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Islandistas out front and partying it up at New York Fashion Week

Well, we could have told you that… Islandistas have been everywhere for New York Fashion Week, at times making the front rows and more importantly, the after-parties look like CARICOM! Antiguan stylist to the stars June Ambrose, Trini rapper Nicki Minaj, Barbados’ own Rihanna, St. Lucian fashion muse and editor Shala Monroque were among those […]

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Islandista supermodels call for more diversity on the catwalks

Jamaican-Brit supermodels Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn have added their voices to Bethann Hardison’s call for more diversity on the catwalks at the Big Four fashion weeks. Coming off the runway after the Jason Wu show at New York Fashion Week (one of the few shows to really display diversity but Wu knows how his […]

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Couture shows round up – the Islandista edition!

Some of our favourite islandistas were up front and fabulous at the recently ended fall/winter 2013 couture shows in Paris – and one major one was very absent! Naomi Campbell returned to the Versace runway for the first time in nearly 15 years and … well how is this woman 43 years old? She truly […]

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The Face contest: “I don’t consider myself a black girl model”…Naomi: “WTF?!”

So one thing y’all should know – Ms. Naomi Campbell does not tek back her chat. The Jamaican-brit supermodel is outspoken as all hell, particularly on issues of race in the fashion industry. She has never hesitated to tell it like it is. Which is why it probably was not a good idea for  Devyn […]

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Naomi on her discovery: ‘Who me? Model?’

Photo credit: Rex Features Super islandista Naomi Campbell has been in the news a lot recently. First, attention has been on her relationship with Russian billionaire Vladislav Doronin. Engagement rumours reached fever pitch during London Fashion Week when she appeared with a none too subtle ginormous ring brekking off her left ring finger. I feel […]

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Why Essence, Ebony (and Islandista) matter

Just picked up my September 2010 issue of Essence magazine and I was struck by the cover. Featured are three of the biggest black supermodels to ever do it – Iman, Naomi Campbell and Liya Kebede – some serious star power there and all in one place to boot -fitting for the cover of Essence’s commemorative […]

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Naomi’s bald? shocked we are…

Soooo… one of the hot gossip topics this past week was something we here at Islandista pointed out two years ago – that supermodel islandista Naomi Campbell is well… going bald. No other way to really put that delicately. Years of weave abuse have done for Naomi’s hairline and it’s been gone for a good while […]

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Islandistas @ Met Costume Institute Ball

We’re baaa-aack! … With more pics of our picks from the Met Costume Institute Ball last night in New York City. The winner of the night in the islandistas style stakes – and possibly overall – was Jennifer Lopez. She looked gorgeous in her irridescent, glimmering gown by Zuhair Murad. The sweetheart neckline, the leaf […]

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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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Limo driver apologises to Naomi Campbell over attack allegations

Boy, all we could do is laugh when we read this one. Somehow, the limo driver who was allegedly attacked by Naomi Campbell earlier this week, has ended up apologising to her. The driver, Miodrag Mejdina, issued a statement through his lawyer which said: “I got angry and overreacted. It was a misunderstanding and I […]