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Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

You may know her as an acclaimed veteran of film and television, or perhaps a soulful singer or author. But this Jamaican/American diva for decades is far more than that. First, she is mother of two, the wife of a US senator and a spirited being who...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The art of crochet depicts intricate details garnered from the spinning and weaving of yarn to create patterns from a single hook. What some may find agonisingly time consuming, others such as Stephanie Shaw, designer of Krush clothing and jewellery...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

On my way to work recently, I'm cruising along when I notice a woman trying to cross the multi-lane corridor that is Waterloo Road.She was heading from Devon House and trying to get to the other side. It's a tricky trek as there is no pedestrian...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

If I had to list the topics about which I receive the most questions, issues related to executor's commission would rank among the top five. Only this week, a reader called to enquire about an article that was published more than eight years ago in...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Midnight had long made its mark as slumber escapes your company. Dripping with desire, you place a 'cyber call' to the one who hold the power to quell or fuel this unruly fire. Acting on incentives from your equally eager lover, you run the race of...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:16 AMKrysta Anderson

Educator and author Sharon Draper expressed in an interview that "It's the little things that make happy moments, not the grand events. Joy comes in sips, not gulps." Little did AndrÈ Marriott-Blake know that he would be sipping his way blissfully...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:16 AM

Jasiri means bold and courageous, and Rashana King perceives it aptly describes her business, Jasiri Designs.King has always been fond of the arts. In fact, as a child she aspired to blossom into one of Jamaica's finest craftswomen orjewellers....

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

When it comes to girl boss Lyndsey McDonnough, being prepared for anything is the number one reason she walks around with 'ah bag ah tings'. We at Flair were a little sceptical about the number of items she could fit in her trendy, medium-size tote...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Sassy street style is the epitome of Urbana Stryd, Kingston's chic and iconic fashion hub. It's owner Kelly Lawrence is no stranger to the style light and with adept knowledge, she will unveil the fashionista in you through minimalist fashion....

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

"Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive." Exploring happiness in all its flavours, as Joanne Harris expressed, has helped to console this bittersweet end to my Single But Iffy to Mingle journey. It...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The Sagicor Foundation has reintroduced the beautiful and fashionable charm bracelets as part of its Sigma Run store items in a bid to raise funds for its signature charity road race - the Sagicor Sigma Run.The bracelets, designed by Gianna...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

As I have done for many years, I am listing below a shortlist of things I wish that the powers that be will address this year.The Rent Restriction Act. This act was passed in 1944 and was last amended in 1983 - 25 years ago! During that time,...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Recently I had some time off, so I was at home for a few days (don't clap, it wasn't all that great).Anyhoo, because my pockets aren't long enough for me to 'braff', I decided I would spend most of my time watching television. The only problem with...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Hair loss is a sad reality for some. The average person loses 80 strands a day and will only notice a change if it is significantly more than this statistic. The situation gets a little 'hairy' if there is no regrowth for a significant period of...

Published:Monday | January 14, 2019 | 12:00 AMPaul H. Williams

Long before the current popularity of all things African, Aya Wear, a fashion line now located in Boston, Portland, has been marketing Afro-centric clothes under the tag line, 'Modern fashions with an African resurgence'."I would like people to know...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:02 AM

There are a handful of careers that only the bold and courageous can embark on as a daily, testament to their dauntless character. From jumping into underground caves, wrestling with crocodiles and guiding baby turtles to the ocean, Damion Whyte, an...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Goals and resolutions are a dime a dozen for any new year. But sometimes in making these plans for our hopes and dreams, we neglect the very passionate nature of our burning desires: the affairs of our hearts...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AM

It's the colour of underwater reefs hanging on for dear life. The sky at dusk. Some of the latest iPhones and the latest looks on the runways of Marc Jacobs and other top fashion designers. Living Coral has been chosen by the Pantone Color Institute...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Eleanor Terrelonge had never envisioned herself as an entrepreneur, until early last year. Brewing with an adoration for healthy glowing skin and a desire to share a few of her personal self-care practices, she leaped into the business arena opening...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The road to fertility can be demanding. There are many stories among couples filled with frustration, confusion, heartache, and helplessness as they embark on the convoluted journey towards conception. With the numerous advancements in science and...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The biggest challenge in settlement negotiations is usually the need to get past the parties' desire to have all or nothing to that point where they are prepared to compromise. Often, in family matters, attempts to settle are more challenging...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

After a whirlwind of parties filled with endless layers of foundation, concealer and an explosion of colours and glitter, it is time to reset and start fresh. January is the month of rebirth and calls for light, effortless and simple makeup which...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AM

It's hard enough dealing with stress in the workplace. Add the discomfort of the constant searing pains and stiffness brought on by arthritis and that's enough to convince you to call it quits. But there are ways of getting around these aches and...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AM

New Year's resolutions are like two people who can't fight, threatening to hit each other - despite all the huffing and puffing, nothing ever happens.I've heard people say that they have every intention to lose weight or gain weight. I've heard...

Published:Monday | January 7, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Fancy umbrellas decked the skies of a heated all inclusive fanfare, as A-Listers rose at the crack of a new dawn and shone in 'red carpet' fashion for the highly anticipated event of 2019, Sunnation Breakfast Party.The bowl of The University of West...

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