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, 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...

People of Joburg / 15.11.2018

Dolci Café in Craighall Park is one of Johannesburg’s destination restaurants when it comes to authentic Italian cuisine – is owned and run by Chef Jackie Righi-Boyd and her husband, actor Clayton Boyd, as well as their partner Zoran Mijailovic. Righi-Boyd comes from a dynasty of restaurateurs and her mother – super-nonna-chef Luciana Righi of Assaggi, Tre Nonni and Amarcord fame, is part of the team in this friendly neighbourhood eatery. We caught up with Jackie to find out more...

Features, People of Joburg / 01.11.2018

Welcome to The Marabi Club where superb food and drink blend together with the best in live jazz performances. Inspired by the penny-whistle Marabi clubs of the 1920's which were formed in the wake of one of the world’s richest gold rushes, in Johannesburg. It was a lifestyle prompted by the need to escape the hardships of the working week and was defined by illegal shebeens, where fierce talk of politics was accompanied by the equally disruptive soundtrack of jazz. Today The Marabi Club is tucked into the basement of...

People of Joburg / 25.10.2018

Moitheri Pheto arrives for our cover shoot with a presence, and it’s clear to see why this award-winning actress is so prolific, her passion and desire for projects that not only share a story but allow others a chance to shine is something that is critical to her. Terry first arrived on our screens in 2005 as the lead female role in the acclaimed Oscar-winning feature film Tsotsi and has since then worked tirelessly on a number of projects that share not only great stories, but also inspirational messages...

Features, People of Joburg / 11.10.2018

We recently got to catch up with Dean Spencer, who as far as we are concerned, has possibly THE best job ever! Dean is the On Trade Sales GURU for Truman & Orange - he spends his days creating yummy cocktails with the Truman & Orange products, as well as training bar staff on how to best serve their products at their bars. Cool, right? Truman & Orange opened it's doors in 2013 with the single-minded mission of offering increasingly sophisticated South African drinkers alternatives to the mega-brands that...

People of Joburg / 04.10.2018

We recently got to spend some time with local Fashion Publicist, Leon Haasbroek, to find out a bit more about what makes him tick. Leon is well known in fashion and media circles for his bold moves, dedication to the industry and last but not least his trademark all black clothing ensembles. Leon has worked with some of the biggest names in the business and is the owner of LJHPR, a boutique PR and Communications agency that focuses on media relations and strategic linking within the Fashion Industry in...

Fashion, People of Joburg / 20.09.2018

The Lou Harvey brand has become synonymous with high quality, unique design & vibrant colors and has been selling like hotcakes for over 10 years now. Now selling around the globe (most recently in the USA), this sophisticated range is the realization of Lou’s desire to balance style and functionality for every woman at any lifestyle juncture: whether you are a new mom in need of a nappy/diaper bag, taking a trip to the beach, headed to the golf course or the gym or even catching a plane, Lou’s...

People of Joburg / 13.09.2018

We caught up with Angela Yeung, who is the owner and mastermind behind Impilo Collection - a bespoke jewellery design company located in the heart of Joburg. Angela's professionalism and attention to detail really impressed us when we had a piece of jewellery designed and made there this year, and love that Impilo’s highly skilled and talented manufacturing jeweller will forge your unique design crafted with the finest Gold or Platinum precious metals, including your chosen gem stones. Angela, how long have you been in the jewellery industry, and where did...