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Chantel ready to celebrate after historic Miss Universe finish

AFTER a historic finish in the top ten and snagging the “Carnival Spirit” award at the 70th Miss Universe pageant over the weekend, Bahamian beauty queen Chantel O’Brian is now eager to unwind and relax…with some sky juice that is.

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In fight to end gender-based violence, Zonta turns Englerston and Family Islands “orange”

Women of the Zonta Clubs in Eleuthera and Abaco brought the “Orange the World” campaign to life on their islands, spreading the word that people everywhere should say “No!” to gender-based violence.

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Chantel O’Brian sets out for Israel to win Miss Universe crown

The new Miss Bahamas Universe Chantel O’Brian is hoping an international title may just be her early Christmas gift this year.

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Bahamian attorney publishes book about tragic deaths of her sons

New author gets candid about a life rife with poverty and abuse

If you had placed a wager that newly published author and attorney-at-;aw Agatha D Bethel would have collapsed under the seemingly insurmountable pressures of her life and the immeasurable grief she has experienced, you would have lost the bet.

Gift ideas from the heart (that don’t break the bank)

Christmas can be a stressful time, especially if finances make it difficult to gift those special people in your life with a lovely present like you would wish to.

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She did it again! Former Miss World is the new Miss Universe

On Sunday, one determined woman of a line-up of 16 applicants fought her way to the top and walked away with the Miss Bahamas Universe crown during the pageant’s grand finale at the Rosewood Baha Mar.

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The Magnificent Seven - A new day for women in Bahamian politics

With the recent election of seven female Members of Parliament, five of whom have already been named to the Cabinet, it is truly a new day for Bahamian women in government.

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Christabelle nails a career in carpentry

Carpentry is usually not a profession associated with women, but Christabelle Izevbizua has been interested in woodwork and building things since she was in junior high school. And now, she has taken that years-long passion and created her own business platform, inclusive of workshops for aspiring young carpenters.

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Female athletes challenge ‘sexist' of uniform regulations

While sports like beach volleyball, beach handball and gymnastics are extremely popular, many of the female athletes competing in them hope the focus will remain on their performance rather than their skimpy regulation attire.

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Fashion alert! Jellies are resurrected for 2021 summer

Looking for the perfect Summer footwear? Well, it’s time to look to the past (your past, if you’re over 40) and consider jelly shows, because those colourful plastic shoes we loved wearing as kids are making a huge comeback in 2021.

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Versatile teen goes big with her art

AT JUST eighteen years old, Katlyn Rolle has decided to go big with her art, literally.

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Bye bye lockdown looks – hello summer hair

COURTESY of the COVID-19 pandemic and the lack of salon visits last year, many women missed out on the opportunity to spice it up and take advantage of the usual hot summer hair trends.

Bahamian moms dream of summer vacations

Summer has arrived with a bang and has brought with it rising temperatures and the desire to dream of vacations to faraway exotic lands (especially since 2020’s ‘Hot Girl Summer’ never materialised because of that virus we won’t name).

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New book seeks to help strained mother-daughter relationships

THE relationship between a mother and her adult daughter is often viewed by society through rose-tinted glasses. There is an expectation that they are meant to always be close, loving towards one another, and have a bond that stands the test of time. While this is true for some, it is certainly not a universal truth, as every family dynamic is different.

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Are you a lady in waiting?

THERE are many single women in church anxiously waiting to meet their “godly husband” – a man who catches their eye, tickles their senses and is especially meant for them by God.