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Spring into Fashion with Courtney Washington and CWC

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence
Canadian High Commissioner Laurie Peters rocks the runway in this Courtney Washington number.
High Commissioner of Canada Laurie Peters (right) and the designer who closed the show, Courtney Washington.
Michelle Wilson-Reynolds shows off this curve flattering Courtney Washington design.
Wife of French Ambassador Line Despax shows us how to wear a little black dress.
Sharice Fernander sparkles in this flare cocktail number.
Diedre McKenzie showcases the Mushroom swimsuit.
Live your life like it is golden in this fabulous lounge piece by Neahlis complimented by a Cinderella Hat.
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The Canadian Women's Club (CWC) of Jamaica held their annual Spring into Fashion show and they certainly did not disappoint, with even the new high commissioner, Laurie Peters, herself gracing the runways.

Designers on display included Ayana Dixon, Heather Laine, The Mushroom, Neahlis and Canadian Frank Lyman, whose designs that are available at Signature, just to name a few. The pieces by the designers were not only beautiful but functional, great statement pieces as well as classy, laid-back closet essentials.

Some of the designs were well complemented by Purple Jade Jewellery and Cinderella hats, fascinators fit for royalty.

Guests watched as past beauty contestants Diedre McKenzie, Brianne St Juste and Sasha Henry rocked the runway alongside graceful women of the CWC and High Commissioner Peters. Miss Jamaica World 1963 Joan McDonald hosted the event, describing each ensemble with precision and flair.

When it came to closing the show, Courtney Washington stole our hearts with his clean chic evening wear designs for cocktails or a banquet. His designs catered to every woman, the young, the fun and the elegant. The cuts complemented the curves of the woman, irrespective of shape and size. From shimmer to bold red, Washington's designs were a hit.