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Everything to Know Prior to Investing in a New Couch from Island Trading

Did you know that the average life span of a couch is 11 years? And over that time there is a lot of living that goes on. Consider this, according to research commissioned by Furniture Village, a sofa will see families sit down to watch 3,135 films, 2,299 hours of phone conversations and 1,430 hours spent playing computer games. The sofa is also home to one of our favourite leisure activities: reading, which will log about 2,728 hours – the…


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The Bermudian’s Holiday Gift Guide!

Featuring hundreds of ways to Buy Bermuda, our annual Holiday Gift Guide is brimming with the best products available for purchase locally this Christmas! This year's gift guide is comprised of four different categories: For Him & Her, For the…


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Laura Farge-Lowe’s 12 Favourite Christmas Things at Island Trading!

'Tis the season for holiday shopping! But relax, Island Trading makes it easy for everyone on your list with their newly opened Christmas Store! Don’t know where to begin? Owner and buyer, Laura Farge-Lowe, shares her top 12 favourite items…


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Headway’s Guide to Clean Beauty

Alison Williams, owner of Headway Hair & Body, shares with us one of her favourite brands, jane iredale, a revolutionary makeup and skincare brand. These products go far and beyond standard makeup: they are reef safe, cruelty free, and ultimately,…


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5 Vintage Bermuda Items You Need Now

Whether you live on the island currently or you used to but don't any more, everyone needs a dose of nostalgia every once and a while. These vintage products are authentic and available for second-hand sale right now at eBay.…

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Bikinis, Martinis and Pillow Talk: The Jet Age Returns to JFK

My iPhone alarm went off promptly at 5:00 a.m. I lazily gazed over my shoulder and greeted the Jet Blue fleet—clear as day, through floor-to-ceiling windows. As the sun rose, I relished the fact that I had slept peacefully under…