By Léo Azambuja
Some things just keep getting better with age. And that is exactly the case with the 3rd Annual Kaua‘i Fashion Weekend presented by Kaua‘i Fashion Week last month.
Kaua‘i’s signature fashion show brought a roster of select and talented designers who presented their creations on the catwalk to a crowd of more than 400 in the grand ballroom of the Kaua‘i Marriott Resort at Kalapaki Beach April 4.
Joining the event’s mastermind, visionary and co-founder, Sha Ali Ahmad of Ahmad Couture, were Louda Larrain, Wilma Bumanglag of Wilma B, Desirea Aguinaldo of Gypsy Rain, Taryn Rodighiero of KaiKini Bikinis and Chanterelle Chantara of Chez Chanterelle.
Event co-founder Marynel Valenzuela said international fashion designer Ahmad has been the fashion show’s co-producer and overall runway director since day one.
“Kaua‘i Fashion Week event is part of his community service to our island,” she said of Ahmad, who does it on his own time, and utilizing his own resources to bring a glimpse of international fashion to Kaua‘i.