James Hackett – The King of Lush

JAMES HACKETT DESIGNER, ILLUSTRATOR, ENTREPRENEUR, ARTIST   James Hackett is flourishing as an entrepreneur. Along with his business partner, Terenia, he helps design, sew, style, and market his line of luscious clothing and accessories via his company, The Lush Kingdom. His lines, his colours, his whimsy all go toward making his collection attention-grabbing and deliciouslyContinue reading “James Hackett – The King of Lush”

MERVYN DE GOEAS– This Stage Of His Life.

Mervyn De Goeas has won five National Drama Association of Trinidad & Tobago Cacique Awards for his outstanding work as a Director in the Theatre arena in Trinidad and Tobago. He is a son of the soil, and has himself thoughtfully scattered the seeds of introspection, empathy and cultural appreciation in the minds of thousandsContinue reading “MERVYN DE GOEAS– This Stage Of His Life.”

MARLON JAMES – TAKING A SHOT AT LIFE

Marlon James is not afraid to take shots in life. In 2013, he took a shot on love and moved to a new country, and to a new life. He was born and bred in Jamaica, but love, faith and the Caribbean Single Market Economy brought him to the shores of Trinidad and Tobago whereContinue reading “MARLON JAMES – TAKING A SHOT AT LIFE”

DANIELLE BOODOO-FORTUNE: Channeling Memory, Stories and Truth.

Danielle was teaching early in her working career when she suddenly and clearly had a sense that that was not what she was supposed to do with her life. Although she was met with scepticism about her career change to artist, she held steadfast to her decision. Fast forward years later, talking about her art,Continue reading “DANIELLE BOODOO-FORTUNE: Channeling Memory, Stories and Truth.”

RENEE MILFORD: Loving Learning about Make Up

Photo: Antony Scully Photogrpahy “I`m not a big make-up wearer, I don`t really like doing it on myself” – a  statement made my Reneé during our interview which surprises me. Further in the conversation she goes on to explain that this is actually part of the reason why her style as a make-up artist is theContinue reading “RENEE MILFORD: Loving Learning about Make Up”

ANNELIE SOLIS: Wowing The Human Spirit

  With Special thanks to Culturego Magazine. Annelie Solis is an artist whose art is difficult to put into words. It is something that must be experienced and felt. While her pieces feature characters whose morphology and adornments are reminiscent of aesthetics and visuals from cultures around the world, they also transcend any cultural confinementContinue reading “ANNELIE SOLIS: Wowing The Human Spirit”

DERVAL BARZEY: CAPTURING BEAUTY

Photograph: Leslie Robertson Toney   In 2010, Derval Barzey started her foray into the world of make-up. Apart from attending several make-up conferences over the years, she considers herself a self-taught make-up artist whose passion has fuelled her development. Her make-up stands out for its soft and radiant “second skin” appearance and she can justContinue reading “DERVAL BARZEY: CAPTURING BEAUTY”