- Posted August 31, 2013 by
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Patricka is a 17 year old student and aspiring actress. The exotic beauty stands 5'7" and enjoys singing and dancing. Patricka is a recent graduate of St. George's High School and is enjoying delving into her career as a budding model. "I am so excited for this opportunity to model in Canada and next year in New York," she said. Patricka has been getting her modeling portfolio together in readiness for the trip that will have them traveling from Toronto on the east coast, straight across Canada to its west coast.
At Vancouver Fashion Week, Lacarz and Patricka will be walking in the Spring/Summer 2014 season showcase featuring designers from all over the world, and the bi-annual six day event is attended by over 20,000 guests, including industry professionals, buyers, media, and VIP's.
"We are very excited to collaborate with Supermodel of the Bahamas and The Bahamas Weekly to showcase Bahamian talent and link them with international designers," said Jamal Abdourahman, Founder / Producer, Vancouver Fashion Week.
"I am very moved by our collaboration with Vancouver Fashion Week, which will expose Patricka and Lacarz to a new market and media. We've had previous winners walk in shows in the USA, but this is our first time in Canada," said Oilinsha Coakley, CEO of Oilnsha's Models and Talent Management / Founder, Supermodel of the Bahamas.
Robbin Whachell, Editor, Co-founder, TheBahamasWeekly.com lives in Vancouver and helped facilitate the collaboration, and will be assisting in hosting the OilinSha team. "Models are different the world over, and Bahamian beauty is truly one-of-a-kind," she said. "I know the models will have an experience of a lifetime."
" It doesn't matter where you came from, but where you are going in life," said the 22 year old 6' tall male winner, Lacarz Brown who was born in Nassau. Lacarz is a college student who loves to volunteer and write poetry. He's been training hard at the gym to be ready for the event.
Both Lacarz and Patricka will also walk in BK Fashion Weekend (NYC) next year. Keep up with the activities of both models on Supermodel of the Bahamas Facebook page.
Vancouver Fashion Week will be streamed live online, so family and friends of the models can view online from The Bahamas. Find Vancouver Fashion Week on Facebook.
Supermodel of the Bahamas is the #1 model search in the country which discovers new faces. It was founded by Oilinsha Coakley, owner of Oilinsha Models and Talent, Nassau. Similar to America's Next Top Model in that Coakley discovers new faces. The candidates are then trained and pushed to perform, whereupon it becomes obvious after photo shoots, runway shows, and interviews, who is made for the life of a model. Official website.
(SMB wishes to thank TM Photography, Kurtz Richy, and Shawn T Photography for photos seen here)