All posts tagged: Cuba

Death of Fidel Castro – End of an Era

. While there I also realized it’s not as cut and dry as a generational gap. I did see young people that idolized Cuban revolutionary figures, older people that were proud to have seen both capitalist and socialist Cuba. I saw black Cubans that felt Fidel gave them equal playing field. People that felt taken care of by their government, people that felt forgotten.

Video: Cuba Q&A on Periscope Finale

So Chanel does Havana with their latest resort collection and the Kardashians are the latest in the celeb onslaught heading down to the island of Cuba. Want to plan Cuba for your next vacation? Check out my previous videos on how to get there and more details about planning your trip. Now let’s get down to the nitty gritty. It’s hard to please everyone and Khloé Kardashian just got slammed on her Instagram for posing under a sign that says Fidel and graffiti championing the revolution. Never thought I’d say it, but Obama and Khloé had similar plights, when people slammed him for giving a speech at Plaza de la Revolución in Havana, under an image of Che Guevara. Watch the video for my thoughts on that, the homes and my wrap up to what was an awesome Q&A with you guys!

Serious Fashion FOMO – Chanel Resort Does Havana

It’s my favorite time of the fashion year. The Chanel resort collection! Whether in Dallas, the South of France the French house spares no expense invoking exactly the essence of why resort collections were created. This year’s exotic locale was non other than place of the mo’ Havana, Cuba. I definitely wish I had Chanel resort for my strut down the Paseo del Prado. The fashion: So French-Cuban. That beret is so Parisian, non? But so Cuban, remember the image of Che Guevara. Panama hats with Chanel camellias, the accessories are on point! Fedoras and cohíbas. There is even some revolutionary nods with a military green shorts set. The collection is so wearable and so easy. Chanel’s new It Girls? Speaking of French-Cuban, Ibeyi, musical group consisting of twin sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Díaz opened the show. You might have seen these beauties in Lemonade. Their performance is especially poignant given that their father is the late famed Cuban percussionist, Anga Díaz. Fashion and travel? This is one fashion party I have serious FOMO about. …