The Scene

The social media model

Chantelle Brown-Young

As fashion month winds down, the dominance of certain faces opening and closing the runways remains the same. The faces of the girls scoring the headlines for campaigns—with very few exceptions—all seem to be the same too and have the same bio-patterning: rich, white, tall and most importantly social media famous.

Trending locally

Kimberly Niles for That Look Boutique (Styled by Chelesia Wyatt)

From That Look Boutique’s last editorial featuring Lieve Blanckaert and Kimberly Niles, I decided to select the trends that I thought were cute and questionable.

I am Jackie Jaxx

Jackie Jaxx, through the years


By Dreylan Johnson   Known for pushing musical and style boundaries, 25-year-old Guyanese singer/songwriter Jackie Jaxx, born Jackie Hanover has evolved tremendously on both fronts since she first spoke with The Scene in 2011.

End the lawlessness

A letter which appeared in the Stabroek News this week decrying the presence of two small girls in a movie theatre where an ‘R’ rated film was playing was not as shocking as it was disappointing.

Iron: An Essential Micronutrient

Lamb Curry with Potatoes (Iron + Vitamin C)  Photo by Cynthia Nelson

Hi Everyone, Last month, an article was published in Stabroek News (Friday, August 14) written by Guyana’s former Director of the Government Analyst Food & Drug Department, Marilyn Collins, titled – ‘Food Fortification & The Health of the Guyanese Population.’ In the article Ms Collins referenced the statistics of the most recent survey conducted in Guyana (in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization PAHO) on iron deficiency anaemia.