BAND LAUNCH: Carnival Rogue Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2018

For the 2018 Carnival season, we have a new band on the block, Carnival Rogue. The brain child of Caesar’s Army and TRIBE, (and it’s subsidiaries) Carnival Rogue promises to give us an alternative concept to Mas as we know it. What is the alternative you ask? Well a little birdie told me what we […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Bliss Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2018

Bliss Carnival launched their ‘Dolce Vita’ 2018 theme this evening. This presentation is all Glitz and Glamour! Gems Gems Gems! Registration will be opened soon and moving quickly! Bliss Carnival is a committee member based registration band. In order to gain access, you must contact Bliss affiliates. Yours in Mas,

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BAND LAUNCH: Tribe Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2018

By now I’m sure you know Tribe Carnival 2018 is one of the most anticipated bands during Trinidad Carnival’s band launch season, as they usually set the mood for carnival season and get veterans and newbies excited. Tribe is highly innovative and some how impresses us in some capacity during their band launch. I have […]

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Band Launch: Harts Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2018

OMG! It’s band launch season already?! Harts Carnival launched tonight and released costume pictures for their 2018 presentation, Shimmer and Lace. I love the use of color and beading in these costumes. It’s always amazing to me how designers re-invent the wheel and continuously impress us with costume designs. What do you all think of […]

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Band Launch: Erup The Band launches for Crop Over 2017

Three bands launched for Crop Over this weekend so bare with us :). Erup The Band launched their Crop Over 2017, “Beyond Borders” presentation in Barbados on May 6. What beautiful costumes! Influenced by the cities around the globe, Erup dazzles us with peacock like feathers, gems, printed fabrics and headpieces. You can pre-register now, […]

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Band Launch: Baje International Launches for Crop Over 2017

Time to get into Crop Over! Crop Over season starts shortly but we have 98 days until Kadooment and that means, fete lists to prepare, costumes to choose and band launches to showcase. Some bands (Xhosa, Kontact) have launched already. Baje International came to slay with their gorgeous colors and intricate unique designs. This band […]

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Band Launch: Epic Mas Band Launches for Hollywood Carnival 2017

It’s that time again! So many bands are launching their 2017 carnival presentations as we prepare for a busy carnival summer. June and August are now summer months we look forward to, and get excited about adorning our bodies in beaded bikinis. Back again with some great designers, Epic Mas Band launched their 2017 Presentation, […]

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Costumes: Dynasty Carnival Launches for St.Lucia Carnival 2017

In December, 2016,  Global Carnivalist sat down with Team Asari to talk about their upcoming launch and what masqueraders can expect with their 2017 presentation. Well it’s here. Dynasty Carnival fully launched and loaded. The only question is, which costume will you be wearing? Currently, I’m torn between being Hell’s Angel or an Honest Liar. […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Xaymaca International launches for Jamaica Carnival 2017

Pronounced Zah-My-Kah, Xaymaca Carnival promises to bring us something new and something different that encapsulates the beauty of Jamaica. Naturally, because my favorite designer, Sandra Hordatt, endorsed and designed for Xaymaca,  I had HIGH expectations. I have played mas with LehWeGoandSleek as well and have become used to the luxurious and quality frontline experience that they […]

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