Walk like you have three men walking behind you

“Walk like you have three men walking behind you,” a well known quote by the late fashion designer Oscar de la Renta. He was known for designing classic styles that fit with modern times. He understood that the role of women in this day and age have changed drastically and that there has never been a time…

Curacao Reggae Festival Presents: The Man with the Golden Voice

The countdown is on! The Curacao Reggae festival is a mere 3 days away and Curacao is roaring with excitement! Last night, we got a taste of what’s to come as each artist sang a tune warming us up among for Saturday ‘s big event. One of the big names performing at the Reggae Festival is…

Emerging Designer Natalia Londoño

We are always looking forward to highlighting emerging designers who take on a fashion week runway. Colombia Moda has many of these fresh talents and we are hereby introducing Natalia Londoño. She is an industrial engineer turned designer. Londoño finished her Masters in fashion design in 2012, but has already been featured in Colombia’s INFASHION magazine and…

Custo Barcelona drops by Colombia Moda

Spanish power house Custo Barcelona had a presence on the Colombia Moda runway yesterday. The Spanish designer, Custo Dalmau showcased his latest collection on the Haceb sponsored runway yesterday evening in Colombia’s Medellin. In true Custo fashion, the collection was vibrant with a bold mixture of fabric patterns. We can’t say for sure but we  saw some similar pieces to…

Camilo Álvarez kicks off Colombia Moda

Colombia Moda kicked off last monday with the first runway show Argos by Camilo Álvarez. This was the first of many shows to come. We have been following Álvarez’ career for a few years now and are over the moon that he was chosen to open Colombia’s Fashion Week. This collection was inspired by the street. The…

Calling All Reggae Lovers

Lovers of the Rasta Trend brace yourselves for there is a new festival in town. On August 9, so 3 weeks from today, the Curacao Reggae Festival will take place at Landhuis Brievengat. This year’s edition is dedicated to Reggae legend Bob Marley and is expected to attract 6000 visitors. We will get a chance to…

TARAI Model Management: Changing the face of beauty

Ladies and gents there is new modeling agency on the block. TARAI Model Management is an international mother agency with offices in the US and the Netherlands. They do what other agencies do, scout, develop and place their models with the best agencies worldwide. However, what’s so great about TARAI is that their priority is to empower, educate…

Ata – Vu Design presents: A Tribute to Football

Ata-Vu designer Maja Atalita will showcase her following collection, ‘A Tribute to Football’ on Thursday, June 26th at 8 PM. The great thing about this fashion show is that it will be hosted at the Curacao Renaissance Hotel for free. Atalita’s designs are always full of surprises. She is a risk-taker, who puts the fun in…

Romae Gordon: Changing the Face of Fashion

Meet Romae Gordon, the Jamaican model turned business woman who is responsible for the Caribbean’s most sought after models. She is the woman behind last weeks’s Caribbean Fashion Week and the director of Pulse, the Kingston based modeling agency. Gordon is responsible for launching the international careers of Jeneil Williams (Jimmy Choo), Oraine Barret (Ralph…

Where is Lupita’s BANANA SKIRT?

Where is the Banana Skirt? Lupita Nyong’o made the Vogue US cover. It was about time wasn’t it? Isn’t it a little too late, though? I mean if you are going to be late to the party then at least make a grand entrance like the September issue.  Also, was Mario Testino not available? Not to…

WORLD CUP BRAZIL GAME TIME!

VERDE-AMARELA according the Wahb Beach Couture! Today 4:00 PM Eastern Time, it’s game time! Brazil vs Cameroon… Image: Wahb Mabkhout

Caribbean Fashion Week Recap

Last week, marked the 14th edition of Caribbean Fashion Week. The Kingston based fashion event is produced by the Jamaican modeling agency and entertainment company Pulse. Amongst the designers were Bob Marley’s eldest daughter, Cedella Marley, Tosha Groves & Tandra Birkett, Suzilee Chambers, Jehan Jackson and Wet Swim. Those interested in looking and purchasing garments presented during Caribbean Fashion Week,…