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Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:11 AM

The Spring/Summer 2022 collection from Jamaican-American designer and Project Runway alumna Samantha Black, better known as Sammy B, is dubbed Small but we Tallawah, which is a take off the Jamaican saying “likkle but wi tallawah” and highlights...

Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:10 AMDebra Edwards - Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

She’s your Jamaican girl. Dr Terri-Karelle Reid has won us over without even trying. Being your authentic self allows for that, and one thing is for certain, Reid gives off genuine vibes. The TV presenter, host, social media guru, human Ethernet,...

Published:Saturday | September 18, 2021 | 12:10 AM

This house rebels against conventional residential architecture; it resists the boring and breaks the rules with spirited determination. Its interiors are also in revolt against hackneyed and unsurprising décor. In short, this dream house has...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Like many, the stress of COVID-19 weighed heavily on Shantal Symister’s mind and her heart. With anxiety knocking at her door and making an entrance, she started looking for avenues to reduce its frequent and unwelcomed visits. Creative prospects...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:08 AM

THE COUNCIL of Voluntary Social Services (CVSS), Americans Friends of Jamaica (AFJ), Food For The Poor and the Jarrett Foundation have collaborated to launch a campaign to address the shortfall in medical supplies and equipment now being...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:08 AM

ATL Autobahn, the official dealers of MINI in Jamaica, continues to encourage the cultivation of local creative potential through their participation in the MINI Content Club – a competition hosted by the MINI regional office for Latin America...

Published:Friday | September 17, 2021 | 12:05 AM

When designer Thom Browne left New York Fashion Week four years ago to start showing his label in Paris, it left a hole in the New York calendar. No designer tells stories with his clothes in the same way, creating fashion shows that are more like...

Published:Thursday | September 16, 2021 | 12:08 AM

New York Fashion Week came to a close last Sunday, and what a week it was! Fashion is back, and Jamaican models and designers surely rocked the runway and showcases. As we turn our trained eyes to London, Something Extra bring you the highlights...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:11 AMDebra Edwards/Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

You might be familiar with Veronica Campbell-Brown, the track phenom, but with her spikes now hung up, we get an opportunity to meet VCB, the mother and entrepreneur. Life has been “busy, but it’s been fun” for the recently retired Campbell-Brown,...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:11 AM

Paying homage to his roots with a collection dubbed ‘Air Jamaica’, Jamaica-born, Theophilio designer, Edvin Thompson, debuted his Spring/Summer 2022 Collection during New York Fashion Week with much energy and excitement. Thompson’s front row...

Published:Wednesday | September 15, 2021 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Performers on Broadway, like athletes, face particularly taxing physical demands, thanks to the long hours and the repetitive rehearsals they are tasked with to get their vocals and choreography flawless. The focus is always full-body, shared...

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Air Jamaica took flight once again last Saturday as Theophilio debuted its Spring/Summer 2022 collection, named after the former carrier, during New York Fashion Week. Edvin Thompson, the Jamaica-born designer behind Theophilio, took showgoers on a...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 11:44 PMDebra Edwards/Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor -

The Met Gala has been dubbed “the biggest night in fashion”, and after a year off due to the pandemic, it is back with an interesting twist — Jamaica-born Theophilio designer and 2021 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Edvin Thompson dressed...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 10:02 PM

NEW YORK ( AP ): Billie Eilish went full glam in a huge peach ball gown at the pandemic-delayed Met Gala on Monday night, while fellow host of the evening Amanda Gorman was breathtaking in blue custom Vera Wang with a diamond laurel wreath in...

Published:Monday | September 13, 2021 | 12:08 AM

With today being a no-movement day for many Jamaicans, we all could use a little cheering up. Welcome to Motivational Mondays, where celebrities and other A-listers share some encouraging words for those who need it the most. Here’s your inspiring...

Published:Sunday | September 12, 2021 | 12:11 PM

NEW YORK ( AP ): Where the party girls at? On Thursday night, some were on top of the Empire State Building walking LaQuan Smith's New York Fashion Week runway in slinky blue and white sequin minis, barely-there one-pieces and shiny body-hugging...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

For many, art is meditation and freedom for personal expression. Art means peace. If Alisia Jarrett could describe art in one word, it would be alive. The entrepreneur recently reignited her first love after migrating overseas and has been painting...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 12:10 AM

Today we go in search of a Silver Sands home which many years before was part of a coastal estate, from where sugar and rum were shipped. It is situated approximately 40 minutes east of Montego Bay, in Duncans, Trelawny. The exterior of the...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:08 AMDebra Edwards/Assistant Online and Lifestyle Editor

Black girl opulence was at a fever pitch in Portland last weekend as New York-based creative dynamo Mecca James-Williams celebrated her birthday dubbed #MJW28 at Geejam Hotel. “Jamaica makes me feel alive. There is a spirit of Jamaica that really...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:06 AM

It’s light, camera, fashion for the long-awaited, highly anticipated style event of the year: New York Fashion Week. The global showcase features noteworthy artistic geniuses from all across the world, and among the talents rocking the runway in...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:05 AM

MEDICAL DOCTOR and entrepreneur David Walcott has been named among the first class of 11 Healthcare Innovation Fellows by one of the world’s largest healthcare innovation group – Rock Health. Walcott has been invited to the group’s Health Summit...

Published:Thursday | September 9, 2021 | 12:09 AM

With Katie Holmes, Lil’ Kim, Kristin Chenoweth, Alicia Silverstone and muse Coco Rocha, on his front row and singer Marina on the mic high above his runway, Christian Siriano helped kicked off New York Fashion Week’s first big pandemic round of in-...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:09 AM

More than 1,200 Jamaicans received their COVID-19 jab during a Private Sector Vaccine Initiative, staged by communications and entertainment provider FLOW Jamaica, in partnership with the Courtleigh Hospitality Group, parent company of The Jamaica...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:07 AM

There is no doubt that the pandemic has been a challenge for many, but managers at one resort are ensuring they are fit to take on this challenge – literally. Managers at Sandals Montego Bay have embarked on a fitness journey that sees them...

Published:Tuesday | September 7, 2021 | 12:06 AM

We might be experiencing no-movement days, but hot girl summer is far from over. As a matter of fact, Something Extra is kindly requesting a do-over. After all, we’re chilling in the West Indies, so the season can run all-year long. If all goes...

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