Lifestyle / 13.02.2019

Yup, you got it - granny quilts are making a come back and to be honest, we are quite thrilled by this news. Not that we are grannified by any means - but thinking of winter all cosy under a quilt on the couch watching series sounds just heavenly! Quilting is an age old craft and tradition and dates back many centuries when this art form was a main way for our ancestors to keep warm during the harsh Jozi winters, and before home insulation was a thing...

Features, Lifestyle, Trends / 23.01.2019

Hermès have just released their new Cape Cod time piece, and although this particular style has been around for a number of years, with some additions and adaptions over time, the new look tosses its own aesthetic codes overboard by reinterpreting the anchor-chain link. The new Cape Cod is a strong new link harbouring a daring style and taking femininity on board in a subtly mischievous manner. On this large steel model, the “anchor chain” motif imagined by Robert Dumas in 1938 diverts watchmaking traditions by charting a course...

Features, Lifestyle / 18.01.2019

The official launch of the first South African O Bag store caused quite the stir this past November, as these much-coveted designer handbags are being sported by international (and a few local) celebs and are the customisable handbag that every woman should have at least one of, in her collection. O Bag is an Italian handbag and shoulder bag collection that allows its owners to ‘create their own bag’ if you will. The bags are simple, yet beautiful and stylish, as well as being practical. Select your bag shape, your...

Features, Lifestyle / 31.12.2018

The buzz on the lips of Sandton's socialites has to be all about the latest nightlife hot spot, where everyone who is anyone, is making appearances - the avant-garde, underground venue and best address for luxury dining in Sandton. Alice & Fifth is located, obviously, on the corner of Alice Lane and Fifth Street, and is located in the Sandton Sun, and is a deep and retro styled venue - sporting velvet upholstery, marble flooring and a lot of dark wood combined with brass fittings and heavy curtains -...

Features, Food & Drink, Lifestyle / 19.12.2018

We are not sure if everyone feels the same as we do about shopping for life's essentials like groceries and pet food, but we are pretty sure that it's not your favourite thing either, right? Enter the solution we just love - OneCart.co.za! This super easy to use online platform, where consumers can shop from multiple grocery retailers and receive their delivery within 2 hours or at their preferred scheduled time is changing the grocery game exponentially! OneCart have just launched their Click & Collect service - customers place their...

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...

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...