Following up on last’s week column, fashion careers, this week I wanted to share with you my general response to the commonly asked question, can the Caribbean actually have a thriving fashion industry?
When most people in the Caribbean think about fashion as a potential career, the only job titles they tend to associate it with are seamstress, fashion designer or model.
The word slow is not one you would associate with fashion and how the industry operates in the grand scheme of things.
I have been bombarded by pictures on my Facebook timeline of women decked out in their Golden Arrowhead dresses.
Last week, I came across an article on the UK Telegraph’s website about a woman’s work wear fiasco.
I almost choked on my tea when I came across Shabeau’s Spring 2016 cover as I was scrolling through my Facebook timeline.
The view that brands can actually care about social ills and can be ethical while trying to be profitable is still perceived as a highbrow and elitist marketing ploy.
As the preparations for Guyana’s Golden Jubilee continue to stimulate excitement across the diaspora, many are hoping to capitalize monetarily during the festivities.
Fashion has always offered consumers the ability to open conversation within the parameters of social, economic, cultural and political significance for those who want to truly unravel the semantics of clothes.
Writer of The Last Word column Ashma John takes a look behind the scenes of the Guyana-based e-tailer 592 Dresses in an exclusive interview with its main mover and shaker Dason Anthony.
I haven’t been sharing too many details of my latest finds since I moved to Europe, as I am still trying to find a photographer.
When I attended Marian Academy, there was always a day designated during term time for reflection.
Many people associate migrating to Europe or North America with advancing in life.
We live in a world that pressures women to dress and act in a certain way.
This week I wanted to share with you a few things that have come under my radar that I found quite interesting and important to the way fashion and the arts are shaped in the Caribbean.
If I have ever asked you when are you planning on having a baby, I sincerely apologize.
Happy New Year to you since it’s my first column for the year!
For as long as I could remember, I was always uncomfortable with my frizzy, curly hair.
Today I wanted to share with you the pictures I have been promising, from Meiling’s most recent collection Night Women.
I love Sandra Granger’s style! And I honestly thought that with her rocking all those sleeveless dresses as First Lady, we would have seen a shift in the archaic rules we still have in Guyana when it comes to dress codes in a majority of public offices.
It feels so good to not wear a coat. I’m back in Guyana for a bit before I leave for my belated honeymoon.
Christmas is almost here. It is the time of year that I believe consumers spend the most willingly, without feeling too guilty about it, or at least I do.
Who doesn’t like a sale? I personally fancy a good bargain and getting constantly bombarded by emails on a daily basis to notify me on sales and flash discounts.