Hair looking fab – Now onto the face

Ka-el Clarke, marketing consultant at Triple Century Sports

Salon Phoenix's on-request make-up artist Shadeen James shows us how. Ka-el Clarke, marketing consultant at Triple Century Sports Face 1. Prime face with Embryolisse Hydra-Mat Emulsion 2. Buff Mary Kay Foundation in Bronze 2 using a flat-top brush or a Beauty Blender. 3. Set face with Ben Nye N ... Read More

Boho Braids 
- Allawney McIntyre, senior marketing coordinator at Jamaica Beverages Ltd.
New Hair, New You
Say goodbye to your go-to high-bun style or part-down-the-side bob and find inspiration for your sty ... Read More

Culinary Federation of Jamaica President Dennis
McIntosh greeted our photog alongside caterer
Lorraine Fung (centre) and Best Dressed Chicken
marketing manager Avadaugn Sinclair. For The 'Taste'
Rock-based food company execs mingled alongside Kingston's top hotel chefs Wednesday evening on the ... Read More

(L-R) Kathryn Silvera, advertising
and marketing manager at
Chas E Ramson
TSO Must-Have: Fabulous
gown from Flirt Boutique. Kaylia Williams, radio
broadcaster on Hot 102FM
TSO Must-Have: New shoes
and handbag from Alter Ego. Dennis McIntosh, president,
Culinary Federation of
TSO Must-Have: New toys for
my kitchen. Getting Ready For TSO
The excitement is palpable as sale-watchers are already making note of must-have pieces on their sho ... Read More

'Tee-Off' With Errol McKenzie

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

A beaming Errol McKenzie, surrounded by members of his Sagicor family, proudly displayed the Clovis Brown cartoon gifted to him.

ERROL McKenzie's 39 years of dedicated service to Sagicor was honoured by his colleagues in a From Thought To Finish-catered send-off party Thursday evening, hosted by Sagicor President and CEO Richard Byles and his wife, Jacinth. Affectionately called "Big Mac" by his colleagues, McKenzie, an avid golfer and member of the Jamaica Golf Association management committee, leaves his position as executive vice-president, employee benefits after a fulfilling career spanning nearly four decades. In ... Read More

Vows - Destination: Love

Saturday, September 20, 2014    

Mr and Mrs Samson Tirfagnehu are joined by members of their immediate family.

How They Met... True love is often said to prevail through all challenges, bringing together two destined hearts regardless of race, religion or cultural background. So starts the globe-trotting love story of New York-born Samson Tirfagnehu and his Jamaican belle, Jodi-Kay Watson, as they shared with Vows how their decade-long courtship withstood the test of distance and time. When Jodi-Kay Watson answered a knock on her dormitory door in 2004 on her first day at Florida International Universi ... Read More

Gardening Sept - 21

Saturday, September 20, 2014    


Dear Orchid Doc: The older canes of my Dendrobiums are growing small plants. Can I take them off and plant them? — JB Dear JB, When you see your older Dendrobium canes growing lots of plantlets (keikis), oftentimes it means the orchid isn't getting enough light, and might be close to death. There's an adage that says: "When plantain want dead, it shoot." Pot these plantlets when they develop strong roots. Dear Orchid Doc: How do I know when to repot my orchids? — Morris Dea ... Read More

Saturday at Linstead Market

Thursday, September 18, 2014    

A bustling market day. (PHOTOS: LIONEL ROOKWOOD)

Immortalised in the popular Jamaican folk song, Linstead Market is home to a colourful cast of vendor personalities, with stalls stocked with a distinct array of farm-fresh produce and veggies as Thursday Life went a-calling last weekend. Get your shopping list ready as we venture to the iconic St Catherine space to see a Saturday market day in action. The Linstead Market of today is markededly different from the one of the past. While not aesthetic perfection, in the 40-plus years that octogen ... Read More

Jerk Pork LINSTEAD Style

Thursday, September 18, 2014    

Aspiring chef Patrick Morris sticks a fork into a jerk pig’s tail on the grill. The 20-year-old works kerbside in the heart of Linstead right alongside the town's bus and route taxi bay. (AT RIGHT) What's on the grill? Jerk pork, liver and pig's tail as well as aluminium foil-wrapped jerk sausages. The price? $300 for a quarter-pound, $600 for half-pound and $1,200 for a pound.

After calling it a day at the Linstead Market, the unmistakable, wafting scent of pork finds our nostrils as we make our way back to our vehicle parked in the heart of the bustling town. There is sudden cause to make a sharp detour to investigate. Within a couple paces, we find the baby-faced Patrick Morris around the grill, succulent pieces of brown pork, aluminium foilwrapped jerk sausages, as well as pig's tails and cow liver being seared over a fenced flame. The 20-year-old, who harbours d ... Read More

The Destination Experience — because life is too short to drink bad win

With Christopher Reckord | Thursday, September 18, 2014    

The evening's host British High Commissioner to Jamaica David Fitton (second left), High Commission Residence Manager Caroline Todd (left), Kirk-Anthony Hamilton of The Destination Experience, and British High Commission's Head of Trade and Investment Charmaine Wright await the arrival of guests.

British High Commissioner to Jamaica David Fitton opened his well-appointed residence last week Thursday evening for a not-so-typical cause — to help entrepreneur Kirk Anthony Hamilton and his sister Michele-Anne launch The Destination Experience "A Global Renaissance". The idea behind this event is to create an environment where entrepreneurs and other like-minded individuals can come together and conceive ideas and get their creative juices flowing in a relaxed atmosphere, notably The G ... Read More

Financial Mistakes

With Cherryl Hanson-Simpson | Thursday, September 18, 2014    

Financial Mistakes

"Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same one a second time." — George Bernard Shaw UNLIKE most school systems, life doesn't give you homework and examinations to determine how well you have learned the skills you need to succeed. In the real world, you can often gauge your progress in accomplishing your goals by the type of results that you are currently experiencing. When it comes to money, there are many mistakes that can prevent you from enjoyin ... Read More

Cushnie Et Ochs

Sunday, September 14, 2014    

There were rave reviews for Cushnie Et Ochs Spring/Summer 2015 Collection which was held on Friday, September 5 at MILK Studio which featured sophisticated, feminine and sensual dresses. The colour palette started with energetic yellow (inspired by Cleopatra), followed by blue night and candy rose colours closing with creative designers Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs signature black and white combinations. SO contributing photographer Luca Khouri was backstage: Inspiration: Cleopatra Shoes: ... Read More

Touching Down In London

Sunday, September 14, 2014    

View of Mayfair, London, from the Grosvenor House Apartments penthouse

London Fashion Week kicked off at Somerset House last Friday and yes, that's definitely on our list of things to do. But there's so much more to check out like the fab places to sleep, shop and dine, and with the Rousseau girls in town for yet another spectacular launch of Caribbean Potluck... London Bridge is definitely falling down... Stay At: Grosvenor House Apartments by Jumeirah Living Perfect for an extended stay in London, the five-star accommodations at Grosvenor House Apartments off ... Read More

Return Of The Rudeboy

Sunday, September 14, 2014    

Rudeboy gallery

London's prominent arts and culture centre, Somerset House, home to London Fashion Week (LFW), hosted an exhibition by photographer and filmmaker Dean Chalkley and fashion-industry favourite, creative director Harris Elliott from June 13 to August 25. The exhibition, named 'Return of the Rudeboy', compiled over 60 photographs of sharply dressed individuals across the UK who embody both the Rudeboy style and lifestyle. The Rudeboys' distinct sartorial swagger was photographed in locations linked ... Read More



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