Tastes Magazine - for gifts, fashion, jewelry, the arts and more.



Who are we? Quite simply, the owners of Tastes magazine hand-picked a small team of people who are dedicated to finding the very best. They are all specialists in their own fields and regularly search the internet looking for the very best in quality and value.

Meet our growing team

Jackie Jackson
– also known on the internet as BritFlorida. Jackie is a designer, writer and author.
Favorite meal: Gourmet cheeses, fresh bread and red wine.
Would love to own: Aston Martin DB5.
Favorite design object: Bertoia chair.
Freakily fond of: Mid-Century Modern architecture and furniture.
Desert island book: One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Won’t leave home without: iPhone.


Andy Royston
– aka FtLauderdaleSun on social media.
Favorite meal: Vegetarian Indian.
Would love to own: An Airstream Land Yacht (and a Range Rover to lug it).
Favorite design object: Gina Lollobrigida.
Freakily fond of: HP Sauce.
Desert island disc: Iggy Pop – Lust For Life.
Won’t leave home without: iPhone.


karinbwKarin Hiebert - Sassoon-trained hairstylist and fashion & beauty guru.
Favorite meal: Penne with Tomato and Fresh Basil.
Would love to own: 1969 Cougar Convertible.
Favorite design object: iPhone 5.
Freakily fond of: Classic cars.
Desert island book: Core Transformation by Connirae Andreas and Tamara Andreas
Won’t leave home without: An Asthma Inhaler (sucks but true)


Devin Gustus - also known online as Grifts
Favorite meal: Linguini alla Vodka
Would love to own: 2002 Ford GT40 Concept
Favorite design object: Wenkel Rotary Engine
Freakily fond of: All things Steampunk
Desert island book: Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind
Won’t leave home without: Multi-tool or rescue knife

Top Luxury Tastes Recommendations

These are our favorite luxury, stylish finds and gifts that we've discovered on the internet. All can be purchased online from the best retailers. We search the web for the best so you don't have to!

We are a small but dedicated team who delight in searching the internet for the best possible items from la creme of online stores so that you can treat yourself or buy deliciously tasteful and stylish gifts for your family and friends.

We hope you enjoy our carefully-curated selections!

Gourmet grilling

Grilling gets more and more sophisticated all the time and now, even the top manufacturers of kitchen and cuisine products are delighting us with...

Classic perfume bottles

Vintage style cut glass decorative bottles

We love these traditionally-styled perfume bottles. They are hand blown and then hand cut to create the designs and...

Ready for a new hobby?

Knitting: Your new pastime?

Fifty years ago every woman – and many men too – could knit.  And before that, women has spent their spare...

Ancient Greek sculptures

Ancient Greek sculpture replicas from the British Museum

Every room, no matter how it’s furnished and decorated, needs a solid, impressive something. What sort of...

Audrey Hepburn prints & posters

Audrey Hepburn – always a star

If you ask a number of people to name the most enduringly stylish film star many, if not most,...

Michael Schumacher artwork

One of the Formula One greats of all time – Michael Schumacher

It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of Formula One and...

Best quote wall decals

Instant motivational and fun decor for your home

Wall decals are incredibly popular these days and it’s easy to see why. There are decals available...

Gorgeous jewelry from Paula Mendoza

Fine jewelry using gold and emeralds from Colombia

Are you looking for a very special gift for a special lady? Then take a look at...

Angela Brazil books – vintage schoolgirl fiction

Art objects indeed – but a great read too

These volumes are now extremely collectible. If you didn’t read Angela Brazil books when you were...

Make sparkling water and energy drinks at home

A green and healthy option

I have always loved sparkling water. Somehow that fizz makes it more refreshing, especially when  a slice of lemon or...

Top movie posters


Everyone has a favorite movie

And they are an inexpensive and delightful way to decorate a room. They have the advantage of showing your personality...

Adventure Holidays to India
Adventure Holidays to India

Holidays to India have the potential to live with you for the rest of your life. There is absolutely no doubt...

Add style to your home with Marimekko

No stylish home is complete without Marimekko

I believe this. This company has long been admired by design aficionados and I always smile when I...

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