Fantasy Barbados as I have written before has one of the best well organized services on the road for Kadooment Day. Coupled with the immense vibes the band held, the only "downer" for me was the costuming aspect. For me and others like me the costume forms a very important part in the decision to play with any band and can even over shadow the service and "vibe" that the band may have to offer.
"All that Glitters" by Fantasy launched on March 21st at the Hilton Barbados. I had been informed that the costume game was going to stepped up by the band and on the night of the launch we saw that they did, at least for the females. The male costumes however left much to be desired and for males especially they left feeling a little disappointed. This is not a unique problem to Fantasy Barbados though as many bands often overlook their male masqueraders.
I suspect however, Fantasy just as they did with their females will be taking heed of the call for better male costumes.
Trinidad and Tobago up and coming designer Shawn Dhanraj was part of Amanda Reifer's design team. and posted the below video of Champagne on Ice frontline to his Instagram account.
Close up Courtesy Shawn Dhanraj IG
The Crop Over Hub was also able to get some up close shots of the Moolight Waters section. See those photos below.
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