Category: Plus Size Beauties

Exhibiting Africans like animals in Norway’s Human Zoo

Exhibiting Africans like animals in Norway’s Human Zoo

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Africa news. Next week in Norway a ‘human zoo’ will open, a re-enactment of the voyeurist exhibitions of Africans that took place during the colonial era. The organizers aim to spark discussions on the legacy of racism and colonialism, but have they overlooked the pain and humiliation this may bring to Africans worldwide, and the […]

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Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK pageant goes global

Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK pageant goes global

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Miss Trinidad and Tobago UK pageant will project a more Global, holistic view of beauty in 2014 An evolution is taking place in the beauty and fashion industry on runways and in pageants. The old stereo type that perfect beauty comes in only one size and height is rapidly changing. Beauty is now […]

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Miss Jamaica UK 2013 woos audience with beauty and intellegence

Miss Jamaica UK 2013 woos audience with beauty and intellegence

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

In pageant news. The prestigious Miss Jamaica UK beauty pageant which has been running successfully for 20 years was held on Saturday 30th November 2013, at The Camden Centre in Kings Cross, London. This organisation is a ‘positive platform from which young women of Jamaican heritage can showcase their talents, ambition, intelligence and beauty’ and […]

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Curvy contestants with plus size personalities

Curvy contestants with plus size personalities

| December 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Pageant News. Miss Curvaceous UK held its third modelling competition for aspiring plus size models on Sunday 24th November 2013, at the Camden Centre in Kings Cross, London. This unique contest which shines the spot light on curvy models was hosted by an entertainment company called Streamline Empire. This corporation is founded by the […]

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Miss Curvaceous 2013 inspires plus size women

Miss Curvaceous 2013 inspires plus size women

| November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Pageant News. There’s long been talk about what is considered the optimum or perfect size a woman should carry. In the Caribbean community men have long been generally happy with a woman with ‘flesh on the bone’ a condition known in some quarters as being ‘thick’. While ‘slim thick’ is afforded a woman who […]

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Aged 50+ Beauty Queens for Ms. Sheer Elegance

Aged 50+ Beauty Queens for Ms. Sheer Elegance

| October 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Caribbean news. The first ever Ms Elegance Pageant show for women 50+ was held on Saturday 19th October 2013 in London, England. The show, founded and created by Lorraine Williams a native from Guyana was held in support of breast cancer research UK. Eleven beautiful contestants graced the stage representing different nationalities in one of the three themed sections “Traditional wear.” Another vibrant […]

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Franklin Rowe on Style Row

Franklin Rowe on Style Row

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

In American news, while the every day fashionista may aspire to strut on fashion’s front row; New York fashion designer, Franklin Rowe’s concepts are “keepin’ it real” with distinguished new looks for the style row. Franklin Rowe is a twenty year, veteran conceptualist of fashion and style. Rowe attended the LaGuardia high school of music […]

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Fab and Over 40: Mother’s Day Edition

Fab and Over 40: Mother’s Day Edition

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fabulous and over 40 celebrates the brilliant women who seem to stay beautiful, fabulous and oozing with confidence. Forget the stereotypes associated with getting older. The idea that once you have had your children it’s time to dress down and stay at home! CaribDirect.com has found some of the most youthful, elegant and sexy over forty year […]

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ELLA B: Nude Tights For All Skin Tones

ELLA B: Nude Tights For All Skin Tones

| May 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

“Have you ever tried to find nude skin coloured tights that perfectly match your skin tone? The trailblazing new hosiery brand Ella B Ladies Tights, looks set to revolutionise the way women dress. It will be the first hosiery brand to offer a full colour spectrum of nude coloured tights that perfectly match every skin […]

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Meet the Designers. Caribbean Plus Size fashionistas

Meet the Designers. Caribbean Plus Size fashionistas

| October 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

(Monday 22nd October 2012) www.caribbeanplussizefashionweek.com In the Caribbean fashion industry, when one speaks about the plus size category one will often get reactions, both positive and negative. Focusing on the positive, Carivog International is pleased to showcase the best of Caribbean plus size designers at the CFPW 2012. Trinidad and Tobago is fortunate to be […]

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