AW Fashion: Diamond Mile Ready

Monday, November, 27 2017    

With mere days to go before the Diamond Mile, The Rock's most prestigious race day, All Woman Fashion (AWF), Read More

Lap of luxury

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Put a hold on naughty or nice as buzzwords this Yuletide season; contemplate opulence instead. Before sitting down to the decades-old tradition of fruitcake and sorrel spiked with Bollinger, perhaps, take gift ideas with dollops of extravagance. From Italian hot wheels and gold-karat... Read More

Carmen Gives Thanks

Sunday, November, 26 2017    

Furnitureland & Karmen's Kollection frontwoman Carmen Brown-Morrow — the established interior design and fashion retailer who has been in business for over 30 years — hosted clients and her Constant Spring Road neighbours at the now 13-year-old shop for its annual... Read More

The Glam Look You Deserve

Saturday, November, 25 2017    

Make-up artist Kimberly Patterson is the go-to pro for those in search of high glam. Your Under The Dryer team caught up with the affable pro. Under The Dryer (UTD): How long have you been doing make-up? Read More

Conversations for Greatness

Friday, November, 24 2017    

The cosy, festive setting of the Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) boardroom was where seven grades five and six students of the Stony Hill Primary & Jr High School were greeted by members of the financial group Thursday afternoon. Broad smiles... Read More

Steppin' Up To The Plate

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

“I was showcasing Jamaican flavours, keeping things local and seasonal.” This was the self-imposed mandate of award-winning caterer Celeste Gordon, who, joined by her perennial collaborator Siri Saunders, prepared a five-course meal for the 2017 launch of... Read More

Applaud It! Part 1

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

Week 1 of the Jamaica Observer's annual Applaud It! initiative unfolded in fine style last week. The initiative has grown from a one-week event to three, as more industry leaders have expressed an interest in meeting members of the next generation exactly where they are and engaging them... Read More

Société Mondiale du Vin in the Bush

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 23 2017    

My wine credo is to give every wine lover the opportunity to experience good wines from all over the world. This is why I accepted the challenge to head the Jamaican chapter of the Société Mondiale du Vin. The Société Mondiale du Vin, which translates to “World Wine Society”,... Read More

Applaud It! An Energy Renaissance

Thursday, November, 23 2017    

“Believe in yourselves,” charged JPS CEO Emanuel DaRosa as he welcomed nine young ladies from The Merl Grove High School — all members of the school's Energy Club — to his third-floor boardroom. “It was my belief in my own ability to... Read More

Coming To Jamaica, Applaud It! Style

Monday, November, 20 2017    

IT was to be a whirlwind tour for the half-Jamaican MasterChef Junior 2017 Champion Jasmine Stewart and her family who jetted into The Rock from Atlanta, Georgia, Thursday last. Following a restful evening at their Spanish Court Hotel accommodations in New Kingston it was then off to Beechwood... Read More

Vows: A Bridal Brunch by Petals & Promises

Monday, November, 20 2017    

For many enagaged couples, planning the ideal wedding can be frustrating. So many thoughts to put to life but no one to guide or give the answers you seek: the kind of dress to buy, the perfect décor or even the photographer to hire. Thankfully, the bridal boutique... Read More

AW Fashion: Going with the FLOA

Monday, November, 20 2017    

Angelie Martin-Spencer has been super-busy and is spreading her lifestyle wings even further with the launch of her latest line FLOA. For Love Of Agate (pronounced FLOW), a statement jewellery and home accent line that incorporates beautiful semi-precious agate... Read More

Campari Show Up & Show Off

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

After nearly six weeks of criss-crossing the island in search of the most stylish female and male, with check-ins in Kingston, May Pen and Montego Bay, the inaugural staging of the Campari Pop Style series reached a fashionable climax on Saturday, November 11, under the starry skies at... Read More

My Kingston — Orville 'Tony Krash' Lewis

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

Orville 'Tony Krash' Lewis Campari Pop Style Most Stylish Male 2017 Winner Menswear and Womenwear DesignerWhat's your order at the bar?Campari and Ting.  Read More

Cocktails With — Kristia Franklin

Sunday, November, 19 2017    

Kristia Franklin is on cloud nine. Just two days after slaying the competition to become Campari Pop Style's Most Stylish Female at the grand finale event on the waterfront in downtown Kingston, the stylist and e-commerce retailer who fronts Tia Clothes Girl is meeting us for lunchtime... Read More


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