Food & Drink, Home / 20.05.2017

It's no secret that we're a fan of cocktails - crisp, dry, sweet or spicy. They are mixed and shaken to perfection, super drinkable and great for a night out on the town.  But who says we have to wait for the next Phuza Thursday to get our drink on? Here are 3 of our favourite cocktail recipes to get your weekend off to a good start: The Boulevardier Similar to a Negroni, the Boulevardier replaces the gin with whisky and also includes sweet vermouth and campari. Where the Negroni is...

Fashion, Home / 20.05.2017

Calling all Converse shoe lovers! There's a new pair of sneakers in town as part of the Converse skate range. [caption id="attachment_439" align="aligncenter" width="780"] The new Converse One Star CC Pro is part of the brand's latest skate range[/caption] Keeping things uniquely old school, the Converse One Star CC Pro is the latest offering that takes inspiration from a Japanese thrift store. These new kicks features a leather upper and external heel overlay with star branding, which makes it the perfect sneaker for skaters or for those just looking to...

Food & Drink, Home / 18.05.2017

Rockets in Bryanston The guys behind Rockets in Rivonia and Parkhurst have expanded their brand to bring you Rockets in Bryanston. This vibey spot, located in Hobart Shopping Centre will no doubt offer the perfect setting for after-work drinks for those living in the neighbourhood, since Rivonia has closed. Famous for their cocktails and delicious pizzas, Rockets also do an amazing Thai curry and chicken rösti served with sour cream, sweet chilli sauce and a side salad. www.rocketslife.tv [caption id="attachment_407" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Rockets' Umami Prawn Salad[/caption] Patachou Patisserie  We couldn't get enough of Patachou Patisserie...

Fashion, Home / 17.05.2017

Fashion house Jigsaw have teamed up with British artist, Marcus James to bring you their latest womenswear collection - and it's a work of art. From dresses to jumpsuits, their Spring/Summer 2017 features a collection of prints and contemporary cuts across beautiful silks as Jigsaw reveal their inspiration came from two mathematical concepts: order and chaos. [caption id="attachment_398" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Jigsaw's latest S/S '17 collection[/caption] Order is a story of balance and beauty, floral hand drawings manipulated by screen printing inspired by chaos theory’s butterfly effect. The chaos print captures energy through...

Beauty, Home / 16.05.2017

Just because summer is over doesn't mean we still can't enjoy the fresh smells of the ocean, and that's exactly what we'll be doing with the new Crabtree & Evelyn La Source Body Care range. The range consists of four new mineral-enriched marine blends, each containing Green Seaweed extract, a natural ingredient found throughout the British Isles known to be rich in antioxidants. Not only will this collection quench and nurture your skin, but it will also take you back to that time on the beach, with the wind in...

Fashion, Home / 15.05.2017

Superga has just announced the new face of their brand for Spring/Summer 2017 and it's none other than model and musician, Pyper America Smith. [caption id="attachment_357" align="aligncenter" width="780"] Pyper America models next to a caravan for Superga's latest S/S '17 collection[/caption] Just like Cara Delevingne and Gigi Hadid, Pyper America is the new "it" girl to take over the modelling world, and judging by her latest campaign with Superga, she's here to stay. Shot in L.A. the campaign tells the story of a summer romance featuring a laid-back Pyper being...

Home, Lifestyle / 11.05.2017

Fuel Food in Hyde Park Shopping Centre just launched their new catering division with meal plans and we can't wait to place our first order. [caption id="attachment_306" align="alignnone" width="780"] Fuel Food's snack box is packed with yummy snacks for the whole family[/caption] As of right now, they offer gourmet meals and catering options for private and corporate clients as well as customised meal plans. Their meal plans are catered to focus on healthy, sustainable living and includes dishes that are tasty, full of flavour and nutritious. Plus, they also do detox programmes,...

Home, Lifestyle / 10.05.2017

Ever since celebrities took to social media to boast their famous derrières were the result of the barre, barre classes have become increasingly popular, with more studios popping up in and around Joburg. One particular studio we can't get enough of is Barre Body in Rivonia. Not only is the studio fully equipped with all the right gear to get your booty in shape, but they also offer daily 60-minute classes in the mornings and evenings so you can train before or after work, depending on your schedule. https://www.instagram.com/p/BSyWzKDlTGB/?taken-by=barrebod.rivonia And the best...

Food & Drink, Home / 10.05.2017

Here's a list of our favourite coffee spots in Joburg: Father Coffee Father coffee situated in Braamfontein claims to have the best coffee in Joburg – and we kind of have to agree. Their small roastery and expresso bar produces the finest quality coffee. Their Heirloom blend is smooth and full of flavour with hints of berries, nut and dark chocolate. Whether you're hitting the streets of Braamies for a quick browse around their shopping district or making your way to Neighbourgoods market, Father is the perfect spot for a coffee on the...