Carnival for tea,breakfast and dinner

All I do is think about Carnival !!! Join me on the road to carnival 2k7

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Location: Arima, Trinidad & Tobago

I love Carnival!!. Trinidad's carnival! Once a year my senses rejoice at the opportunity to douse my soul with intoxicating soca music, shed my cares and fears, and temporarily transfer my spirit into the mas. (S. Drakes)

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Mas boots in Toronto




I love mas boots but this year I have opted to go with the sneaker option, however these are some boots available for those of you living in Toronto. The supplier visits Trinidad every Easter for 2-3 weeks, he can take measurements then and Fedex or deliver later.They are beautiful. They are priced at 100 to $150 CAD. The contact number for the supplier is 416 524 1782 ask for Anton. OMG!! I am loving them, they are so neatly made.

22 Comments:

Blogger Icahwait* said...

what I was wondering is if they get really hot?

2:19 AM  
Blogger saucydiva said...

Well I can share some info that I got from Natalie; she said when direct sun hits the boots it does get hot. If you are standing in the shade or among the crowd of people in the section it is fine.

4:03 AM  
Blogger kevian said...

Saucy yuh know I now re read the comment made by i cah wait..lol.. I answer the poor girl wrong.. let me delete that yes.

4:07 AM  
Blogger Karabana said...

that's nice of you to post this for Torontonians. Boots aren't my thing, & yeah, I think all boots'll be hot.

7:32 AM  
Blogger buublenut said...

Damn expensive if you ask me - for $150 I would rock tims or something and reuse them - or a new pair of shoxs :)

Sorry guys :)

1:16 PM  
Blogger kevian said...

Well i can't judge price because I am not to firmilar with the CAD.

12:21 AM  
Blogger saucydiva said...

buublenut they are expensive, I am paying $300.00TT for my decorated boots by Natalie and these would cost me $560.00TT ($100.00 CAD). I wonder if he is decorating them ?

1:11 AM  
Blogger kevian said...

I perfer to have the boots plain though.. so that they might be reused to match another custume.

5:55 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The boots are 100% leather, hand cut & custom fit. Sizes up to 10 female average $100 Canadian$
Leather breathes unlike leatherette
so they should not be any hotter in the direct sunlight. They can also be sprayed & re-sprayed any colour including the metallic tones

6:30 AM  
Blogger buublenut said...

150 cdn is like 780 TT at 5.2 exchange - hmm i can almost rent a car in TnT for a week at that price :)

6:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

bubblenut you can be a tester of a sample pair if you wish to provide some measurements & a foot print in time for Caribana 07.

7:17 AM  
Anonymous trini-in-toronto said...

well,

$150 is not unreasonable for 100% leather boots, custom made to measure.
At the same time you have to ask, do you really need custom made boots. For $150 Canadian you can score some really nice boots or the latest mid cut pumas or nikes, which would may not look as nice as traditional mas boots, but would be really comfortable

7:32 AM  
Blogger saucydiva said...

For leather boots I guess the price is not bad at all.

As for the decorations on Natalie's boots, depending on your boots are decorated you can remove the decorations and re-use the boots the following year. That's what I plan to do with mines anway!

8:01 AM  
Blogger buublenut said...

sure anon - perhaps I could pull them off in Toronto Carnival but don't think my feet could handle boots in TnT - if I could I would wear flip flops on the road so my feet could breath :)

8:28 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mastumes says, all yuh eh know what you all missing, imagine a costume for TT$2,500 - TT$3,000 and a pair of sneakers on you feet, boy those boots go improve yuh chances around carnival

4:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Mastumes says< all yuh eh know what you all missing> imagine a costume for TT$2,500 - TT$3,000 and a pair of sneakers on you feet> boy those boots go improve yuh chances around carnival>

4:28 PM  
Blogger Karabana said...

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9:23 PM  
Blogger Karabana said...

Have a very Merry Christmas Kev, hope your Mom is alright.
I'll be eatin ham, roast beef & pastelle pie, multiple meats, hah that's the way the holidays have been, Trini style, lol, I'll be eating 4 y'all!
:)

9:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

buublenut-the socks you wear with boots must also breathe, I found a mix of orlon & cotton thick padded socks work well by keeping your toes dry. Works for me.Approx $9CAD a pair.

9:41 PM  
Blogger Bagogyul said...

i like them plain also...
for me boots look better with a costume than sneakers. High heels even better, but that is for true diva's like Wendy Fitzwilliams.

6:56 AM  
Blogger kevian said...

Yeah boots give custume that extra veteran look!!, but saucy yuh doh think u might destroy the boots by taking off the decorations?

8:36 AM  
Anonymous cachit said...

As an ardent masquerader, there is no question that boots always enhance and complete a costume. On the other hand, costume and sneakers to me is like a bride or groom dressed in bridal gown or suit wearing sneakers? Boots accentuate the costume – Get the drift? A true masquerader will agree that a comfortable pair of boots is the answer. When I take a photo or video of a masquerader with sneakers, I capture from the knees up – no sneakers thank you!!!!

10:55 AM  

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