JAMROCK Magazine a premier glossy lifestyle publication with a distinctly Caribbean-American flair; based in New York is proud to this year bring Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International Woman, Renee Bhagwandeen to the 12th staging of Caribbean Fashion Week in Kingston, Jamaica.
Renee is the reigning Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International woman, a native of the twin island republic she migrated to the United States at the age of six (6). As an adult she returned to the island to represent her country in the international Miss Universe pageant.
She won Miss Photogenic and placed top 8, in the Miss Trinidad and Tobago Universe Pageant. After accomplishing these feats she was handpicked by pageant experts to represent her beloved country in another International pageant.
Shortly after the Miss Trinidad and Tobago Universe competition, she was flown to Canada and placed runner up and again Miss Photogenic, which qualified her to be Trinidad and Tobago’s Official delegate for the third largest pageant in the world, The Miss International Beauty Pageant.
Ms. Bhagwandeen was inspired by Janelle Penny Commissiong, the first black woman to win the Miss Universe Pageant. When Renee went to China to represent her country she became the first delegate from Trinidad & Tobago, and the only delegate from the Caribbean to make it to the top 15 finalists.
Renee is currently pursuing a degree in Business Management with hopes of opening her own business and non-profit organization to assist young girls make their dreams a reality.
Renee is involved in numerous charitable organizations inclusive of “The Make a Wish Foundation” and became an “IceyTruck Sweetheart”; an organization which was able to have laws changed against puppy mills.
Along with her charitable endeavors, Renee is a model who has graced magazine covers, numerous editorials and has been a part of campaigns for names such as Target, Belk’s, Broward Mall, Galleria Mall, Corriolis, IceyTruck, Bealls, and many more.
This year she will make her first appearance on the 12th staging of Caribbean Fashion Week. This is a yearly event held by PULSE to showcase the Caribbean’s premier fashion and style.
JAMROCK Magazine will also be bringing some international supermodels to the staging of this year’s Caribbean Fashion week.
CEO and Founder of JAMROCK Magazine David “Squeeze” Annakie who has been involved in Caribbean Fashion Week over the years said “On this the 12th staging of an event that has grown more popular, I am pleased to once again be associated with a show that continues to highlight high end fashion and style with a distinct Caribbean flair.
This year our team to Caribbean Fashion week includes a pick of models from diverse cultures and countries. We have, Renee Bhagwandeen the reigning Ms. Trinidad and Tobago International Woman we also have supermodels from Europe and the USA some of whom are coming to the show for the very first time.
JAMROCK seeks to introduce them to our culture through our fashion especially in this the 50th year of Independence in Jamaica.”
Renee recently endorsed the Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation, “All White” charity event held over the Memorial Day weekend at the CEO and founder of JAMROCK Magazine’s David “Squeeze” Annakie’s property in Greenwich Connecticut.
When she visits the island for Caribbean Fashion Week, Renee will take a trip to see some of the kids from the Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation along with David “Squeeze” Annakie Sr. and his son David Annakie Jr.
This year’s Caribbean Fashion week will be held from June 7-11 at the National Indoor Center in Kingston Jamaica. It was officially launched in the United Kingdom during London Fashion Week last month.
JAMROCK Magazine has always been involved with Caribbean Fashion Week and as always is associated with this year’s event.
The current issue of JAMROCK Magazine features International Super Model ,Jeneil Williams who was also the 2005 winner of the Caribbean Model Search another yearly event put on by PULSE.
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