The Style Issue, May 11, 2023

On Saturday, while the 149th Kentucky Derby, held at Churchill Downs, Louisville, wrapped the week of events with its Kentucky Derby Races, presented by Woodford Reserve — known as the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports —the American Women's Group of Jamaica (AWG) hosted its very own watch party and fashion show, dubbed 'Fashionable Derby'.

The event, which took place at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel poolside and effortlessly curated by Tai Flora, formed part of the philanthropic efforts of the AWG to raise funds for scholarships and charities. Naturally, the attendees included members of the AWG, Kentucky Derby fans, business heads, diplomats and fashion enthusiasts, who didn't miss the opportunity to don their finest Derby ensembles.

Opening the runway segment was Keneea Linton Designs x Locale, which showcased a black, white and yellow collection featuring chevron prints, organza and chiffon. The collection represented an elaborate take on 'Fashion at the Kentucky Derby'.

Page 2 The Style Issue gives you a glimpse.

Photographer: Naphtali Junior

<strong id="strong-64743820690a6676a9d70cd97d3e2b8c"><strong id="strong-59e8b14d28e97794fb5f4252a2fd08ec">'Sleeve' It To Me</strong></strong> – The Yellow Maxi Shirtdress w/ Balloon Sleeves was rocked effortlessly by model Rene Curtis. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-e1a763389ecbffb5628af0b5cfbea4ee">Done 'White' </strong>– Model Nicole Clarke stepped onto the runway in a Keneea Linton Boat Neck Crêpe Dress. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-bcdb12a29b2cad608221aaf68bb9994a">Wrestle With This</strong> – Model Nicole Clarke was a show-stopper in the Chevron Print Ball Skirt and Organza Hooded Wrap Blouse.(Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-d8963cee3e9fcc14bebcb53ccb86c5aa">Flower Power </strong>– The B&amp;W Floral Printed Maxi Shirtdress w/ Bishop Sleeves complemented with a white fascinator was brought to life by model Shashara Eccleston. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-658c253e8aba2f762dffabd922cf7ec3">Assembly Line</strong> – Model Shannon Thomas glided down the runway in the B&amp;W Line Pattern Lace Maxi shirtdress. (Photo: Naphtali Junior)
<strong id="strong-3881f08439326a8b53d41fa843a40e3e">Now That’s A ‘Cape’ture – </strong>Model Shashara Eccleston delivered fierceness in the Yellow Three-Sister Cape.
<strong id="strong-c3ba7a281d29e1bac6e449b66ca588d8">Shawl’ We?</strong>– Model Rene Curtis later slipped into the Yellow Neoprene Jumpsuit w/ Balloon Sleeves and Shawl.
<strong id="strong-f175d9446beb09e417da9df7bf04ed39">Layers To The Game</strong> –Model Kimberley Staple gave the shutterbug her best angles in the Black Three-Sister Tulle Dress.

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