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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!
PHOTO: KENYON HEMANS Read More

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

Feeding yourself at University

Thursday, September 08, 2016    

Jordan Hamilton enjoying her box lunch of chicken, rice and vegetables (Monique Thomas)

“Broke university student” is a term coined to describe the many students found on campuses around the world who are often broke for myriad reasons — tuition, books, room and board, food, the cost of which all adds up. However, the one thing that physically keeps them going — notably eating well — is the one thing that is most often placed on the back burner (pun definitely intended). No better time we reckon for Thursday Life to pay a visit to the University of the ... Read More

Over The Moon

Thursday, September 08, 2016    

Dennis McIntosh (second left), executive chef at Moon Palace Jamaica Grande, is all smiles with (from left) Donnie Dawson, deputy director of Tourism, sales/USA and Latin America for the Jamaica Tourist Board, Andre Fowles, Chopped Champions Battle 4 winner and chef de cuisine at Miss Lily’s; Marcus Samuelsson, chef/patron Harlem’s Red Rooster, and Adam Schop, executive chef Miss Lily’s.

Palace Resorts, the five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations, partnered with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) to bring authentic Jamaican flavours to the Taste of Tennis event that took place last week at the W, New York. The Taste of Tennis is widely considered the world’s premier food and tennis Experience. This year’s Taste of Tennis featured mouthwatering bites from leading tastemakers and buzzworthy chefs such as Dennis McIntosh, executive chef of Moon Palace Jamaica Gran ... Read More

Veuve Clicquot Rich — A Masterstroke or Sacrilege?

With Christopher Reckord | Thursday, September 08, 2016    

Veuve Clicquot Rich is a blend of 45 per cent pinot noir, 40 per cent pinot meunier, and 15 per cent chardonnay presented in a very silvery discoball-esque bottle. (Picasa)

Every business needs to grow revenue and profits in order to survive, so we chip away at costs and are forced to either sell more of our products and services to existing customers or sell to new customers. In a move that once seemed unthinkable, luxury Champagne producer Veuve Clicquot has produced a champagne specifically for making mixed drinks in order to attract young new customers who are trendy, connected and free-spirited. Veuve Clicquot Rich was introduced mid-last year; however, it has ... Read More

To invest in your education is to invest in your health

Thursday, September 08, 2016    

Bright pumpkins on sale at the Papine market

Being at university or college is akin to holding down a full-time job. You have to be dedicated, alert and always ready. This can prove stressful. Taking care of yourself means eating well and getting sufficient rest. Frances Mahfood, nutritionist at the Heart Foundation, responds to the following questions asked by many students. What is the most important meal of the day and why?   Breakfast is the most important meal for a student and for everyone because it sets the tone for the day ... Read More

Vows: This Very Moment

Monday, September 05, 2016    

Mr and Mrs David Morrison with members of their bridal party. (Craig Harley)

Who knew that Cupid’s bow was directed at J Wray and Nephew Retail Operations Team Leader Nastassia Hall and Quality and Compliance Director David Morrison? And that six years after their initial encounter, they would be exiting Webster Memorial United Church as newly-weds? Vows recounts the unfolding of this corporate romance. What sparked the flame, as told to Vows by David We met in 2006 when Nastassia started working part-time at J Wray and Nephew. There was not much interaction. In ... Read More

Vows: This Very Moment

Monday, September 05, 2016    

Craig Harley

Who knew that Cupid’s bow was directed at J Wray and Nephew Retail Operations Team Leader Nastassia Hall and Quality and Compliance Director David Morrison? And that six years after their initial encounter, they would be exiting Webster Memorial United Church as newly-weds? Vows recounts the unfolding of this corporate romance. What sparked the flame, as told to Vows by David We met in 2006 when Nastassia started working part-time at J Wray and Nephew. There was not much interaction. ... Read More

AW Fashion: #SeptemberTrends

Monday, September 05, 2016    

CHOKER CRAZE

What’s wearing? All Woman Fashion has been hit by a wave of colour and texture that was not only impossible to ignore but transformed the simplest of outfits and silhouettes from drab to fab. The final take away — it’s all in the details — and it always will be. CHOKER CRAZE Statement clutches CO-ORDS JUMPSUITS     Read More

TR60 Climaxes at the Grange

Sunday, September 04, 2016    

Beenie Man wished Theresa Roberts a happy birthday through song and speech.

With a new date of September 16 set for the release of his first album in 10 years, Unstoppable, dancehall superstar Beenie Man — or Moses Davis, if you want to get technical — descended the imperial staircase of that much-talked-about Tryall Club villa belonging to philanthropists/ restaurateurs Theresa and Andrew Roberts, to find a coterie of fans below, who awaited the feel-good vibrations of his chart-topping discography. This event last Tuesday night was the inevitable conclusio ... Read More

#Odetofemmenoire

Sunday, September 04, 2016    

The alchemist - The act of turning nothing into everything. The act of spinning gold into hard life, conjuring beauty from pain left behind. Alexander Wong

A fashion shoot designed to empower black women, with each look evoking a theme of its own. The alchemist — The act of turning nothing into everything.The act of spinning gold into hard life, conjuring beauty from pain left behind. Virago — a woman who demonstrates exemplary and heroic qualities. There are recorded instances of virago fighting battles, breaking societal boundaries in menswear. A warrior who draws her own battle lines. The minos — the matriarch - an all-fem ... Read More

Cocktails with - Darine BenAmara

Sunday, September 04, 2016    

Darine BenAmara
Gender and Development Officer
Jamaica Chamber of Commerce (Photo: Michael Gordon)

Darine BenAmara is on time for our afternoon date at the Spanish Court Hotel. We’re a few days shy of the launch of the Women’s Smart Networking Series, plus we are eager to find out how as a gender development officer at the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce she plans to create a more welcoming environment for women in business...  What were your first impressions of Kingston, Jamaica? When I landed at the Norman Manley International Airport, the city did not make a great first imp ... Read More



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