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Islandista on the rise: Haitian-born designer Azede Jean-Pierre

‎This time last year, Haiti-born, Atlanta-raised designer Azede Jean-Pierre was getting ready to make her official debut at New York Fashion Week. Since then, you would have ‎seen her designs every where – on US First Lady Michelle Obama who wore custom Azede Jean-Pierre on the cover of Essence Magazine’s August issue, on Lady Gaga […]

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Rihanna covers March Vogue but we have some questions…

She’s once, twice and now three times a Vogue cover model and this time the Bajan superstar is covering US Vogue’s second biggest edition of the year- the spring fashion issue.

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Islandista on the rise: Haitian-American jewellery designer Monique Pean

[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=Monique+Pean&iid=7069054″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/7069054/the-cfda-vogue-fashion/the-cfda-vogue-fashion.jpg?size=500&imageId=7069054″ width=”380″ height=”503″ /] Islandista-descended jewellery designer Monique Pean has been getting plenty of buzz in 2010. From Michelle Obama wearing her designs to being featured in O Magazine as one of ten women on the rise to profiles in Essence, New York Magazine and Businessweek, Monique’s star is on the […]

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Island folk at White House Correspondents Dinner

The biggest night on the Washington D.C. social calendar (outside of the inaugurations of course!) came off on Saturday – the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. US First Lady Michelle Obama looked gorrrrrgeous in a fire-red Prabal Gurung dress! [picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Michelle+Obama+2010&iid=8677340″ src=”9/0/e/7/US_President_Obama_303e.JPG?adImageId=12736560&imageId=8677340″ width=”380″ height=”251″ /] A few big up island folk were in […]

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The Marleys meet the Obamas

The First Family of Reggae met the First Family of the United States recently. Matriarch Rita Marley, her son Ziggy Marley and assorted little Marleys visited the White House recently and snapped a pic and got autographs from President Barack Obama and his First Lady Michelle. Check the pics below. Dreadlocks in the White House? […]

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Michelle Obama in Europe – fashion hits and misses

The ever-fabulous First Lady of the US, Michelle Obama is in Europe with her husband right now on his first major foreign tour. Thus far there has been a G-20 summit, a meeting with the Queen and there is still a NATO summit and a US-EU summit to go before the whirlwind trip is over. […]

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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 […]

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Fay-Ann on her pregnancy and more Obama pics

Thanks to poster bandi who not only commented on the post about Fay-Ann performing while pregnant but gave us a link to Synergy TV where there is a video posted of Fay-Ann herself performing and commenting on the reaction to her pregnancy. Fay-Ann’s message to the tut-tut-tutters?   “Somebody say I am not supposed to […]

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Islandistas at the Inaugural balls and more…

Washington D.C. is only just coming down from a crazy, once in a lifetime weekend of parties and celebrations to  herald the inauguration of the first black president of the United States. One of my favourite sights of the night (and I say one of because it happened ten times and YES I watched all […]

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First Lady picks Jason Wu, Isabel Toledo

Absolutely exhausted (in a great, elated cried with joy a lot way)  islandistas so this will be a short post. First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama continued to buck the trend by going for little known designer Jason Wu for her inaugural gown and we say to her – well done! Her inaugural […]