The Definition of a Power Couple

  Fresh out of Black History month and right into Women’s History Month, we find many ways to celebrate unity and love in the purest sense of the words. In this high political climate no one can deny that there has been an added layer of pressure to become our best selves lately and show ‘the man’ what we are made of. And what are … Continue reading The Definition of a Power Couple

NYFW February 2017: It’s a Wrap!

Another New York Fashion Week (NYFW) has come and quickly passed, and the February 2017 Collections seemed to have drummed up more political media than anything else. Although there were some distinctive looks shown this season, presentations reeked with political undertones. Many designers took this opportunity to make strong statements against the current Trump administration, others stuck to the more traditional settings, and others yet … Continue reading NYFW February 2017: It’s a Wrap!

NYFW’s Political Moments

This season, in the wake of the tumultuous political climate, many designers used this platform to make political statements of their own during their Fall 2017 presentations.  Take a look at the Top Statement Makers this season are:   Anniesa Hasibuan: The Indonesian Muslim designer used her Fall 2017 collection, fittingly entitled “Drama,” to take a stand for immigration rights that are currently being threatened by the Trump administration. … Continue reading NYFW’s Political Moments

Caribbean’s Next Top Model – Feet off the Ground

Another week, another physical challenge for the ladies vying for the title of Caribbean’s Next Model. Last week they felt the burn and ran through the paces like an American footballer, and this week they faced the true model challenge of having to acknowledge the movements of their own bodies. A model needs to understand her body as much as she needs to understand her environment … Continue reading Caribbean’s Next Top Model – Feet off the Ground

When Your Leaders Help Create Monsters

Over the past two weeks, one thing has been made clear: the authority figures of Trinidad and Tobago add fuel to the fire that is burning down the country. With the steady, almost daily, increase of violence against women, citizens find themselves consistently questioning the direction of the country and what measures can and should be taking place for the safety of women. There has been … Continue reading When Your Leaders Help Create Monsters

Top 12 Stand Our Looks – Grammys 2017

Hands down the best Red Carpet for every Awards season, the Grammys bring together music and fashion on one spectacular stage! Here’s where we expect our arrivals to really shine.  This year, there wasn’t as many outstanding looks as in previous years, but there were a few that really embodied the occasion and made a statement, like Skylar Grey’s feminist clutch. Here are some of … Continue reading Top 12 Stand Our Looks – Grammys 2017

Love Yourself Fearlessly

Falling in love is easy, perhaps that’s why it’s called “falling” in love and not carefully walking into love. Love is an emotion thhat makes even the meanest person happy, and when someone knows love, that’s always a good thing. But as Valentine’s Day comes around again this year, there are a myriad of emotions that we are surrounded by when we walk out our … Continue reading Love Yourself Fearlessly

The Sexist and Misogynist Dark Side of T&T Carnival

KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS “Women have the responsibility to ensure they are not abused.” – Mayor Raymond Tim Kee, 2016  Trinidad & Tobago After a hectic two days of music and revelry in the streets of Port-of-Spain, Ash Wednesday 2016 was a sobering jolt back to reality for the citizens of Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) as the Mayor’s words echoed throughout the country. It took me awhile to gather my … Continue reading The Sexist and Misogynist Dark Side of T&T Carnival

Caribbean’s Next Top Model -The Athletes

Being a Top Model fan from the inception of the America’s Next Top Model (ANTM) franchise in 2003, until it began to lose it’s appeal before even reaching season 16 in 2011, knowing that there’s a Caribbean version of the show out here is enough to make a girl giddy.  It was amazing to see model hopefuls vie for a challenging but rewarding career as … Continue reading Caribbean’s Next Top Model -The Athletes

Gearing Up for NYFW – February 2017 Collections

It’s that time of year again when New York City is bustling in preparation for the most illustrious event in the city for both fashion enthusiasts and business people alike –  New York Fashion Week (NYFW). We’re all looking forward to see what designers spent months preparing to showcase – often under the harsh criticisms of media powerhouses – as well as bask in the … Continue reading Gearing Up for NYFW – February 2017 Collections