Featured Blog Posts – May 2013 Archive (24)

Bring out your Bête noire! New Kirsten Goss Collection

The definition of the french phrase "bête noire" is usually someone or something which is particularly disliked, an object of aversion, but believe me, the new Kisten Goss Collection is definitely something you won't want to avoid! The "bête noire" elements are all there: irreverence, boldness and…


Added by paola chellew on May 31, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments

The Worlds Most Imaginative Bartender – Bombay Sapphire Gin 2013

A whole lot fun was had in Tuscany, Italy, recently when Matto Vanzi of Italy was crowned the winner of the BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® World’s Most Imaginative Bartender competition.


Matteo Vanzi took home the top honours at the global final in Tuscany, Italy, which saw him compete against professional bartenders from around the world for…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 31, 2013 at 13:24 — No Comments

D'ORE: Say More. Official Launch

With a fashion heritage of 40 years and humble beginnings as a specialist bridal store, D’Oré re-opened its doors on Thursday 23 May, unveiling a restoration of elegance and style, elevating the stores aptitude on competing at an international level with global boutique stores.


In addition to the well-loved brands that the store has stocked over the years…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 30, 2013 at 6:00 — No Comments

Good Day, Life!

A place of peace and tranquility in the middle of the hustle and bustle of a rich, hurly-burly suburb is difficult to come by in the “City of Gold” although in contrast, Life Day Spa in Rosebank is a haven of luxury, relaxation and absolute indulgence, offering you peace of mind, in only a few hours.


I was recently treated to a “pamper me” session at Life Day Spa which was a…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 29, 2013 at 6:00 — No Comments

Preview - Giuseppe Zanotti

Channel Cinderella as you slip on a pair of these gorgeous Giuseppe Zanotti Crystal Skull and Embellished Ballerina Flats. Crafted in Italy and committed to Comfort, without compromising Crystal, you can Shimmer this Season in these super soft Suede Creations that will take you from Elegant at the Office, to Effortlessly Edgy with the Unorthodox Ornamentation on the…


Added by Preview on May 26, 2013 at 15:18 — No Comments

Wits Art Museum Auction

Penny Siopis: Cloud

On 30 May 2013, Wits Art Museum (WAM) will host an auction of South African contemporary art in order to kick-start an endowment campaign and to celebrate the museum's first year of operation in the new…


Added by paola chellew on May 24, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments

Gold Dust

With the Durban July just around the corner, I cannot help being completely infested with thoughts of glamour and poise. One of my favourites for any glam and fab event is gold, from sequins and studs, to coated jackets and patent heels - Gold makes for a Royal Affair!…


Added by Taryn Jones on May 20, 2013 at 16:30 — No Comments

Bombay Sapphire and The Union Pop-Up Bar

                                        Lee-Ann Liebenberg and Nicky van der Walt

Last week Thursday saw the return of the infamous Union Pop-Up Bar in Melrose Arch once again, drawing our most glamorous celebrities thanks to Bombay Sapphire. 

Bombay Sapphire, the gin infused with precious botanicals known to those who drink it…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 20, 2013 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

The launch of CITROËN’s D S3 CABRIO


Jaded. A term one could use to illustrate the effect of attending one premium launch after the next.  Brand managers alike all seeking to outdo the next in the pursuit of the “perfect launch” and to create a lasting impression with…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on May 20, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

Candice Swanepoel - Interview Magazine Germany June 2013


model: candice swanepoel (img)

photographer: sharif hamza (cadenceny)

stylist: julia von boehm (timhoward)

hair: akki shirakawa

make-up: frankie boyd (timhoward)

manicure: gina edwards (kateryaninc)…


Added by Cover Girl on May 19, 2013 at 18:05 — No Comments

Retro Teen "Bug"

Powered by a four-cylinder 1.4 TSI twin-charged engine – yes, this little bad boy has a supercharger and a turbo – it pushes out a respective 118kW and 240Nm and comes, standard with a 6-speed manual gearbox and an option for a 7-speed DSG. Not a bad choice, with prices starting at around R240 000 for the entry-level 1.2 TSI / 77kW model, but I will let you…


Added by Stiaan Jordaan on May 17, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

Great Lengths – 2013 Winter Trends

I’m envious at the best of times of women with long, lustrous, frizz-free hair as I’ve struggled for years to achieve such locks and am still pioneering toward the mark.  To me, long hair represents a lady with patience as it’s a well known fact that long hair requires much more attention and work than short hair as well as a certain level of class and sophistication if…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 17, 2013 at 9:30 — No Comments

The Beauty of Coffee

This magnificent plant is a coffee plant.  It pleases us to know that our favourite pleasure is grown from such beauty. 


A coffee plant only reaches full maturity after approximately six years but can live until sixty.  Each tree will yield, on average, one pound of roasted coffee per year. 

Once the berries on the coffee trees are ripe, they turn a bright red…


Added by illy on May 15, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

David Gillson -The Copper Hair Colour Trend

Copper coloured hair is the exciting colour trend that will brighten up your dull winter days.

Louis Vuitton working the copper look.…


Added by David Gillson on May 11, 2013 at 15:28 — No Comments

Preview - Aldo Castagna


Since 1963, Aldo Castagna has aligned itself with Luxurious Leather, Speciality Suede and Delicate Design when it comes to the World of Women’s Shoes and Bags. Spring may be a Season away, but you can step into this Season in Beautiful Bloom with these Rose-detailed Aldo Castagna Pumps in the softest Suede. This Artisan Aldo…


Added by Preview on May 11, 2013 at 14:15 — No Comments

So hot....Toast & Co!

Newsflash! I didn't know until today that one of my most desirable destination shops offers my favourite QMS Medicosmetics facials and body treatments! So exciting, as you can relax afterwards and have a deliciously luxurious mani or pedi with an absolutely enormous range of OPI colours to choose from....…


Added by paola chellew on May 10, 2013 at 15:30 — No Comments

Hout Couture or Haute Couture?

It’s not often that you come by a product that has enough “dirt on it “to make you squeal with joy.  On a rainy day in Parkhurst I stumbled into a trendy boutique and gasped at the sight of these good looking wooden sunglasses which go by the name; “Hout Couture.”  I knew they had to be a South African product with such an authentic name, I knew I had to own my own…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 8, 2013 at 6:00 — No Comments

This could make you want to exercise

Loom in Parkhurst is now carrying stock of the Nike Inneva Woven sneaker. It is a beautiful thing... might even want to exercise now!…


Added by Mia@Dossier on May 7, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments

Daft Punk- Inspired Show

On May 18, San Francisco's Gauntlet Gallery is opening an exciting new art show inspired by the electronic music duo. It may be hard to believe but it's been over eight years since Daft Punk's last album, Humans After All. On May 21, Daft Punk, the group known for their…


Added by Socratis Avgitidis on May 6, 2013 at 20:33 — 1 Comment

A-Class act, I say, old chap!

When rumours of a new A-Class arose, I was less than intrigued. The older model A-Class was a badly designed asymmetrical…


Added by Stiaan Jordaan on May 6, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments

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