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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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Islandistas out for FNO & NY Fashion Week

Islandistas, it’s fashion season again – the spring/summer 2012 collections are being unveiled across the fashion capitals of the world. In New York City, islandista celebs have been out since Thursday night for the semi-official start to the season, the Vogue-coordinated Fashion’s Night Out. From Kingston to New York City, islandistas came out to see […]

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Lala ties the knot!

Congrats to boricua Lala Vazquez, the former MTV VJ who finally tied the knot with her long time honey, Denver Nuggets baller Carmelo Anthony! The ceremony took place yesterday in New York City at the posh Ciprianis Restaurant with a host of sports and entertainment celebs in attendance.  The day was a lonnng time in coming – the two […]

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First look @ Met Costume Institute Gala!

Islandistas and fashionistas all! [picapp align=”right” wrap=”false” link=”term=Met+Costume+institute+gala&iid=8691891″ src=”1/c/2/7/_American_Woman_ab15.jpg?adImageId=12736635&imageId=8691891″ width=”234″ height=”352″ /] Pay attention because coming hard on the heels of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner in D.C., it is one of the biggest nights on the social calendars of those in NYC and in fashion – the Met Costume Institute Gala. Co-hosted by Oprah, […]

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More costume bands from NYC to Bim

Week by week, Barbados’ Crop-Over festival is heating up with more bands launching. Small and mid-size bands such as Wednesday 2000, Jump and Ooutraje have all launched recently. Our initial reaction to Wednesday 2000 was … mehhhh. A lot of the costumes just were not cutting it, like these two selections below. What’s going on here? […]

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Some justice for Esmin Green at last

Islandistas, you remember Esmin Green, don’t you? Please don’t forget her. Esmin Green is a potent symbol of what can happen when society is too cynical and too absorbed to notice people. Esmin Green was the Jamaican-born former teacher-turned-New York City-housekeeper who died on the floor of King’s County Hospital in Brooklyn. She had been waiting for […]