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Cool and Chic with Crochet Castel

Tianna Simmonds is hooked, literally! The creative behind the Crochet Castel brand honed her skills by watching crochet lessons for beginners on YouTube . Her first module commenced in March. By May the 18-year-old St Andrew High School graduate had... Read More

Whose Wedding Is It, Anyway?
You've asked and we've answered! Welcome to your weekly column 'Planning Your Happily Ever After' with wedding consultant Shikima Hinds. Her focus this week: The Mother-Daughter Wedding Effect... Read More

Vows - Just The Two Of Us
Founded in Friendship… Watered with Prayer… Restored and Purposed by God!... Read More

Chez Suzanne McFayden
No surprise really that the Jamaica Observer webinar, Inspired Living: The New Aesthetic For Extraordinary Living, would pique the attention of Rock-born Suzanne McFayden. ... Read More

Stock-Trading Basics

Sunday, September, 20 2020    

I've always wondered why basic money management isn't taught in our prep, primary and high schools. I'm not referring to subjects like commerce and economics, electives for older students. What I'm talking about are courses on simple financial concepts geared toward making even the... Read More

Josef Forstmayr &The Magnificent 29: Part 1

The Unlikely Gardener Ashley-Ann Foster | Sunday, September, 20 2020    

“Nature is so powerful that it takes everything back and it is so forgiving.” – Josef Forstmayr Read More

A Love To Last

Tuesday, September, 15 2020    

A Facebook invitation to a convention signalled that Cupid's arrow was not only quivering but poised to hit the bullseye! Read More

A Splash Of Colour

Tuesday, September, 15 2020    

Earlier this year Brides magazine asked top planners what are the wedding trends to keep and ditch in 2020; when Neillie Butler of Mariee Ami was asked what trend to ditch, Butler said she has had enough of the all-white and green... Read More

#MoreThanAStrand Sep 15

Tuesday, September, 15 2020    

Singer and songwriter Naomi Cowan is no stranger to the world of entertainment. Indeed, she is reggae royalty (she's the daughter of celebrated Jamaican musicians Tommy Cowan and Carlene Davis). But, while reggae runs through her veins, what's been running through her roots these days,... Read More

Trend Spotted: Bedazzled Headbands

Tuesday, September, 15 2020    

Flapper girls, Great Gatsby over-the-top soirees, pearl beads and opera length cigarette holders are all synonymous with The Roaring Twenties. There was too, the bedazzled, feathered headband which has slowly returned to the spotlight. Indeed, the uber-chic accessories ruled the 2019... Read More

Sir Paul Altman

Sunday, September, 13 2020    

Joining the Jamaica Observer webinar 'Inspired Living: The New Aesthetic for Extraordinary Homes and Retreats' on Tuesday, August 25 was Sir Paul Altman, managing director, Altman Real Estate... Read More


Sunday, September, 13 2020    

Real estate titan Sir Paul Altman introduced three sublime properties. We commence with Zazen. Read More

Second on Sir Paul's List: Caprice

Sunday, September, 13 2020    

Immerse yourself fully in luxurious beachfront living at Caprice. The essence of Caribbean villa living, Caprice has plenty of space with a choice of areas to relax, perhaps share a cocktail or two on our large beachfront deck, and watch the spectacular west coast sunsets. Designed to... Read More

Personal Finance Tips You Can Use Now

Sunday, September, 13 2020    

The days of living from pay cheque to pay cheque should be long gone. But if you're drowning in debt, it's easier said than done, isn't it? How can you claw your way out? I know I have touched on this subject before, but after speaking with a group of potential investors I recognise that... Read More

Villa Alila

Sunday, September, 13 2020    

Designed by accomplished architect, Michael Gomes, Alila is nothing short of an exclusive luxury retreat. Themed with Balinese-inspired elements in earthy hues with pops of colour in the bedrooms, the open-plan structure seamlessly breaks down the boundaries between the enclosed... Read More


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