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Dwight Carter, Owner And Creative Director

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Dwight Carter is the Founder and Creative Director of Brainchild in St. Louis, where he is an experienced marketer, producer and event planner. Over the years, Dwight has successfully planned, produced, and executed many events, including fashion shows, small business launches, charity events, and corporate parties.


He created annual Brainchild Signature Events—Fashion Anarchy and Gent Menswear Designer Runway Show. He is also credited with his contributions to the local fashion industry through his work on campaigns, runway shows, and as a fashion promotion and production instructor at Stevens—the Institute of Business and Arts. With more than 20 years of experience, Dwight’s out-of-the-box, innovative approach and risk taking, brings innovative concepts to life. 

Professional Affiliations

Signature Events/Concepts Produced

  • Fashion Group International (Marketing Chair)

  • Black In St. Louis Fashion

  • Lindenwood University Advisory Board

  • Stevens - The Institute of Business & Arts Advisory Board (Adjunct Instructor-Fashion Promotion and Production)

  • STL Fashion Alliance

  • Project: Design! Designer Competition (2009-2012) - Creator and Producer

  • St. Louis Fashion Week (2008-2012) - Co Producer

  • Pins & Needles Designer Competition (2013-2018) - Founder and Producer

  • Gent Designer Showcase (2015 - Present) - Founder and Producer

  • Fashion Anarchy Designer Competition - Founder and Producer

  1. 2019 - Live Event

  2. 2020 -  3 Episode Streaming Event

  3. 2022 - 8 Episode Streaming TV Series

Education - Fontbonne University, STL​​

  • Music Business, Bachelors Degree

  • Communications & Public Relations, Bachelor Degree

Professional Roles

  • Media Buyer - 6 years (Fox Theatre, STL * Scottrade, STL)

  • Retail Management - 15 years (Limited Express, STL * Ziezo Boutique, STL *BCBG, STL * PLAY Boutique, STL)

  • Event and Marketing - 10 years (The Riverfront Times, STL * Midwest Regional Music Festival, STL * The Fox Theatre, STL 

  • Fashion Education, Adjunct Instructor - 8 years (Stevens - The Institute of Business and Arts, STL)

Click below to read about Dwight in Voyage STL

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