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Travel Destinations

In the final instalment of our favourite travel destination series, six local executives, who attended the 36th annual JCC awards gala, share their favourite vacation spots and upcoming travel plans with SO .  Read More

Sharine Taylor — Reclaiming Jamaica's narrative with BASHY magazine
Despite producing some of the world's most talented athletes, musicians, actors, chefs, authors and fashion models, Jamaica is still viewed myopically by many people across the world. Instead of being seen as a complete culture with global impact, the people who write about The Rock...... Read More

Love & Nudes
“I love lace and when I was wearing it I didn't want underwear that didn't look like my skin,” said Chantal Carter Taylor, speaking with Style Observer (SO) from Toronto. For the Montreal-born daughter of Antiguan immigrants, she saw an...... Read More

Cocktails With — Elaine Thompson
W e're almost out of breath but, with a last burst of energy, catch up with Rock sprint-sensation Elaine Thompson who's in Europe for the Grand Prix circuit. It's the day before her race in Switzerland... ... Read More

VIDEO: In 'Four...mation' In 'Four...mation'

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

Who or what's a triathlete? is the question posed by many. In its most popular form it involves swimming, cycling and running. For the always-charming, effervescent, banker-cum-triathlete Lesli Prendergast, “It really isn't that hard. You just have to be able to do all three... Read More

My Kingston — JOSHUA KARRAM

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

JOSHUA KARRAM Advertising and Marketing Manager at Ammar'sWhat are your fondest childhood memories? Read More

SO Gardening July 15

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:The leaves and stems of my Miltonia seem very healthy, but while the plant blossoms I've noticed that the blooms never open fully before they fall off. Is there anything that I can do?MD  Read More

SO2

Sunday, July, 15 2018    

What to do when it's so hot it feels like you're walking through walls of soup?Take a dip! Read More

Bell & Whistles

Sunday, July, 8 2018    

There's something quite remarkable about Alessandra Bell. Beneath her humility lies a prudent businesswoman for whom the word “impossible” does not exist. This quiet confidence has been developed through a career that is studded with the shattering of ceilings and the... Read More

Summer Travel Bucket List:

Sunday, July, 8 2018    

New York is always a hot and haute summer travel destination, and with temperatures scaling up to 100 degrees last week, SO has a primer for the haute part of your next trip. FLY Read More

Emotional Baggage - Unpacking the psychology of fashion with Shakaila Forbes-Bell

Sunday, July, 8 2018    

On July 19, 2016, Shakaila Forbes-Bell made history by becoming the first black woman in the world to earn a master's in Fashion Psychology. The daughter of a Jamaican father and Trinidadian mother, Forbes-Bell has a deep interest in the intersection of where race and... Read More

The Favourite Travel Destinations of Four Local Executives

Sunday, July, 8 2018    

Travel broadens the mind and summer is a great time to explore, discover, and create experiences. Last week, SO asked 10 local executives, who attended the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce's 36th annual dinner and awards ceremony, about their favourite... Read More

SO2

Sunday, July, 8 2018    

On our radar this week is Saint International model Brandon Bailey in the June fashion editorial of Flaunt magazine. Read More

Alessandra Bell

Sunday, July, 8 2018    

“I'm not a designer; I've never claimed to be. But I do love fashion and I know what sells, “ declares the woman who defied the odds and landed her brand CocoNautical line at Topshop, Oxford Street, London. Alessandra Bell is a fashion entrepreneur with an online ecomm site... Read More

Cocktails With... Maxine Miller-Burkett

Sunday, July, 1 2018    

“Experience is everything” is the mantra that guides the daily operations of the Black Ink Marketing & Event Solutions Ltd staff, led by company CEO Maxine Miller-Burkett. Read More



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