It's all about the tassels. The young lady on the left is what one calls a 'dougla' in Trinidad and Tobago, or the wider Caribbean for that matter. It means she is the product -child- of parents of East Indian and African descent.
This picture was taken at a pool party for Machel Montano, the soca superstar.
You can catch him on MTV Tempo!
Oh, the East Indian girl is not that bad looking either, is she.