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2015 Fall

Beach Body Ready
Living in the Caribbean means life revolves around the beach. So embrace tropical surroundings and shed your threads with these easy-to-adopt ideas that will have you shouting ev'ryting irie!
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Wonders of the Deep
Three photographers who answer a siren call below the ocean's surface.
Monica Wise of L*Space
Making the beaches more beautiful, one bikini at a time.
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Must-Haves: Surface Appeal
Sconces
Room for Improvement
Spruce up a tired space with these tips and products that will improve any home.
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Must-Haves: Out of the Ordinary
Faux Fabulous Add feline flair underfoot with the ersatz Snow Leopard skin. Entirely hand-crafted from over 700 hundred pompoms made of a merino wool mixture, the limited edition rug is an artful addition that is as cosy as it is unique. www.myk-berlin.de
Editor's Obsessions - Fall 2015
TREASURE TROVE Rock off the chain style with Coralie Reiter's edgy, bohemian textile jewellery. The artist turned bauble designer meticulously crafts each item by hand, infusing them with tribal flair and fun so every statement-making piece is utterly unique. Made from vibrant threads, natural stones, pearls, and beads, her drool-worthy bling adds zing. www.coraliereiter.com
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Decoding the Label
Suncream, sunscreen, sunblock, broad-spectrum, UVA, UVB, the terminology alone can be mind-boggling, let alone the extensive ingredient list. What does 'paraben-free' mean? Do I want my sunscreen to be 'non-comedogenic'? What's the difference between physical and chemical sunscreen? We decode the label here.
SIP-WORTHY SUNDOWNERS
Beat the heat and embrace Caribbean life with these delicious, thirst-quenching cocktails.
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Beers of the Caribbean
Beer may be a relative newcomer to the Caribbean - at least, compared to rum - but on a sizzling summer's day, it's the ultimate thirst quencher. While the barley-based brew can never claim to be a true island creation, due to the provenance of the raw ingredients, almost every island in the region is now brewing at least one signature ale or lager. Caribbean beers are many and varied, but all have been developed to combat the triple-figure temperatures and stupefying humidity. Lighter and crisper than their counterparts in northern climes, the beers of the region are designed primarily to be as easy to drink as they are refreshing.
Postcard from Honduras
Travel TV host and journalist Monica Walton, heads to La Ceiba, Honduras for the ultimate adventure getaway.
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Superlative Spas of the Caribbean
Cultural Escapes - Caribbean Resorts
If exploration and local lore are as important as rest and rejuvenation when you travel, consider the following resorts: each offers unusual and inspiring opportunities to experience the unique cultural and natural riches of the destination.
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Curb Appeal
First impressions matter when considering a house. Harness these simple tips to increase your home's curb appeal and make good on your investment.
Brian Macdonald of Design Cayman Limited
The Managing Partner of Design Cayman Limited, Brian was born and raised in Scotland until fate intervened seventeen years ago and he found himself on a plane headed to the Caribbean. A British qualified and registered Chartered Architect, he spent six years in Bermuda then four years in Turks and Caicos as the Managing Director of OBM International. With over twenty years' experience on all aspects from concept design to completion, Brian is passionate about architecture. When not in the office, he can be found on the golf course.
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Life Insurance
Life insurance is an important policy product that can protect loved ones when they are most vulnerable, often for less than a dollar a day.
Planning for a Higher Education
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Clean & Clear - Pool Sanitisation
The continual monitoring of conditions and sanitisation processes can be the bane of any pool owner's existence. Particularly true in hot climates, where pools see frequent use and bacteria multiply fast, there is no escaping the need to eliminate contaminants and prevent algae growth.
My Way
Enjoy choice without compromise thanks to these savvy companies that customise according to the customer.
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Kitchen Confidential - Fall 2015
Elevate table settings with these fashion-forward napkin rings from Kim Seybert. Offered in sets of four, and a dizzying number of designs from classic pearls to geode tipped, they ring in good times.
Fresh Air
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Design Den - Fall 2015
Must-Haves: High & Mighty
Stools
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Kem Jackson, Cayman's Catboat Keeper
At a time when young boys often stole away in 'borrowed' cats to explore Big Blue, Kem's grandfather, 'Uncle Bob,' taught him everything he knows about building and repairing catboats.
High-tech Home Automation
High-tech Home Automation
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Cigar Culture
For cigar aficionados, a fine smoke is about much more than flavour and aroma. Each puff is redolent with tradition, history and skillful production. Amongst connoisseures, a premium hand-rolled cigar is akin to a work of art.
The WaterColours & The Residences of Stone Island, Grand Cayman
When The WaterColours welcomed its first residents in July of 2014, the bar for luxury in the Cayman Islands was instantly raised. From spectacular views of Seven Mile Beach to unprecedented amenities, the developer's attention to detail equates to a living experience like no other. Now poised to begin The Residences of Stone Island, they are establishing a new standard for excellence.
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Vela & Opus, Grand Cayman
Davenport Development - the name hit Cayman's real estate market in 2004, and quickly gained a solid reputation by staying true to its guiding principles: to deliver well-designed, energy-efficient, quality homes that support the local market ����¯�¿�½���¯���¿���½������¯������¿������½����¯�¿�½���¯���¿���½����¯�¿�½������¢����¯�¿�½���¯���¿���½����¯�¿�½������¯����¯�¿�½���¯���¿���½����¯�¿�½������¿����¯�¿�½���¯���¿���½����¯�¿�½������½����¯�¿�½���¯���¿���½����¯�¿�½������¯����¯�¿�½���¯���¿���½����¯�¿�½������¿����¯�¿�½���¯���¿���½����¯�¿�½������½ eighty per cent of their materials are sourced locally.
Boggy Sands Club, Grand Cayman
An exciting new residential development in West Bay, Grand Cayman.
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Beach House, Little Cayman
Tranquil, remote and mercifully undeveloped, few who visit Little Cayman fail to be charmed by the tiny isle. The owner of the Beach House was no exception. A ten-year, worldwide search for the ideal piece of beachfront real estate ended the day he set foot on its sandy shores.
Casa J, Grand Cayman
Grand in scale yet homely in atmosphere, Casa J captures the essence of West Indian colonial style, reinvented for the 21st century.
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Waterline, Grand Cayman
Sleek, white and symmetrical against a backdrop of rugged ironshore, Waterline gives expression to the owners' passion for modern design, down to the last detail.