Features, Travel / 25.12.2018

We love discovering beautiful gems in our local Sandton and surrounds, and Clico Boutique Hotel is just that. Located on a rather busy road in the bustling suburb of Rosebank, you would be surprised to find that behind the walls of this beautifully appointed hotel, lies an unexpected peace and quiet that is set to restore the soul. Many choose to make Clico their base when in Johannesburg, whether from overseas or visiting from other cities for work, purely for the fact that not only is it really convenient...

Features, Food & Drink / 21.12.2018

Named after his two late grandfathers, Douglas + Hale is Chef James Diack’s fourth venture and we love it! If funky, cool and creative cocktails are your thing – then you will love it as much as we do, too. From the décor which carries a rather ritzy, burlesque feel, to an extensive wine selection which will leave every taste and palate satisfied this is an experience from start to finish. Cocktails are created with passion and the names are delightful - The Black Pearl, a rum based cocktail, was...

Features, People of Joburg / 20.12.2018

You may well recognise actor David Louw from TV, he is currently acting in 'Getroud Met Rugby' and also plays the love interest in the music video of Tarryn Lamb’s new hit single “Mal Oor Jou”! Apart from his blooming acting career, David is launching a national campaign called INGU, which stands for I’ll Never Give Up, and will rollout via schools, universities and even corporates, where David will be talking about his own hurdles in life and how he overcame them, or ones that he may still struggling...

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...

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...