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Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:27 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

How many times have you faced your fear, but are yet to conquer it? Melissa McLeod attorney-at-law at the Hylton Powell law firm will answer, many times. And she’ll also tell you, that it doesn’t have to stop you from excelling. The travel...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:27 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

A pioneer in the field of medicine, Chris-Ann Simpson Harley, has revolutionised women’s health in Jamaica. Her fascination within the field began from as early as five years old and resulted in her active pursuit of a medical degree by the age of...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:26 AM

Lights… camera… action! That's the thrilling life of Actress Kimberly Patterson. This Jamaican sweetheart has captured the hearts of many with her screen performances, playing leading roles in films such as King...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:26 AM

Dig in and visualise what’s on the other side of uncomfortable: it’s a part of a philosophy that Danielle Terrelonge, DT to those close to her, has embraced and uses to achieve her goals. “Nothing we want that is of value comes without discomfort....

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:26 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

Only a plus sized woman can describe her horror stories of trying to find the right size and or style a la mode for a fabulous occasion. Now, those nightmares are over. Haute couture heroine, Tamia Carey, has come to save the day, leaving you...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:25 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer -

“It is my passion to see my students step out of their comfort zones and achieve what they thought they never could. Watching them celebrate, take over the red carpet and set trends from the ‘ghetto’, is one of the best things in my entire life,”...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:25 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

Kamala McWhinney knows what it takes to rise above. How else would this vibrant, smart and enjoyable creature of passion, be able to not only kick cancer, but create a lifestyle brand which aids in cultivating self love and being a rockstar at your...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:24 AM

“Music is my lungs and dance is my heart; I need them both to live.” Reflecting art in its purest form and illuminating its radiance in the lives of others is the one and only Sodanne Browne. This performing...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:24 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

It’s not easy living in a man’s work, if you’re a woman. Though Chorvelle Johnson keeps proving many wrong. With over 20 years experience in the financial services industry, Johnson, the chief executive officer of Sagicor Bank, sits at the helm of...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:24 AMRocheda Bartley - Gleaner Writer

Mentor mom, Monique McDonald, is always on duty. As a survivor of sexual abuse, having been repeatedly rape by her uncle, she’s made it her responsibility to help others overcome similar traumatic experiences, especially young women living with...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:23 AMKrysta Anderson - Gleaner Writer

From heels to sneakers: this Wynter thrives in any season. Katherine Wynter met her first love, badminton, at 10 years old when she saw her father playing the sport. If that wasn’t fate enough, members from the upper school of her alma mater, St....

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:23 AMLatara Boodie - Gleaner Writer

With a fearless passion for conservation, wildlife biologist Treya Picking decided to dedicate her life to becoming one of the key voices for endemic species within Jamaica. "My job is to conserve and protect Jamaica’s endangered and protected...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:23 AM

“Mentorship is something I enjoy doing. It comes easy to me and that’s why I believe young people are usually drawn to me – it attracts them,” Keneisha Brown-Plunkett shared with a warm smile. For many years, the St Andrew High School alumnus-...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:22 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

“I’m always trying to be better than what I was yesterday, in terms of what I deliver to in the fashion arena. And I’m motivated by people and their love for innovation. Plus the material, I’ll look at the material and it will tell me what to do,”...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:22 AM

You ever been to one of the ministries or a government agency’s office? If you meet up with the wrong people, it can feel like you’re Frodo trying to trek through Middle Earth to get to Mount Doom fi dash wey di ring. (If you don’t get the Lord of...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Jody-Marie Smith has over twenty five years experience in dance and performing arts from Fairfield Theatre movement, Wolmer’s Dance Troupe and the University of the West Indies (UWI) dance society. She has been...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

“Beauty is power; a smile is its sword,”are the words of enthusiast John Ray. And we should all agree. Yes, looking fabulous is always a goal for many. But you have to admit that sometimes, things will go wrong. And there’s no need to worry. There...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Ebony G. Patterson is a Jamaican visual artist, that has arguably put the contemporary art from Jamaica on the international map. Her international career to date is unprecedented for an artist from Jamaica and, in the world of art, it represents...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:08 AM

Flair Magazine would like to congratulate our esteemed awardees of The Distinguished 2019 for their outstanding contribution towards nation building. To these phenomenal superwomen: we thank you, we salute you. Happy International Women’s Week....

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:08 AMRocheda Bartley - Lifestyle Writer

Erin Hayle is fuelled by three things, volunteerism, teaching and psychology. But of the trifecta, volunteerism is the most critical. As the coordinator of the Jamaica Kidney Kids Foundation, a non-profit group that primarily offsets the cost of...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Resilient, dedicated, professional and personable are all words used to describe the phenomenal Simone Forbes. Growing up in a poor family, she began her sporting journey at six years old because of the guarantee of lunch for athletes. Playing...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Sassy, full of life and energy, Dahlia Harris is a talented theatre and screen practitioner, and accomplished director who is widely respected for her involvement with cultural development. Harris is the daughter of Enid Harris, retired school...

Published:Monday | February 25, 2019 | 12:28 AM

It’s day One of Milan Fashion Week, and the name on the lips of fashionistas: Lawrence, the tall and slender 18-year-old Saint International’s model whose meteoric rise shot off from ordinary rural school teen to the hottest new face in the fashion...

Published:Monday | February 25, 2019 | 12:28 AM

If you’re not doing what you love, then certainly you are wasting time. Teacher at the McAuley Primary School in Spanish town and the winning Spelling Bee coach, Errol Campbell, agrees wholeheartedly. The knowledge imparter is out and about making...

Published:Monday | February 25, 2019 | 12:28 AM

Colour me inspired by the recent viewing of What Men Want starring Taraji P. Henson, but it got me thinking. Pertaining to relationships, does a woman really know what he wants? And is she willing to sweetly surrender to his amorous desires? Or is...

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