Photo by Marlon James

Bene Caribe — good to wear

Trinidad-based non-profit label Bene Caribe supports local charities through stylish looks.

Swimwear from Trèfle’s Atacama collection. Photo by Teeona Lane

Let them bloom: Kristin Frazer

Designer Kristin Frazer of the British Virgin Islands creates swimwear inspired by desert blooms, to flatter bathing beauties of all shapes.

Photo by Chris Fox-Kelly

Fly gal style

Jamaican designer Samantha Black makes unconventional clothes for “NYC fly gals”.

For the alluring masquerader: Keisha Als. Photo by Marlon James

’Tis the season

Christmas shopping? Our style columnist suggests four Trinidadian designers to fill your list.

Pieces from the latest LOD by Elodie Auvray’s Summer 2015 collection, Zion. Jewellery by Rachel Rieke of Wild Mint Jewellery. Photography by Tiffany Marie Buckley

Elodie Auvray: the art of style

Sint Maarten designer Elodie Lauvray has a love for colour and pattern — and it shows in her creations.

Gary Jordan Photography ©2012

Eastern elegance: Dhisha Moorjani’s House of Jaipur

Dhisha Moorjani of House of Jaipur combines Indian craftsmanship with Caribbean style.

Bright and risqué suits from the “Print Me Crazy” collection by Suga Apple Swim. Photography by Stephanie Kelly

Bajan beauties: designers Shayla Cox and Kimberley Angoy

Designers Shayla Cox and Kimberley Angoy are ready for beach season.

Rings (from the Alchemy collection): 18-carat gold, carved amber and silver inlaid with amber and opals;18-carat gold, amber and ivory inlaid with diamonds; aquamarine, 18-carat gold and oxidised silver inlaid with diamonds. Photograph by 
Woodbury &  Associates

Jewels of the Caribbean

Featuring the craftsmanship of some of the most talented jewellers in the Caribbean, from the cultured and polished work Alchemy from Trinidad, to the fine detailing of John "Ding" King from Barbados, and the youthful effervescence of Deane- Hughes Designs from Guyana.

Sandra Foster, Miss Jamaica 1992, won standing ovations for this "princess" gown, a grand extravaganza of hand-painted tulle with pink and gold bodice by Louise Hamlyn Wright

White Weddings with a Caribbean Tan

Caribbean weddings and honeymoons are the way to tie the knot these days. Some dramatic outfits from the recent display at Harrods in London.

Dash of colour: Jamaican Andre Rowe

Dash of colour: Jamaican Andre Rowe

Jamaican designer Andre Rowe creates dashing menswear with splashes of bold colour.