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Jourdan Dunn shares her teenaged insecurity in insightful new interview: “I’d look in the mirror and hate myself”

In a wide-ranging and really insightful interview with The UK Guardian’s new magazine The Fashion, our favourite islandista model Jourdan Dunn got raw and real about becoming a teen mom, racism in the fashion industry and how insecure she felt about her tall, thin frame as a young girl. On racism in the industry: “I […]

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Rose Cordero is pregnant!

At 19. Just like Jourdan Dunn. And again, I’m really not too sure how I feel about this. Yes, clearly being a young mother has not stopped juggernaut Jourdan’s flow – she appeared in 39 shows during the just concluded fashion season. And these girls clearly have the money to be able to afford a […]

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Preggers Jourdan Dunn walks for Jean Paul Gaultier

Even though she’s six months’ pregnant, Jourdan Dunn still made an appearance during Paris Fashion Week over the weekend – walking in the always hotly anticipated Jean Paul Gaultier show. Dunn made an appearance in an outfit that was JPG-redux – a bronze conical bra a la Madonna in the 80s, but this time, updated […]

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Islandistas out and about – Jourdan, Selita and … Foxy?

  She might be big pregnant but that is not stopping our favourite islandista model Jourdan Dunn, from making the scene during the Spring/Summer 2010 fashion season.   First, she was made an appearance for Vogue’s big event, Fashion’s Night Out in London and then she made it over to New York City for Fashion Week […]

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Jourdan Dunn ‘in’ and out of Fashion Week

For a brief moment, it looked like Jourdan Dunn, who is five months pregnant, would be walking the runway at the upcoming New York Fashion Week for the Spring/Summer ’10 collections. The news flew across the internet yesterday afternoon and this morning, when posted a picture of Jourdan’s card, which was included among those for […]

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Another soca mummy – Destra pregnant

Wha de jail…! How on earth did we at islandista miss this? Soca songbird Destra Garcia is joining the line of soca mummies as she is pregnant with her first child. She revealed this in an interview with the Trinidad Express last week. She told the Express she did not even realise she was pregnant […]

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Jourdan Dunn confirms pregnancy

Jourdan Dunn has confirmed what we reported a few days back – she is indeed pregnant. In an interview with, Jourdan said she was excited about motherhood: “I’m really looking forward to the future and having my baby… I’m lucky – I’m feeling really well. I’m healthy and happy!” Vogue also reported that the father […]

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Jourdan Dunn is pregnant!

…Or so says Vogue magazine, which casually dropped this bombshell on the fashion public with a piece on titled ‘Expecting in Style : What the pregnant Jourdan should wear this fall’. New York Magazine’s followed it up by stating that apparently Dunn is four months pregnant and is due in December. Whoa. We’re […]

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A pelau post for my islandistas!

I got a pelau kind of post for y’all here – a bit of this and a bit of that. Let it simmer and it gine be real good! 🙂 The day after completing her Carnival sweep, Queen of the Road, Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez was resting up at home and laughing off rumours that she had […]

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So I’m just going to go ahead and call this for Fay-Ann Lyons. They have not yet announced the results of the Bmobile International Power Soca Monarch contest and the Playwey (?) Groovy Soca Monarch contest but if Fay-Ann ent win de big one (power soca) then the judges did not see what the whole […]