Iree Island Life Part 1

There’s nothing like epic cold weather to make you wish you were on an island. Our shop lady Erica spent 13 days in the West Indies. Here is her first installment on Caribbean fashion and how to get it here at The Revival Outpost.

Under three thousand people live in this city

Soufriere – Under three thousand people live in this city

“Sa ka fete?” What’s up, how’s it going? “Iree” Good, relaxing. St. Lucia is a small island just above Barbados. Small towns fill the valleys in between the mountainous island and create a down home, everyone knows you -your auntie-grandma-cousin- or neighbor-feel that us Southerns know only too well.

Local stone and concrete painted house

Local stone and concrete painted house

Inspiration is a funny thing; it can be hidden in the clouds or blatant in the streets. When you don’t have cars filling roads, Internet at your fingertips and material items blocking your view all you can see is the beauty in the details.

Turqoi Water

Water so blue

Local Beer

Local beer named after the set of mountains behind the bottles

st. lucia

Local price for this lager is $1.60USD

Got an island name: BadGalEE

Got an island name: BadGalEE

The spirit of St. Lucia is much like other island cultures: Live easy, live simple, and live happy.

Restroom

Women’s and Men’s Restroom signs

Even on an island, we women can’t be too over dressed. Working women on the island were conservatively stylish. Layers of light fabric draped over brown skin.  Colorful accent bows added to kinky cornrows. Three inch heels float over New Orleans esq cobble stone.

Print Lady2

print mix master

Print Lady

Local Lady mixing prints

Floral Denim Bustier -$25.60(SALE). Ethnic Wide Leg Pants -$24. Levis Jean Jacket- $42
Floral Denim Bustier -$25.60(SALE). Ethnic Wide Leg Pants -$24. Levis Jean Jacket- $42
Vintage Blue Sweater - $18. Vintage Pant - $24. Vintage Crop Button Down - $38. Western Belt -$24

Vintage Blue Sweater – $18. Vintage Pant – $24. Vintage Crop Button Down – $38. Western Belt -$24

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