island fashion

a study of street fashion in the West Indies, mainly on St. Martin

red, white and tie died

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just a good looking lady in a classy beach look

just a good looking lady in a classy beach look

a great body in a red bikini my husband couldn't resist photographing;)

a great body in a red bikini my husband couldn't resist photographing

young hippy bohemian look at Orient beach

young, hippy, bohemian look - all 3 at Orient beach

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November 18, 2008 at 11:02

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More salespeople at the beach

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Selling hand made baskets Orient Beach

Selling hand made baskets Orient Beach

Selling own music Orient Beach

Selling own music Orient Beach

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November 17, 2008 at 17:11

boutique owner chic

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Yan, at the Ici Paris boutique in Marigot, St. Martin

Yan, at the Ici Paris boutique in Marigot, St. Martin

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November 14, 2008 at 22:43

St. Martin Orient Bay Beach

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some people who work at the beach

girl selling jewellery at the beach

girl selling jewellery at the beach

guy selling bikins at the beach

guy selling bikins at the beach

and a girl just enjoying the afternoon sun

pretty girl in animal print pretty bikini and matching pareo

pretty girl in pretty animal print bikini and matching pareo

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November 12, 2008 at 15:04

Sint Maarten by night

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a couple at a restaruarnt in Sint Maarten

a couple at a restaurant in Sint Maarten

I want to come across as objective but most people fail in that domain so I will likely as well. It is not often I see a head turning person on St. Martin. I am of course making reference to their entire physical look. And it was not the goal of this blog to capture and show the trendiest. As I mentioned at the beginning, I want to just show the streets as they are. I usually focus on photographing people because there’s ‘something’ about their look, either what I understand as typical island look, or something distinguishing them, regardless of whether it falls within classic Caribbean or not.

The 2 pictures in this post are not of street style strictly speaking, they’re evidently not taken on the street and these people are dressed up for the night, so I am a little off topic here. Plus you probably can’t see very much. Yet both show head turning people.

a girl at a bar in Sint Maarten

a girl at a bar in Sint Maarten

I don’t have a big representation of this kind of shots on the blog, and I hope you are not mislead to beleive this means the actual occurrence of such people is just as low. I obviosuly don’t always have a camara with me and it’s not always possible to get that shot even if the camara is handy. Though these pictures don’t allow to fully appreciate the look of the people I am confident they convey the ambiance and certainty that these people looked great:)

Written by eliku

November 7, 2008 at 13:15

Nassau some more

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Nasssau Bahamas women

Nassau Bahamas women

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Nassau Bahamas woman
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Nassau Bahamas man

Written by eliku

November 7, 2008 at 12:03

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the white bag…

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I did not go out looking for a white bag, or any bags at all. In fact only at home, after downloading the pictures did I find the curious coincidence:)

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the white shopping bag of a young man, not likely tourist, on a street of Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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the lunch bag (?) of a woman on Frontstreet in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

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the white bag of teenage boys crossing Bay Street in Nassau, Bahamas

Written by eliku

November 7, 2008 at 10:57