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Jewellery inspired by Jamaica

22 February 2013

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Jewellery inspired by Jamaica

Belgian jewellery designer Véronique Linard, who goes by the curious moniker of “The Girl and The Magpie”, has a deep appreciation of the inherent beauty and diversity found in Jamaica’s natural environment. This has served as a source of inspiration for her art, and visitors to the Sanaa Studios in Liguanea on the evening of […]

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‘Beauty and Fashion Exposé’ at Puls8

6 February 2013

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‘Beauty and Fashion Exposé’ at Puls8

Make-up artist Julene Dixon, CEO of Make-up by Julz, and fashion designer Cady-Ann Brown, creator of the Tantrik swimwear collection, recently teamed up to showcase their products and services at the “Beauty and Fashion Exposé” event hosted at PULS8 on Trafalgar Road in New Kingston. Held under the theme “Beauty is a Lifestyle”, the event […]

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Pree10: The ‘Feare’ Factor – Miss Jamaica UK 2012 – 2013

21 January 2013

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Pree10: The ‘Feare’ Factor – Miss Jamaica UK 2012 – 2013

Since winning the Miss Jamaica UK pageant at the Camden Centre in London in December last year, 21-year-old beauty Gemma Feare has been representing the birthplace of her parents with perfect poise, pride and grace. The Business Management and Commercial Law graduate of the University of Westminster was recently in Jamaica, where she met with […]

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More Exotic Cars ‘N’ Fashion

10 December 2012

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More Exotic Cars ‘N’ Fashion

Cool rides and hot fashion once again proved to be the perfect complement at the second staging of the Exotic Cars ‘N’ Fashion show, which was held at Gee Wee Restaurant on Caledonia Road on December 3. A reprise of the Euro-Asia Connection theme, top honours went to Rick Bailey of Rick B’s Fashion in […]

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Sweet spa experience with ‘Irie Rock’ products

15 November 2012

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Sweet spa experience with ‘Irie Rock’ products

Racquell Brown’s all natural, all Jamaican Irie Rock line of skincare and beauty products was born out of her love of natural products and a strong desire to own her own business. Her journey into the world of entrepreneurism started some four years ago, and so far she has enjoyed an appreciable measure of success. […]

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Courtney Washington stylin’ on South Ave

5 August 2012

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Courtney Washington stylin’ on South Ave

Jamaican-born international fashion designer Courtney Washington hosted the grand opening of his showroom on July 28 at its trendy South Avenue location. Specially invited guests and patrons were invited to preview the Jamaica 50 Collection and tour the atelier while sipping on fabulous cocktails courtesy of Caribbean producers. The fashion designer and entrepreneur, who has […]

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Exotic Cars ‘N’ Fashion

29 July 2012

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Exotic Cars ‘N’ Fashion

BMW Innovation Club, in collaboration with the Lacartin Model Agency, staged a car and fashion show dubbed “Exotic Cars ‘N’ Fashion” on July 22 at Gee Wee Restaurant on Caledonia Road in Kingston. The event featured an impressive range of BMWs, as well as sweet rides on from other clubs such as Skunk Nation. Engines […]

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Sexy meets classy at ‘The Collections’

23 July 2012

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Sexy meets classy at ‘The Collections’

New York-based swimwear designer Red Carter, Slovakia-born Jamaica-based designer Lubica and Jamaican men’s designer Dexter Huxtable from Spokes Apparel were the featured couturiers at the inaugural staging of “The Collections” last month at the Wyndham Kingston Hotel by fashionista and businesswoman Kerry-Ann Clarke of Kerry manwomanhome. The event, sponsored by Audi through local exclusive dealers […]

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Lubica rides in style with Audi

29 June 2012

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Lubica rides in style with Audi

The fashion and auto worlds intersected at the Wyndham Kingston Hotel on June 7 with the presentation of an Audi A1 to local fashion designer Lubica, who will be driving the premium subcompact for the next six months courtesy of exclusive local Audi dealer ATL Automotive Limited. The presentation was made at the media launch […]

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Fashion Block rocks the Boulevard

28 June 2012

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Fashion Block rocks the Boulevard

Fashion Block, one of the signature events of Saint International’s annual staging of StyleWeek, once again succeeded in bringing haute couture and the glam world of fashion to the masses with a fabulous, larger-than-life runway show on Knutsford Boulevard, the main artery of the New Kingston commercial district, on Saturday, May 27, 2012. The event […]

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Cinderella Hats launches Jamaica Royal Collection

5 June 2012

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Cinderella Hats launches Jamaica Royal Collection

The Jamaica Royal Collection by Marcellas James of Cinderella Hats will be the centre of attention on Ladies’ Day at Royal Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, England on Thursday, June 21, the same day that Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II will be celebrating her Diamond Jubilee.James, a second generation milliner, gave hat lovers a delightful […]

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Swimwear by Syiim

7 April 2012

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Swimwear by Syiim

Created in 2011 by fashion designer Juanita S. Reid, the Syiim swimsuit line will debut its first collection at this year’s staging of Caribbean Fashion Week (CFW) from June 7 to 11. The swim and resort collection, called Exhibela (from the Cuban salsa dance meaning “Exhibit her/Show her off”), is inspired by exotic tropical cultures, […]

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