Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Martini ® Opens Up Italian Style Pre-Dinner Drinks

Forget cocktail hour, an inimitably Italian way of relaxing called  ‘aperitivo’ is how you’ll want to be spending time after-hours. Roughly translated, ‘aperitivo’ means “to open” or “opener” and refers to an alcoholic beverage meant as an appetiser before dinner. The Landmark a Cocktail bar by Café del Sol in Bryanston will introduce locals to this chic Italian style of socialising thanks to MARTINI ® ...

Monday, 26 October 2015

ToePorn Launches their first Women's Collection and Men's S15 Campaign

This Summer ToePorn is proud to launch its latest campaign in collaboration with the remarkably talented local photographer Jeffrey Rikhotso. The energetic and vibrant inner city of Johannesburg was the perfect backdrop to introduce their new skater inspired ToePorn Man sock range, featuring a sporty TP logo, as well as their first ToePorn Woman Collection - Yay!

photo credit: Jeffrey Rikhotso

Drawing inspiration from the eclectic styles of legendary Tattoo Artist, Pepi Dimevski and Street Culture guru Hussain van Roos, the latest ToePorn collections are a perfect mix of unique patterns and funky colour combo's

photo credit: Jeffrey Rikhotso

The ToePorn Woman collection consists of patterns such as polka dots, bows, stripes and abstract zebra all with the whacky colour mixes synonymous with the brand. Silhouettes are knee-hi and anklet

In an inter-connected world, individualism is more important now than it ever was. ToePorn allows you to rebel in a way that doesn’t endanger your life. This is a brand that will definitely knock your (old) socks off.

For more information, visit wwwtoeporn.co.za. Alternatively, connect with them on Facebook or on Twitter.


  • Shop online: toeporn.co.za 
  • 27Boxes Mall in Melville: Shop No. 134 
  • The HERITAGE store in Braamfontein 

Friday, 23 October 2015

Food Friday: Pumpkin, Mushroom, Bacon Crustless Quiche with Fresh Rocket

Last night we decided to make a crustless quiche - which is basically a glorified baked omelette. It's really great if you're trying to cut down on carbs or banting.

Monday, 19 October 2015

Mani Monday: Rose Garden

A really fun and feminine nail idea featuring the ROSE GARDEN design created by one of Essie's lead manicurists, Michelle Saunders. This spring look features vanity fairest, bahama mama, need a vacation and watermelon.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

A close shave with Sweeney Todd at Montecasino


Last night we watched Sondheim’s SWEENEY TODD at Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre. What a thrilling theatrical performance filled with suspense, passion and deliciously dark humour. The score and lyrics have taken on iconic status, directed and designed by the award-winning KickstArt team of Steven Stead and Greg King, featuring an all-star South African cast and starring Jonathan Roxmouth and Charon Williams-Ros … it doesn’t get any better than this!

Monday, 12 October 2015

Mani Monday: Sunbrella

Get Summer-time ready with this SUNBRELLA HOW TO VIDEO & NAILISTA from Essie Nailpolish. This latest colorful design, inspired by the rows of umbrellas on Montauk beaches and created exclusively for the Summer 2015 collection by Julie Kandalec. Starring Essie Colours:
private weekend, chillato, peach side babe and sunset sneaks, this nail art look is sure to brighten up your day! ...

“Collaboration” Exhibition at ‘RAP’

Crowne Plaza Rosebank Hotel will be showcasing the “Collaboration” Exhibition at their new art destination ‘RAP’ (Rosebank Art Precinct) from 29 October to 3 November 2015 ...

Friday, 9 October 2015

Food Friday: Honey Toasted Coconut and Strawberry Oats

We make "Special" Breakfast on the weekends and one of our favorite is Oats. It's such an easy and tasty breakfast option and it keeps you full for sometime especially when you're running around doing errands on the weekends.

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Bronx Woman SS15 Collection: City Girl vs Beach Babe


Taking inspiration from the global fashion and street culture capitals, New York, Milan and Paris, the Bronx Woman SS15 Collection explores a fierce, yet fun approach to summer fashion with an emphasis on slick metallic colourways and vivacious floral prints. “My aimthis season was to avoid the norm and explore new avenues by taking stylish risks with colour and print combinations. We want to stand out!” explains designer Wayne Roos ...

Friday, 2 October 2015

First TOMMY HILFIGER DENIM Store Opens in Johannesburg

Tommy Hilfiger celebrated the opening of its first denim store in Johannesburg, South Africa, with an exclusive in-store event last night. Located in the Sandton Mall, one of the most prestigious shopping centers in Africa, it is the latest addition to a growing portfolio of Hilfiger Denim locations worldwide. The store is operated by Stuttafords, exclusive distributor partner of Tommy Hilfiger for Hilfiger Denim in South Africa.

Food Friday: Hot Smoked Trout and Strawberry Salad

This was such a refreshing salad and would be perfect for a summer lunch or as a quick and easy dinner. The Hot Smoked Trout was from Woolies and combined perfectly with the strawberries that gave a delicious sweet tang of flavour.