Marta Scarampi Ready-To-Wear Soft Launch Party

Marta Scarampi Soft Launch Party

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending Italian designer, Marta Scarampi’s soft launch party in SoHo debuting her ready-to-wear collection, launching in January 2017. The line features limited-edition garments inspired by occasions including Business, Cocktail, Weekend, Party and Gala.  The price point for Marta Scarampi’s ready-to-wear collection is $180.00 – $1,500.00 with a median price of $400.00. The brand limits the quantities produced per design and introduces new designs with different fabrics...

Girls Night Out for TORUK – The First Flight

Girls Night Out for TORUK - The First Flight

I was provided complimentary tickets for TORUK – The First Flight in exchange for my honest opinion. All photos are credited to Errisson Lawrence for Cirque du Soleil A few days after returning from Greece, my cousin and I continued with her birthday celebration at the Barclay’s Center for the opening night of Cirque Du Soleil’s TORUK – The First Flight. We were still adjusting to the time difference but excited about attending our first Cirque...

Indo Caribbean Style at Bazodee the Movie Premiere

Jewelry and shirt were provided for the movie premiere. Excited about covering the Bazodee Movie as press, the question of ‘what to wear?” stayed in my mind. Going with the African-Indian theme of the movie, I wanted to include NYC Urban, Indian and Caribbean looks, so I came up with what I call an “Urban-Beti”. Beti is a Hindi word that means daughter and sometimes a woman in India and Indo Caribbean cultures. The top...

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

5 Reasons to Support Bazodee the Movie

I was provided press passes to the Bazodee movie premiere in exchange for my honest opinion. BA•ZO•DEE (adj) A state of confusion; a state of love Last week Soca lovers along with men and women within the film and Caribbean entertainment industry gathered at the Play Station Theater witnessing Caribbean history for the Bazodee movie premiere. Bazodee is a Bollywood-like Caribbean musical and the first movie released by Serafini Pictures and Machel Montano’s own...

Yummi Studios Paint Nite with Friends

A few days ago, I went to my first paint nite presented by Yummi Studios at the Post Office Cafe in Babylon, NY. Attending a paint nite has been on my 30 before 30 list, so when my friend asked me to go, I was excited. Introduction to Yummi Studios Paint Nite The event was called “Piña Colada Paint & Sip”. If you do attend a Yummi Studios Paint nite, make sure to...

Envision 2016 Vision Board Party

I made a few goals this year and was excited to see the invitation from Tiffani of MyMommyVents‘ Envision 2016: Vision Board Party at Hope a Empowerment Center in Brooklyn. I’ve known of friends and family members taking them before, but never knew where or when to do one myself. Having no clue what to expect, we were instructed to select pictures and words that “spoke” to us and encouraged to interact...

Best Caribbean Carnival Hairstyles for Women

Best hairstyles for playing mas

If you spent your money to play mas for Trinidad Carnival, you definitely want to look your best on the road. I have some tips for playing mas for first-timers in the Caribbean carnival prep but didn’t mention anything about carnival hairstyles. It is important to know that the best carnival hairstyles are ones that don’t cover your face. With all the jumping and waving, it is important to see where you’re going. If...