May 2014 Blog Posts (26)

YSL Pays Homage to Mr. Saint Laurent’s Most Iconic Design with This Gorgeous Makeup Palette

Yves Saint Laurent drew inspiration from modern artist Piet Mondrian’s trademark primary color-blocked works, and in 1965 paid tribute to the painter with his Mondrian dress design. The dress was quickly dubbed “the dress of tomorrow” for its ability to flatter…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 30, 2014 at 16:51 — No Comments

Luscious Lips

Victoria Tatham of Kiss Blush and Tell shares her fave tips for keeping lips plump and moisturised throughout winter, as well as her top products for helping you keep that pout perfect.



  • Keep a super-hydrating lip salve next to your bed and make sure it’s the last thing you apply each…

Added by Elesha Stewart on May 30, 2014 at 16:43 — No Comments

[Q]uilty Pleasures

Call me old fashioned but I have a new found love for quilting. This could be due to the fact that I recently turned 28 , did I say 28 I meant not a day over 21... Whatever the reason quilting is making a huge come back into the fashion industry and into my heart (and bed)

Whats great about quilting you ask? There is something very homey and…

Added by Taryn Jones on May 29, 2014 at 16:18 — No Comments

Palladium Boots Explorer Series

Palladium was founded in 1920 to make tires for the fledgling aviation industry. Tires were made by layering canvas bands underneath vulcanized rubber. Palladium’s expertise was so advanced that soon the majority of Europe’s aircraft were using Palladium tires.


After World War II, with aircraft manufacturing screeching to a halt, the demand for tires…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 29, 2014 at 15:57 — No Comments

the Hunter[D]

It's raining it's pouring...

Cape Town you have proven the jealous cynics right when it comes to the Autumn rains. However these little size 3's aren't afraid. Its rain boot season and what better way to hit the streets of Cape Town than with a pair of Hunters. Brings back memories of rainy…


Added by Taryn Jones on May 29, 2014 at 15:03 — No Comments

The reason you shouldn’t buy an Audi or BMW


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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Subaru drivers are part of a cult. The loyal fan base knows that they drive a car that beats to sound of its own drum. Subaru’s are designed for family people,…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on May 29, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Kirsten Goss – Autumn / Winter 2014

Fine, handcrafted jewellery in gold and silver with precious stones best describes Kirsten Goss whom we’ve come to love dearly.  Her new Autumn/Winter 2014 collection focuses on two statement looks: green and gold and black and gold.  These statement pieces are your finishing touches to any outfit.

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64 St Andrew Street



Added by Elesha Stewart on May 26, 2014 at 16:54 — No Comments

Korea’s rising star – Kia Cerato 1.6

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The world is changing at an alarming pace. Two year old kids are hooked on iPads and people are looking to twitter before TV and radio for breaking news. For decades we believed that Germans…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on May 26, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

The Jaguar Simola Hillclimb

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With the rand going to pot, local has never been so lekker. Most of us South Africans are blithely unaware how spectacular our country is and only with a little adventuring, does ignorance turn to…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on May 22, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

Preview - Gianni Marra

 A Must-have for your Winter Wardrobe, in Black these Stylish Suede Gianna Marra Pumps can take you from Corporate Chic to After-dark Diva, complete with Metallic Embellishment on the Heel and Rounded Toe. The Plushest of Pairs, it would be Style sacrilege not to put your most Feminine Foot forward in these Italian Crafted Beauties.…


Added by Preview on May 20, 2014 at 19:44 — No Comments

Preview - Gianna Kazakou

Greek Designer Gianna Kazakou has a Penchant for Painting the Town Red, and what better way to set the Night alight than in a Feisty, Flamboyant display of Femininity, Fire and Fashion. These Statement Heels in Soft, Sultry Suede, complete with Cut-outs, Metallic Detailing as well as a Patent Toe cap, tick all the Trends this Winter. In Racy Red or Midnight Black, pick…


Added by Preview on May 20, 2014 at 19:35 — No Comments

Delos Dreaming


I had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful city of Cape Town last week, and high on my design hit list was the incredible Delos store at the old St Mary’s school in Woodstock. I knew I was in for a treat but nothing could prepare me for this treasure trove!

Specialising in sourcing chandeliers and feature light…


Added by Chiara on May 20, 2014 at 18:41 — 1 Comment

My Colour Obsession of the Month: Eggplant

My colour obsession of the month is eggplant or aubergine as we call it here in SA.  The colour is rich, sophisticated and warm, which is befitting to winter don’t you think?


Gone are the “earthy” tones for winter such as burnt-orange, brown, beige and cargo green.  Eggplant is much more uplifting and quite frankly, nicer to look at.  Used in the…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 20, 2014 at 16:59 — No Comments

The BWM Art Car Collection


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Facts and figures from BMW Group


BMW Art Car Collection - 17 cars, an equal amount of artists and a 40 year commitment to the arts. The BMW Group have recently launched a coffee table book to celebrate the legendary BMW Art Cars.…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on May 19, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

TOPMAN Debut’s TM Sportswear Collection

From early June, TOPMAN in Sandton City will have on offer a select few of the new TM Sportwear Collection in store. 


Like what you see?  At least you don’t have to wait much longer sportsmen.…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 15, 2014 at 6:00 — No Comments

Dreamy Skin – QMS! MediCosmetics - Ion Skin Equalizer Dynamic Duo

We all know the term “Beauty Sleep” and how this is so true as your skin undergoes a natural regeneration process while you sleep, which is partly why it’s so important to get those eight hours of shuteye in.


QMS! MediCosmetics has introduced a unique new product that has been designed to boost this process, and give you…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 14, 2014 at 8:00 — No Comments

Edie Campbell for YSL – Black OPIUM fragrance

YSL is continuing the mythical journey that is OPIUM, with the launch of the "edgy and subversive" launch of Black Opium in SA in October, later this year.


The brand ambassador for the new fragrance Black Opium is none other than Edie Campbell, 2013 Model of the Year.  Edie rapidly captivated the top names in the fashion world with her…


Added by Elesha Stewart on May 13, 2014 at 17:30 — No Comments

Black Sheep Cashmere

Introducing a luxury label specialising in pure cashmere pieces in a collection of all the colours you can imagine, sourced from Loro Piana in Italy; Black Sheep shares their raw material with the likes of Chanel and Ralph Lauren, and boasts the highest quality of cashmere available worldwide.

This cashmere comes from the Hyrcus goat found in India, China,…


Added by alexandra avgitidis on May 12, 2014 at 23:01 — 2 Comments

Dermalogica Skin Tips by Sonette Donker

10 Winter Skin Care Tips

The weather outside may be unsightly, but your skin doesn't have to be. How to banish dry skin and give your winter skin care regimen a boost.

1. Invest in a moisturiser with more ‘muscle’. Your winter moisturiser needs to provide…


Added by alexandra avgitidis on May 12, 2014 at 16:30 — 2 Comments

Peugeot’s New 2008

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The French are a fashionable bunch: Artists, designers and gastronomic wizards. Their flair for creativity doesn’t stop with fashion or food. Their ability to combine form with function can be seen in their cars. The French motor manufacturers (Peugeot, Citroën…


Added by Daniel Calbacho on May 12, 2014 at 9:30 — No Comments

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