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Kerry Washington on the cover of Glamour Magazine’s October issue!

You just can’t stop this islandista Kerry Washington at all. She is absolutely on a roll, having the best year of her career and picking up major magazine covers left and right. This time, it’s the October edition of Glamour Magazine. She talked to Glamour’s Cindi Leive about her career and how she got her […]

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Jourdan Dunn lands 7th i-D magazine cover!

The Jamaican-Brit top model is on the cover of i-D’s ‘street’ issue and gives a wink-wink, nod-nod tribute to our Twitter and instagram-obsessed culture with a cover where she is photographed taking a classic ‘selfie’ shot. No doubt the cover is also a tribute to her standing as one of the most fun and followed fashion […]

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Kerry Washington is married…and hardly a soul knew!

Ok so cue all the “just like Olivia Pope would have done it” jokes and headlines because Kerry Washington eased off and got married two weeks ago and kept it as quiet as anything. No-one even knew she was dating, far less engaged, far less about to jump the broom but the Jamaican-descended islandista did […]

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Shala Monroque covers Town & Country!

A friend sidled by and mentioned “You see your girl is on the cover of Town and Country?” Run we did to the computer and indeed there she was – St. Lucia’s own Shala Monroque. The cover – eh. It did her no favours, as commenters over at the Fashion Bomb Daily noted. The fact […]

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Jeneil Williams exposed

Jamaican model Jeneil Williams let it all out in both LOVE magazine and the Pony Ryder blog recently – in two very different ways. The LOVE exposure was of course, part of the editorial she shot for the magazine as one of the eight cover models they chose for the issue. And in Pony Ryder’s […]

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Rose Cordero makes French Vogue cover!

Dominicana Rose Cordero is on the cover of the new edition of French Vogue! Not only is this her first Vogue cover but it marks the first time since 2002 that a black model was the sole cover model for French Vogue. The last one to get that ‘honour’ was Liya Kebede. Noemie Lenoir also […]

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Model behaviour: Naomi for Haiti, Jeneil’s nude cover & more

Islandista born and descended models have started 2010 as busy as they were in 2009. The queen of them all, Brit-yaadie Naomi Campbell has been working hard at putting together her annual Fashion for Relief show, which will benefit Haiti this year. She is teaming up with Sarah Brown, wife of British Prime Minister Gordon Brown for […]

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Rihanna in blackface & Islandistas on I-D cover

Islandistas are all over the place for the September round of fashion magazines. Islandistas Jourdan Dunn and Arlenis are featured on the cover of the September issue of I-D magazine, along with fellow models of colour Chanel Iman and Sessilee Lopez in a historic all-black cover. Jourdan, who is five months pregnant (reportedly with a […]

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Back to back black Vogue covers and Rihanna’s belated bday party

Well slap me with a fish and call me Wally! Sorry, I just needed to create an expression as crazy as that to express my shock at the fact that Beyonce is covering the April edition of US Vogue magazine – which means … BACK TO BACK covers with black women for the ‘fashion Bible’! […]

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Jourdan Dunn conquers US Vogue and French Elle

So yuh know that our favourite islandista fashionista Jourdan Dunn is still running tings in 2009. Fresh from her Model of the Year victory at the British Fashion Awards at year end, she has landed two major, major magazine appearances to start the year –  a spread in the January edition of US Vogue magazine, alongside Chanel […]