*UPDATED* Milan Fashion Week … Lyndsey on her own

    UPDATE: Turns out our hunch on Lyndsey Scott’s islandistaness was spot on! She responded to our email query today, confirming that her mother is from Trinidad. Our islandista-spotting instincts are on point! We’re loathe to paraphrase Kanye West (especially since he ent really in style nowadays) but … Milan Fashion Week don’t like black […]

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Go dehhh! Sigail and Jeneil work London Fashion Week

Just as we observed about the recent New York Fashion Week, the just-ended London Fashion Week was more colourful than in years past – though, unlike NYFW, London’s colour was not as evenly spread out between shows. There were still a lot of very snowy shows. However, there were also quite a few shows that […]

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An islandista conundrum – Jourdan Dunn and tokenism in Milan

So anyone reading this blog would know that we here at Islandista   Jourdan Dunn. We really do. We love how she’s both fierce and gazelle-like, we love that she freely admitted she wished she had a big bamsy when she was younger and we love her refreshing frankness on the paucity of black models in high fashion. […]

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Fashion season analysis: more colourful?

(photo credit: The Shophound) So New York and London’s Fashion Weeks have whizzed by in the last fortnight or so and Milan and Paris are still to come. The question, especially relevant to us islandistas is – has there been more colour on the runways? Have we been seeing women like ourselves (well, not really […]

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Islandistas in Italian Vogue’s all-black issue

(photo credit: New York magazine) So every fashionista worth a damn has been buzzing about Italian Vogue’s all-black issue which came out this week. We all know how hard it is to find women of colour in the fashion industry – whether on the runways or in the editorials. And there has been a lot […]