Showing posts from July, 2016

Behind the Scenes- Xhosa Barbados Photoshoot 2016

With a slogan of “We don’t pose we party”, its no surprise that everyone was talking about the crop over band Xhosa Barbados after their debut last year. Even though the band was new to the Crop Over scene, they showcased beautiful costumes and successfully created that sought after no hassle party vibe on the road. This year I was invited again to tag along on the two-day photo shoot of their new 2016 presentation   “From Royalty to Redemption” which pays tribute to Barbados’ 50th year of Independence. I was excited to discover more of the island’s beautiful scenery and also to see what costume designs they came up with this year. The beauty team working their magic! Makeup Artist: M Deane Beauty Hair: Atelier by Gigi The location of the shoot on day one was an estate on which the photographer had pre selected a few spots to showcase the costumes. I loved the fact that this location had many different scenes to utilize as backgrounds within a very short proximity of each o