Fashion & Beauty

POSH night out : Sumer Sizzle BVI launch party NYC

The posh and the beautiful were out in style for the Summer Sizzle BVI 2015 launch party with celebrity guest, Academy Award Nominee and star of Fox’s Empire, Taraji P Henson and Empire’s multi-talented singer & actor Jussie Smollett. The event took place on Wednesday April 8th at the Ricco Maresca Gallery. The gallery provided a great environment to enjoy the great music, food provided by Boc...

Petite Parade: Kids Fashion Week 2015

Petite Parade 2015 took place on February 28, on the heels of NYFW and is devoted to designers of children's fashion. Founded in 2010, Petite Parade continues to serve as a showcase for fashion targeted to toddlers and teens.The brands featured this season were Anais & I., Dillonger Clothing, IMOGA, Little Miss Galia, Aria, Biscotti, Kate Mack, and Bonnie Young. There is a huge cuteness factor...

MBFW 2015 Backstage with Desigual

One of the most colorful at fun shows to take place at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is the collection presented by Spanish fashion brand Desigual. If you have seen their runway show you can tell the models have a fun time walking the runway for the brand. The Desigual "happy model" atmosphere begins backstage where it seems a 100 things are happening at once. That's what it's like backstage, it's ex...

MBFW STREET STYLE : baby it's cold outside

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week seemed to arrive two steps ahead of an arctic blast of cold that took temperatures down to 3 degrees. For days the temps didn't rise above 15 degrees. You might bet that this would make capturing street style virtually impossible.

Kia Vonvega : Life of the Party

Kia Vonvega's garments are a hit with women who love night life. Her designs have been described as energetic and decadent. Gold colored mini dresses and bright form fitting designs provide a wide selection of fun party wear. The designer was born in Trinidad and was inspired to create by her grandfather.

Smartphones with the Best Cameras

By Michelle Rostamian Whether you’re looking to capture a special moment or to take the perfect selfie, one thing is for sure: you need a smartphone with a good camera. To help make your job a bit easier, we’ve searched high and low for smartphones with the best cameras and narrowed the choices down to the following 4. Take a look!

Lifestyle & Culture

YO SOY BORIQUA : NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade 2015

The annual Puerto Rican Day Parade brought out a colorful display of Puerto Rican pride. The parade is one of the largest outdoor events in the U.S. The New York City Puerto Rican Day Parade is the largest Puerto Rican cultural parade with spectators numbering as much as two million. The spectators lined the parade route along fifth avenue from 44th Street to 86th Street.The parade was a lively o...

Kaeche Liburd : this is my time

Deciding to follow your dream is not always easy. It takes courage, optimism, planning and determination. Even with those things going for you the path is not an easy one. Add to that, the possibility of having to relocate to another country is a formidable task indeed. It may even require reinventing yourself to some degree. We met someone who had to do just that.

BVI's VIP

The locations where majority of the VIP’s stay in the BVI is almost like footage from that TV series “Lifestyle of the rich and famous” back in the day. Sometimes you’re prepared for when VIP’s arrive here in the territory but then again you really aren’t as you always have to make sure everything runs smoothly from the time they land to the time that they leave. Some of the resorts/ locations tha...

ISLANDERS GET READY FOR MY DESTINATION WEEKEND IN GRENADA, EASTER 2015

Join former Miss Barbados World, Leah Marville and her team of Caribbean professionals behind the lifestyle brand, My Destination Weekend, as they host their second annual Easter Weekend series of parties in the Caribbean’s spice isle, Grenada. My Grenada Weekend is the second party series under the My Destination Weekend umbrella, following the success of My Barbados Weekend held last April. Spea...

12 Reasons to Travel to Paradise - Scrub Island

The 19th century poet, Robert Browning said "less is more" and that's certainly so in the Lesser Antilles' Scrub Island where there are many more things to do a hop, skip, and jump from Puerto Rico, a mere seven minute sea ride from Tortola, 45 minutes from St. Thomas, and a hair away from Paradise.

Alicia Keys Goes Nude

If you've seen pictures of some of your favorite celebs holding pictures of them with a hand written sign and wondered what its all about. The word is Alicia is looking to build an “army of fans” to spread the #WeAreHere message of making the world a better place.

Music & Entertainment

EDDIE MURPHY TEAMS UP WITH DANCEHALL ICON

Eddie Murphy's affinity for reggae music continues. The iconic actor, comedian and singer unveils his second song of the year "Wonna Deez Nites" featuring Jamaican dancehall icon Beenie Man.

VP RECORDS GETS SUMMER SEASON STARTED WITH SOUNDS OF SOCA

VP Records gets the party started this summer with soca’s hottest sounds. To kick off the season, Soca Gold 2015 will be released on June 30 to deliver the genre’s top anthems. For over two decades, the top-selling compilation has been the ultimate Carnival soundtrack from the Caribbean islands and beyond.   

REGGAE GOLD 2015 is Coming

For over 20 years, the world's #1 Caribbean music compilation Reggae Gold brings the genre's top hits into one must-have collection for the masses. 2015's installment, out July 17, 2015 on VP Records, is filled with the season's freshest sounds in roots, dancehall, lover's rock and pop-fused reggae from a diverse group of talent.

JAH CURE BREAKS NEW GROUND WITH HIS EAGERLY-AWAITED STUDIO ALBUM

On July 10, 2015, Jah Cure will release his new studio album The Cure (VP Records). Recently hailed by NPR as “a voice that sounds as if he's wringing out passion from every note” and once described by the Los Angeles Times as “a brilliant crooner of Bob Marley-esque love-and-peace reggae,” the Jamaican-born singer has long been recognized as one of the island’s greatest voices. With his beguiling...

CHRISTOPHER MARTIN: Steppin Razor

Jamaican reggae crooner Christopher Martin released his much-anticipated U.S. debut EP Steppin Razor on April 21, 2015 and was in New York City recently to support the release. The 5-song digital-only EP balances sweetness, swagger and sex appeal and showcases Chris's versatility and vocal excellence.   

ETANA AND HER BAND RAW SOUL REBELS KICK OFF THEIR U.S. SPRING 2015 TOUR

On the heels of Etana's United Nations' performance and the release of her "Better Tomorrow" single for the "Stop Ebola and Build For the Future" campaign, the reggae singer along with her band Raw Soul Rebels will embark on her Spring 2015 U.S. tour.   

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