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New York Fashion Week islandista spotting & Bethann Hardison’s cause is ours too!

It’s early days yet but things are looking good as islandistas have been making their presence felt on the catwalks of New York Fashion Week. Fashion industry insider and activist Bethann Hardison continued her good work with a blistering open letter sent to the fashion councils for the ‘Big Four’ fashion weeks – New York […]

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Looking ahead to Fashion Week!

It’s upon us again islandistas! Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week is here and that means we are on the hunt once again for islandista fabulousness and style. We’ll be looking out for islandistas like Jourdan Dunn, Melodie Monrose and Cora Emmanuel on the catwalks. We will keep a keen eye out for the collections […]

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Not to say we told you so but…

As we predicted in the first edition of islandista magazine, new girls Marihenny Rivera Pasible and Cora Emmanuel have been killing it thus far at New York Fashion Week – which only started two days ago! Both of them have been walking in a number of shows with Martiniquan Cora blazing a trail right now […]

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‘I Am An Islandista’ featuring Shala Monroque

Islandistas, today we introduce a new original series where we feature women who embody what it means to be an islandista – smart, fascinating, proudly Caribbean women who are making waves in the region or the world. We are really excited to be launching this series with a real coup – an interview with someone […]

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Anya & Nicki Minaj @ NYFW!

Islandistas Anya Ayoung-Chee and Nicki Minaj both made their mark on New York Fashion Week in very different ways this weekend. Anya was one of the nine Project Runway finalists to send a small collection down the catwalk on Friday at Lincoln Centre. The collection, which Anya said was inspired by the “easy, sexy vibe […]

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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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Martinique’s Melodie rules the (fashion) world

  Martinique’s Melodie Monrose has emerged as the breakout star of the fashion season thus far -but didn’t we tell you so? Islandistas, in the fortnight since we highlighted her as the one to watch this fashion season, Melodie pretty much decimated New York Fashion week. Bagging 19 shows, she was far and away the […]

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New girls Melodie, Ornelia & Alyssah @ NYFW!

  Islandistas, it’s that kinda time again – Fashion Season! New York Fashion Week kicked off yesterday at a brand new location – Lincoln Center. And with the new location and new season, comes a host of new runway talent and as per usual, we are back to poring through the web pages of style.com […]

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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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You better work! Shena Moulton comes good at NYFW

So New York Fashion Week has just ended and we’re already on to London Fashion Week but we here at Islandista just wanted to big up island girl Shena Moulton who was one of the hardest working Caribbean models on the runways of New York City over the last week and some. It seemed like […]