Tag Archives: Events

Best Caribbean Carnival Hairstyles for Women

Best Caribbean Carnival Hairstyles or festival hairstyles for Women

If you spent your money to play mas for Trinidad Carnival, you definitely want to look your best on the road. I have some tips for getting ready for a Caribbean Carnival and a carnival makeup idea but didn’t mention anything about carnival hairstyles. It is important to know that the best hairstyles for carnival […]

The Best Food Trucks at the Philly Cheesesteak Festival

Favorite Trucks at the Philly Cheesesteak Festival

I was provided press passes to the Philly Cheesesteak Festival for my review. In late October, my sister, niece, nephews and I took a day trip to Philadelphia for the first Philly Cheesesteak Festival. Since I was there as press and my niece and youngest nephew wanted to have some fun, I decided to let […]

Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey

Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey

In celebration of what would have been Alvin Ailey’s 85th birthday, dancers and dance lovers gathered at the Ailey Extension for a panel titled “Celebrating the Life of Alvin Ailey”, giving us the history of the dance company, veteran dancer’s relationship with Mr. Ailey and insight on how the company is keeping his legacy alive. […]

Comfy Chic Style at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party

Comfy Chic at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party

This post “Comfy Chic Style at ESSENCE Street Style Block Party” is not sponsored, but contains some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. In Celebration of New York Fashion Week, I attended the 2nd annual ESSENCE Street Style Block Party at the DUMBO Archway in Brooklyn. […]

Celebrating Caribbean Heritage at Caribbean Week NYC

This post “Celebrating Caribbean Heritage at Caribbean Week NYC” is sponsored by the Caribbean Tourism Organization. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. If you’re a long-time reader of the blog, you know I LOVE my Caribbean heritage. As many times as I have been to Trinidad, this Memorial Day […]

Little Black Dress for a 30th Birthday Masquerade Party

30th Masquerade mask fitting

This post “Little Black Dress for a 30th Birthday Masquerade Party” is not sponsored, but contain some affiliate links. For more information on the sponsored post and/or affiliate link policy, please click here. Happy March! Last weekend, I had the honor of attending one of my cousin’s 30th birthday masquerade party in Chesapeake, VA. The theme […]

The Atmosphere Have Vibes: My First J’ouvert Experience

My First J'Ouvert Experience

It’s mid-winter and that means Carnival is near. Although I’m not going back to Trinidad for Carnival this year, I’m reminded of my first J’ouvert experience. J’ouvert (French pronunciation: ​[ʒuvɛʁ]) is a large street party during Carnival in the eastern Caribbean region. J’ouvert is a contraction of the French jour ouvert, or dawn/day break. We […]