Dwight Carter, CEO 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 and galas. He also created the annual Brainchild Signature Events—Fashion Anarchy and Gent! Menswear Designer 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.

Dwight fell in love with entertainment marketing while pursuing his music business degree at Fontbonne University. After college, he spent 12 years working in the music business promoting concerts, managing and promoting bands, and working as a record label marketing rep before being drawn to the fashion event industry.

He continued to build rapport in fashion as a personal shopper, photo stylist, event producer, PR consultant, marketer, and back-of-house stylist for fashion shows. Once established within the industry, Dwight steered his focus to event planning with a niche in fashion and entertainment. 

 

With more than 20 years of experience, Dwight’s out-of-the-box, innovative approach brings his clients’ visions to life.

Professional Affiliations

  • 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

Event Concepts Produced

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

  • St. Louis Fashion Week (2008-2013) - Co Produced

  • Pins & Needles Designer Competition (2013-2018)

  • Gent Designer Showcase (2016 - Present)

  • Fashion Anarchy Designer Competition (2019-Present)