CFW 2014: Eighties Funk from WETswim by Denyque

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One of the most well received collections from Caribbean Fashion Week was the funky eighties inspired swimwear line WETswim from songstress Denyque. The collection contained a vivid assortment of bright colours with sharp edges that revealed maximum curvature on a woman’s body. Likely not the swimwear collection for your mother or auntie–unless they’re into bootcamp…. Read more »

CFW 2014: Candy Colours and Patterns from Designer Barry Moncrieffe

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Veteran Jamaican Designer, Barry Moncrieffe, showed a collection of candy-coloured designs in polka dots and stripes on Saturday as a headlining designer to Juliette Dyke’s Julan collection. Combining bows with bouffant hats, the “Moncrieffe” collection varied in style, with a stronger inclination for more mature styles in knee length skirts and matching blazers, maxi dresses… Read more »

On The Radar: Four Makeup Looks to Try This Summer

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 Summer has arrived, ultimately making makeup application a difficult albeit sweaty task. Just when we’re ready to throw in the towel and bare our naked faces to the world, makeup artist and fashion journalist Tameka “Tsansai” Coley saves the day with a few summer makeup must-dos. Follow these few tips to keep your skin looking… Read more »

CFW 2014: Princess Leia Style Swimwear for Yiannis Koveos

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Canadian designer Yiannis Koveos explored the female body for his “Yannis K Couture” collection of swimwear. Using a hard form shell to cover the breast and bottoms, the collection evoked Princess Leila in Return of the Jedi. Likely uncomfortable and awkwardly tailored, the swimwear may be best left to the professionals in the film industry.