Seychelles – Natasha Laval Biography

MY NAME IS NATHASHA LAVAL, I WAS BORN ON 22ND JANUARY 1986.  I AM A SEYCHELLOISE, I LIVE ON MAHE ISLAND IT’S THE LARGEST ISLAND IN SEYCHELLES ARCHIPELAGO.   I AM CURRENTLY LIVING WITH MY PARENTS, I HAVE ONLY TWO BROTHERS. I HAVE MY OWN TAILORING BUSINESS FOR 5 YEARS AND FOR 9 YEARS, NOW STILL AM THE FASHION DESIGNER OF TELLY’S MODELLING AGENCY.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND;

I STARTED SCHOOL IN 1990 AND ENDED IN 1997 AT MONT FLEURI PRIMARY SCHOOL. I SPENT ONE YEAR AT PLAISANCE SECONDARY SCHOOL AND 4 YEARS AT MONT FLEURI SECONDARY SCHOOL, THAT WAS FROM 1998 TO 2002.  I ATTENDED THE NATIONAL COLLEGE OF THE ART FOR TWO YEARS FROM 2003 TO 2004. AND IMMEDIATELY STARTED MY OWN BUSINESS.

I WAS THE YOUNGEST DESIGNER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL YOUNG FAHSION DESIGNER COMPETITION DURING THE CREOLE FESTIVAL “FON LANMAL”.  I CAME OUT THIRD, I TRIED AGAIN THE FOLLOWING YEAR 2003 WAS NOT THAT LUCK, BUT THE FOLLOWING YEAR, 2005 I FINALLY WON THE FIRST PRIZE.

MY FIRST EVER FASHION SHOW WITH TELLY’S MODELLING AGENCY WAS IN 2002 FOR VALENTINE’S DAY.  FOLLOWED BY AN INTERNATIONAL FASHION SHOWS THAT WAS HELD IN MAURITIUS THE SAME YEAR.  AND FROM THEN ON I PATICPATED IN VARIOIUS SHOWS, ALONG SIDE WELL ESTAHBLISHED FASHION DESIGNERS.  IN FETE AFRIQUE, FON LANMAL, LA FRANCOPHONIE, MISS REGATTA BEAUTY PAGEANT, FASHION SHOWS IN HOTEL,  SEYCHELLES NATIONAL DAY, JUST TO NAME A FEW.

IN 2007 I WAS CHOSEN TO REPRESENT SEYCHELLES FOR THREE DAYS IN MAURITIUS, FOR FESTIVAL DE LA MODE, WHEREBY DIFFERENT COUNTRIES FROM THE INDIAN OCEANS WAS PRESENT.

SINCE THEN MY DREAM WAS TO BECOME WELL KNOWN NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY, SOME OF IT HAD ALREADY CAME TRUE AND THE REST IS ON THE WAY OF BECOMING A REALITY.

THANK YOU TELLY’S MODELLING AGENCY FOR BACKING ME UP ALL THESE YEARS, ESPECIALLY MR TERRY CAROLLA FOR BELIEVING IN ME AND SOME PARTICULAR PEOPLE WHO SURPPORTED ME ALL THE WAY THOUGH

HERE ARE SOME OF HER CLOTHING: