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The Black Girls Coalition is back!

They were called the Black Girls Coalition and they were awesome. Founded during a high water mark for catwalk diversity, the group was made up of every legendary black model you could think of (Iman! Naomi Campbell! Tyra Banks!). They used their high profile to draw attention to and raise money for causes such as […]

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Islandistas heating up the summer on Vogue & Harper’s Bazaar covers!

You know you just can’t keep islandistas off of magazine covers! Barbadian pop star Rihanna and Jamaican model Jeneil Williams are stunning on the covers of Harper’s Bazaar Arabia and Vogue Turkey respectively. With both ladies known in different ways for their sensational bodies (Jeneil for being more toned and athletic than the average model […]

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Jeneil Williams in new Jean Paul Gaultier ad campaign

The stunning Jamaican Jeneil Williams is featured in Jean Paul Gaultier’s latest ad campaign which is inspired by his pop culture muses of the 70s and 80s. I love the concept with Jeneil as Grace Jones, Hannelore Knuts as David Bowie, Ginta Lapina as Madonna (wearing a spin on Madonna’s iconic conical bra which Gaultier […]

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Jeneil, Sedene, Shena and Reina in Russian Vogue!

Ohmigosh, it’s a veritable flood of islandistas in Russian Vogue this month (do we see influential islandista Naomi’s hand in this?) with four islandistas featured in a hot spread by Terry Tsiolis. And … we … LOVE  IT! Not just because it features four of the hottest islandistas in the game, including Jamaican superteens Shena and Sedene […]

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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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New islandistas @ New York Fashion Week

    New York Fashion Week (Fall/Winter ’10) started on Thursday and so far it’s been pretty good, islandista-wise.  For the last NYFW (SS ’10) we counted 10 islandista models (and one islandisto in the form of yaadie Tyson Beckford) walking the runways for 22 different designers.  Thus far, the count is at the same 11 (including […]

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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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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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Islandistas working the runways at New York Fashion Week

Islandistas, do you know what’s in style this season? ISLANDISTAS! That’s what. Maybe it’s just us, but we are definitely seeing changes in the colour of the catwalks of New York Fashion Week. As you would know we have been tracking this for some time and the last season (Fall/Winter 09) definitely looked more colourful than […]

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Jeneil rocks NY Fashion week & Michelle’s bare arms

Islandista Jeneil Williams has been making some serious moves in the world of fashion recently. Besides being in the now-legendary all-black edition of Italian Vogue last summer (along with fellow islandistas Naomi Campbell, Jourdan Dunn and Arlenis Sosa) and being the face of the campaign for the Bluetooth ‘Jawbone’, she tore up New York Fashion […]