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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.

Their hair…

For as long as I could remember, I was always uncomfortable with my frizzy, curly hair.

Sandra Granger’s tastefully sleeveless style

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.

Caribbean designers

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 wish list

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.

Feeding the fashion greed

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.

Balmain x H&M, a review

Almost every fashion conscious person with Instagram is aware of the Balmain Fashion Revolution or the hashtag Balmainarmy.

Not investing

Of recent, I find myself being drawn towards buying the impractical and cute as opposed to the necessary and basic.

Shoes as art

Three weeks ago, I visited the Mode Museum (Momu) Fashion Museum in Antwerp to see the Footprint Exhibition.

Our Danish wedding

It has been approximately one month since I have been in Belgium and exactly one week since I tied the knot with my partner of four years.

The social media model

As fashion month winds down, the dominance of certain faces opening and closing the runways remains the same.

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From That Look Boutique’s last editorial featuring Lieve Blanckaert and Kimberly Niles, I decided to select the trends that I thought were cute and questionable.

Swinging 70s

I was browsing YouTube the other day and came across a video of H&M promoting the notion of re-fashioning and re-wearing the clothes in your wardrobe.

Regional political style

It was Miuccia Prada who said fashion is an instant language. While some may beg to differ, I personally believe politicians and women married to politicians must learn to master the art of “talking through their clothes” and using it as a channel to communicate their values and beliefs.

Wants and needs

I was in conversation earlier this week with a friend of mine and I was relating to her the frustration of being stylish in a world where fashion has become ‘dog cheap’.

Plus size developments

Far too often in the fashion industry we override certain developments and movements because fashion has this crazy partisan attitude attached to it.

Spice and July trends

Not too many female dancehall artists in the Caribbean have managed to acquire a social media following like Spice and establish stable brand identity.