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Fashion's Black List — The Black stars of this year's September issues

The September issues are here! Well, most of them anyway. Read More

SO2 — Sunday, August 12
Jamaica has produced some of fashion's most striking faces — Grace Jones, Althea Laing, Lois Samuels, Kai Newman and Tami Williams, to name a few. Indeed, The Rock has had a sterling history within the industry. Each season, Style Observer (SO) takes pleasure in watching our ambassadors of...... Read More

Who will grace our cover? Part 1
Across the Pond, Edward Enninful chose Rihanna to be the cover model for the September issue of British Vogue . Closer home, Anna Wintour anointed Beyoncé. Or did Bey give Anna the nod?... Read More

SO Gardening — August 12
Dear Orchid Doc:My Cattleya is in bloom. Do I still need to fertilise it? Andrew R Dear Andrew R:... Read More

'Tweak'ed On The Rock '

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Always on the hunt for talent from the Rock, Toronto-based communicator and philanthropist Donette Chin-Loy Chang happened upon Tweak jewellery designer Caroline Bruce of Artful Soul at the Barbados on the Water Festival in Toronto, Canada. Chin-Loy Chang posted a photo of one of Bruce's... Read More

Please, Carry On

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

BACKPACKSBoth of SO's choices for backpacks have won travel awards. Victorinox Rath Slim Backpack Read More

Cocktail With – Odessa Chambers

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

 Odessa Chambers Entertainment Executive Read More

My Kingston - Johann Heaven

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Johann Heaven, President & CEO, PROVEN Wealth LimitedWhat's your middle name?Roderick. Share with us your funniest 'joke was on me' moment. Read More

The Rock's 'Mein' Course The Rock's 'Mein' Course

Sunday, August, 5 2018    

Incredibly, six years have passed since Style Observer (SO) first sat down with Jamaican-born UK resident Jenny Mein at the private club Summer Place, London. Mein is the woman who honed her china-painting skills at the Hobbyceram International School... Read More

Cocktails With — Yhordanka Akwanza

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Yhordanka Akwanza Co-founder, and COO at Eyeland EyewearWhen and how did your love affair with Jamaica begin? Read More

My Kingston — Dayne Patterson

Sunday, July, 29 2018    

Dayne PattersonHi-Pro Business Development ManagerShare with us your earliest memory of Kingston. Read More

SO2 July 22

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Rock Star Pat McGrath Hits A Billion Read More

CARTAGENA: Beats, Eats and Renaissance Streets

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Cartagena is truly one of the most beautiful cities in all of South America. It is said that one should visit there at least once in their lifetime. I'm glad that I did! Read More

Kathryn Bowen On Her Way To Superstardom

Sunday, July, 22 2018    

It has taken several months to catch up with fashion designer Kathryn Bowen. No stranger to SO, Bowen's father Bruce headed Scotiabank Jamaica for several years and we'd invariably meet up during her many Rock jaunts. If she's been off our social radar... Read More

Oneika Raymond's In Top Flight

By Vaughn GRAY | Sunday, July, 22 2018    

Born in Canada to Jamaican parents, Oneika Raymond didn't catch the travel bug until her sophomore year, when she did a year abroad in Paris. For many children of immigrants, travel is perfunctory: a plane is boarded during the summer to visit cousins abroad. Over... Read More


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