Wow! Come June 2nd, the CFDA is going to make official what everyone has known for years – Rihanna is a fashion icon. For real. The Council for Fashion Designers of America which is the official governing body for fashion designers in the United States, will recognise Rihanna at the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards which […]
One thing is always certain with London Fashion Week – they like who they like and they do what they like. While each of the fashion weeks have their own character, London has always struck us as being the most distinctive of all. From the defiantly high-low mix of fashion, to their quirky, designers, their […]
So Mercedes Benz Fashion Week (aka New York Fashion Week) is well underway and we can’t even lie… Jamaican agency Saint International is dominating the runways, as far as Caribbean models go. We already told you about newcomer Kai Newman, who had an epic debut season back in September for the Spring/Summer 2014 collections […]
Sure, the Olympics started as well but here at Islandista, we have another spectator sport on our mind – the biannual fashion season, which got started yesterday in New York City with the launch of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week. As usual, we will be keeping a keen eye out for islandista models, designers and front […]
So as we all know by now, islandista Chef Nina Compton did not win Bravo’s Top Chef last night. Obviously, it was a blow to all of us on #TeamNina and especially #Teamgreenfigandsaltfish, the hash tag which her fellow St. Lucians have been rallying under for the past week or so as excitement built. Annnnd […]
She’s once, twice and now three times a Vogue cover model and this time the Bajan superstar is covering US Vogue’s second biggest edition of the year- the spring fashion issue.
First it was Anya. Then it was Tessanne. And now the latest islandista bringing Caribbean flavour to the finals of prime time reality television is Chef Nina Compton who has made it to the top 3 of Bravo’s Top Chef!
When the red carpet season gets started next Sunday, January 12 with the Golden Globe Awards, expect to start seeing a lot of islandista actress Naomie Harris. With her strong Jamaican mother and (sadly absent) Trinidadian father, Naomie has been on our our radar at Islandista for years now. However, it is in the last […]
So there we were browsing through Ebony Magazine’s Power 100 listing when we got an Islandista inkling. It’s kind of like Spidey sense but only goes off for the fabulous and Caribbean. Something about the lady with big smile and big curly hair just struck us, even though there was nothing especially telltale about the […]
As if there was ever any doubt! Islandista Tessanne Chin took the title of The Voice last night, prompting scenes of wild celebration from Half Way Tree in Kingston to her father’s living room to the living rooms of islandistas around the world who were cheering her on.