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Islandistas out and about for pre-Grammy weekend parties

The Grammy Awards are today and that means one thing for certain – pre-grammy parties in abundance! And of course that means a weekend full of islandista-spotting as some of our favourite and most fabulous Caribbean stars socialise. Rihanna leads the way (of course) at the Roc Nation pre-Grammy brunch. Rihanna has as many looks […]

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Islandistas Rihanna and Nicki Minaj take magazine covers by storm

Elle, Esquire UK, V Magazine and Billboard – that is the magazine roll call for islandista super stars Rihanna and Nicki Minaj for December and November’s only just started! Both the Trini and the Baje are baring a lot in the magazine spreads with Rihanna showing plenty of skin in the Esquire pix and Nicki letting us […]

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Islandistas of Instagram: the Halloween edition!

So last night was Halloween and islandistas from the worlds of fashion, music and media have been getting into the spooky spirit all week long. Last night they went bump (and more) in the night and many of our favourite islandistas were out costumed to the nines. We start of course with Rihanna whose costumes […]

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Nicki Minaj goes retro for Dazed & Confused Magazine

Yuh just can’t stop Nicki Minaj now at all, at all! The Trinidad-born rapper is covering the Autumn/Winter cover of influential fashion and pop culture magazine Dazed & Confused. One of her two covers is a continuation of the perception-bending that Nicki has been doing all year as she puts yet another twist on her new ‘toned-down’ […]

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Islandistas of Instagram – the #NYFW edition

New York Fashion Week is in full spring with the runways full of the cuts and colours we’ll be wearing next year during the warmer months (or here in the Caribbean all year round). As per usual, you can’t escape the influence of islandistas‎ – after all, style and the Caribbean are practically synonymous! Some […]

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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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Islandistas at the Met Costume Institute Gala

Take a look at how islandistas did it on the red carpet at the fashion industry’s biggest event of the year – the Met Costume Insititute Gala. This year’s theme was a tricky one for many fashionistas to navigate, with its “Punk: Chaos to Couture” tribute to Dame Vivienne Westwood. To be honest, very few […]

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Nicki Minaj shoots ‘Pound the Alarm’ video in Trinidad

Oh gawsh Nicki, ya know we love ya bad…! One of our favourite islandistas, rapper Nicki Minaj was in Trinidad recently shining the spotlight on her homeland by shooting her ‘Pound the Alarm’ video there. A very good look indeed. We love islandistas who use their status to big up where they’re from. From the […]

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Super cute vid – Nicki Minaj surprises tiny fans on Ellen show

Awwwwwwwwwww! This is just an overload of cute! Islandista rapper Nicki Minaj surprised two of her little fans – 8 year old Sophia Grace and her 5 year old cousin Rosie, whose hilarious and sweet rendition of Nicki’s hit Super Bass  has made them YouTube phenoms. Sophia’s reaction is pure gold – little kids have […]

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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 […]