Features, Lifestyle / 18.12.2018

It's almost a New Year, and if - like us - you are looking for some fresh new changes in your life, why not start with your bedroom, it is where you rest and relax, and the latest floral trends from Volpes Linen have us feeling as fresh as a daisy! Think beautiful designs in a myriad of colours, patterns, prints and styles, and not only are florals popping up in accessories, but also in bedroom linen, dramatic wallpapers, curtains to even fun and interesting furniture pieces, as showcased...

Fashion, Features / 17.12.2018

We recently caught up with New York based womenswear contemporary clothing designer Kahindo Mateene, who is inspired by her Congolese heritage, and her ranges offer a bold focus on colour and vibrant prints that are transformed into statement making pieces with a modern flair. Kahindo's stunning creations are worn by discerning women from New York to London to Bali and Zanzibar, and we caught up with this passionate creative...

Features, Lifestyle / 14.12.2018

In case you are needing some festive shopping inspo, or are just running out of time before the guests arrive, we have put together our must have Top 5 stocking stuffers to help you out. Also, if Santa left any of these under our tree, we wouldn't say no - if you know what we mean! Tokara MCC Festive Gift Box For a gift that ticks all the right boxes, look no further than this stunning Méthode Cap Classique gift box from Tokara Wines. This tasty 2011 vintage, available in a...

Features, Lifestyle, People of Joburg / 13.12.2018

Widely recognised as one of the world’s most inspirational women, Noëlla Coursaris Musunka is the founder of Malaika, a grassroots non-profit that works to educate and empower girls and their communities in her home country of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Through Malaika, founded in 2007, Noëlla has built an accredited school providing education for 314 Congolese girls, and has established a community centre offering literacy, health, sports, and vocational programs, free of charge. She has also implemented a clean water program, which has built and refurbished 17 wells...

Features, Lifestyle / 12.12.2018

If you love to collect beautiful bits and bobs from around the world for your home, or you are an interior decorator looking for some epic pieces for your clients - then you will love to shop at The Storer, which is located in the 44 Stanley Precinct in Milpark. Dynamic and passionate owner, Lisa Storer, travels the globe to bring back some stunning and authentic artisanal crafts from around the globe...

Features, Travel / 11.12.2018

In case you had not realised – we love to travel and seeing as we live in such a beautiful country, and a weekend escape requires a mere hour or two in the car, we are all in for exploring more. Our travels have of course led us to the beautiful De Hoek Country Hotel located cosily amongst the Magaliesberg Mountains and only an hour and fifteen minutes away from Johannesburg. Driving through the gate and over the rickety bridge would give you the feeling that you have finally escaped...

Events, Features / 07.12.2018

We are loving all the wonderful festive goodies on the go in and around Joburg right now, and one of our fave holiday must do's has to be the Montecasino Christmas Village - a chance to get in some last minute Christmas shopping, enjoy the festivities, a gin bar, Graham Beck Bubbly Bar, Sally Williams Christmas Nougat, gourmet burgers, and more - and extra bonus - the kids can enjoy open-air movies under the stars, with a different family movie on the big screen each night. Dates for the...

Features, People of Joburg / 06.12.2018

Van Der Linde restaurant in Linden has become known over the last few months since it's opening for it's fabulous in-house bakery which turns out tasty breads and croissants on a daily basis, and almost always there is a queue of people waiting to buy their apple sourdough, farmhouse, seed, ciabatta or rye breads as well as their light and buttery croissants (made with specially sourced butter from the Free State) at 07h00 when the doors open. The young chef heading up this thriving and successful section of Van...

Features, Food & Drink / 05.12.2018

It's almost that time of year when the family arrives in full force, and if you are going ton be hosting over the festive season, then this delicious mussel pot recipe it just for you. We don't usually share recipes, but this one is a winner in our books, for sure, thanks to Chef Mynhardt Joubert. A mussel pot smacks of happy times and rekindling old friendships and is the perfect way to celebrate a sharing meal, with those dear to you - all with a bottle of Roodeberg...

Features, Food & Drink, Lifestyle / 04.12.2018

We just love the beautiful rooftop deck at the iconic Sandton Sun, and are delighted that the San Deck has re-launched just in time for summer cocktail sippers to enjoy the vibes and views of Sandton's beautiful skyline as the sun sets. San Deck is vibrant, stylish, and comfy and offers a number of pretty unique spaces, from the pool area, to the restaurant, to the comfy couches and lounge areas, and a new rooftop garden area which was created through the intricate use of metal lattice screens, foliage...