UCOM Carnival and Associates band launch for Notting Hill Carnival 2016
It’s Sunday night at the Tabernacle, Ladbroke Grove.
UCOM is showcasing “MYTHODYSSEY” its Greek themed collection for Notting Hill Carnival 2016.
Eight sections featuring the masquerade bands Socaholic, Hype Masqueraders, and Karma Infinity.
All 31 costumes have been created by Costume Designer Paul O’Donoghue with a collaboration on the Pandora Box section with Renata Gordon.
Section 1: Amethyst by Karma Infinity Mas Band
Tones of vibrant purple drenched in sparkling diamantes create the sparkle and brilliance of the Amethyst stone
Section 2: Sirens by Socaholic UK
Shade of Peach, Burgundy, Neon Coral, Pearls and Rich Golds enchant you with their beauty.
Section 3: God and Goddess of Life by Hype Masqueraders
A mix of grape, fuchsia, deep turquoise and sea foam green encapsulate Demeter, the Greek Goddess of Life.
Section 4: Fountain of Youth
The Fountain of Youth is a spring that supposedly restores the youth of anyone who drinks or bathes in its waters
A sparkling and shimmering flow of vibrant shades of turquoise and silver grey.
Section 5: Amaru Dragon
Tones of red, teal green ans sea foam green are combined with gold crystal, reminiscent of the Amaru Dragon, they mythical dragon associated with the Inca Empires.
Section 6: Pandora’s Box
Black vivid shades of teal and fuchsia combined with gold and AB effects captivate the Pandora’s Box section.
A collection co-designed by Renata Gordon and UCOM carnival.
Section 7: Midas Touch
King Midas is remembered for his ability to turn everything he touched into gold.
Rich golds, vibrant golden yellows, metallic reflections and iridescent elements personify this section.
Section 8: Flight of the Phoenix
Fiery tones of red, orange and yellow with touches of vibrant blue depict the flight of the phoenix, the mythical bird, continually reborn.