Published On: Tue, Nov 19th, 2013

Major names in Curacao fashion event

MikiWILLEMSTAD - After New York, London, Milan and Paris, Curaçao has now a platform for the international fashion industry. Models like Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker, Naomi Campbell, Tyson Beckford and Heidi Klum need to know how to find their way to Curacao as a global fashion capital.

Miki Eustachia of Emilka Model Management wants 'fashion' to create a new industry for Curacao. Eustachia has over twenty years experience as a runway model and coach and has worked over the years with professional models and modeling agencies in including Miami, New York and London .


The Fashion Platform project will begin in the fourth quarter of 2014. Eustachia has been preparing for nearly three years and now that the financing of the project is finished, it can finally be announced. Part of the Fashion Platform is to raise awareness of the population. Eustachia wants to use the media to raise public awareness on the importance of service work, patriotism, values and principles. She hopes for an international spin-off of her project.


The Curacao Model Search will take place on November 30 of this year. This event is in the spirit of the Curacao Fashion Platform. This annual event, which is seeking international top models, has as a theme this year; From Curacao to the World.


Both American model and actor Tyson Beckford as Nigel Barker, known as a photographer and television personality in America's Next Top Model, will come to the island to be part of the jury.

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