No Rain Can Stop This (Honey) Jam
Now I understand why some believed this year would be the best Honey Jam Barbados yet! I attended the all-female musical showcase, hosted by the effervescent Alex Jordan, last weekend at the Frank Collymore Hall and was impressed by the ladies' level of talent. Most of the line-up was backed by the amazing jazz band NJ30 Plus.
Ling Ling Breathes Life Into Bajan Fashion
Ling Ling is what the Bajan fashion industry needs. The vintage-inspired line, designed by veteran stylist Jacqueline Benn Schuppe, was launched in Barbados this month.
What a NeXperience!
Master The Sexy Red Lip
The sexy red lip is classic and flatters most women. This tutorial shows us how to do this simple yet impactful look. Give it a try!
This video was taken from the Bellesa Africa channel that aims to show how beautiful African women can be, mostly by teaching us how to create glamorous looks on a range of brown complexions.
OTT Delivers Bajan Talent With '13'
The highly anticipated Operation Triple Threat (OTT) musical '13' is living up to OTT's reputation. It showcases the best young talent Barbados has to offer.
A scene from '13' (All photos by Andrew Browne)
Carlie Pipe – A Bajan Running Champ
Kurama Magazine writer Carlie Pipe has once again proven how multi-talented and determined she is. Carlie recently participated in the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Denmark last Saturday. She completed it at a new personal best – 1:32:58, about 5 minutes faster than her last half marathon in December. Carlie took a moment to talk about what it was like representing Barbados in such a global setting.
Carlie Pipe in Denmark
3 Valentine's Day Looks
Happy Valentine's Day! It's the most romantic weekend of the year and you may want to look your best. Whether you have a hot dinner date with your man or are club hopping with your single ladies, one of these make up options can work for you!
Mandy Cummins, my go-to Bajan make up artist, is at it again with not one but three Valentine's Day video tutorials.
First up is the Classic Valentine daytime look:
Coolest Caribbean People Of 2013 - Pt 2
Previously, I started my list of the Coolest Caribbean People of last year with Rihanna, Kerry Washington, Tessanne Chin, Joan Smalls and Melodie Monrose. Now we see who else made the cut, in no particular order:
Coolest Caribbean People Of 2013 - Pt 1
2013 has been a pretty good year for a Caribbean presence in the pop culture scene. As I’ve done in the past, I thought it would be a great way to start the new year by recognizing the coolest Caribbean people of 2013. Whether they were raised in the Caribbean or are a part of the diaspora, these artistes, celebrities and sports stars have done their countries proud or have been truly intriguing on a global scale.
Here's the first half of the list in no particular order:
Interview With Designer Charu Lochan Dass
When I attended BB Fashion Week this year, one of the highlights of Caribbean Night was Charu Lochan Dass' début, self-titled collection, better known as CLD. I fell in love with her elegant, feminine silhouettes and dark floral prints. Charu herself is a warm, charming and sophisticated woman, who pretty much embodies what her line stands for. I had to learn more about this Indian-born, Trinidadian-raised designer.