STREET FASHION WEEK
A confident and ambitious young lady with so much to offer not only to her community but also her country! She stems from humble beginnings, and this has stirred in her a passion for voluntary service. She believes, that as Winston Churchill famously said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
She is the public relations officer, communications and events coordinator of the youth and sports council in Laborie. She is also the founder and president of the newly formed organisation called “Rise Up”. This organisation aims at building the holistic development of the youth within her community through self-defense and other professional development activities.
She models for the Imani modeling agency. Co-Chair of the Serita Modelling Agency, a junior model group where she assists children to become more confident about themselves through modelling. She is currently Saint Lucia’s brand ambassador for the Never Give Up Apparel line, a Canada based clothing line which gears towards motivating individuals through their clothing. She was a teacher at the Banse La Grace Combined School where she began to be a role model, positively influence, inspire and pass on her knowledge to the younger generation. She is currently a model and full time student at the university of the West Indies where she pursues a diploma in Youth Develop Studies.
She is no stranger to pageantry as she believes that pageantry provides a positive platform for women to be seen and heard. She has participated in the Miziq Mele Melange Creole pageant, the National Carnival Queen Pageant ,Miss Kalime’, Miss Volunteer South and the Miss Independence National . She currently hold two titles: Miss Kalime’ 2016 Queen and Miss Volunteer South 2018 Queen. She have chaperoned many young ladies for various pageants. Due to her passion, love for pageantry and her experience in the National Miss Independence pageant, she used her skills to give back and hosted a community level pageant on the 16th of February 2019 called Miss Laborie Independence Pageant. Mrs. Kaysia Verneuil-Joyeux
Brand ambassador - Saint Lucia
She is 17 year old girl from Kitscoty Alberta. She was the face of Fashion fest 2018, and ethno fashion gala 2019 and her pictures were on 6 billboards in Edmonton as well as at the LRT station, this year she was named brand Ambassador NGU (Never Give Up Clothing) on CTV Moring Live. She is the featured model for Bailando Wedding Boutique, and has walked the runway for the wedding fair for the past 3 years, bridal fantasy, thrive, and paint it forward gala, Western Canadian Fashion week the past 4 years, walked for 9 designers in New York fashion week, and for 2 designers in Paris Fashion Week.
Kasda had two limited edition prints displayed of her by the Renaissance Hotel Art Exhibit in Edmonton
Kasda recently walked in Paris Fashion Week, and the gown she wore was published in New Faces Magazine.
Next year Kasda has been invited to walk the runway in Milan, Fiji, New York and London. Kasda has been published in over 15 beauty, fashion and wedding magazines all over the world this past 4 years. She has been published in the covers of Paris Magazine, Femme Rebelle magazine, Horizont magazine and just recently on the cover of Spotlight Magazine. She has been on CTV morning live twice this past year. She has done many photoshoots all over Canada including international photoshoots in New York and Paris. She volunteers and has raised money for the Nina Haggerty Foundation, The interval Store, The Snowflake Respite Foundation, The Thorpe Recovery Centre, Children without Program, and The olive Tree. She is also part of anti-bulling campaign to help teens.
Kasda dreams of going to med school and being a signature model for a beauty or fashion line while teaching dance classes and helping troubled teens.