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Capitalism and fashion

Earlier this week, my husband and I hosted one of his colleagues for dinner. Somehow the dinner conversation turned to Haiti and reparations and left an uncomfortable, guilty mood in the air.

No Pasta Dishes, Please

Hi Everyone, Well look-eey hey. A woman caused cuhmess (Bajan slang for commotion) earlier this month, when she got up in one of Barbados’ Anglican churches during the announcements session, to encourage people to bring a Bajan dish for their upcoming day of fun to mark Barbados’ 50th Independence, and had to nerve to say, “No pasta dishes, please.

Don’t ‘monkey see, monkey do’ at sales

We are all guilty of owning at least one thing that we regret buying and more than often the act of remorseful buying happens when we are high on impulse – perhaps our favourite brand may be having a sale or chances are we may have developed some sort of obsession with a particular design style or concept.

At home in the Backyard Café

Hi Everyone,  When one goes home to visit, the list of needs is small but important. Great tasting dishes of our favourite foods, a place to chillax – to gyaff, catch up on the happenings in Guyana and each other’s lives, and to simply bask in what it means to be home in Guyana.

Fashion in Russia

My six-week love affair with Russia has come to an end. I have reached the conclusion that there will never be enough time to take in all that is Russia as travelling across the country is easier said than done and sometimes even proves to be quite perilous.

GFW delivers

Guyana Fashion Week 2016 came to a close after more than a full week of activities ending with two Runway Style nights at the Pegasus Hotel which saw packed audiences being treated to the ‘fashion fusion’ promised.

Film on one of India’s greatest freedom fighter for screening

The Indian Cultural Centre will tonight host a free screening of the film Sardar, described as a 1993 biopic of Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhi Patel, at its Lot 67 New Haven, Bel Air location According to a release, the film was directed by Ketan Mehta and its script was written by notable Marathi playwright Vijay Tendulkar.

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