Crop Over 2017: A Review Of Aura Experience

#AURAFACROPOVA! I usually head to each carnival with a certain expectation, based on stories I’ve been told and pictures I’ve seen. Always keep in mind, each experience is individually owned and pictures will only capture the highlight of an experience. I feel a combination of mixed emotions toward Crop Over. But enough intro, let’s get […]

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Fete List: Where to Fete for Crop Over 2017

Crop Over Time Frame: July 31  – August 10, 2017  WOW! Bands launched, costumes were selected, sections are selling out. If you were ahead of the curve, then you already started requesting your tickets to the hot parties like Jalapeno Cruise, Limerz Cruise and Fyah D Wuk because I hear they’re near being SOLD OUT. […]

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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: Krave The Band launches for Crop Over 2017

Krave The Band launched their 2017 Crop Over presentation, “The Great Silk Road” last night in New York City. And great it is, every section is absolutely gorgeous with so much detail. How does one choose? I love the feathers, use of color and how unique these designs are. Registration is currently open.  Here is their […]

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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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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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BAND LAUNCH: Xhosa Barbados Launches for Crop Over 2016

Xhosa Barbados launched their “Road to Redemption” theme on May 15th in Barbados. And based on the feedback from their clientele, they brought it! The band launch itself was a cooler fete and people had a good time. It definitely set the mood for the band launch. Their theme has african influences as you can […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Aura Launches for Crop Over 2016

Anyone who is familiar with Lauren Austin’s, previous designer at Zulu International, work, highly anticipated this band launch. When Bajan singer Rihanna Fenty goes home for Crop Over, we always see her adorned in Lauren Austin’s designs. Partnered with Trinidadian designer Anya Young-Chee, Lauren and Anya present us with The Aura Experience – The Immortals […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Krave The Band Launches for Crop Over 2016

Krave The Band, the most  anticipated Crop Over band launched their “Burlesque” theme in New York City on May 8. And damn was their presentation impressive. Gems, lace, feathers — a girl’s dream. Pre-registration is already open for some sections. Check out their presentation here: What are your thoughts? Is Crop Over starting to revel Trinidad’s […]

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