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Behind the scenes on our Summer 2014 edition!

Summer may be a time associated with relaxation but for us at Islandista HQ, it is time to work, work, work (channeling Li’l Rick there)! As readers of this blog would know, we branched out into print two years ago and this year we’ve taken it up a notch going from two editions to four […]

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Trend alert: dark lipstick

Didn’t we predict it? Just a few weeks back, we mused that we may soon see the return of early 90s trends like dark lipstick and now, one of the key makeup trends for the fall 2009 season is … dark, vampy lipstick. Celebs like Kelly Rowland and Amerie were seen sporting dark, wine coloured […]

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Trend alert: Distressed jeans

Like it or not, the 80s fashion train keeps rolling on… and on. Isn’t 20-odd years just a little too soon to be bringing trends back, though? Then again, maybe that is how people felt in the 90s when trends from the 70s came back in (boot cut jeans = bell bottoms as far as […]

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Notes on the BET Awards 08 – Mellow yellow

The colour on the red carpet at last night’s BET Awards 2008 was definitely yellow – the perfect colour for summer and a big trend for Summer 08. It’s actually my favourite colour choice out of the neon brights that are so in for this season.  Hence I’ve been pouncing on cute yellow items whenever I get […]

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Summer trend: tams

Or beanies. Or knitted caps. Whatever. It’s one fashion trend for the summer that I can definitely get behind and support … and it is not often I can say that in these 80s-regurgitating, skinny-jean wearing, leg-warmer sporting lord-save-us, last days of fashion. I started noticing it a few weeks ago at various parties -several […]