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Another Reason to Visit Caribbean Week in New York

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor This year’s Caribbean Week will be hotter than ever, with the best of the region on display in New York from culinary superstars to the hippest fashion. The vibrant culture of the Caribbean will be on …

8 Caribbean Fashion Designers You Should Know About

 By Sarah Greaves-Gabbadon CJ Travel Editor The Caribbean is famous for its sun, sea and sand but let’s also add another “s:” style. That’s because despite the challenges of heat, humidity and, often, limited resources, season after season designers across …

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Cayman’s Rising Fashion Star

 The Cayman Islands has a rising fashion star By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor In a first for the Cayman Islands – and the Caribbean – a local fashion designer, Isy Obi, has been selected as a finalist for The Emerging …

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 St John meets high fashion By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor St John’s Caneel Bay resort turns 60 next year and is celebrating the landmark in style by partnering with fashion brand Lilly Pulitzer to release a limited-edition scarf. The 28” x …

 From Tortola to the world By Dana Niland CJ Contributor Kristin Frazer is the founder and lead designer of Trèfle Inc., located in the British Virgin Islands. She launched the company, which specializes in swimwear and resort wear for women …

 Above: Stella Nolasco (All photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor For the first time, two designers from Puerto Rico showed their spring/summer 2015 collections at New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. CJ recently visited their San Juan ateliers, and since …

 Above: Julia Pereira for Lybethras By the Caribbean Journal staff A swim fashion show. Is there any more appropriate place than the Caribbean? The island of Curacao will be playing host next month to the first-ever International Swim Fashion Week …

 Above: Oscar de la Renta at an exhibit on him at the William J Clinton Presidential Center last year By the Caribbean Journal staff The world is mourning a Caribbean legend after the death of Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de …

 Above: Terre-de-Haut (All photos by CJ) By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor TERRE-DE-HAUT — If I see another madras plaid scrunchie, I might scream! It’s my first visit to the French-Caribbean nation of Guadeloupe and I’m on a mission to find a …

 Above: Coat of Arms Co-Founder Laurent Gerville-Reache IT’S CALLED Coat of Arms, and the new Caribbean clothing brand seeks to redefine the notion of Caribbean regional identity. To learn more, CJ caught up with Guadeloupe native Laurent Gerville-Reache, co-founder of …