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Island Fusion does it digitally for its 2014 launch

Island Fusion decided to forego the traditional band launch for its fifth year in the Foreday game. Instead, their single-letter band theme V seems to stand for video as they went for a digital launch of their 2014 presentation. The video has a dark, slightly improvisational feel and it’s a bit difficult to see all […]

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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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DIY Brows

by Michelle Bridgeman Hey all you Islandistas out there! It’s your girl Mimii, and I know I haven’t posted in a minute, but who thought that between school and work they would be trying to kill me? I’m back though and here to give all the ladies out there an amazing, SIMPLE brow tutorial that […]

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New Crop-Over band Krave launches – did they live up to the hype?

It’s always tricky launching a Crop-Over/Carnival band especially in this day and age when we can see hundreds of costumes from bands across the whole Caribbean and its diaspora. On the surface, it seems easy enough to tick off all of the boxes for ‘what makes a sexy costume’. So feathered back-pack – check, tiara […]

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Looks we loved from the Met Gala – did islandistas rock the red carpet?

Fashion’s most fashionable event, the Met Costume Institute Gala came off on Monday night at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum and as usual, some high-profile islandistas were in attendance. By the way, this is probably the last year we can call it the Met Costume Institute Gala since the institute has formally been renamed the […]

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A sneak peek and a full look at two hot Crop-Over bands

Zulu International dropped a sneak peek yesterday of what people can expect to see from them come May 3rd when they launch their Crop-Over 2014 presentation, Once Upon A Time. The video came out yesterday, featuring Banks calendar girl Faith Callender as Little Red Riding Hood wandering through a forest of magical Crop-Over creatures.   […]

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Rihanna to receive CFDA Fashion Icon honor

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 […]

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Talk about early! Fantasy Barbados is first out of the gates for Crop-Over 2014

In what must surely be the earliest Crop-Over band presentation ever seen in Bim, Fantasy Barbados launched their Crop-Over 2014 presentation Great Empires at the Hilton’s Charles Fort last night. Yes, you read that right – in the middle of March – nearly five months ahead of Kadooment Day. Crop-Over has definitely gone to another […]

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Where did they go? Tracking some of our favourite islandista models

Yet another fabulous fashion season has just ended and as is the case nearly every season, there were new islandista catwalk stars making their presence felt. This season, we welcomed Saint International’s newest teenaged sensation, Tami Williams as well as Dominican Republic’s Ysaunny Britto who both had strong debut seasons, walking in some high level […]

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Islandista Original Fashion Editorial: She Ready to Get On

Do you have a Carnival tabanca yet? Trinidad Carnival is now over (sigh) but if you missed it or if you went and returned and you are still missing it, check out another one of our throwback fashion editorials.