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Islandistas at WEEN awards!

Islandistas of all stripes were out in force this weekend Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network’s Awards Gala in New York City. Check out the pics of actress Nia Long, singers Shontelle and Estelle and CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien.      

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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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Rihanna’s dad – “I didn’t believe it” and Fashion Week stuff

Rihanna’s father, Ronald Fenty has spoken of his shock on hearing of his daughter’s alleged assault at the hands of her (now ex we presume?) boyfriend Chris Brown. Speaking to, Mr. Fenty was remarkably restrained and diplomatic for someone whose only girl child has been battered (or maybe they just edited out the part where […]

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Caribbean Fashion Week 2008

(photo credit: David X Prutting/Patrick McMullan via NY Times The Moment) Models backstage at CFW 08 in Heather Jones designs Alright, alright I know I’m a liiikkle late but fear not, I was never going to forget the full-on islandista fabulosity that is Caribbean Fashion Week every year. As usual Kingsley Cooper and the Pulse […]

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Notes on the BET Awards 08 – Islandistas on the red carpet

 Trini-descended islandista Nia Long was absolutely working this plum-coloured dress. I loved everything about it – the rich colour, the daring back with just the two suspender-like straps down to the waist, the draped pockets at the sides, the plunging neckline – it was a winner from every direction. And of course, Nia herself is […]