The Carnival Price Tag, Are You Getting Your Money’s Worth?

With several carnival veterans forgoing Trinidad Carnival 2018 in an effort to experience other carnivals and bucket list travel, I decided to once again, address the rising cost of carnival but more so to mention where folks can get the most bang for their buck. Two years ago, I wrote about how to cut down […]

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Carnival Fitness: Getting Your Body Road Ready

I am not a fitness instructor, I repeat, I AM NOT a fitness instructor, but I’ve been asked by a lot of people to help them or give some insight into the process of preparing for the road. Those of you who are headed to Trinidad Carnival 2018, it’s crunch time, you have 100 DAYS […]

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How To Bring Home Your Carnival Backpack

I’ve been asked by a few readers for some tips on transporting costumes (especially large feathers) back home and decided to finally write a post on it. Our carnival costumes have become so expensive that it would pain most of us to throw the feathers away, especially those $1500usd costumes from Trinidad or Barbados My […]

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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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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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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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Getting Carnival Ready – 1oo Day Countdown

Carnival Loves, We’re in the thick of planning our journey to Trinidad Carnival — isn’t it the most frustrating and exciting time? lol The stress of getting tickets, getting all your friends on board, seeing who all want to go to what fete, getting an outfit for said fete, getting your costume, paying for the […]

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10 Tips to Planning & Attending Carnival

I receive several messages on a daily basis with questions on where to stay, which party to attend, how do I get tickets, etc etc, which could be addressed if everyone did some research before hand. Attending a Caribbean carnival is not as seamless as picking a location, getting your hotel and hopping on a […]

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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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100 Days Until Carnival — Registered for Mas, What’s Next?

It wasn’t that long ago, we were THINKING about going to carnival, stalking band launches and wondering where we would get the $1000usd to register for mas. But alas, we’re here. 100 DAYS AWAY from The Greatest Show on earth. A successful carnival is a well planned carnival. With that being said, the next step to […]

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