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Stories by Jody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The future looks very bright for 19-year-old Tarik Garvey, who was recently accepted to Williams College in the United States.Garvey told Outlook that he is motivated by a conversation he once had with his...

Published:Sunday | August 6, 2017 | 8:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

She may seem unassuming, but Yvonne Hayles is a force for change in the fashion industry, lifting many designers on to her shoulders and carrying them proudly.Hayles, mother of renowned fashion...

Published:Friday | August 4, 2017 | 8:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Neah Lis got the celebrity stamp of approval from actress Vivica A. Fox for her Cocktails for Charity event last Thursday night at the Spanish Court Hotel, New Kingston in support of the Woman Incorporated (Crisis Centre).Guests showed solidarity,...

Published:Monday | July 31, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

We are always looking for a way to reinvent and transform ourselves but when we are talking about metamorphosis, Orandy Smith made a full physical transformation and is now helping others do the same with Orandy Fitness.Smith had been going to the...

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

We spend much of our days at the office, so we need to ensure that the environment is pleasant and healthy.Relationship specialist Sidney McGill said that we have to start with ourselves when trying to develop healthy work relationships. Having a positive attitude is vital...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Finding the right facial moisturiser for combination skin is one of the most difficult things but this DIY trick really helped me to find a saviour in aloe vera.I have always been told that it is important to moisturise and honestly I did avoid it....

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It is #Summer17! Lets 'Flirt' with bright colours and trendy styles that will keep you cool in this tropical heat. Flirt boutique has all the pieces ready - vibrant colours, and trends like distressed denim, off-the-shoulder, and prints. You easily...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Some of us do not recognise our talent until we are encouraged. All Alicia 'aMarie' Thomas needed was a friend to give her the tools she needed and one demand - paint - for her to connect with the light within.As a child,...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Every year, to celebrate Nelson Mandela International Day (July 18), the South African High Commission takes up the mantle to give back to the local community, and this year was no different.Commemorating the birthday of Mandela this year the high...

Published:Thursday | July 20, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The aroma of a good cup of coffee can lift your spirits, but at CafÈ Nita, it does more than that. From the warm reception to the bold pink walls, the ambience to the cuisine, they fix it all.CafÈ Nita is named after owner Anita Chin, who is...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

A bad hair day is something that you should not have on that special day. Fly-aways are not allowed, and the hair does need to last into the night after all the excitement and play begins and you are going in for round two.When you are walking down...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The beautiful decor that makes a simple garden or church look so beautiful that you feel like they could have been ripped out of the page of a storybook. The bride looking like a princess about to become queen, with her king waiting for her looking...

Published:Monday | July 17, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Wedding days are meant to be perfect, the venue, decor, food, dress, shoes and last, but not least, make-up.For that perfection, it is advised that you use a professional. They have their tricks like using the milk of magnesia to ensure that your...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Nice, clean lines, and smooth, neat curves emphasise the beauty that is in every Cut Right Designs Ja design. They specialise in making beautiful wooden signs that make a statement in your decor.The niche was there, but there...

Published:Sunday | July 16, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Social media is everywhere and you cannot hide it from your child. So what do you do? Do you filter them or do you forbid them? Mother of two Marica Mitchell chooses to educate and filter.Both her children are at...

Published:Thursday | July 13, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Did you know that July is actually Chocolate Month? Well it is and World Brands in the love with random acts of kindness and What's for Dessert executions at the Gleaner Company offices yesterday.Our favourite M...

Published:Sunday | July 9, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

With the advent of social media, everyone has got into the game. Including children. But should this be a space for your tiny tots? And what are the guidelines for your children to be introduced and operate on social media...

Published:Friday | July 7, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sagicor Investments treated guests to a night of fine art and great cocktails at their Cocktails and Canvas event last Tuesday evening.It was not a night of formalities, but one of mingling and showcasing Jamaica's talent. The poolside at the Terra...

Published:Thursday | July 6, 2017 | 7:03 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Picture a bouquet of your favourite fruits hand carved and dipped in chocolate. Your eyes feast on the glorious creations, but its your palate that gets the reward as you get to pick a pineapple flowers and...

Published:Sunday | July 2, 2017 | 7:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

"Id rather be with the dead than the living. The dead cannot lie, but the living find mischief," said Vincent 'Cowboy' Case, making no bones about why he loved his job as he spoke with Outlook recently....

Published:Friday | June 30, 2017 | 6:04 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It was a bittersweet moment at the United States Embassy on Wednesday night, as while it was an early 4th of July celebration, it was the last official speech for United States ambassador to Jamaica, Luis Moreno. After the singing of both...

Published:Thursday | June 29, 2017 | 6:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Sometimes we want to get away to a place with good food and great cocktails. Whether it be alone, with that special someone, or an evening with friends, then The Pub's the place for you.Contrary to its name, The Pub is a cosy hideaway restaurant and...

Published:Monday | June 26, 2017 | 6:08 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There is just something about a man in a well-tailored suit that makes a woman go crazy. It could be the clean finish that makes him look smooth and debonair, leaving you wanting to peel off the layers, but it is not just any suit; rather, a well-...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

It took a severe allergic reaction for Joan Brown to discover that her true passion was in the palms of her hands.Brown had chronic sinusitis, and no matter what she did it persisted. Numerous visits to her...

Published:Sunday | June 25, 2017 | 6:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) (June 7-11) showcased the talents of some of Jamaica's best designers. One of the highlights came from none other than Nigel Ramsay on the final night of CFW 2017.The collection that...

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