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Behind the magazine mastheads, Caribbean fashion editors are making moves

So one of the things that I have always enjoyed most while running Islandista for the past 6 (nearly 7!) years is ‘discovering’ cool islandistas making their mark on the world. It always provides a jolt of joy when I figure out that this fascinating, fabulous woman has parents from the Bahamas or was born […]


Islandista mag covers – Naomi & Zoe S

Supermodel Naomi Campbell is literally all over the April edition of Russian Vogue, which was totally dedicated to her. That’s right – she was the only model featured in the edition, which she guest edited. She is featured in editorials shot by big name photogs Steven Meisel, Mario Testino, Tom Munro, Matt Irwin, and Solve Sundsbo.  Oh to be a […]

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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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Susan Rice is one of Glamour’s Women of the Year!

 In all the fuss over Rihanna’s interview in Glamour’s year-end edition, we nearly overlooked Susan Rice,  the United States’ U.N Ambassador of Jamaican heritage, who was also named one of Glamour’s Women Of The Year. No less than President Obama bigs her up, telling Glamour she deserves to be a WOTY because: “She understands the […]

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Rihanna speaks out

Rihanna has finally spoken out about her feelings about what went down earlier this year after she was beaten by her ex(?) boyfriend Chris Brown on the morning of the Grammy Awards. She did an interview with Glamour magazine, which is set to come in their December issue – they dropped a preview of it […]