Know Your Country 2014 – Mate-Not

If I hear one more person complain that Trinidad is sooooo boring and there’s so little to do and that ‘everywhere’ you go you always see the same people, I will scream…in their face. Not that they’re wrong. Living on a small island will always leave you faced with very limited options. But it could […]

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The Caribbean Aesthetic – Meiling’s Kite

Since I became involved in Caribbean fashion, the words Caribbean Aesthetic has been a term that has been thrown around liberally. Apparently we desperately NEED to define the Caribbean Aesthetic. Designers who experiment in black, white and grey are told that they need more colour, because monochrome isn’t the Caribbean Aesthetic. Apparently, the Caribbean Aesthetic is floaty caftans, maxi dresses and bikinis. PRINTS! […]

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Lopinot

  Every child remembers going to at least one field trip during their primary school career to the Lopinot Historical Complex. Very little stuck out in my head from these trips. I couldn’t remember how far it was (further than expected) or how long it took to get there (longer than expected). I forgot what […]

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Finding a Man…grove – with Kathryn and Thais

Living on a small island, it’s so rare that you make a true discovery. Everyone, everywhere has always been there done that, knows more about it than you and yawns when you get excited about it. So it’s truly exciting to go somewhere that people literally haven’t put their hands all over and is truly […]

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Briefly Back in NYC

  Hi! Remember me? How has it been a month since I last posted anything? Oh… I know. My June was really dominated by trips starting with New York (as the title suggests), followed by short trips to Tobago and Barbados. I ended up really tired and a bit emotionally drained and I’m just starting […]

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