Exciting New Wine 'Select'ions

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 29 2018    

Wine and Spirits distributor Select Brands recently hosted a grand event showcasing hundreds of wines, spirits and gourmet foods to prospective and existing customers. Read More

Dinner At The Cokes'

Thursday, November, 29 2018    

On the fourth Thursday in November, while many scrolled through social media to see what American relatives prepared for Thanksgiving dinner, the Cokes kicked off the Christmas party season here on The Rock with an intimate dinner party. SPACES creative director Janelle... Read More

Island Children Require Island Style

Wednesday, November, 28 2018    

The buzz was palpable Saturday last in the lobby of the Jamaica Pegasus hotel as guests gathered for the Island Child Style pre-show mixer where they enjoyed hors d'oeuvres, cocktails and candy from the fabulous Main Event-created Aldor candy wall. The Grand Jamaican Suite was the next... Read More


Tuesday, November, 27 2018    

When Jordan Simpson and Michelle Walker had their first date on May 12, 2012, Simpson immediately knew that this special young woman would be his wife. Fast-forward to November 24, 2018, the young couple walked down the aisle and sealed the deal in front of friends and... Read More

Kimala Bennett On Becoming

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

So there we were bundled head to toe in 21-degree weather. Four Jamaican women who had crossed the ocean, not for a Thanksgiving Day sale or crucial business meeting but for something just as important: to be inspired. It is no secret to those who know me how I feel about Oprah Winfrey... Read More

Sonia Tomlinson: Fabulous at any Age

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

It was an outpouring of love for Sonia Tomlinson as friends and family from the United States and Canada joined loved ones here on The Rock to celebrate her birthday. The three-day affair themed “Fabulous at Any Age” began on Saturday, November 17 with an Appleton Estate rum... Read More

SO2 - Festivities Abound

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

This issue of Style Observer (SO) heralds the official start of the holiday party season. Huzzah! What will you wear to the company Christmas luncheon besides something red? Try metallic tones to add a bit of shimmer. Bottles of bubbly are a must so stock up now. Surprise... Read More

Cocktails with Nomonde Donsa

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Bringing a wealth of knowledge informed by global travels and international standards of marketing to Red Stripe as the head of marketing and innovation is South African native Nomonde Donsa. After studying marketing and economics at the University of Cape Town, she went on to hone... Read More

My Kingston — David Pijuan Mota

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

When and why did you relocate to Kingston? Read More

SO Gardening Nov 25

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:Why do the leaves of my bare root orchids drop so easily and fail to grow roots yet might be spiking or blooming?Mikayla Dear Mikayla: Read More

At The Nail Bar

Saturday, November, 24 2018    

Go glitter or don't go out at all this holiday season! Shimmer and neon hues are this season's new mood, after all. Rhinestones and embellishments should only add a little extra glam, but the trick is to keep all the digits in monochrome. Here are some inspirations for your next visit to... Read More

Perfect Glam

Saturday, November, 24 2018    

The Perfect Glam ExperienceNicole Blake, founder of BrushedByNicole, spun her brushes to create the full glam experience. Attorney-at-law and TV presenter Ashley-Ann Foster was the client, and Blake definitely impressed. See for... Read More

Old Harbour Pops Style

Friday, November, 23 2018    

It's no secret that Jamaicans are fashionable. Even the ones who aren't try to, express themselves in their own stylish way every time they step out. Last Saturday, at the Campari Pop Style pop-up fashion competition in Old Harbour, St Catherine, patrons showed up in... Read More

Top of the Food Chaîne!

Thursday, November, 22 2018    

If you're not one for a gushing recap, we suggest turning to the next Thursday Food story. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jamaïque (the Jamaican chapter of the world's oldest and largest gastronomic association) pulled out all the stops at its gala dinner,... Read More

La Chaîne Brunch at Konoko Falls

Thursday, November, 22 2018    

To close out a four-day weekend of fine food and wine, the Jamaican chapter of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs hosted a brunch at Kokono Falls in St Ann. Culinary Federation of Jamaica Executive Chef Dennis McIntosh put together Jamaican classics and modern menu items under the theme... Read More




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