Lady Saw to guest judge on Mission Catwalk

Lady Saw

Grammy Award-winning dancehall diva Lady Saw will serve as a guest judge on episode five of Caribbean fashion designer reality series Mission Catwalk which airs Tuesday, April 24 on Television Jamaica.

She will join executive producer/host Keneea Linton-George and other judges in critiquing the work of the remaining 12 designers who will be divided into four groups of three. The teams will have to convince the judges that their mini collection for celebrity/style icons Michelle Obama, Victoria ‘Posh’ Beckham, Nicki Minaj and Lady Saw herself is the best of the lot.

When asked if she considers herself a fashion icon, Lady Saw, born Marion Hall, replies, “Yes, I do see myself as a fashion icon. I’m always into fashion. I love Christian Louboutin shoes and Marc Jacobs dresses; anything that’s fly – that’s me. I will go all out and rock a very expensive outfit for a big show; but sometimes I do mess up; like when I wait last minute and I’ll call somebody to get me something and it doesn’t work. That can be a disaster!”

The deejay, known for delivering outspoken lyrics onstage in between wig pulling (hers of course) and kicking off her heels, is working on her ninth studio album, Lady Saw Presents: Marion Hall on her Divas Recording imprint. The album will include various genres including country and jazz. Lady Saw is currently working on a screenplay and filming the video for Sidung, her recent collaboration with Elephant Man.

Though the Love Sick singer declined to spill the beans about her designer favourites, she remarked that her experience on Mission Catwalk was “fun”!

Which group of regional designers (from Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago) will impress the dancehall veteran and fashion icon? Who will rule the catwalk?

Find out by tuning in to Television Jamaica on Tuesday, April 24 at 8:30 p.m. For viewers in Trinidad, the series airs Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. on TV6. Mission Catwalk streams online at and is presented by the National Commercial Bank, Supreme Ventures and Digicel.

Source: THE STAR

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