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Published:Wednesday | March 31, 2021 | 12:15 AM

Instagram influencer and final-year law student, Shai Trendii, recently celebrated her 24th birthday in style at the upscale Malachi in Barbican, St Andrew. All COVID-19 protocols observed, it was a ‘Trendii’ affair from the moment Shai pulled up...

Published:Tuesday | March 30, 2021 | 1:00 AM

This year, all roads led to home for what is becoming a tourism and entertainment staple, the Jamaica Rum Festival, presented by Appleton Estate in association with the Jamaica Tourist Board, the Tourism Enhancement Fund, and the wide array of...

Published:Monday | March 29, 2021 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Fans of ‘royal couple’ Queenie and Dowey would realise by now that the bride actually had, not one, but two fabulous wedding dresses – an exquisite, traditional lace, fairy-tale gown and the stunning, ultra-modern, pearl white mermaid sweep dress,...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:21 AM

Three lucky Sagicor Bank Jamaica clients walked away with luxurious staycations at the all-inclusive Secrets Wild Orchid Resort in Montego Bay recently, when the bank announced winners of its credit card promotion, which ended in January. Vanacia...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:20 AM

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, there has never been a more pressing need for organisations to rethink and reconfigure their businesses for a changed world. Amid these changes and challenges, Scotiabank Jamaica has renewed its...

Published:Friday | March 19, 2021 | 12:20 AM

Jamaica’s stunning northern coast, and Saint International models Naki Depass and Jannel Duncan, proved an irresistible combination for American fashion designer Jonathan Simkhai. Suitably impressed with the island’s lure, Simkhai’s creative team...

Published:Wednesday | March 17, 2021 | 12:22 AM

For generations, the African proverb ‘Each one teach one’ has helped us pass on knowledge. Today it fulfils much of the same purpose, and though the lessons may differ, the intent is the same: people taking the time to teach their skills to others...

Published:Tuesday | March 16, 2021 | 12:13 AM

With experience comes wisdom. The women we spoke to had so much to impart, from their advice to the next generation, to the importance of sending the elevator back down when you reach to the top. This is your Tuesday dose of Something Extra....

Published:Monday | March 15, 2021 | 12:06 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Their aim was to build a trusted, curated, cross-category brand that customers could rely on, reducing the decision paralysis that many ‘pet parents’ experience, particularly during online shopping. Today, Jamaican Minali Chandiram...

Published:Friday | March 12, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Oscar Wilde once said, “The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never of any use to oneself.” We asked women to share the best piece of advice they’ve received from other women. The result – adages that served to guide the...

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2021 | 12:08 AM

Our children are the future, and the lessons we instil in them will impact the world for generations. Something Extra asked five women to share the most important lessons they’ve taught their daughter or son. These are their responses. Nayana...

Published:Wednesday | March 10, 2021 | 12:20 AM

University of Virginia clinical psychologist Meg Jay called the 20s the “most defining decade of adulthood” in a 2013 TED talk, and with good reason. It is a time to learn, make mistakes, grow, and set the foundation for the rest of our lives....

Published:Tuesday | March 9, 2021 | 12:09 AM

International Women’s Day has passed, but we are celebrating women all March and zooming in on the lessons they have learnt, those who inspire them, and everything that makes women strong, resilient, and beautiful forces of nature. Name a woman...

Published:Friday | March 5, 2021 | 12:07 AM

It was a black and white affair as Montego Bay businessman Simon Casserly’s birthday squad celebrated his 50th year on earth at the five-star Royalton Negril Resort and Spa recently. Social distancing, sanitisation and masks were the hallmark of...

Published:Thursday | March 4, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Jamaican cannabis company Jacana has officially opened the doors to its new Portmore location. The store, dubbed the home of Original, the new line of high-quality, affordable cannabis products, is located on the roof of the MacMaster Plaza in the...

Published:Wednesday | March 3, 2021 | 12:17 AM

Recording artiste Denyque is a true embodiment of what it means to love yourself and enjoy life. She expresses these feelings daily through her different outfits. From girl next door and hanging with the boys to rocking the red carpet, you never...

Published:Tuesday | March 2, 2021 | 12:13 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Christian Siriano opened his second show of the pandemic on Thursday with two ladies in bed, models who emerged flawless in black one-pieces, then dressed for all to see before hitting the runway. It was a dreamy, colour-saturated...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:06 AMKhanique McDaniel/Gleaner Writer

It all started with a letter written in pen. “I wrote her a letter and she replied, using a lead pencil, and so I said, ‘Boy, things must be really bad with this girl, she doesn’t even have a pen?’” said a laughing Benny Mallitt, as he recalled...

Published:Friday | February 26, 2021 | 12:05 AM

High-school sweethearts Leah Keiser and Nichelous ‘Nick’ Caparaso tied the knot at Beaches Negril earlier this month. With 37 guests in attendance, the 27-year-old New Jersey residents got their dream wedding in their dream locale – Jamaica. The...

Published:Thursday | February 25, 2021 | 12:14 AM

Five African-born designers making their runway débuts opened Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday under the banner ‘We are Made in Italy’, having nurtured dreams deemed fanciful in some of their native countries and which faced considerable obstacles...

Published:Wednesday | February 24, 2021 | 12:20 AM

The Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run looked very different this year than in previous years. The annual charity road race featured masks, social distancing and lots of sanitisers, as fewer than 100 race participants, which included some of the country’s...

Published:Tuesday | February 23, 2021 | 12:12 AM

Reverend Dr Carla Dunbar, known for her remarkable work as a marriage and family therapist, hosted the two-hour fellowship event ‘Grow Your Marriage Ministry’ last Sunday on the lawns of Temple Palms Garden, Golden Spring, St Andrew. The event is...

Published:Friday | February 19, 2021 | 12:18 AM

The Ceremonial Opening of Parliament got under way yesterday, and although the new normal put restrictions on public access, Something Extra was on scene to capture the happenings on the ‘paved runway’ leading up to Gordon House. Here are the...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2021 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Tyler Perry and Bill and Hillary Clinton were among the attendees of a private memorial service for Cicely Tyson at Harlem’s famed Abyssinian Baptist Church. Gospel singer Bebe Winans sang Stand – a request from Tyson before her...

Published:Wednesday | February 17, 2021 | 5:02 AM

Sagicor Bank Jamaica kick-started its Valentine’s Day celebrations last Friday by surprising clients who visited their Dominica Drive branch with delectable treats, courtesy of chocolatier Sharon Howell of Saint T Florals. Social media clients...

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