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

Trinidad and Tobago, the Sinking Ship for Women

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS Over the past two weeks, one thing has been made clear: the authority figures of Trinidad and Tobago consistently add fuel to the fire that is burning down their country. With the steady, almost daily increase of violence against women, citizens find themselves habitually questioning the direction of the country and what measures can and should be taking place for the safety … Continue reading Trinidad and Tobago, the Sinking Ship for Women

Top 12 Stand Our Looks – Grammys 2017

by KEISHEL A. WILLIAMS 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. … 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 Culture of Sexism & Misogyny in Carnival

BY 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 their Mayor’s words echoed throughout the country. Asami Nagakiya, a 30-year-old Japanese professional pannist … Continue reading The Culture of Sexism & Misogyny in 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

Caribbean’s Next Top Model

Season 3 of Caribbean’s Next Top Model – the Caribbean version of America’s Next Top Model – kicked off the fashion reality season on Monday January 30th with a 2 episode launch. The show is hosted by former Miss Universe, Wendy Fitzwilliam, with this season seeing seventeen young women from 8 Caribbean islands, work their way into the coveted position of becoming Caribbean’s Next Top … Continue reading Caribbean’s Next Top Model

#ModernEtiquette Series –  Who’s Texting You at 1am?

Recently I had to school a male colleague of mine in what I assumed to be common knowledge. Almost 1:00am in the morning, this guy saw it fit to text me asking about a dinner I attended the previous day. What is wrong with this picture some may ask? Well let me explain: contacting someone, especially of the opposite sex, “after hours” – commonly agreed … Continue reading #ModernEtiquette Series –  Who’s Texting You at 1am?

Top 12 Stand Out Looks – Golden Globe 2017

  Awards season kicked off in fine form last night with beautiful #RedCarpet looks  at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards. The top stand out look of the night was from Evan Rachel Wood, who wore a black custom Altuzarra suit.  “I love dresses—I’m not trying to protest dresses. But I wanted to make sure young girls and women know they aren’t a requirement. You don’t … Continue reading Top 12 Stand Out Looks – Golden Globe 2017