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…

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…

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…

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,…

WORLD CUP SUNDAY

Happy Sunday Caribbean Lacers. It’s a World Cup Sunday and we had to grab the opportunity to share the amazing Wahb Beach Couture Haute Swimwear. LA based Wahb Beach Couture offers luxurious swimwear to women of all shapes and sizes! The USA game is only a few hours away we hereby present you TEAM USA! Images:…

Emerging Designer Allison McGevna

Writer, correspondent, model, blogger, stylist and designer Allison McGevna has been working professionally in media and fashion for nearly a decade. She has worked for Fox News for several years and as a corresponded for several media houses. The New Yorker, with Caribbean roots, is considered somewhat of a fashion expert. Allison launched her own fashion brand TwentyFour20…

Joanne Borgella the Mighty Warrior

We have to dedicate this next post to the mighty Joanne Borgella, a warrior whose journey we’ve been following for quite some time. Joanne, of Haitian descent, is a plus size model with Wilhelmina Models. People first took notice of her during American Idol, yes she is also a singer and producer. She was diagnosed…

Burberry Prorsum Resort 2015

This Burberry Prorsum collection is all about knitwear and printed blouses inspired by the graphic book covers from the early 20th century like “The Orchard” and “Explore and Adventure.” Christopher Bailey also included a safari theme in the form of trench coats and jackets with pencil skirts.