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‘Par-teeing’ At Sunrise

Attorney-at-law Maurice Smith and Carolyn Yapp, marketing director at Iberostar The Club (RORY DALEY)

Dotted with food stations of myriad categories, branded watering holes, and canopied enclaves, the Carnival Saturday edition of the ever-popular Sunrise Breakfast Party series turned the water-saturated greens of the Constant Spring Golf Course into a veritable soca village, on April 22. Canvassing ... Read More

A Love Like This! (KENYON HEMANS) Vows cover photo: A Love Like This!
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The newly announced Mr and Mrs Zico Barnett walk down the grassy, rose petal-strewn aisle at Trident Castle. (KENYON HEMANS) Vows April 24 - A Love Like This
Celebrating the holiest of unions, perfectly coinciding with the holy season, Zico Barnett officiall ... Read More

Alicia Burke (second right) in a custom dress by Jimi Urquiaga with (from left) Ajak Deng, in a customised Jimi Urquiaga dress, Saul Rodriguea in pants by Waltz Achok Majak in an Alberta Ferretti jumpsuit and Duckie Thot in a customised Jimi Urquiaga dress. (MARIANO VIVANCO) AW Fashion: Burke’s Call
Alicia Burke is on a roll. The Pulse model beauty recently landed her second advertising campaign fo ... Read More

Best Product 2017 Nominee: Sammi’s Gourmet Treats

Thursday, April 20, 2017    

Sammi’s Gourmet Treats: Orange Coconut Jam, Spicy Tamarind Jam and Escoveitch Pickle Sauce. (Garfield Robinson)

Nominee: Sammi’s Gourmet Treats: Pineapple Jam, Escoveitch Pickle Sauce and Spicy Tamarind Jam Principal: Samantha Fung I made these products as a result of… an old family recipe that has been passed down through many generations and further tweaked by me. What was just a hobby turned into a viable business… the result of pressure from my son who requested a bottle of escoveitch pickle, and bought some bottles. A week later a friend gifted me with quite an intimidating ... Read More

Best Product 2017 Nominee: The Picker’s Choice

Thursday, April 20, 2017    

Nominee: Picker’s Choice green scotch bonnet sauce, yellow scotch bonnet pepper sauce and west indian red pepper sauce. (Garfield Robinson)

Principal: Andrew Tapper E-mail: islandasphalt62@gmail.com Address: 5B Rousseau Road, Kingston 5 I made this product because... I always knew the market needed a real good pickled pepper sauce. The majority of the pepper sauces available on the market today are nothing but a high concentration of vinegar. The Picker’s Choice range of pepper sauces was an idea born in the summer of 2014... when my teenage daughter and I were on vacation in California. At dinner one evening, we thought i ... Read More

Best Product 2017 Nominee: Thalia’s Flavoured Oils

Thursday, April 20, 2017    

An array of Thalia’s Exclusive Jamaican  Flavoured Oils (Naphtali Junior)

Principals: Nathalia Johnson, a graduate in Food Chemistry, and her father Lyndon Johnson, who has a PhD in Natural Products Chemistry Directors: medical doctor Michelle-Ann Johnson, and Paulette Johnson, a nurse Thalia’s Exclusive Jamaican Flavoured Oils, notably... lemongrass-flavoured olive oil, pimento-flavoured vegetable oil, pimento-flavoured coconut oil, lemongrass-flavoured coconut oil and pimento flavoured olive oil. Flavoured oils were made because... the family’s bus ... Read More

Best Product 2017 Nominee: Happy Foods Soup

Thursday, April 20, 2017    

Happy Foods homestyle chicken and pumpkin soup and red peas with pig’s tail soup. (Garfield Robinson)

Principal: CB Foods Fresh off the launch of their Live Better campaign four weeks ago... CB Foods introduces the first of their new product lines, Happy Foods. Expanding beyond their offerings of chicken, pork and eggs, CB Foods is... launching a range of convenient ready-made foods that are geared towards inspiring a healthier lifestyle under the new brand. Focusing on freshness and using locally produced ingredients, this new product line offers a variety of pre-packaged meal options that co ... Read More

‘Rise’ To The Occasion

Wednesday, April 19, 2017    

Sagicor Life Half-Way-Tree Executive Agent Marcia Richards (left) and attorney-at-law friend Delrose Campbell (RORY DALEY)

The Ocho Rios enclave of Pearly Beach West came to life early-morning, Saturday last, as Frenchmen jumpstarted their annual party calendar for the Easter holidays. Wednesday Social jams with the in-crowd of the Rise Up breakfast party as they tucked into the most important meal of the day and moved to the 2017 soca songbook. (PHOTOS: RORY DALEY) Read More

Vows: An Online Affair

Monday, April 17, 2017    

The newly-weds share an intimate moment. (Bradley Banner Photography)

Bjorn Cooper, stevedore at Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited, and Sanya Keene, Xerox trainer/teacher, tied the knot on January 29, 2017 in the lush environs of Tropical Elegance on Cunningham Avenue in Kingston. The pair share their story. How they met… The couple met on Facebook two years ago with a simple ‘Hey’, while Sanya was on a self-imposed ‘dating ban’. “The stigma I had attached to finding someone online was not pleasant, but little did I know t ... Read More

AWFashion — Flowerchild::1999 - This Season’s Bloom

Monday, April 17, 2017    

Emerald green dress with floral details and sheer sleeves (Wade Rhoden)

Giving women an extra edge to flatter their bodies is the mantra of designer Kaycian Bourke, whose flowerchild::1999 pieces collection oozes an eclectic mix of 60s and 70s bohemian vibe — one that is textured, flowy and easy to wear. Little wonder really that the brand, created in 1999, continues to bloom. Her current Flourish line designed for, according to the designer, “a modern hippie who seems to always be going to a music festival or somewhere cool and chill”, is inspired ... Read More

To Russia With Love

Sunday, April 16, 2017    

Blue Vision Operations Manager Juanita Diaz in resortwear from KERRYmanwomanhome.(ANTONIO GRAHAM)

Serendipity steered star-crossed lovebirds Maria Oparina and Christopher Gordon into each other’s lives with a fateful encounter in April 2015, post-concert, at the Machel Montano-headlined soca event, Pandemonium, at Kingston’s Hope Gardens. Two weekends ago, the Russian-born businesswoman and her No-Maddz member and dub poet beau presented themselves as husband and wife — having secretly tied the knot in Texas last September — to their nearest and dearest at a beautif ... Read More

My Kingston — Crista“BAL Srokowski APRIL

Sunday, April 16, 2017    

COLLIN REID

Cristóbal Srokowski Ron Abuelo Global Brand Ambassador Your recent visit to Kingston produced what lasting impression? The first thing that I did just two hours after my arrival from Milano was the 20th anniversary party for J Wray & Nephew Master Blender Joy Spence at Hope Gardens. It was the best welcome to Jamaica! I went with my friend Christelle Harris from Hampden Estate, and we had such a beautiful night with the J Wray & Nephew family. What’s the most memorable ... Read More

Cocktails With —  Naki Depass

Sunday, April 16, 2017    

JOSEPH WELLINGTON

Aproduct of The Rock’s fascinating model wave, Burberry Prorsum Fall/Winter 2016 debutante Naki Depass — scouted from the Edwin Allen Champs factory — entered the fast lane of the fashion game from the word Go. She consistently racks up turns on the runways of the industry’s most revered houses — think: Prada, Céline and Givenchy. t he Saint International beauty — chic in a latticework cocktail dress by Burberry, and Ferragamo pumps — ref ... Read More



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