Style Observer

SO2 — September 15

Sunday, September, 15 2019    

SO2 has said it before and will repeat it; the fashion industry has been made better by a sprinkling of Jamaican flavour. And, were we to widen the lens to include the Caribbean diaspora and the Motherland, without these influences industry would be staid and homogenous. New York Fashion Week... Read More

Caribbean Beauty Awards Gala

Sunday, September, 15 2019    

Last Sunday the most fab and beautiful folks in Trinidad dressed to the nines and headed to a gala at Queen's Hall in Port of Spain in celebration of the 2019 Caribbean Beauty Awards (CBA). The brainchild of Aruna Maharaj, granddaughter of Trinidad's pioneer of cosmetology Ramdoolarie... Read More

Cocktails With... Leanne Spence

Sunday, September, 15 2019    

Leanne Spence Co-principal of Instant-Save Conservation Read More

My Kingston Ron Young

Sunday, September, 15 2019    

Ron Young Entertainment LawyerTell us about your childhood. Read More

SO Gardening– Sept 15

Sunday, September, 15 2019    

Dear Orchid Doc: Read More

SO 2 - September 8

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

Although it's just begun, September is already beginning to live up to its moniker of the “January of Fashion”. Read More

An Affinity for Caribbean Culture

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

Jasmine Thomas-Girvan's accomplishments are nothing to scoff at. The Jamaican-born, Trinidad-based artist is the recipient of many awards including the Commonwealth Foundation Arts Award, and a Silver Musgrave Medal. She has been profiled in numerous publications such as the... Read More

Cocktails With... Sandra Gato

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

Editor-in-chief of Elle Portugal Sandra Gato was recently on The Rock for a reconnoitring cultural expedition. The Lisbon native came to Jamaican shores to explore the local fashion, food, and tourism scenes to be able to speak with specificity when... Read More

My Kingston - Phillip Thomas

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

You were born in Kingston. Tell us about your childhood. Read More

The Upper Rental

ANGELIE SPENCER Managing director, Angelie Spencer Home (ASH) | Sunday, September, 8 2019    

This property is a rental investment by my client, who wanted the place to be nicely furnished but not for too much money. The furnishings had to be able to handle the traffic of short-term rentals, so I had to choose durable furnishings with dark fabrics for this... Read More

Gardening - September Tips and To-dos

Sunday, September, 8 2019    

September should bring relief to gardens and signal the start of a new season for gardeners in areas that were previously too warm for anything but hothouse tropicals, as well as southern hemisphere gardens. So whether you are beginning the process of putting your garden to bed or... Read More

Stone's Throw

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

When asked to design a 4,400-sq ft house in Salt Hill, to be constructed on a site comprising of three acres of sloping land, all I could think of were the many obstacles that we would face transporting lumber, cement, steel and other building materials up a steep pothole-filled narrow... Read More

SO 2&3

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

Much like other fashion statements that have taken flight, the Heineken Jamaica team brought the bow tie to the fore on Wednesday last at Cellar 8 with the fourth staging of the #InternationalBowTieDay mixer. Hors d'oeuvres from the kitchen that sated appetites were paired with a seemingly... Read More

My Kingston - Jeremiah Knight

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

When did your posting in Kingston begin?In October 2017. Tell us about growing up in Connecticut. Read More

Cocktails With Asanyah Davidson

Sunday, September, 1 2019    

Asanyah Davidson hails from Baillieston, Clarendon and has been the chairperson of the Miami Fashion Institute at Miami Dade College for three years come October. She's happily vegan, loves a good G&T and extols the virtue of travel. SO catches up with Davidson at her office whilst... Read More



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