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Vows - Forever In Love

Thirteen years proved the charm for Tamara Benjamin, Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica personal banking officer, and Damion Turner, Exmar Shipmanagement marine engineer, who exchanged wedding vows on Friday, December 18, at Waterfalls, in Liguanea. Read More

Beauty and The Beam
Light up the new year with a LED facial!Tuesday Style Dryer (TSD) is declaring 2021 “The Year of You”. That's right, this year we're championing glowing skin and the top trends in skincare (no matter how scary they may look).... Read More

Spread Love, Not Germs @ Weddings
You've asked and we've answered! Welcome to your weekly column 'Planning Your Happily Ever After' with wedding consultant Shikima Hinds. Her focus this week: Sanitisation... Read More

Fun & Flirty w/ Samantha Black
If you haven't heard the name Samantha Black in the world of fashion, we're pretty sure you've seen her pieces. The Jamaican-blooded, New York-based designer has always championed a 'rude-gyal' style, with some of her most famous pieces spotted on Hollywood actress Gabrielle Union-Wade,...... Read More

Priority One: Saving Or Paying Down Debt?

Sunday, January, 17 2021    

It should come as no surprise that for many people across the world, the number one money move they identified for 2021 is saving money. With good reason: The sudden health crisis rendered by the novel coronavirus and the subsequent pandemic found people constantly raiding their... Read More

Mr Forbes' Neighbourhood

Sunday, January, 17 2021    

Trailblazing runs in Arlington Forbes' blood. In 1974, his mother Elaine became the first black woman to own a shop — Elaine's International Boutique — in Toronto's Dufferin Mall. She realised that the mainstream stores were not catering to West Indian women like herself,... Read More

Creating Your Sanctuary With Aiesha Panton Of Pussbackfoot

Sunday, January, 17 2021    

“I have always been deliberate about creating a beautiful home, but with the pandemic, being forced to slow down and stay in, home was literally my only sanctuary. So, I have had a renewed passion for blending the indoors with the outdoors.” – Aiesha Panton,... Read More

SO2 - Shoma's Tropical Masquerade

Sunday, January, 17 2021    

If 2020 was a year of subdued reflection, then 2021 is certainly shaping up to be the year for an unapologetic renaissance for the Caribbean fashion industry. Unyieldingly, Shoma Persad is ready to join the ranks and strut confidently into her own creative light with Tropical... Read More

Woman of Virtue: The Ocean Deep Collection

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

Dressing up when you are locked down is, frankly, the new 'in'. And what better way to uplift an outfit than with a fancy titfer from Shara Anderson-Grant's Woman of Virtue Collection. Read More

VOWS - #DoctorsInLove

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

Victoria Jubilee Hospital obstetrician/gynaecologist Neveta Sutherland met her prince charming, Spanish Town Hospital general surgeon Andre Vaccianna, while on duty at the May Pen Hospital in April 2013. Read More

Bad Alone Collection Bella's Beautique

Tuesday, January, 12 2021    

The Bad Alone Collection is described by nail artist and Bella's Beautique founder Annabel Glaze as “a palette of deep metallic and glitter colours, which exude boldness. Read More

How To Style With Ultimate Grey and Illuminating Yellow

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

In the design world, Pantone's Colours of the Year for 2021 choice of Ultimate Grey and Illuminating Yellow is taking a cue from this last tumultuous year and giving people a sense of hope, optimism, and the refresh that many are looking for in the new year. Read More

SO2 - Waterfield Retreat

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

Twin deejays Angel and Dren Coleman recently ditched snow for sand when they jetted into Jamaica for a New Year's and birthday celebration. The identical twins — who have spun their way into New York City's hottest soirees and at one point were official mix-masters for Nike —... Read More

The Importance Of A Safety Net

Sunday, January, 10 2021    

A key area often overlooked amidst the subject of wealth creation is insurance. While savings and investments are important in the ecosystem upon which financial independence is built, insurance is just as critical an aspect because it is a risk-management tool that is meant to provide... Read More

Ecotherapy With Bianca Young

The Unlikely Gardener Ashley-Ann Foster | Sunday, January, 10 2021    

As we continue to embrace the holiday spirit, today's column is a sweet treat especially for those of us who need a little quarantine inspiration. With 2021 being a prime year for ideas and more family togetherness, a bit of kid-friendly fun, self-introspection and alignment, a little... Read More


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