I loved fashion as a young girl growing up in Barbados. But as I got older, it was hard to ignore that we had a unique fashion vocabulary of our own.
If you aren’t from the island and ever went shopping in Barbados, you probably noticed there’s a different stylespeak here, too.
Just for fun, I’m listing seven Bajan fashion misnomers that are as common as they are fascinating.
It’s been 10 months since my pixie cut.
Since then, I’ve lost count of the number of times people tell me, “I’ve been dying to cut my hair short but it seems like too much to maintain.”
At first, maybe. But with practice and the right products and tools, it gets better. I promise.
It was the day before Christmas Eve and I’d just wrapped up a lunchtime meeting in Barbados.
I’d hardly moved out of my parking space, when I picked up my phone and placed a call I’d been wanting to make for a very long time.
What has Janelle Monáe got in common with Christie Brinkley, Ellen DeGeneres, P!nk, Queen Latifah, Rihanna and Tyra Banks?
She now shares the honor of having the prestigious beauty title, COVERGIRL.
Any event hosted by Gucci and RocNation almost guarantees an eclectic guest list.
That was exactly the case on Saturday, when the two brands hosted their Pre-Grammy Brunch at SoHo House, Los Angeles.
Just in time for the premiere of a new season of “Pretty Little Liars,” we’re being reminded that its leading ladies, often compared their “Gossip Girl” counterparts, pack iconic potential, too.
I’m sure there’s a reasonable explanation for what Kim Kardashian has done.
But while I await official details on why the TV personality is rocking this Alicia Keys / Stevie Wonder / Bo Derek ‘do, here’s her twitpic from today.
“Rockin’ my Bo Derek braids!” she tweeted early Friday evening, nearly a day after she hinted at the hairstyle change: “Ok just took a quick nap and woke up with a whole new look! Love the glam squad!”
What’s going on, Kim?!