re­ceive a dis­count of up to $100,000 on the pur­chase of a new car.

“At Sagi­cor, we are com­mit­ted to sup­port­ing ini­tia­tives such as this in any way pos­si­ble as we all seek to build bet­ter com­pa­nies, bet­ter busi­nesses, sup­port­ing first-class em­ploy­ees and clients for a bet­ter econ­omy in this great coun­try. This event in­volves a se­ries of ac­tiv­i­ties, and I would en­cour­age the pub­lic to sup­port our car show called Drive into Lux­ury, a part­ner­ship with ATL Au­to­mo­tive this Fri­day, Novem­ber 25, 2016 at our Sagi­cor Bank, Fairview branch,” stated re­gional man­ager, Oral Heaven.

Other ac­tiv­i­ties for the highly an­tic­i­pated week­end in­clude the ICON Award Din­ner, in which in­ter­na­tional reg­gae and dance­hall artiste Bee­nie Man along with model-turned ac­tress Selita Ebanks will be hon­oured with the; fol­lowed by the Eyes Wide Shut All-White event, which will be staged at the Rose Hall Great House on Fri­day night, with live per­for­mances by Bee­nie Man and Christo­pher Martin.

On Satur­day, pa­trons will be able to par­tic­i­pate in the eighth An­nual Celebrity Golf Tour­na­ment at the Cin­na­mon Hill, will which will be hosted by ac­tor, An­thony An­der­son, fol­lowed by the OCEAN Style Fash­ionShow­case will fea­ture de­sign­ers from Ja­maica and the Caribbean, in­clud­ing Rhion Ro­many, Lu­bica, Neahlis and Heather Jones along with in­ter­na­tional mod­els Brodie Nero, Don Ben­jamin and Crys­tal Cun­ning­ham.

The week­end will close with a Celebrity Vol­ley Ball Tour­na­ment and Beach Party on Sun­day.

From left: Rasheed An­der­son, Parish Man­ager JPS, Fash­ion De­signer Lisa Wal­lace, Dou­glas Gor­don, OCEAN Style Founder and Oral Heaven, Re­gional Man­ager Sagi­cor at the me­dia launch for the OCEAN Style Fash­ionShow­case Week­end at the Se­crets Re­sorts & Spas.

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