arthur & livingston

Arthur & Livingston: Island-Inspired Jewellery

If you’ve read InStyle, Glamour, Redbook or Lucky magazines, you may have seen a necklace or pair of earrings from the brand Arthur & Livingston. But did you know the brand has a Barbadian connection? If you’re in Barbados and you’ve been to Lanterns Mall recently you may have seen the kiosk. If you didn’t […]

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Christina Goddard and Conrad Sinclair: The Return

This is Christina Goddard’s comeback year so you may want to get to know her. The New York-based designer of Barbadian parentage has returned from a five-year break and she wants to do big things with her brand Conrad Sinclair.  (Conrad is her dad’s dad and Sinclair is the middle name of her mum’s dad.). Prior […]

Ten Questions with Raquel Leid of Always Leid

You probably know by now that I’m a huge fan of easy to wear clothing that still makes a statement. When I saw the Always Leid collection which Grenadian Raquel Leid showed at the Pompasette Brunch Party earlier this year, it definitely fit the bill. The vibrant prints and colours just stood out.  I just […]

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 […]

A Chat with Latisha King, Founder of GOME Clothing

  Latisha King (pictured above) is the owner/founder of GOME Clothing. She is only twenty years old, but she has been in the design business for five years. If you ask her, she’ll tell you she “only” started taking design seriously at age 15, but that’s pretty remarkable in our books. GOME is a unisex […]