Jost Van Dyke

Girl under palm tree on sandy spit in BVI

Named after a 17th Century Dutch pirate who settled there, utterly unspoilt and laid-back Jost Van Dyke is the quintessential Caribbean island. Also known as ‘the barefoot island’, Jost’s grand metropolis, Main Street, is a sandy extension of Great Harbour beach, with lazy beach bars and restaurants on one side

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Anegada

Pineapple bikini – Midori Bikinis – Top, Bottom; Crochet dress – Souvenir from Cuba. If the BVI is already off the beaten tropical track, then lonesome Anegada, the most remote of the Virgin islands, has fallen clear off and into the ditch. Being on Anegada feels like being on another planet. The landscape is eerie […]

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passing ships

Girl in bikini on long beach tortola

Bikini – Missoni very similar here. I also love this one-piece and this bikini on sale. Necklace worn as bracelet – Givenchy vintage; Hat – lying around the house; Sunglasses – Gucci.  Location: Long Bay, Tortola I hope this seventies revival never ends. I keep panicking that its inevitable demise is just around the corner. I’ve had […]

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BOMBA SHACK

Shorts – Ralph Lauren; Top – H&M; Bag – Dolce & Gabbana; Shoes – Carvela; Sunglasses – Dolce & Gabbbana; Earrings – Tiffany & Co; Orange ring – Souvenir from Tamarindo, Costa Rica.  Ever since I moved from London to the Caribbean I’ve been forced to abandon black, stud and chain covered everything and experiment […]

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South of Zabriskie

Bikini – Yamamay; Sunglasses – vintage Ray Ban; Cuff – souvenir from Anegada. Location – Anegada, BVI One way to get rid of island fever is, naturally, to go and visit another island. Welcome to Anegada, one of the weirdest and most beautiful places I have ever been. Half swamp, half milky-blue Caribbean paradise, it […]

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Dolce Salsedine

One-piece – American Apparel; Sunglasses – Dolce & Gabbana; Bracelet – Sodini  Location: Tortola – BVI Who said one-pieces couldn’t be sexy? Hmm probably no-one ever, but a solid black one-piece doesn’t exactly sound earth-shatteringly exciting and seeing this on a rack/online really doesn’t do this swimsuit justice. The ultra-high cut at the ‘waist??’ makes […]

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