Lifestyles

Vows: I Get to Love You

When Bridgette Townsend and Andrew Graham commenced their law studies in 2009 at the University of the West Indies, Mona, their single focus was doing well and graduating as lawyers. Seems Cupid, however, had other ideas... Vows shares... Read More

Fashion 911
Nichole Bartley's foray into fashion started during high school. “I was given the option,” she recalls, “to choose between Clothing and Textiles for CSEC (CXC at the time) and Food and Nutrition, and I chose Clothing and Textiles.” A shrewd decision for the young...... Read More

The 3D Special
His larger-than-life persona and creative mastery loomed large on The Rock's entertainment landscape, and his untimely passing a month ago cast a long shadow not only for his inner sanctum but also a storied list of music and fashion insiders, corporate executives and ardent admirers...... Read More

In 3D - Tributes to Dexter Pottinger - Pt. 2
The creative story of Dexter Pottinger started with Saint International. Dexter was discovered circa 2000 in the lobby of the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, walking alongside Althea Laing. He was invited to enter the nationwide Faces of Summer Model Search organised by Saint. He went on to compete in...... Read More

In 3D - Geejam Music Group CEO Jon Baker

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Stylist extraordinaire. Visionary. Creative powerhouse. Many labels have been ascribed to the late Dexter Pottinger. SO shares a remembrance from Geejam Music Group CEO Jon Baker, who commissioned one of Pottinger's last projects: styling the... Read More

In 3D - Tributes to Dexter Pottinger - Pt. 4

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Reflecting on this photo taken at Secrets Resorts, Montego Bay, I will never forget the conversation Dexter and I had over daiquiris. I was prepping for a stand-up comedy show at the Montego Bay Convention Centre. Dexter was styling me, of course, and he asked me if I was nervous as it would... Read More

In 3D - Tributes to Dexter Pottinger - Pt. 3

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Dexter was a man of many evolutions. One who was perpetually in waiting for his next trend, hobby, fad, professional facet. He embarked on and excelled at an array of creative endeavours. From dancer to model, to fashion designer, to make-up artist, to hairstylist, to fashion stylist, to talent... Read More

My Kingston — JohnEli DaCosta

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

What are your earliest memories of Kingston? Read More

In 3D - Tributes to Dexter Pottinger - Pt. 1

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

My oldest memory of Dexter was when he was about 11 years old. He had put on a fashion show in the middle of the street with all the community girls, in the area where he grew up. All the outfits were made out of newspaper. Then there was his winning Avant Garde Designer of the Year competing in... Read More

In 3D - Nasha-Monique Douglas

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Nasha-Monique Douglas, the Red Stripe Beer senior brand manager to whom the late fashion stylist and designer, make-up artist and hairstylist would lend his talent, recalls a collaborator who could be contacted at a moment's notice to “bounce ideas off” and to make... Read More

TSO Besties

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

There was laughter, camaraderie and retail therapy as TSO besties, recording artistes Ce'Cile, Devin Di Dakta and Tosh Alexander along with social media personality Rushaine 'Dutty' Berry and Shelly-Ann Curran, marketing specialist and CEO, johnjohnmusicgroup, hit the road Thursday night Read More

Rain Or Shine, TSO Shoppers Hit The Town

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

The deluge last Thursday afternoon left Kingston and St Andrew with flooded streets, but the tempestuous weather did not prevent bargain hunters and shopping enthusiasts from turning out in their numbers for The Jamaica Observer Takes Style Out (TSO) one-night sales event. Observer photographer... Read More

Cocktails With — Kiva Alberga

Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Architect Kiva Alberga is a guest presenter at SPACES Jamaica for #DesignWeekJA. Her easy style and ability to engage her audience make for easy conversation. Design, she 'fesses up', has taught her patience. The answers/solutions may not come quickly. They may take time to evolve. Read More

Dear Orchid Doc — Oct 8

Betty Ashley | Sunday, October, 8 2017    

Dear Orchid Doc: Read More

Nail it!

Saturday, October, 7 2017    

Who likes waiting for nail polish to dry? Certainly not your Under the Dryer team! Coloured acrylic and gel polish reduce the time taken for fresh nail sets to dry — almost by half! Mikaelia Williams definitely doesn't like the wait, ensuring... Read More



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