Monday, 25 February 2013

Keneea Linton

Keneea is a naturally skillful and creative designer whose collection focuses on clean cuts and sophisticated finish that highlights the stylish contemporary look synonymous with Keneea Linton designs. Keneea has produced wardrobes for our Miss Jamaica beauty queens, had collections presented at Caribbean Fashion Week, Miami International Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and the first Jamaican designer to be featured in New York at Brooklyn Fashion Week. Her designs have also been featured in SHE Caribbean Magazine, Jamaque Magazine, Caribbean Belle Magazine, Profiles Magazine, among many others.

Prior to pursuing a Bachelors degree in Philosophy at the University of the West Indies in 2004, Keneea was a flight attendant with the former national carrier, Air Jamaica.

Keneea's first entrepreneurial venture was as part owner and Managing Director of a marketing company, Poise Jamaica Ltd; then went on to becoming a Marketing Executive at RE TV, and was part owner, producer and fashion editor of College Lifestyle Magazine and TV Series.

Keneea is committed to the advancement of the local fashion industry and served as Marketing Officer for the Jamaica Fashion and Apparel Cluster funded by the Jamaican Government and the European Union.

At present, Keneea is the CEO of KTL Group Limited, a marketing and production company and the Host and Executive producer Mission Catwalk, a new reality TV series on TVJ aimed at discovering talented fashion designers from across the Caribbean. Keneea is also the founder of The Designers Guild, a non-profit organization aimed at making the local fashion industry more globally competitive.


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