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Monday, December 31, 2012

Carnival Hunters

My Team Events is hosting Carnival Hunters on Sunday 6th January, 2013 at the Queen's Park Savannah. The first-time event targeted toward the many stakeholders involved in ‘The Greatest Show on Earth'. 

It is intended to be a fun, enjoyable, health-conscious, team building experience, all with the aim of raising funds for charity. 

This unique and exciting event encompasses a Scavenger Hunt, Health and Wellness Expo and a Cultural Festival with up to $20,000.00 to be raised for charity and $10,000.00 to be won. 

 You can visit the event facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CarnivalHuntersTT and event page https://www.facebook.com/events/270912396364351/ for more details


Friday, December 28, 2012

Savage Saturday - Fantasy Carnival Cooler Fete

Looks like this will be my FIRST Fete of the Carnival 2013 Season, Fantasy Carnival Savage Saturday! Check out the event page for more details and link a committee member for tickets:

Thursday, December 27, 2012

GLITZZ A Carnival Makeup Experience

Christmas is over now for CARNIVAL 2K13...Presenting "GLITZZ A Carnival Makeup Experience" Carnival Monday and Tuesday Morning makeup services of your choice Airbrush or Regular Application, great breakfast, gifts for the road, and a Professional photographer to snap you and your friends before you hit the road ALL IN ONE PLACE...

Great Vibes, Great Energy to get you PUMPED and and Bunji would say "Ready for the Road"....

For more information and bookings email enmodett@gmail.com

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Dem Bago Boyz Panorama Semis Package

Price also includes your PAN TICKET plus a T Shirt in addition to drinks and eats; check out the flyer for more details!


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Friday, December 21, 2012

RED ANTS Jouvert 2013: Tight & Bright


ALL INCLUSIVE JOUVERT EXPERIENCE:

Early Ants $480 B4 19th Jan. 2013
Late Ants $500


FREE DRINKS: Scotch, Rum,Vodka
Heineken, Carib, Stag, Carib Pilsner, Chasers
Breakfast
DJ'S
Fluorescent Paint & Cocoa
T-Shirt & Cup
Glow Sticks, Glow Shades, Glow Bracelets
Tight Security
Tassa
Water Truck
Medics



Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Insomnia 2013


Tuesday, December 18, 2012

2013 Fete Calender - Triniscene and Trinidad Carnival Diary

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Monday, December 17, 2012

DAJ Airbrush Makeup For Carnival

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Friday, December 14, 2012

Utopia Mas Out of the Darkness



A short video explaining the concept of Utopia Mas 2013 theme Out of the Darkness
Chapter 1 Darkness - Fallen Angels in everlasting chains
Chapter 2 Light - The conquering light of God, bringer of beauty and colour
Chapter 3 Emerald Forest, the nymphs of the ancient forests from whom all life comes
Chapter 4 African Violet, the purple desert flower symbolising birth and motherhood
Chapter 5 Lemons & Limes, the cleansing remover of evil
Chapter 6 Cherry Blossom. a new beginning, (individual only)
Chapter 7 Butterfly, the messenger of dreams (individual only)
Chapter 8 Chocolate, the gift of the Gods
Chapter 9 Rainbow, the stairway between heaven and earth
Chapter 10, Sunset, the Goddesses of the golden light and completion of the cycle.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Fit for Fete Bootcamp



Join me for 5 weeks of INTENSE workouts as we get those bodies tight and ready for the road. Where: POS/St. Clair area.

Exact location will be announced soon. When: Monday; Tuesday; Thursday; Friday evenings at 4:45pm/5pm.

Actual start time will be announced soon. Cost: $TT1,000 for 5 weeks; $TT65 drop ins. Feel free to spread the word to your friends.
https://www.facebook.com/events/479973748721591/

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Cirque de la Boheme Carnival 2013

So there is a new event on the calender for Carnival 2013,an adult themed show called :Cirque de la Bhoeme". I have been told that a lot of notable people are involved in the production, including Addae Gaskin, John Thomas, Ras Conrad, Darren Cheewah and Marlon Dibique to name a few.

 Auditions for the show are being held this Saturday, December 15; please visit the Facebook Page for more details on the casting if you are an artist or performer wishing to be part of the production:

 


 Some more about the Cirque de la Boheme, click on the photo for a larger view:

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

PHUKET..... The party

This one is on my radar for Carnival Friday!

Friday, December 07, 2012

K2K Parang Lime

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Parang in the Gardens 

Stop by the Showroom for an after-work lime on Thursday 13th December, 2012, and bring in the Christmas Season with some ginger beer, sorrel and of course, some Live Parang!!!

Style Spirit Fashion Weekend opens December 7-9, 2012



20 emerging designers and three top industry experts headline the event

To end 2012 on a fashion high, Trinidad Lookbook launches its highly anticipated Style Spirit Fashion Weekend this Friday, December 7th. Starting with the Opening Gala on Friday, the event will showcase talented emerging designers and provide essential professional development from top industry experts. Leading the workshops are:

Adam Cooper is Head of Brand Strategy & Planning at Abovegroup Ogilvy. Adam spends most of his time delivering brand marketing results to clients whose primary goal is to build brand equity and meet sales goals. He will be leading the “F*** Brands. Build Cultures” workshop on Friday, December 7.

Patrice Grell-Yursik is the Trinidadian born editor of www.afrobella.com one of the biggest beauty blogs in the world. Patrice is currently on Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 list, alongside the likes of Jay-Z, Oprah and the Obamas, and has written for to Essence, Newsweek.com, xoJane.com, Ebony.com, and Italian Vogue’s Vogue Black. Patrice will be a panelist for the “The Beauty of Interaction” workshop on Friday, December 7.
Misa Hylton is the woman behind some of the biggest fashion trends and has styled well known stars such as Mary J. Blige, P. Diddy, Missy Elliott, Notorious BIG, Queen Latifah, Serena Williams, Lil Kim, Chris Rock, Kimora Lee Simmons and 50 Cent. Misa’s been a guest host on E! Entertainment's "Grammy Fashion Review" with Joan & Melissa Rivers and was a Fashion Technology Consultant for Microsoft. She created Chyna Doll Enterprises, a fashion styling firm and currently leads The Misa Hylton Fashion Academy in New York City. Misa will lead “The Spirit of Style” workshop on Saturday, December 8.

All workshops will be at Medulla Art Gallery on Fitt Street in Woodbrook, Port of Spain. Registration is available by emailing events@trinidadlookbook.com and on site.

In addition to the workshops, Style Spirit comprises two nights of designer presentations, an accessories trunk show, networking events and massive after-parties with top DJs and VIPs. The evening fashion shows will feature 20 of the region’s top young designers:

Saturday                                                         Sunday
Lisa See Tai                                                    Van der Vlugt
Pink Lemonade                                               Fashion Dandy
The Art of Wear                                              Liilah
Hutch Beachwear                                           A-Lan Swimwear
Wadada Movement                                        Delia Alleyne
The 1ndivdual Aesthetic                                 36 EDR
indieSWIM                                                      Rhion
Favala                                                             Loud by Afiya
J. Angelique                                                    Kimya Glasgow
Chandra Maharaj                                            Hak Gwai


“Style Spirit is all about encouraging discussion and growth within the industry,” said Melissa Gabriel, Editor in Chief of Trinidad Lookbook. “Style Spirit is dedicated to re-evaluating and redefining the way consumers interact with the fashion industry. This event is a source of solid fashion, with no performances, no interpretive dancers, no speeches and no intermission.”
The fashion shows will be housed in The Warehouse in Champ Fleurs with towering, exposed brick walls framing the runway’s elegant lines. Saturday’s show begins at 8 p.m. and guests are to be seated by 7:45 p.m. The after party will be hosted at Dr!ink Wine Bar. Sunday’s show begins at 6 p.m. and guests are to be seated by 5:45 p.m. with the after party at Tequila Twist.

Tickets are $300 for day and $750 for weekend passes and are available at the following locations: Bang Bang  |  Fashion I.S.  |  Kraze  |  So Chic Boutique  |  Loud by Afiya  |  Whip Your Hair  | Designers on Show  |  

Tickets also are available from Trinidad Lookbook Partners:
Jovan – 329.6363  |  Kareem Davy – 779.6827  |  Ceola – 469.9132  |  Keziah – 746.3091  |  RisAnn – 767.6033  |  Shanya – 330.9975

For designer listings, show schedules and additional information about Style Spirit go to www.trinidadlookbook.com/style-spirit-2012.

About Trinidad Lookbook

TrinidadLookbook.com launched in May 2010 to feature designers, photographers and other fashion talent in and around the Caribbean; and to share their stories with you.  It is the website’s aim to keep you in the know and updated on everything (and everyone) new and happening in the regional fashion industry.
We also aim to share our content in Lookbook magazine with our online readers and will publish stories from our previous, printed, issues. Every 10 weeks, we explore fashion, push boundaries and get to know the game-changers in our midst, through stunning photography and provocative features.  We are committed to showcasing the best photographers, writers and stylists in a massive, large-format book.
                                                           

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Flights of Fancy - Introducing designer Elize Rostant

Designer Elize Rostant held her first jewelry exhibition entitled "Flights of Fancy" on Sunday, December 3rd at Studio 66 to an overwhelming response as by the time I got there most of the pieces were already sold.

I especially love the Carnival themed statement necklaces, hand bands and headpieces all of which can also be custom ordered for you ladies looking to add to your Fete wardrobe or for Monday wear accessorizing.

For the full catalogue of jewelry visit the website : http://erostant.wix.com/flights-of-fancy








Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Beach House Carnival 2013.. new location, new website!


Beach House Carnival 2013


Date: 7th Febuary 2013.
Time : 2:00pm till 8:00pm
Price: $1000.00TT - Tickets available 7th December 2012 

Fall In With Fall Out for Carnival 2013

Fall Out  was surprisingly one of the best fetes of Carnival week this year; nice venue, nice crowd, good music and I had a VERY good time! Looking forward to the Carnival 2013 edition, Fall Out is definitely making the Saucy Fete list. Tickets are now on sale priced at TT$650.00/US$110.00 and are available from Committee members; see the flyer below for more details:


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Aqua 70/30 - Sobeit Mas Carnival 2013


AQUA 70/30 IS A MAS ABOUT THE ETERNAL EQUATION- FLESH TO WATER, LAND TO OCEAN, MATTER TO SPIRIT, MATERIAL TO DIVINE 

 Mas Camp is at #10 Dennis Mahabir St. Woodbrook (De Vertuiel St. turns into Dennis Mahabir as it moves toward Wrightson Rd)- 

Phone contact: 735-7611; 757-8282; 797-0949 Leaders &Designers: Maurice Chevalier; Kirk Langton; Rubadiri Victor; Michael Lee Poy; James Hackett; Darren Chee Wah; Thorma Crawford; Robert Frederick; and others.

Monday, December 03, 2012

Bacchanal in the Boudoir - Sincerely Sensual The Review

What do you get when you mix one fabulously fantastic Carnival headpiece, fishnets, a professional photographer and private set with Trinidad Carnival Diary ? Bacchanal in the Boudoir!


Now you may be asking yourself what exactly is a "Boudoir Photoshoot?" The long explanation can be found HERE but to surmise it is a sexy themed photoshoot for women, and even men, where the focus is on creating stunning photographs of you at your sensual best . What you do with your  photographs afterwards is totally up to you, though most people choose to share then privately, give as a gift to a significant other, make it into a calender (Kim Kardashian did this as a surprise for Reggie Bush's birthday) and in my case I simply wanted photos of me to celebrate my birthday and I plan on displaying  them on my wall! 


The idea for a Boudoir Photoshoot came to me when I noticed it is becoming an increasingly popular trend in Trinidad with  several photographers offering packages. I chose Sincerely Sensual as the photographer and I immediately hit it off . She (female photographer) and I had a great rapport before we even met with several emails back and forth explaining what I envisioned,especially how I wanted to reuse my Carnival headpiece. I LOVE Carnival (as we all know) so what better excuse to dress up in costume and get photographed!

Included in my "Supermodel Package" was a private set, photographer, makeup artist and hair stylist in addition to being able to pre select the photos that I wanted which were then presented on C.D. This type of shoot is not for everyone, admittedly, however if you are thinking you need to look a certain way or that posing for a stranger in lingerie will be uncomfortable I can assure you it is not. The first thing to note is that the entire photography session is done PRIVATELY, in this case the photographer was extremely professional and gave tips and suggestions  on how to pose and relaxed you so that the whole session was fun. Sexiness is a state of mind, not how perfect you may think your body is.

So what exactly happens on this shoot? Well, the pampering starts on arrival, there were refreshments on set (wine, rum punch, water, snacks) then you are whisked away for makeup and hair and when you have transformed into a Goddess the photography portion begins. The two things I learned is that it takes literally HUNDREDS of shots to get the perfect one and the hardest part of this shoot was not so much constantly arching your back but knowing what to do with your face; you don't want to smile too much, but then again you don't want any cheesy pouty looks either. In the end the photographs were fantastic and I am very, VERY happy that I did it. I think every woman should have a Boudoir photography session done at one point in time in their lives, even if it is just for YOU.


It is also a GREAT idea for those of you working out for Carnival to show off your hard work, what better way to "reward" yourself than with a private photoshoot? And yes it may seem a bit vain and self centred to some but I am ALL for loving and celebrating yourself in every single possible way. Life is too short to worry  about what other people think.

And guys you are not to be left out either, the photographer who did my Boudoir Shoot also extends her services to fitness models (and regular dudes) so if you are one of those men who literally live in the gym or are proud of all your hard work do not hesitate to contact Riana ,yes a female photographer. I was told the featured model and personal trainer (soon to be MY  personal trainer, going hard for Carnival 2013) in the following photographs had a FUN time and so did the photographers! Don't you think MORE men should be photographed?



If you are thinking about booking Sincerely Sensual there is a Christmas Promotion on now, look out for a promotional video out soon :


And for Carnival Tuesday a photography session  BEFORE you hit the road. think this idea is just brilliant as I never get a perfect photo of me in full costume and since I am going with a Personal Trainer for Carnival 2013 another photoshoot to show off the hard work :


Finally many thanks to Underpinnings where I got my lingerie, if you are looking for gorgeous lingere in bigger than a D cup this is your store:

En Mode by Shevonne who was the makeup artist on my shoot 

And Du Jour Hair for my fantastic hair, all 22 inches of Peruvian awesomeness!

Any further information required for any of the services mentioned, including the personal trainer, do not hesitate to email me at : trinidadcarnivaldiary@gmail.com

Saturday, December 01, 2012

Carnival Make Up - Face by Blaise

https://www.facebook.com/facebyblaise

Friday, November 30, 2012

La Danse Caraibe Stages Spooked


On Saturday December 1, 2012, La Danse Caraibe (LDC)Heather Henderson-Gordon’schildren’s dance school, will open the curtain to Spooked, a ballet with a unique folk twist. Trinidad and Tobago’s traditional folk characters will take centre stage in this play in movement that continues on Sunday December 2, 2012 at Queen’s Hall.

This mystical journey in dance, tells the tale of a young girl, Precilla, who gets lost in a haunting forest. Precilla journeys through the forest, which is home to a host of unspoken characters. Along the way these characters reveal themselves to her taking the shape of mischievous Blue Devils, playful Baby Dolls, the infamous La Diablesse and scandalous Jamettes. Ultimately, Precilla must find her way through this unfamiliar territory to return home to her brother, Smithy, and her grandmother. In signature LDC style, this ballet will weave its story in a variety of dance genres including classical ballet, modern, tap, Hip Hop and folk.

LDC opened its doors in 1986 to offer training to children from age 3 in the ballet and modern dance styles of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD). With a vision to develop well-rounded dancers, the school, which encourages its students to train in a minimum of three (3) disciplines, was the first in Port of Spain to compliment its classical and indigenous dance instruction with urban Hip Hop techniques. LDC boasts a long list of past productions including the musical,Dancer, which featured an original sound track composed by Roger Israel, musical direction by Allison St. Clair and a script that was adapted from the book written by Marguerite Gordon.

Prepare to be taken on a whimsical journey through Trinidad and Tobago’s folk history at LDC’s Spooked. Tickets are available at Crosby’s Music Centre, the Queen’s Hall box office and at the school from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 32 Luis Street, Woodbrook. Formore information send email to liza@estuarypr.com or call (868) 620-9677.

WHAT:
Spooked

WHO:
La Danse Caraibe

WHEN:
Saturday December 1, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday December 2, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:
Queen’s Hall, St. Anns

TICKETS:
Children under 12: $85.00, Adults: $100.00
Available at Crosby’s Music Centre (622-SOCA(7622)), Queen’s Hall box office (624-1284),
La Danse Caraibe (620-9677, daily 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.)

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Yalla! UWI Fete 2013

UWI Fete 2013 is headed to the Middle East with the theme "Yalla" and in addition to their always brilliantly managed Facebook Fanpage they have now added a new website for the Carnival 2013 installment of their fete:


I am really liking the website, as has become a hallmark with UWI Fete lots of details are provided with respect to performers, menu, drinks, location and even fashion advice by Peter Elias. 

LIMITED Early Bird Tickets are available at $900 from Mon 26 Nov to Fri 14 Dec at UWI Student Advisory Services, 662-2002 ext 82326 or Pepper Advertising 622 -6502/2762.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

YUMA Mature Section? NOT!

Seems as if April Fools came early for 2014 or someone has a wicked sense of humour. I received an email yesterday with a flyer advertising what looked like a legitimate new section in YUMA geared towards "mature adults". After investigating and even calling the numbers listed on the flyer, I was assured this was a legitimate YUMA section and was even given directions as to how to register.

This morning I spoke to one of the Directors of YUMA who denied knowledge of any said mature section called "Inspiration" and I was informed that the only YUMA sections that fall under the band are the ones displayed and sold at the mas camp. Investigations are pending.



Tuesday, November 27, 2012

K2K Alliance Sneak Peek - Caribbean Beat '13 Jan/Feb Issue

Here is a preview of the Caribbean Beat '13 Jan/Feb Issue featuring K2K's take on fairy tales with a Carnival twist.

What is interesting is the models are all wearing male costumes from K2K's Carnival 2013 presentation! Word is that this is an option for female masqueraders as well. 






Monday, November 26, 2012

Ticket Federation Carnival Calendar 2013

Here is your preview FIRST of the Ticket Federation Carnival Calender for 2013:

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Cyber Monday Boot Sales

Take note of some Cyber Monday specials if you are still looking for Carnival footwear:

Go Jane 
http://www.gojane.com/shop-by-category-shoes-boots.html


Ami Club wear


Urban Og

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Midnight Mardi Gras Cooler Cruise

A brand new fete to add to your Carnival Calender this time brought to you by Pollen Nation Events; Midnight Mardi Gras Cruise. Now I do not do boat cruises but knowing Pollen Nation and the caliber of events I am definitely going to be doing this one!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Carnival Kicks Weekend of Savings

If you are like me and STILL looking for boots this sale might be of interest to you :


From Friday November 23, 2012 Carnival Kicks will have special deals for each of the 3 major shopping deal-days!
Black Friday -  Free Shipping
Small Business Saturday - Buy 2 or more items get $10 off your entire purchase
Cyber Monday - 20% off your entire purchase

Customers get the chance to choose which day's savings will be best for them!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Brian Mac Farlane's Website is up!

Brian Mac Farlane's website is up, please note one section in Joy The Finale is already sold out!



Monday, November 19, 2012

Ticket Federation’s 2013 Carnival Schedule

Here is a preview of the soon to be released Ticket Federation Carnival 2013 Schedule and I see both Roast Cruise and Booze cruise are carded for Carnival Sunday; I wonder if this is the Bajan import or a version 2.0 for Trinidad. Either way interesting developments! 


Sunday, November 18, 2012

On Hiatus!


It's my Birthday and I will be spending time here today,and not online!
 Back to your regularly scheduled Carnival programme tomorrow :

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