Trinidad Carnival 2017: Jouvert Bands

We have 82 days to go until Carnival Monday, and by now you should be deciding which fetes to attend, planning your outfits and be heavily in the gym to get your carnival body together. That said, there a lot of Jouvert bands launching. What is Jouvert?  J’ouvert is a large street party during Carnival. […]

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Monday Wear 2017: Christian Boucaud Designs

More monday wear, yay! too bad we cannot do outfit changes on the road because I certainly would. Christian Boucaud launched her 2017 Monday Wear collection for Trinidad Carnival. We can always count on Boucaud to include afrocentric fabric into modern designs. Functional, representative and unique are the words we use for this collection. I […]

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Monday Wear 2017: Laura Narayansingh

2017  is the YEAR of the Monday Wear. Here at Global Carnivalist HQ, we couldn’t be happier. Last year we talked about how rapidly the concept of monday wear was growing and the outburst of designers everywhere, and a few months later, we have so many options. We have another designer, Laura Narayansingh who has […]

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Monday Wear 2017: Marie Collette Masquerade

As we approach Trinidad Carnival 2017, Monday Wear launching is in full swing. Designer Keisha Collette Thomas presents us with Marie Collette Masquerade for Trinidad Carnival 2017, the presentation called Fever is sexy! We’re wowed by the prints and intricate details by this creative. Know that, they won’t last long. Registration is available online or via email […]

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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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Trinidad Carnival Checklist, Timeline and Budget 2017

You’ve been following us for awhile (if not, click that follow button) so you already know the Global Carnivalist Team is on top of their 2017 Trini Carnival planning. But for those of you who like to procrastinate, it’s not too late. Hopefully you can find somewhere to sleep, that’s usually the biggest issue. If […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Yuma Vibe Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

Yuma Vibe launched “Origins”, their 2017 Trinidad Carnival presentation last night. Some of the best male costumes for Trinidad Carnival were showcased. Inti is hands down my favorite section by Keisha Als. Great job by the designer. Registration details will be up soon. Which section do you love the most?     Yours in Mas

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Guide to Trinidad Carnival Bands 2017

Hold on to your feathers! It’s band launch season. There are so many costume bands to choose from, ranging from price points, vibes and customer service. If it’s your first time attending Trinidad Carnival or you’re thinking about leaving the band you’ve been loyal to for a couple years, this article is for you. (Or […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Fantasy Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

Fantasy Carnival wowed us with an arabic theme, 1001 Fantasies last night in Trinidad. We certainly see the  influence, bling and use of color in every section.Shawn Dhanraj’s designs were by far the most outstanding and beautiful of all the sections. What were your thoughts of Fantasy Carnival’s 2017 Trinidad Carnival presentation? Registration details will […]

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BAND LAUNCH: Bliss Carnival Launches for Trinidad Carnival 2017

You can expect quality costumes from Tribe’s brain child, Bliss Carnival. Partnered with some of the same designers, Bliss offers a slightly different carnival experience than Tribe but same top notch quality. Their theme this year was exceptional and executed so well. I cannot wait to see these on the road. Registration details will be […]

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