Style Observer

Lois' Vessel

Sunday, June, 11 2017    

SO has not had a good sit-down with Pulse sensation Lois Samuels since the premiere of her Vessel Collection in Chelsea, NYC in 2009… eight long years ago.There's lots to catch up with …  Read More

Gardening — June 11

With Betty Ashley | Sunday, June, 11 2017    

Dear Orchid Doc:When it's not one thing, it's another! Read More

IGO You Go

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

It was probably fitting that this quote was inscribed on the menu of my Norwegian Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale to Oslo, as I was about to spend seven days with complete strangers in an environment that not only challenged us mentally but physically. What better way to... Read More

Komodo — an elevated dining experience

Sunday, May, 21 2017    

Located in Brickell, Miami's financial district, Asian restaurant Komodo is impressive on all of its three levels.Securing a table for 10 takes a little juggling, but soon we are comfortably seated and ordering cocktails. Our host's menu... Read More


Sunday, May, 21 2017    

It's a head-turning moment as Zoleka Mandela pops into the lobby of the Spanish Court Hotel. Beautifully outfitted in an African-inspired ensemble, her presence is both commanding and regal, and it's little wonder people are stealing furtive glances. Granddaughter of late human... Read More


Sunday, May, 21 2017    

 What would be your recommended weekend itinerary for a first-time visitor to Kingston?Head straight to Gloria's from the airport for lunch. I always encourage a trip downtown, even if it is simply to observe the people, because that... Read More

VIDEO: Mum's The Word

Sunday, May, 14 2017    

 Storytelling by mother is as time-honoured a tradition as after-dinner ice-cream and birthday party playdates. This Mother's Day, SO – keen to discover a story of our own – crafts an ode to the nurturers and guiding lights in our lives. What... Read More

Fast-paced job stressing me out

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, May, 14 2017    

Dear Career Advisor:My concern may seem strange but I hope you can help. I am relatively new in the job market. This is my second job, and though I love it, it is causing me a high level of stress. The work environment is very fast-paced and... Read More

Cocktails With — Kareen Clarke

Sunday, May, 14 2017    

Most everyone who's any one on The Rock's social scene has had their visage immortalised on film and online by Kareen Clarke, photographer and chief editor of Skkan Media Entertainment. With her ready smile and easy demeanour, Clarke woos and documents the lives of those who... Read More

SO My Kingston Dr Kevin Henry

Sunday, May, 14 2017    

DR KEVIN HENRYWoman's World Medical-based obstetrician-gynaecologistWhat would you do if you were Mayor of Kingston for a day?I would organise to have clean-up projects... Read More

A Barrier-Breaking Choice

Sunday, May, 7 2017    

The announcement on Monday, April 10, that Ghanaian-born one-time model and stylist Edward Enninful had become British Vogue 's new editor was not the same kind of emotional tear-jerker as, say, Mandela's release from Robben Island or the swell... Read More

Greta Constantine sor STYLEWEEK Jamaica May 24-28

Sunday, May, 7 2017    

It's been quite a few years since our last convo with the Greta Constantine design duo of Kirk Pickersgill and Stephen Wong. With news of their upcoming visit to Kingston, Jamaica for STYLEWEEK JAMAICA there seemed no better time to play catch up... Read More

Cocktails With– Rebecca Harper

Sunday, May, 7 2017    

It's an otherwise damp Tuesday, and post-afternoon rainfall, Rebecca Harper is welcoming us for drinks and convo at The Hope Zoo's drink and dining space, The Serengeti Bistro. As general manager of the Zoo, Harper's balancing act veers between ensuring the facility runs as a... Read More

My Kingston — Johnoy Quan Nelson

Sunday, May, 7 2017    

 What would be your travel itinerary for a first-time visitor to Kingston?Head downtown Kingston to experience the architecture and history of such standouts as the Ward Theatre, the railway station and Coronation... Read More

SO Orchid Doc

Betty Ashley | Sunday, May, 7 2017    

Dear Orchid Doc:My orchids are blooming but the leaves are withered. I have taken extra effort to water them properly, as you have said, when it is 3/4 dried.But they have been withering ever since I changed the pots to... Read More


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