Levi’s Vintage Clothing Heads to Jamaica for “Rockers” Collection
So great to see Jamaica setting trends as usual! Here’s the full story from HYPEBEAST. “For Fall/Winter 2018, Levi’s Vintage Clothing drew influence from the iconic 1978 film Rockers, noting the colorful reggae, dub and dancehall styles showcased throughout the movie. Blending elderly Jamaican tastes with contemporary styling was a key factor
Get Your YardEdge T-shirt!
Introducing YardEdge wear! This is our official YardEdge distressed logo t-shirt in green and gold featuring a Jamaican lizard and the “Explore The Edge” motto. Perfect for yardies and Caribbean people, tourists and visitors and anyone who loves reggae and dancehall music, warm beaches and tropical vibes. This premium t-shirt
Jamaica Puts a Different Face on the Runways
Jamaica Puts a Different Face on the Runways Here’s an interesting article from the New York Times on how Jamaicans are changing the face of the modeling runway. “His machete blade a blur, Tevin Steele whacks the top off a fresh green coconut. Deftly knifing a window through the tender
Patwa Apparel Launches New Retail Store
Last Tuesday, January 31, Heneka Watkis launched her new retail store and line of clothing – Patwa Apparel. The Patwa line consists of branded t-shirts, shorts, dresses and other tops for both men and women printed with pithy Jamaican expressions. The night was full of delicious food and drink, great
Patwa Apparel Goes Global
Heneka Watkis-Porter is determined to make an impression on the world stage with Patwa Apparel and so when the opportunity to attend the recent Women Vendors and Exhibition Forum in Chongqing, China, presented itself, she jumped at it. JAMPRO sent an expression of interest to its client in August
Jamaican Woman Wins Bride’s Magazine Dressmaking Competition
JAMAICAN designer Nandi Chin Fernandez was declared the winner of Bride’s Magazine’s Operation Dream Wedding Dress competition. Fernandez greeted the announcement by Bride’s editor-in-chief Millie Bratten on ABC’s Good Morning America, with tears of joy, saying, “It means the world [to me], it really does,” when asked for her reaction
YardEdge Talks to Heneka Watkis, Creator of Patwa Apparel
Heneka Watkis is CEO and Director of Marketing for a new Jamaican line, Patwa Apparel. YardEdge caught up with Heneka recently to find out what Patwa is all about… YardEdge: What is Patwa all about? Heneka: Patwa focuses on the richness and depth of the cultures existing within the
Back on the Rack Thrift Shop Sale Jan 29 to Benefit Missionaries of the Poor
Kingston’s newest thrift shop “Back on the Rack” is open again on January 29 with great bargains! Back on the Rack is located at 28 Collins Green Ave, off Half Way Tree Rd. All proceeds go to Fr. Richard Ho Lung’s Missionaries of the Poor.
Skin Bleaching in Jamaica More Popular Now?
Attention is once again focused on the issue of skin bleaching in Jamaica, thanks mainly to Vybz Kartel who recently commented that bleaching was no different really than white people wanting to tan themselves. As Annie Paul points out in her recent post, skin bleaching is no doubt an act
Cool Places to Shop For Christmas
Ok. So there’s some last minute Christmas shopping to do – here are some definite cool (and fun) shopping spots to check out this Christmas season… 1. ART AND CRAFT FAIRS: Coming up this weekend is Market on the Lawn (December 19 at Devon House) and the Potters Fair (December 18th