Fashion & Beauty

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.

PROFILE: Italo-Haitian Designer Stella Jean

Young Italo-Haitian designer Stella Jean was born and currently works in Rome, where she lives with her two children. She grew up in a family where multiculturalism, art, fashion and beauty belonged to daily life. Stella begins her career as a model for Egon Von Fürstenberg, but soon discovers her real creative calling. In July 2011, she was one of the winners of the prestigious Who Is On Next? co...

Stella Jean: Spring Summer 2015 Collection

Stella Jean presents this Spring Summer 2015 collection with a strong anthropological story characterized by a succession of cultural trompe-l’oeil. The fabrics and their combinations paint a new narrative landscape, where ethical fashion has a central role. This explorative creation is born through the growing collaboration with the Ethical Fashion Initiative of the International Trade Centre (IT...

Lifestyle & Culture

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.

5 Ways to Shape Up with Caribbean Superfoods

By Nadia Ali The Caribbean has a wealth of fruits, vegetables and ground provision that fall into the category of superfoods. Most, if not all of the islands grow the following superfoods which are ideal for boosting a positive body image leading to a healthier lifestyle. So, unlock the power of these five foods and start shaping up.

10 of the Best Caribbean Spas

By Michelle Rostamian Whether you need a relaxing massage or a face-rejuvenating facial, nothing beats the feeling of stepping into a spa. We’ve rounded up 10 of the best spas in the Caribbean because lets face it, that’s where all the magic happens!

What's Your Device Style?

Let’s face it. Whether you cover it up with an eye-catching case or add some bedazzled jewels to the outside, we all aim to keep our smartphones looking stylish. For most of us, having an aesthetically pleasing phone is just as important as the carrier we choose, data services, and the OS. We’ve rounded up 4 of the hottest smartphones of the moment. The only question left to ask is: What’s your de...

Black Violin

One of the hardest working and interesting musical ensembles I have ever seen has to be the group known as Black Violin - with their unique, innovative and groundbreaking blend of classical, R&B, hip-hop, and even a touch of Bluegrass.  Jody Hill - drummer, Kev Marcus -violinist, and Wil Baptiste - violist, along with turntable whiz “TK” Dwayne Dayal, all have some Caribbean connection if

Music & Entertainment

GRAMMY NOMINATIONS are in

The 57th annual GRAMMY Awards began announcing nominations for their upcoming award ceremony in 2015. Naturally, the Caribbean community is most excited about who made the list for the Best Reggae Album. Congratulations are in order for Ziggy Marley, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Sean Paul, SHAGGY, Sly & Robbie & Spice Chocolate, and SOJA.

CARLENE DAVIS- TOMMY COWAN GOSPEL SINGER/ MINISTER

A truly remarkable couple, Carlene Davis and Tommy Cowan are a rare combination of faith and talent.  Carlene told me that music came about because music found her,  “In the crib there was a lot of cooing and carrying on.  Every opportunity I got since I was knee high I was always singing.  We grew up in a rural area.  My parents would sit me up on the countertop when I was a little older, and

ANANE VEGA: "The Queen is in the Booth, Come to the Dance Floor."

Anane was born in Cape Verde, the beautiful Islands off the coast of West Africa. Music has always been a part of her life since early childhood. Members of her family played guitars and percussion instruments. Her family moved to America, and she spent her early years in Rhode Island. After being introduced to House Music by a friend she developed a love for the genre. She later moved to New Yor...

"The Whole Damn Year": MARY J. Blige

One of our favorite #POSHGIRLS, Queen of Hip Hop Soul Mary J Blidge is about to take the music world by storm. "See, winter took most of my heart. And spring punched me right in the stomach. Summer came lookin' for blood. And by autumn I was left with nothing." says the lyrics of Mary J's new heartfelt single. "Whole Damn Year" the first release of London Sessions is therapy for the soul.

Have You Felt the Impact? #JLOBooty

The top ladies in show biz have been serving up some major booty from Beyonce to Nicki we've had our share some lovely butts. Let's face it, Sir Mix A Lot told us a long time ago and the order still holds true - we just love big butts. At 45 years old, actress, author, fashion designer, dancer, producer, singer, and songwriter, Jennifer Lopez (JLO) wants you to get major booty right here.

"Hard Work" New Single from Damian "Jr Gong" Marley

Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley's drops new single "Hard Work" from the Ghetto Youths International Presents Set Up Shop Vol. 2 compilation, set to be released this fall on the Marley-owned Ghetto Youths International label.

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