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Naomi Campbell brings out big stars for Fashion for Relief shows

Naomi Campbell just came off of a jam-packed week, hosting two major Fashion for Relief shows on either side of the Atlantic ocean with just a few days to spare in between. On Valentine’s Day last Saturday, she hosted the Big Apple edition during the height of New York Fashion Week and then on Thursday […]

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Jourdan Dunn making a move!

…across the Atlantic ocean! Islandista supermodel Jourdan Dunn is leaving London and heading to NYC – to live! And it seems to be connected to her yummy and funny cooking show Well Done with Jourdan Dunn which has been getting great reviews and lots of views on Jay-Z’s Life + Times YouTube channel. She told My […]

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Islandista we love- Sharmadean Reid

    Sharmadean Reid is one of the coolest girls around. Says who? Well, us for one and that should be enough for you. 🙂   But if you insist… the New York Times’ The Moment Blog said pretty much the exact same thing about the 25 year old islandista-descended Brit, who is the sportswear editor […]

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Bits and pieces – Leona’s race ban, red carpet sightings and Rihanna to speak out

You know every now and then we have to do a pelau post when there’s so much going on that we need to put it all in de pot! This is one of those – we have news from all over – on Ri-ri, Leona (Le-le?) and islandistas on the red carpet from Rio to […]

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Islandista on the rise: Speech Debelle

Because we love to read stories about islandistas doing well and even better yet, doing well against the odds… today we bring to you… Speech Debelle. Who’s she? Well, just the under-underdog winner of one of the most prestigious awards in British music – the Mercury Prize. Her story is the break-out, fairytale story of this […]

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Islandista on the rise: VV Brown

Islandistas, have you heard of VV Brown? If you haven’t, you probably will soon. The British-born soul rocker of Jamaican and Puerto Rican parentage has only been on everyone’s Hot List for 09. Seriously. The Guardian, the Daily Mail, the LA Times, the Independent and BBC all placed her on their lists of ones to […]

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Shontelle and Rihanna link up in London

Fellow Bajan islandistas, former cadets and of course singers, Shontelle and Rihanna have apparently linked up in London and it is causing a minor tweet-storm (I think I just coined that phrase) in the twittersphere witha few loyal fans (and apparently a load of paparazzi) parked outside the hotel where they are both staying, desperate for a […]

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If only…

(photo credit: The Sartorialist) *Sigh*… I adore this outfit. It’s from the Sartorialist blog and was taken in London. Everything about is so coolly individual – the bow tie, the brogue shoes, the stripey socks, the stripey dress that would ordinarily be rather ugly on its own but looks inspired paired with the other items. […]