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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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: Paparazzi Carnival launches for Trinidad Carnival 2018

Here’s another band for Trinidad Carnival 2018. Paparazzi Carnival launched their Nomadik Nation theme tonight.  Registration information will be released soon. If you were waiting on bands to launch before you booked, here’s your time; Trinidad Carnival is rapidly approaching.  Yours in Mas,

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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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Planning for Trinidad Carnival 2018

Trinidad Carnival is one of THE most attended carnivals in the world. Carnival chasers and virgins mark this as the highlight of their carnival bucket list and it also sets the tone for all other carnivals to follow. Plan to attend for at least a week, February 7 – 14, 2018 to have the most […]

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Trinidad Carnival 2017: A Review of Tribe Carnival

It is with a heavy heart that I write this review because I CANNOT BELIEVE carnival done. Remember how long we took to prepare? We booked our hotels, the 100 day countdown reach, we fight up for soca brainwash tickets and now look, carnival come and done. That said, carnival was euphoric. The music was […]

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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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