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Kerry Washington and The Limited launch Scandal Collection

Now we can all be gladiators in suits! Alright, alright, groan at the corniness if you must but I had to say it – the pun was right there begging to be used! Now we have that out of the way – islandista-by-descent Kerry Washington has teamed up with The Limited for a one-of-a-kind collection […]

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It’s Islandista Magazine time!

The summer edition of Islandista magazine drops today! Look for it in malls around Barbados and for islandistas further afield, we will drop that issuu link for you this weekend!

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Beach House gives a teaser on Barbados location

The Beach House team dropped a teaser about where exactly their first party in Barbados will be come this Crop-Over season. Bajans will easily recognise the drive down Horse Hill in St. Joseph, not to mention the Bathsheba stretch but after that, it’s a bit mysterious, even to us! Can you figure it out?   […]

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Destra Garcia’s “Call My Name” music vid

Not outstanding but a cool vid showing people calling Destra’s name at fetes all over the world. I could have done without the gratuitous botsy jiggling split at the very end but …fete happens.

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From Islandista to International Soca Monarch…

Check it out! Fresh from being featured in our Carnival-themed editorial in the premiere issue of ¬†Islandista Barbados magazine, Pink Lemonade is being showcased in the heart of Trinidad Carnival! Esdelle is wearing the mini-skirt version of the sexy romper we recommended in our feature. So you know we know what we talkin’ bout!

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Another new Machel video – ‘Float’

This video is super fun and cute with the lil kids getting on bad in the classroom – they looked they were having a ball! And the lil red chubberts that was break-dancing? Slayed me! I loved him! However, the video is the best part of it all cos this song really isn’t doing it […]

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Gold at last for Sanya Richards-Ross!

It was about damn time for one of our favourite islandistas ‘in farrin’ and even though she’s rocking the stars and stripes instead of the green, gold and black we are truly happy for the girl from yaad Sanya Richards-Ross. Long hailed as the world’s best female 400m runner, now there is no longer any […]

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Some justice at last for Stephen Lawrence

Today, we salute Doreen Lawrence, the Jamaican-born mother of Stephen Lawrence, who was as she herself rightfully put it, not just a murder victim but “a bright, beautiful young man who any parent of whatever background would have been proud of.” After 18 years – just as many years as her son spent on this […]

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Rihanna bigs up Barbados in Cheers music vid

So Barbadians have been going craaaazy the last few days over this video – and small wonder! The video is almost a valentine to liming in Bim, with tons of footage from Rihanna’s homecoming concert and all the events around it – jumping with Baje International, liming at Beck’s Bar in Oistins and cruising on […]