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Why Mustique Is the Beloved Private-Island Getaway of Mick Jagger, the Delevingnes, and More

Even before it became a model hotspot, hosting the likes of Cara and Poppy Delevingne, Suki Waterhouse, and Lily Donaldson, the private Caribbean island of Mustique was the go-to getaway for David Bowie and Iman and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. After the birth of his eight child, with his girlfriend Melanie Hamrick of the American Ballet Theater, Jagger and Hamrick brought their newborn to the island for an intimate retreat. Peter Dundas and Evangelo Bousis have spent several New Years on Mustique; most recently, fashion scion Ally Hilfiger, the daughter of Tommy, married her longtime boyfriend Steve Hash in a ceremony on Mustique attended by the extended Hilfiger clan—and Skrillex. See why models, designers, and musicians can’t get enough of Mustique through their Instagrams, here.

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Peter Dundas / Instagram

Designer Peter Dundas, formerly of Roberto Cavalli, spent New Year’s Eve with boyfriend Evangelo Bousis, Poppy Delevingne, Cara Delevingne, and Lily Donaldson in Mustique, December 2016.

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@melhamrick

Melanie Hamrick brought her new baby with Mick Jagger on a beach getaway with the Rolling Stones musician in Mustique, January 2017.

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Peter Dundas and Evangelo Bousis wish you a happy New Year from their getaway in Mustique, December 2016.

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@esmebianco

Esme Bianco fit in a beach shoot while attending Ally Hilfiger’s wedding in Mustique, June 2017.

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@audreyhilfiger

Ally Hilfiger’s sister Audrey, a model, also fit in some selfies when she attended the wedding in Mustique, June 2017.

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@esmebianco

Esme Bianco at Ally Hilfiger’s wedding to Steve Hash on Mustique, June 2017.

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David Bowie was one of the most notable residents of Mandalay—he and wife Iman owned a home, Mandalay Estate, on the island until they sold it in 1995.

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Peter Dundas / Instagram

Designer Peter Dundas, formerly of Roberto Cavalli, spent the New Year with boyfriend Evangelo Bousis and a cadre of models in Mustique, January 2017.

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@mrshilfiger

Dee Ocleppo and designer Tommy Hilfiger attend Ally Hilfiger’s wedding in Mustique, June 2017.

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@marycharteris

DJ Mary Charteris documented the contingent of models and It girls who descended on the island for the New Year—here, Cara Delevingne, with Suki Waterhouse and Annie Clark, the musician also known as St. Vincent, in Mustique, December 2015.

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Peter Dundas / Instagram

Designer Peter Dundas touches down on Mustique for the New Year, December 2016.

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@zimmermann

Brands like Zimmermann and Rag & Bone have also opted to feature the picturesque island in their campaigns. Poppy Delevingne shot herself for Rag & Bone on Mustique, and Zimmerman’s Swim 2017 campaign was shot on the Cotton House property.

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@esmebianco

Skrillex, a close collaborator with the groom, also attended Ally Hilfiger’s wedding to Steve Hash in Mustique, June 2017.

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@caradelevingne

Cara Delevingne spent her birthday with friends on Mustique, August 2013.

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@upscalelivingmg

Inside Mandalay Estate, the home formerly owned by David Bowie and Iman, in Mustique.

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@marcduron

Instagram personality Marc Duron in Mustique, St. Vincent and the Grenadines.