“So you couldn’t pass a lil iron on that dress?” (Romper.)
So I spent all of the past year and a half taking gorgeous pics of cities around the world, but while I’m home for the next few months I wanted to turn the focus to the beauty of the island(s) where I’m from. This post is the first in a new series that I will be doing showcasing my experience over the next few months in Trinidad. I’m calling it the #islandlife Series.
It’s so interesting to me how Chaguaramas has turned into a complete playground. I got reacquainted with the activities there when I went ziplining at ZipITT a couple of weekends ago, but there’s all sorts of other fun things to do as well from bike riding to water jetpack-ing (???). I couldn’t wait to come back and explore some of the places I’ve always driven by in passing, or haven’t been to in a minute like the arresting Bamboo Cathedral, Samaan Park and creepy old St. Chad’s Church. The best part of it for me was treading barefoot over fallen Immortelle blossoms (my company is named after the Immortelle tree, which you can see up there as well).
Of course, I’m an extremely anxious person, however, so a lot of the exploration consisted of me peeking down tracks hoping that no wild animals would come charging out the bush at me Puumba style.
Aaaanndddd I have new hair. I started experimenting with this hairstyle last month in a copper colour but now it’s the perfect golden shade. It gives me a very monochromatic look so I like doing neutral makeup and starkly contrasting outfits like black or this white layered romper.
Photography: Kyle Walcott Photography.
Romper: Tobi still available here. Shoes: Zara. Similar here. Clutch: American Apparel. Lots of colours here. Rings: H&M, Nastygal. Gold Wire Ring: Red Fire Innovations by Rachel Rochford (LOCAL!). Chain Bracelets: H&M. Wraparound watch: Michael Kors. Similar here.