A person with much worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture
Keisha Edwards is the owner and Creative Director of Shasha Designs, a fashion brand based in Georgetown Guyana, that makes resorts, festivals and formal wear. Specializing in creating traditional and unconventional wedding gowns. She launched her career in fashion by participating in the Guyana Fashion Week in 2008, where her designs received rave reviews, motivating her to launch her brand and first fashion show in 2010 under the name Fierce Expressions. Miss Edwards is a recipient of the ‘Award of Excellence – Fashion Innovation’ at the 2016 Caribbean Style and Culture Awards in Maryland, USA. Keisha has showcased collections in Guyana, Haiti, Curaçao, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, and in Washington DC and Maryland in the USA. Her designs have also been featured in Shabeau Magazine, Lady, Posh 592, She Caribbean Magazine and LIAT ZiNG in-flight magazine.In 2018, she participated in the first-ever Commonwealth Fashion Exchange, where she designed a sustainable gown, which debuted at Buckingham Palace in February of that year.
Keisha holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion and Designs from the Caribbean Academy of Fashion and Design as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Guyana and has completed a certificate program in Fabric Selection and Design Style at The New School – Parsons School of Designs in the USA. She is also a member of the Guyana Fashion Council.
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