Features, Lifestyle / 03.07.2018

We are thick in the middle of winter, and yet another cold front hit us last night, and to be honest all we can think about here at Sandton Magazine is keeping warm and cozy, but  even though one may be 'blomming' on the couch in a blanket - that is absolutely no excuse to not be doing it in style. Just saying. Well known retail store @home has us google eyed about their 2018 Autumn/Winter Collection. This year, the range carries the key theme of ‘Cosy Comforts’ and...

Features, Lifestyle / 28.06.2018

Calling all Lego® fans, or those with kids who are crazy about all things Lego® - the first ever Lego® certified Store in South Africa is set to open in Sandton City on the 28th of July. While Lego products are available at franchise and independent toy retailers elsewhere in South Africa, The Great Yellow Brick Co (who are bringing the store our way) as the first Lego Certified Store in the country, signalling the Danish company’s recognition that South Africa is ready for a premium toy experience in...

Events, Features / 20.06.2018

If you love going to the ballet and getting lost in the magical stories and beautiful costumes, then you will want to make sure that you have scheduled in a trip to Joburg Theatre to see Fire and Ice presented by the skilled Joburg Ballet, which will be on stage from 29 June 2018 for 8 performances only. This dazzling double bill perfectly showcases the brilliance and range of Joburg Ballet. Fire and Ice – incorporating both classical ballet and the sweep and surge of contemporary dance, Joburg Ballet...

Events, Features, Lifestyle / 19.06.2018

It's that time of year again, and the highly anticipated RMB Turbine Art Fair 2018 is back with over 380 artists and is also celebrating it's 6th year, since it's inception. The fair, which has become a calendar highlight for art collectors and artists alike, brings together galleries and artists from around the country to present and sell works in the iconic Turbine Hall in Newtown. This year the fair will take place from 12 – 15 July 2018, and once again offers visitors an opportunity to view and...

Fashion, Features, Lifestyle / 18.06.2018

We love all the pretty things here at Sandton Magazine - and of course we are happy to share, because we all know that sharing is caring. You can thank us later ;) Hermes Arceau Cavales Hermes has unveiled a new masterpiece, entitled the Arceau. Designed in 1978 by Henri d’Origny, Arceau diverts the design of a classic watch and signals its difference by its asymmetrical lugs. The 36 mm and 28 mm-diameter models feature an inner bezel ring adorned with an unusual light gem-setting, while 70 or 60 diamonds light...

Fashion, Features / 07.06.2018

Well known international sunglasses brand Privé Revaux is known for its quality, its style, its celebrity status – and its online store, where the inherent value of affordability has made its mark with those who understand fashion. They are not only cool but super affordable too. Celebs like Blake Lively, Jennifer Lopez and Lily Collins have stepped out wearing a pair and now, Privé Revaux South Africa has partnered up with local Celebrity DJ & entrepreneur, DJ Zinhle, who has become one of South Africa’s most influential and best...

Features, Lifestyle / 07.06.2018

We love spending time at Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa in Morningside, just because this award-winning five-star boutique hotel is so beautifully decorated and the grounds sprawling and well manicured, it's just beyond beautiful! With exceptional attention to detail and personalised service, Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa creates an intimate atmosphere where some of the globe’s most vibrant personalities converge. With Father’s Day literally around the corner you may get the feeling that you should probably organise a super spoil for your old man - and we have just the...

Features, Home, Travel / 01.06.2018

While we’re lucky enough to still have sunny and moderately warm days throughout winter in Joburg, it does mean that we miss out on that winter wonderland. And while snowfall is certainly no guarantee, we do actually get a fair amount of it around the country, and these spots are your best bet for the chance to build a snowman… Drakensburg, KZN With their high peaks and mountain weather, the Drakensburg Mountain Range is a pretty good bet for seeing snow in winter. Cathedral Peak Hotel is a great place...

Events, Features, Home / 16.05.2018

The Bubbly Festival – Joburg’s celebration of South Africa’s finest Cap Classiques – pops up in Hyde Park for three days this weekend and looks set to wow Gauteng bubbly lovers. With over 26 MCC estates showcasing their best, the festival will host a number of champagne and prosecco houses, Toast on Tap - which will be serving a couple of beer offerings, The Duchess - a non-alcoholic gin & tonic, and even a Cointreau stand. The organisers have lined up some impressive estates including Graham Beck, who will showcase their...