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2017 Fall

Tropical Latitudes
A masterful mix of glass, concrete and wood endows a distinctive new home in Cayman with outstanding light, texture and warmth
The Seaside Charm of Brise de Mer
Fanning out across a headland to take in over 180 degree views of island-studded seas, Brise de Mer mixes sophisticated design with vibrant décor and colourful ethnic accents in BVI.
Let the views take centre stage with Sky-Frame frameless sliding doors
Indigo Bay, Grand Cayman
South Sound, Grand Cayman
Paula McCartney of Diamond Properties
Born in Vancouver, Canada into a family of property developers Paula McCartney was raised on Grand Cayman from the age of 10. With a professional background that includes 15 years as a Legal Assistant and over 10 years as a real estate agent, Paula was exceptionally qualified to open Diamond Properties, a high-end real estate firm that focuses on concierge-style services and high-net-worth investors.
The Residences of Stone Island
Embrace an unprecedented lifestyle at The Residences of Stone Island
Daniela Natale, Interior Designer at The Phoenix Group
Interior Designer, Daniela Natale joined The Phoenix Group in 2015 as Principal Interior Designer. With almost 30 years experience helping clients achieve their domestic interior design dreams, and over 11 years on island, she is well versed at taking the stress out of decorating. Whether leading the interior design for a whole house, a room renovation or providing guidance for specific selections, Daniela’s passion and talent for design shines forth.
Diana Quin & Andrew Ledger of Rugs Oriental
Home to an eclectic collection of traditional and modern handmade rugs, home furnishings and accessories, Rugs Oriental has been Cayman's first choice for under-foot flair since 2004. Founded by long time resident Diana Quin, Australian Andrew Ledger joined the team in 2009 and helped expand offerings to include custom designs. A complimentary 'try before you buy policy' ensures clients are happy at home, while at the shop the dynamic duo are always eager to talk warp and weft and share globe-trotting tales about tracking down the perfect rug.
Anna Rose Washburn of Marksons Furniture & Windows
Born and raised in Cayman, Anna Rose Washburn, Owner and Managing Director at Marksons Furniture and Windows, started the multi-faceted company back in 1983 to fill a gap in the marketplace. Steadily evolving in response to consumer needs, Marksons has expanded their traditional-to-contemporary offerings to include new product lines as well as carving out a niche as the islands' leading supplier of window treatments - not surprising as all staff are Certified Window Treatment Consultants. With a 15,000 square foot showroom offering everything from soft goods to hard furnishings for both residential and commercial needs, Marksons has become a favourite thanks to their superior service and no charge quotation, delivery and setup arrangement.
Periwinkle, Grand Cayman
Cayman's first sustainable community
Vela, Grand Cayman
Until Vela, a sophisticated beachside home was beyond most people’s budgets. Now it is truly attainable.
Sir Royston Hopkin of the Spice Island Beach Resort
From high school drop out to the Queen's Honours: Sir Royston Hopkin, KCMG, has risen through the ranks to become one of the most respected leaders in the Caribbean tourism industry.
Insurance Rates - Past, Present & Future
Financial Literacy
Water Counts
Take to the Skies
Advantages of Private Travel & Concierge Services
The Overlooked Entryway
When 'I do' Becomes 'I Don't'
The True Cost of Divorce and How to Protect Yourself.
Just Beachy
Beachfront homes for short- or long-term rent.
Rhythms of Life - Artist Jeffrey Samuels, Jamaica
Viewing Jeffrey Samuels' body of work feels a little like taking a walk around his neighbourhood in Montego Bay.
Beneath the Waves
By placing sculptures below the Caribbean Sea, Jason deCaires Taylor has created an otherworldly aquatic museum that is in a state of constant flux.
Twisted History
Silver Thatch Rope in Cayman
Postcard from Aruba
Glistening shorelines, untouched, rugged beauty and glamorous luxury – the Southern Caribbean island of Aruba is steeped in powdery, white sands and spellbinding waters that will make you feel far, far away from it all. 
Foolproof Beauty
Embrace the idea that beauty should be effortless and turn yourself over to the experts
Real Life sat down with Brandon Copico, Wine Professional with Jacques Scott Wines and Spirits, to get the skinny on which wines pair perfectly with which moods.
Barbed and rough, the pineapple's thorny exterior belies the fruit's juicy, sweet flesh inside. A delicious tropical treat that has been enjoyed for centuries, it belongs to the Bromeliad family of flowering plants.
Caribbean Resorts Best for...
Kitchen Confidential
Dress Code Decoded
The do's and don't of proper attire in the Caribbean
Side X Side
Design Den
Fall 2017
Table Toppers
Woven Wonders
Colour Me Happy
Inspirational interior designer and colour enthusiast Moll Anderson shares five easy ways to add colour to the home
Hello, You
Must-Haves: Mirrors
Suit Up
Stand out from the crowd in a playful one-peice or skin-bearing bikini
Editor's Obsessions
Fall 2017
Finding Doliver
Folk artist Doliver Morain lives on the fringes of society, but his bright, exuberant paintings have found their way into shops, hotels and galleries around Grenada, and even into a few homes thousands of miles away.
Grenada Chocolate
High in the lush interior of Grenada a chocolate industry is quietly taking shape
Fall 2017
Dare to be Bold