Mon | Jun 17, 2019

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Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:15 AM

 As a follow-up to last week’s article, ‘Who owns the dead body?’, another of my colleagues referred me to a decision of the Jamaican Supreme Court – Adasa Blair and Others v Neville Blair and...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:11 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

“In high school, after Hurricane Dean, I didn’t have electricity for a really long time and so there was no Internet. Out of boredom, I spent five or six days writing my first 20-page novel,” said 26-year-old Aliceia Dawkins, as her eyes glistened...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Simone Gordon is a woman of many hats. Not only is she a fashion designer, but a textile creator and an innovative accessory inventor. Growing up, she saw her grandmother and mother sewing for a living. With a keen interest, she decided to adopt...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:09 AM

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Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:07 AM

English author P.G. Wodehouse once said, “At the age of 11 or thereabouts, women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later 70s.” One phenomenal woman...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:06 AM

Everybody has a story to tell. For some it’s a tale of triumph, survival, or defeat. But for attorney-at-law Michelle Thomas, it’s one of courage and sheer enthusiasm. Recently, Flair journeyed to the 28-year-old’s office, eagerly wanting to learn...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:05 AM

Most are familiar with the K-i-s-s-i-n-g playground song that says, “first comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage”. And while it is a great concept, life doesn’t always play out as one, two, three. As you emerge...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:05 AM

I Came across a meme recently where someone was questioning why people block their relatives on social media because they’re afraid the relatives will not approve of how they live. The gentleman in the meme was sitting there saying (something along...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Within the past week, the demands of ardent supporters of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga to have his coffin remain open as his body lies in state have made news headlines. The fact that those wishes conflict with the wishes of the family of the...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:14 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Freelance creative director, film director, graphic designer, painter, art director, and director of photography. All these hats sit on the head of one woman, Nickii Kane. Not many adults knew exactly where they wanted to be as a child, but Kane...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Each punch landed with precision as Jessica Cargill, Jamaica’s very first female karate athlete, warmed up for her daily night-training session. Though drenched in sweat and flushed pink from exertion, she smiled with eyes beaming from a desire to...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:13 AM

There’s nothing like a good pair of heels to make you look and feel sexy. In the words of Winona Ryder, American actress and film producer, “What you wear – and it always start with your shoes – determines what kind of character you are. A woman...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Fashion goes through cycles, often characterised by a period of new life and growth. One such person who is offering such through her line Rebirth Couture is Renea ‘Lulu’ Brown. The young designer has added her portion of chic fashion to the style...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:11 AM

Is beauty skin deep? That’s often the question on the minds of many once that topic comes into focus. The truth is, beauty knows no bounds. But Flair has decided to get to the root of it. Unlocking the future by tapping into the earthy origins of...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:10 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Years ago, persons definitely didn’t buy into the ‘wig movement’. Perhaps the reason for this is because of how they looked. Some didn’t quite complement the faces of the women who dared to indulge. Naturally Laced is the name of the Jamaican...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Buzzing away in lustful leisure, her raunchy touch exposes explicit bouts of exclusive pleasure. Uninhibited, this racy symphony paces in lush orchestration, exciting with bated breaths before sparking a thrilling crescendo, detonating an explosive...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:09 AM

A friend of mine recently moved on to another ‘werk’. He laid out his plans for the future, and one of them included getting his doctorate. (Although, according to some people, qualifications don’t always mean nutten). Good for him, I thought....

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:18 AM

Heart-rending, difficult and poverty-stricken were the only terms Vanessa Watt could think of to describe her childhood. Still it forced her to reach for the helm of success. The journey, however, was not as simple as she had imagined. Yet she rose...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:18 AM

When most women think about the causes for female reproductive difficulties, they consider polycystic ovary syndrome, endometriosis, and even fibroids. Not many are aware of dermoid ovarian cyst which is prevalent among black women. There are many...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:18 AM

Any Caribbean Community (CARICOM) national with appropriate travel document (a CARICOM passport or a passport issued by a CARICOM member state) is entitled to invoke the right to freedom of movement in CARICOM and be entitled to an automatic six-...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:18 AM

There has been this burning debate about a woman building a man from the ground up, sculpting him to a mental, emotional, or even financial perfection, only for him to dump her the first chance he was ‘feeling’ himself. Now, I don’t know who needs...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:18 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

So you’re just a few weeks away from your desired ‘summer body’ but you’ve become weary, you lack motivation, and somehow, sleep sounds like a far better idea. Everyone goes through a fitness funk at some point in their journey to a better image of...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:17 AM

Easy, breezy, beautiful … you know the rest. This iconic refrain, directly affiliated with the famous CoverGirl, is often articulated among glossy or matte lips everywhere. Now, Caribbean women have the greatest access to world-class glamour with...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

In the summer, the sun seems to come out at its brightest and blesses our skin with that radiant natural filter glow we love for our fun selfies. With all the prep for the long-awaited summer shenanigans, most things about your daily routine will...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:16 AM

At the mention of the word ‘planner,’ Jayshree ‘Jay’ Nagrani inevitably comes to life. Recently, Flair sat with her incandescent love for jazzing up ordinary planners. She gives them personalities that are unlike any other. Bubbling with joy, she...

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