Features, Home, Lifestyle / 11.12.2017

There's no point in dreaming of a white Christmas, but there’s a lot we can do to easily make our festive celebrations greener. In fact, when it comes to the Christmas season of 2017, there’s no doubt that green is the new white. We asked some of SA’s top green experts for their tips for a greener Xmas: Go with a real Christmas tree – Whatever you do, don’t go buying a new fake plastic tree this season. Greenpop recommends buying a real tree that you can pot for Xmas,...

Features, Home, Travel / 04.12.2017

Encircled by lush forests across rolling valleys, Tsala Treetop Lodges embodies the magic and heart of the Garden Route.  Tucked amidst the forest treetops, Tsala’s elaborate afro-baroque decor’s earthy colors, rich textures and handcrafted fittings are inspired by the diverse cultures of Africa with the sophistication of the Western World. The views are simply breath-taking, be it from the glass-walled dining room and lounge or the immense decks suspended above the forest floor.   The lodge’s private suites are the epitome of indulgence and romance, each complimented with a private deck and...

Beauty, Features, Home / 30.11.2017

The holiday season can take a toll on your skin. From the tanning and swimming, to the non-stop eating and late-night partying, our skins can do a little freaking out! And since we’ve all spent time and money getting our skin summer ready, we think it’s just as important to care for your skin during the holiday period too. Hayley Kirton, Senior Skincare Therapist from Lightsculpt Clinic in Rosebank lists some tips on how to keep your skin looking it’s best during the holiday season: Keep your skin clean and moisturised: Never...

Features, Home, People of Joburg / 22.11.2017

Locally renowned interior designer, Tristan Plessis is making his mark beyond interior design and cements his name as a fashion icon. Founder of international award winning, boutique interior architecture firm, Studio A, based in Johannesburg, Tristan is now being recognised for his edgy, sophisticated personal style and has been praised for his stylish looks. [caption id="attachment_1891" align="aligncenter" width="683"] Tristan at the SA Style Awards 2017[/caption] During the course of 2017, Tristan has received two of the highest accolades for his own personal style. Receiving an award for GQ's Best Dressed Men...

Features, Food & Drink, Home / 22.11.2017

Nothing says summer like a lazy lunch outdoors and since the holidays are fast approaching, what better way to spend the afternoon, than wining and dining at one of Gauteng’s top countryside restaurants. So, grab your family and friends and take a drive out of Joburg to escape the city chaos. Here’s our list of the best restaurants to visit in the countryside: Black Horse Brewery Situated on the edge of the Magalies River, in Magaliesburg, with lush green fields and majestic black horses, this gastro-style pub has become...

Features, Home, Lifestyle / 18.07.2017

Interior furniture brand, Coricraft has just released their latest accessory collection showcasing five leading interior trends. [caption id="attachment_1296" align="aligncenter" width="213"] Coricraft has launched their new accessory collection[/caption] The beautiful new collection of accessories from Coricraft is inspired by nature, particularly the elements of Earth and Fire. The range includes velvet scatters, faux fur throws, which is perfect for the colder months, and a variety of mixed material décor items that will bring warmth, excitement and luxury into your home. Gabi Da Silva, Accessories Buyer at Coricraft, explains how best to showcase...

Features, Home, Lifestyle / 05.07.2017

We love a good market especially when it involves a mix of local arts and crafters, boutique designers and some of the best food stalls in town. That's why we decided to round up a list of our eight favourite markets to visit in Joburg: The Linden Market The Linden Market, found at the Botanical Gardens on 45 Thomas Bowler Street in Emmarentia, is all about showcasing beautifully crafted products to support the local community. From vintage to artisinal and exclusive, the market aims at creating a unique platform for local...

Features, Home, People of Joburg / 22.05.2017

You may recognise this beauty from a few TV commercials here and there, but when it comes to prime time television and the South African film Industry, actress Mishqah Parthiephal is fast becoming a household name. [caption id="attachment_529" align="aligncenter" width="750"] Mishqah is a model and actress taking our industry by storm.[/caption] For those of you who don't know, Mishqah first graced our small screens as the role of Vania in the popular soapie, Skeem Saam and as Kris Laurenson in the 2014 SABC youth drama series, Snake Park. And that's...