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Naomi Campbell plans Fashion for Relief show for ebola

Islandista Naomi Campbell is putting her legend status to good use once more by organising another of her famous Fashion for Relief shows. This time around, the charitable supermodel is focused on raising funds to fight ebola. “Ebola does not discriminate,” Campbell told the New York Post’s Page Six column, in disclosing her plans for […]

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Bottom Like a Pelau – a Rebuke to Vogue

Oh gawsh gyul, yuh like a good pelau! All de meat in de bottom! Thus spake a Trini man ‎to a colleague of mine during her law school days in the twin island republic, in one of the most hilarious and creative lines I’ve ever heard. His comment is the perfect rebuke to the load […]

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The Black Girls Coalition is back!

They were called the Black Girls Coalition and they were awesome. Founded during a high water mark for catwalk diversity, the group was made up of every legendary black model you could think of (Iman! Naomi Campbell! Tyra Banks!). They used their high profile to draw attention to and raise money for causes such as […]

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The islandista doctor behind a public health revolution: Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris

Have you heard of Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris? Because Hillary Clinton has and enlisted her to work with the Clinton Foundation on the Too Small to Fail paediatric health initiative. And New Yorker Magazine has. And Huffington Post and a host of others. But that’s not the reason you should hit google after reading this and […]

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Naomi Campbell goes back to her roots for Vogue UK shoot

Because the south side is the best side! Wait…that doesn’t rhyme. Never mind, Naomi Campbell took it back to her South London roots recently for a shoot with British Vogue called The Homecoming. The Streatham-born model made a short hop across from her home neighbourhood for the shoot in the West Indian-British hub of Brixton. […]

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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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Islandista fabulousness: Jourdan Dunn hits the town with model mentor Naomi Campbell ahead of Vogue Festival appearances

British Vogue hosted its brilliant Vogue Festival this weekend, an occasion that brought out the stars of fashion and brought together two of our favourite islandistas – supermodel Naomi Campbell and future super Jourdan Dunn. Both ladies were featured on panels at the festival, with Jourdan joining bestie Karlie Kloss, Rosie Huntington-Whitely and Edie Campbell […]

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The times they are a-changing…slowly

Islandistas, you would recall that last season, we highlighted the fight for more diversity in runway casting, which was being led by fashion industry insider Bethann Hardison and strongly backed by the likes of Iman and uber-islandista Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn. Hardison promised then that “this is just round one” after sending a round of […]

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Rihanna covers March Vogue but we have some questions…

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.

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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 […]