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Asari Tribe Presents Yoruba: Tribute to the Gods for St. Lucia Carnival 2018

For St. Lucia Carnival 2018, Asari Tribe is paying paying homage to the Gods of their Motherland.  The theme YORUBA, Tribute to the Gods will be the reincarnation of African Gods through visual representation, creativity and true carnival spirit. Here are a few of their costumes:  (Not sure if this one will make it, saw it at the launch, then on their page and then it was gone) SN: Dat melanin on the model doh, nice! I must say these…

Carnival Makeup Inspiration

Since I did a carnival boots inspiration, I think it is only fair to do a makeup inspiration post.  I love to see the ladies all glammed up, something else that completes the look of the costume.   [gallery_bank type="images" format="masonry" title="false" desc="false" responsive="true" display="all" sort_by="random" special_effect="grayscale" animation_effect="bounce" album_title="true" album_id="8"] (Click each thumbnail to get a bigger view)  And of course ladies not all of us are makeup inclined so there are options.  I have used these ready-to go make…

Carnival Boots Inspiration

St. Lucia Carnival will soon be here and if you are like me and like to go all out, but usually stuck with what design you want on your shoes/boots, I have compiled a few inspirational ideas from my favorite boots designer apart from my daughter, Vv-Glitz N Glam. Visit their IG page here for more inspiration Vvglitznglam IG   [gallery_bank type="images" format="masonry" title="false" desc="false" responsive="true" display="all" sort_by="pic_id" special_effect="grayscale" animation_effect="bounce" album_title="false" album_id="7"]   Personally I feel that a costume looks…

Taboo Carnival Presents Quest for Avifauna for St. Lucia Carnival 2018

St. Lucia Carnival bands have surely been doing their homework and stepping up their game when it comes to launchings.  Tonight Taboo Carnival Band had their launching and although they suffered some technical difficulties with shitty a$$ Flow, from what I saw I must say they have improved drastically from (and this is my opinion, so if you doh like it toff) that disaster they had last year.   Looks like it was pre-recorded footage of the models and various members…