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Cover Girl!

Jamaican-blooded supermodel Naomi Campbell appears on the cover of the March 2019 issue of British Vogue . Campbell, also the magazine's contributing editor, was captured in an ethereal gaze (or three if you're counting) by famed photog Steven Meisel. Read More

Mayfair Nights
Last Sunday, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards took place across The Pond. To celebrate the hot-ticket fashion and film affair, British Vogue and Tiffany & Co hosted a star-studded after-party at Annabel's Mayfair led...... Read More

Wales Bonners' Serpentine Suspense
Ahead of her London Fashion Week unveiling, Louis Vuitton MoŽt Hennessy (LVMH) prize recipient Grace Wales Bonner, who's of Jamaican parentage, curated her first-ever art show at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London on January 19. The cryptic art collection, which runs until March 17...... Read More

Cut From Cushnie Cloth
Though born and raised in London and now a resident of New York, Carly Cushnie has nevertheless always held tightly to her Jamaican roots. After separating from her business partner of 10 years Michelle Ochs, Cushnie launched her first solo collection with which fashion editors were...... Read More

SO 2&3

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Paper magazine has made a name for itself in fashion circles for its ethereal editorials and on social media platforms for “breaking the Internet”. Last Wednesday, just in time for Valentine's, the independent fashion magazine delivered a gift with the... Read More

My Kingston — Dr Broderick Franklin

Dr Broderick Franklin Emergency Medical Physician | Sunday, February, 17 2019    

†What are your first impressions of Kingston?Kingston is more indicative of the “real Jamaica” since I don't see lots of tourist and resorts.† Read More

Cocktails With — Sonja Salmon

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Sonja Salmon is a Jamaian-born entrepreneur and founder of luxury luggage company Ebby Rane, a line which was born out of necessity. Salmon found it challenging to transport all that she needed to present herself confidently with clients and colleagues while on business trips, in the... Read More

Out & About in London Town

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Not only is London one of the world's top tourist destinations, but it is also the city that Jamaica Observer Senior Associate Editor Lifestyle & Social Content Novia McDonald-Whyte called home for many years. On a recent trip across The Pond McDonald-Whyte reconnected with longtime... Read More

Private Screening of If Beale Street Could Talk

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

With all the buzz that Barry Jenkins' new film If Beale Street Could Talk has been getting, Style Observer (SO) couldn't wait to go watch it for ourselves. Luckily, Jamaica Observer Senior Associate Editor Lifestyle... Read More

Gardening Feb 17

Sunday, February, 17 2019    

Epidendrum ibaguense orchid plant care and culture Read More

SO2&3 — Sunday, February 10

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

C ount Camillo Negroni, a member of Florence's cultural elite, was known for being adventurous, eccentric and charming. In 1919 the Count asked the bartender at CaffŤ Casoni to strengthen his favourite cocktail — the Americano. The bartender opted to use English... Read More

Romantic Jamaican Films

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

Sometimes all you need for a great date night is a massive bowl of popcorn and a romantic film that features the beauty of Jamaica. We've created a list of films that, for the most part, are romantic so that this Valentine's you're able to stream and chill. Read More

Romantic Activities to do on The Rock

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

Each year tens of thousands of couples visit The Rock to keep the spark in their relationships alive, while others visit with the hope of getting their 'groove' back. Arguably, Jamaica is one of the most romantic places on Earth! No wonder our hotels consistly make top 10 travel lists... Read More

The Ultimate Jamaican Valentine's Playlist

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

There's scientific proof that music affects our moods and can impact our sex drive. Fun fact: When you listen to music your brain releases dopamine, the “pleasure hormone” — the same hormone released during sexual activity. In time for Valentine's Day, ... Read More

Top 10 most popular flowers for Valentine's Day

Sunday, February, 10 2019    

Across the world, on Valentine's Day, millions of flowers are dispatched from florists to bring smiles to the faces of loved ones. Yes, you should show special people in your life love all throughout the year. However, SO Gardening encourages you to go... Read More



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