The Carnival Beat: MUA Guide

  Hello Beauties! July kicked off the carnival season, at least for Trinidad 2018, where we get to do it all over again. As carnival becomes more popular, masqueraders all over, want to look their best on the road. From choosing the best fetes, fete outfits, getting in the gym and now, choosing the best […]

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Interview: We Talk Makeup with The iCandy Shop

Born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, Candace Cummings, owner of The iCandy Shop, sat down with the Global Carnivalist to give me some insight into what inspires her and what she loves most about makeup. My crew and I were fortunate enough to vibe with Candace and Giselle on  Carnival Monday and Tuesday while getting […]

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Fashion — Men’s Wear at Carnival Fetes 2017

I have received SO many emails and messages about what to wear to a carnival fete by carnival virgins that I decided, it should be addressed in a post. Perhaps some examples will help you ladies. Feting in layman’s terms is “partying”, however, your outfits tend to be more practical at a carnival fete because of the […]

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25 Day Mark – Trinidad Carnival 2017 Countdown

Carnival is coming. The greatest show on earth where we revel in pure bliss for two whole weeks. It’s time to get those bellies flatter, those teeth whiter and that ass fatter. Tings about to get real, REAL soon, like 25 days soon. Today, February 1, kicks off our 15 day carnival body challenge. Most […]

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Fashion — What to Wear to Carnival Fetes 2017

I have received SO many emails and messages about what to wear to a carnival fete by carnival virgins that I decided, it should be addressed in a post. Perhaps some examples will help you ladies. Feting in layman’s terms is “partying”, however, your outfits tend to be more practical at a carnival fete because of the […]

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Monday Wear 2017: Himaya By Nadia Batson

As most of you know, Carnival Monday has been causing a scene fashion wise over the last four years. Trinidad Carnival 2017 will be no different. There are even more fashion lines hitting the streets. Himaya by Nadia Batson gives us a non-typical monday wear line that caters to all body types, especially our full […]

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Summer 2016 Fashion — What to Wear to a Caribbean Fete

As we know, (in the US especially) the last week of May (better known as Memorial Weekend) kicks off summer festivities. New York City houses some of the best Caribbean parties and the Caribbean socialites will attend with their custom made threads or a nicely put together outfits. If you’re looking for some inspiration for […]

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BUSINESS FEATURE: Bacchanal Footwear

Hello Masqueraders. If you’ve been looking for a company to have your carnival sneakers/boots designed, look no further. Bacchanal Footwear creates custom designs with their customer in mind. Their customer service is amazing and your boots will most certainly last the whole time on the road. We’ve been patrons of this company since their inception and have never […]

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Battle of the Monday Wear: Top 10 Carnival Monday Looks in Trinidad

Happy Wednesday World! It’s been two weeks since our Carnival high on the road and we here at Global Carnivalist would love to think that it’s the perfect time to reflect. Carnival Monday is by far our favorite day and we saw so many sexy and creative monday wear fits. Carnival Monday used to be […]

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Trinidad Carnival 2016: A Review of Yuma Vibe

REGISTRATION Yuma registration was fairly easy. Global Carnivalist,  the concierge service that I used had a special relationship with committee members of Yuma. It took about 2 weeks for me to be fully registered. Global Carnivalist handled the payment, and all other transactions with Yuma directly. COMMUNICATION The band adds you to their mailing list from the […]

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