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New York Fashion Week: the Saints go marching in and more

  So Mercedes Benz Fashion Week (aka New York Fashion Week) is well underway and we can’t even lie… Jamaican agency Saint International is dominating the runways, as far as Caribbean models go. We already told you about newcomer Kai Newman, who had an epic debut season back in September for the Spring/Summer 2014 collections […]

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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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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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Rose Cordero makes French Vogue cover!

Dominicana Rose Cordero is on the cover of the new edition of French Vogue! Not only is this her first Vogue cover but it marks the first time since 2002 that a black model was the sole cover model for French Vogue. The last one to get that ‘honour’ was Liya Kebede. Noemie Lenoir also […]

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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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Rose Cordero channels Grace Jones in Paris Vogue

Many black models (and some wannabe arm candy-turned models) have tried but few have truly managed to carry off the numerous Grace Jones tribute fashion editorials that fashion mags are so fond of. But Rose Cordero comes pretty close in the latest issue of Paris Vogue.

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Islandistas working the runways at New York Fashion Week

Islandistas, do you know what’s in style this season? ISLANDISTAS! That’s what. Maybe it’s just us, but we are definitely seeing changes in the colour of the catwalks of New York Fashion Week. As you would know we have been tracking this for some time and the last season (Fall/Winter 09) definitely looked more colourful than […]