Designer to give Guyanese ‘fusion’ of the Caribbean – Stabroek News


Artist and Designer Habibah Akilah Atherley has made her way back to Guyana’s shores after living for a while on one of the Caribbean islands and she now plans to give her Guyanese brothers and sisters a fusion of the Caribbean in her designs.

Over the years, Akilah, as she is popularly known, has produced some fine clothing designs, art on canvas using acrylic and has done interior decorating as well. She has been sought after also for floral arrangements and locally made jewelry and craft.

The designer who has done fashion shows in Guyana as well as in Barbados is set to put on a Fashion Show and Tea Party on July 28.

Akilah who had professionally taken up art when she was only 15 shares on how this came to be.

“I had just completed Central High and decided to take up sewing. It was my…

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