Style Observer

A Taste of Style Thursday Night: French Élan

“ Lights , camera, fashion!” was the call to order issued by Saint International principal Deiwght Peters when he — equipped with his ready and able muster of muses, some freshly jetted in from the runways of Paris and Milan — as... Read More

SO Gardening — May 27
Dear Orchid Doc: ... Read More

Jamaica Observer Silver Anniversary Awards Dinner Highlights
The Jamaica Observer's 25th anniversary celebrations continued in spectacular style, Tuesday last, at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, with an awards dinner that feted the newspaper's founders and long-serving members of staff, politicos, members of the diplomatic corps, industry titans,...... Read More

SAINT Star Wayne Booth Covers The Cut
Chocolate belle Wayne Booth is on a roll! Without fuss or fanfare the Saint International model has with quiet confidence found her runway spotlight. Adored by European designers the St Mary-born sensation shared with SO from New York that she's...... Read More

It Takes A Village

Sunday, May, 13 2018    

I'm not going to lie. I do not have this motherhood thing down pat. And that is the truth. Hey…I try… every day …and sometimes I get closer to the rim than others. But do I always know what I'm doing? Absolutely not! Read More

Cocktails with... Coleen Lewis

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

Coleen Lewis has always worn multiple hats. An attorney and law lecturer by profession, the former University Singers and Jamaican Folk Singers member has taken on yet another challenge. She is the creator of the local TV magazine show 5 Minutes to Showtime... Read More

Stroking Light

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

If, like SO, the 72' x 6' mural — yes, the one with scenes and cameos of Jamaican life — in the arrivals corridor of the Sangster International Airport has caused a pause and the mural at Starbucks depicting the cultural... Read More

My Kingston... Pierre Lemaire

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

PIERRE LEMAIRE Dean, School of Drama, Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA)What are your fondest memories of Kingston? Read More

Video: Contemporary Space

Sunday, May, 6 2018    

There's lots more space for creative director Janelle Pantry-Coke to host her loyal clientele and indeed attract more! The expansion has been deliberately orchestrated: start small, feel out the market, listen to the customer, track the spend and constantly engage. Pantry-Coke's... Read More

SO Gardening — May 6

With Betty Ashley | Sunday, May, 6 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:What's the best orchid for beginners? Beginner Dear Beginner: Read More

Cheers To Red Stripe

Wednesday, May, 2 2018    

If, like the Jamaica Observer Table Talk Food Awards judges, you are desirous of collating information about what happens bar-wise on a Monday night in Kingston you'd be well advised to have Jason Hendricks, brand manager, spirits, Heineken, on speed... Read More

Sole 6ix Sole 6ix Sole 6ix Sole 6ix

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

There was, alas, no sighting of Meghan Markle on SO's recent visit to Toronto. From Ryerson University to The Four Season's to The Ritz, 'Mink Mile', Eaton Centre, Hudson Bay/Saks Fifth Avenue and even an evening at The Bridle Path; no Markle in sight! Where to drown... Read More

My Kingston... Michael Daley April 29

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

 What are your fondest memories of Kingston?I'm a pretty low-key person, so my fondest memories are hanging out and/or playing kalookie with my friends in Stony Hill or going to the theatre.  Read More

Cocktails with... Allison Harrison

Sunday, April, 29 2018    

Get used to seeing a woman handling a camera, especially award-winning film-maker and chief creative at Factory75 Allison Harrison, for this is the new normal. Read More

Cocktails With — Elizabeth Buchanan-Hind

Sunday, April, 22 2018    

Watching Elizabeth Buchanan-Hind at work is a master class in how to execute an event without fanfare. From UWI, Mona to the Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, Canada, all bases are covered. Nothing is left to chance. Barely time to enjoy cocktails with her prior to the arrival of the gala's 400... Read More



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