Style Observer

SO2 — Sunday, January 20

Over in Berlin, well sorta, Saint International models Barbra-Lee Grant and Brad Allen are featured in the winter issue of Numéro Homme Berlin. The Rock models co-star in an editorial entitled “Logomaniac” lensed by Russell Frederick that showcases designs from the... Read More

SO2 — Sunday, January 13
It could be argued that the Marvel Cinematic Universe is besotted with actors of Caribbean descent. Black Panther was a breakout film for a number of folks with Caribbean blood, and the upcoming Captain Marvel (set to hit North American theatres on March 8) will, too, have a...... Read More

SO Readers - Sharon Leach
I posited in SO 's New Year's issue to consider education as the new six-pack. There's no better source, we reckon, than between the pages of books.We asked quite a few lovers of the written word to share their book list...... Read More

SO Readers - Dr Claudine Leiwis
1 August Town by Kei Miller: Kei is a talented storyteller, his characters are well developed and the intricate details pull the reader in, while creating compelling satire about everyday Jamaican life and the complexities of colourism and classism in our society. For anyone who...... Read More

SO Readers - Cecile Levee

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

1 The Fountain Head by Ayn RandThis book really resonated with me, and reflects one of my favourite quotes: “In matters of style swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.” Thomas Jefferson Read More

SO Readers - Nasha-Monique Douglas

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

2018 was an interesting year for me… there were some great moments and there were some not-so great moments. Whilst I would agree that this is just the natural course of life, I did become so much wiser. 2018 was my self-growth yea... I learned to pause, listen and lean into my own... Read More

SO Readers - Damian Duncan

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

Casey Gerald: There Will Be No Miracles HereThis is a memoir about a gay black kid who grows up as the son of a star quarterback and ends up going to Yale and Harvard. The message is stay weird and do your best. Tara Westover: Educated Read More

SO Gardening ... Outdoor Orchids

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

For those who are lucky enough to live in areas with mild weather, you can grow outdoor orchids all year round. But even if you are not among the fortunate ones, you can still grow select orchids outside part of the year. In fact, many types of orchids will benefit from an outdoor... Read More

SO Readers - Pauline Edie

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

Tina Turner – My Love Story Read More

Auld Lang GoldenEye

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Along a quiet stretch of the Oracabessa main road, a black hand-painted sign with white, all-cap letters spelling the word “PARTY” seemed to jut out of nowhere. Read More

Indoor Orchid Care Tips

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

Orchids need ample water but should be allowed to dry out some between waterings. One way to check for when it's time for watering is by poking your finger about an inch into the growing media. If it's dry, give it some water; otherwise, let it be. Indoor orchid plants also need adequate... Read More

SO2 A Sneak Peek of the new S Hotel

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

“We are a city hotel, not a business hotel,” declared hotelier Christopher Issa as he sat with SO2 in the café of his new property, S Hotel in Montego Bay. The chic property is a welcomed addition to the second city and strays away from the... Read More

2019 Ready: Carla HOLLINGSWORTH

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

Last week Friday I witnessed history at Popcaan's Unruly Fest. Lysson's Beach was packed from corner to corner with patrons enjoying our reggae and dancehall music from the Unruly Boss himself and friends. Stalwarts in the music industry such as Coco Tea, Agent Sasco, Jah Vinci, Tanya... Read More

2019 Ready: Marvin Hall

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

Hall is a STEM evangelist, and a firm believer that STEM activities are critical for Jamaica's future. Read More

Realign Your Body With Pilates For 2019

Sunday, December, 30 2018    

Jolene (name changed to protect privacy) came to Pilates with a lifelong history of lower back pain and deep scepticism that an exercise class could help. She had tried it all — pain-killers, physiotherapy, a back brace worn for weeks, and was willing to contemplate surgery as a... Read More



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