STEPHANIE RAMLOGAN: Questioning the Critic

    As stylist Stephanie Ramlogan expanded her portfolio within fashion, she started writing pieces centred around “observing the challenges, risks and triumphs of Caribbean and Latin American designers, creatives and followers”. Seems harmless enough, but Stephanie has become a bit of a rabble-rouser with her frank assessments and opinionated articles. Her blog –“No MoreContinue reading “STEPHANIE RAMLOGAN: Questioning the Critic”

BABATU SPARROW: Designer, Stylist, Creative Spirit

Babatu Sparrow is a designer, stylist, creative director, writer, sometimes photographer and in case you couldn’t tell by the name, one of the coolest cats around. Reserved to the point of mystery, he is a stark contrast to the flamboyance of the fashion world he inhabits. He carries with him a certain stillness and neverContinue reading “BABATU SPARROW: Designer, Stylist, Creative Spirit”

JACQUI KOON HOW: Fashion Trail Blazer (AUDIO)

    Jacqui Koon How is probably best known for her work with her namesake business “House of Jacqui”. House of Jacqui has been providing training for aspiring models and producing fashion shows for forty six years. Jacqui has been the engine behind this machine from inception to present day and she shows no signsContinue reading “JACQUI KOON HOW: Fashion Trail Blazer (AUDIO)”

MEL GABRIEL: Editor, Publisher, Fashionphile

Mel Gabriel is the owner and editor of Trinidad Lookbook; an Online and Print Magazine that showcases all the noteworthy fashion creations and creators in Trinidad and Tobago. We discuss with her the conception of Trinidad Lookbook, what it’s like producing the magazine and the state of T&T’s fashion industry .   EP: How didContinue reading “MEL GABRIEL: Editor, Publisher, Fashionphile”

YVONNE POPPLEWELL: The Grande Dame of Make-Up (AUDIO)

Yvonne Popplewell is one of the most prominent women in make-up in Trinidad and Tobago. She has been doing make up for fifty plus years and her reputation precedes her as the queen of face art. I can personally attest to the magical powers she possesses with make-up brush in hand. Vocation aside, she isContinue reading “YVONNE POPPLEWELL: The Grande Dame of Make-Up (AUDIO)”

SUNIL WHITTLE: An “Inspired” Make Up Artist

Sunil Whittle is Make-Up Artist extraordinaire; a secret weapon of some of the top photographers in Trinidad and Tobago. When asked to describe his work, these were some of their responses : “The best Make-Up Artist I ever worked with”, “Flawless”, “Inspired”. Below, a few of Sunil’s own words about how he got started, hisContinue reading “SUNIL WHITTLE: An “Inspired” Make Up Artist”