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Islandistas out and about for pre-Grammy weekend parties

The Grammy Awards are today and that means one thing for certain – pre-grammy parties in abundance! And of course that means a weekend full of islandista-spotting as some of our favourite and most fabulous Caribbean stars socialise. Rihanna leads the way (of course) at the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch. Rihanna has as many looks […]

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Why Rihanna’s CFDA Awards outfit was brilliant marketing

One t’ing bout that red girl from Westbury Road though – she know how to mek people talk! The Dress has been dominating social media around the world for the past 48 hours and if you think that wasn’t purpose work, well you must be now hear bout Mrs. Fenty girl-child. So Rihanna wore what […]

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Awards season so far: the islandista angle

This awards season has definitely been a mixed bag thus far, islandista-wise! We’re only two awards shows in (the Golden Globes last week and the SAG Awards last night) and already there’s so much to discuss – fashion hits and misses, snubs and superb wins. Despite starring in some of the year’s biggest movies and […]

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Islandista on the rise: the versatile Naomie Harris

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 […]

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Islandistas out front and partying it up at New York Fashion Week

Well, we could have told you that… Islandistas have been everywhere for New York Fashion Week, at times making the front rows and more importantly, the after-parties look like CARICOM! Antiguan stylist to the stars June Ambrose, Trini rapper Nicki Minaj, Barbados’ own Rihanna, St. Lucian fashion muse and editor Shala Monroque were among those […]

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Islandistas at the Met Costume Institute Gala

Take a look at how islandistas did it on the red carpet at the fashion industry’s biggest event of the year – the Met Costume Insititute Gala. This year’s theme was a tricky one for many fashionistas to navigate, with its “Punk: Chaos to Couture” tribute to Dame Vivienne Westwood. To be honest, very few […]

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Zoe Saldana sports a hit and miss at Berlin premiere of Star Trek

We’re in two minds about this Balmain outfit which islandista favourite Zoe Saldana wore to the Berlin premiere of the latest Star Trek movie…which is kind of fitting because the dress itself seems to be in two minds about what it wants to be. At the front and top, it’s a beautifully embellished and almost demure outfit […]

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First look @ Met Costume Institute Gala!

Islandistas and fashionistas all! [picapp align=”right” wrap=”false” link=”term=Met+Costume+institute+gala&iid=8691891″ src=”1/c/2/7/_American_Woman_ab15.jpg?adImageId=12736635&imageId=8691891″ width=”234″ height=”352″ /] Pay attention because coming hard on the heels of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in D.C., it is one of the biggest nights on the social calendars of those in NYC and in fashion – the Met Costume Institute Gala. Co-hosted by Oprah, […]

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Islandistas at the Kids Choice Awards

The biggest night in kiddie-dom was on last night – the Kid’s Choice Awards. Islandistas and their families were out in force – both on the orange carpet, and on the stage as Rihanna, who is top of the charts again with Rude Boy, performed. Check the pics from the night of family fun.

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Trend alert: true blue @ the Oscars

The Oscars were last night and from the Kodak Theatre to the after parties, one colour stood out on the red carpets -blue.It seems as if everyone was wearing blue, including many of the nights’ biggest stars.    From ‘Precious’ star and best actress nominee Gabourey Sidibe wore a cobalt blue Marchesa to her co-star and Best Supporting […]