The (Mis)adventures of Swimsuit Shopping

How many swimsuits do you try on before you find the perfect one? I tried six whole pieces before I found one I could live with.  I like it but were I shopping for a dress or shoes, I might’ve tried a few more options before making a purchase. This was honestly one of the […]

Links à la Mode August 2 or Some Blog Posts You Should Read

This week I had the pleasure of being included in Independent Fashion Bloggers’ Links à la Mode round-up for the second time. My post on Barbadian brand Peacesbyanya made the cut. If you’re not all caught up in the weekend’s festivities, take a look at some of the other posts which made the list. You’ll find […]

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Fashion for a Cause: Summer Sizzle BVI 2018

  July 30, 2018 was a big night in fashion but it didn’t take place in New York, London or Paris. It happened in Road Town, the capital of Tortola in the British Virgin Islands. It was the Global Glamour Runway Show which took place during the tenth staging of Summer Sizzle BVI. Signature by […]

Olé Love: A Socially and Environmentally Conscious Barbadian Brand

During this year’s Pompasette Brunch Party the Olé Love collection grabbed my attention. Almost everything the models wore was produced under the brand: bags, necklaces, ponchos, pashminas, headbands. They coordinated beautifully yet gave off that “oh I just through this on” look. I had to find out more about the brand and of course, I […]

Peacesbyanya: Accessories with Afro-Caribbean Flair

Peacesbyanya is a brand of African and Caribbean-inspired accessories and apparel but Thonya Joseph wants it to be more than that. She is building a sisterhood. The Barbadian business is only a year old but it is already making an impact. “We are overwhelmed by the response and support that the brand has received thus […]

Where to Get Your Grand Kadooment Stockings

No Grand Kadooment or Foreday Morning costume is complete without stockings. They offer extra coverage, make your legs appear silky smooth and help you to put your personal spin on your costume. If you’re still looking for the hosiery to complete your look, here are some places you may want to check out. If I’ve […]