Archive for December, 2011

December 29, 2011

the bungalow launch – photos

Here are some photo’s from the recent The Bungalow Launch Party in Clifton, Cape Town. Click here to see all photos.

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December 28, 2011

full circle model management event

Full Circle Model Management Event 01

It was an evening of glamor, style and some of Cape Town, and the world’s most beautiful models at¬†Full Circle Model Management‘s ‘Models Be Talkin’ That Ish‘ Event at Sapphire Lounge, Camps Bay on 17 December 2011. A Cape Town based boutique agency owned by¬†Janez Vermeiren and Paul Coetzee, Full Circle Model Management has grown to become one of South Africa’s premier model agencies with dedication, initiative and professionalism.¬†Click here for more photo’s of the event on Facebook.

December 23, 2011

the bungalow launch party

The Bungalow Launch Party 01

The most coveted event of the season, The Bungalow Launch Party showcased the limitless luxury of this venue last night at Clifton beach leaving no luxury unattended to. Guests greeted with a glass of champagne, were spoiled to no end. The music at just the right volume to enjoy great conversation, but also show off some moves, A-Lister’s enjoyed delectable snacks, including sushi and oysters, and for those with a sweet-tooth, macaroons and chocolate-covered strawberries¬†sprinkled with nuts were their guilty pleasures for the evening.

The Bungalow Launch Party 02

Looking as amazing as ever, Liezel van der Westhuizen accompanied by Jennifer Su graced this premiere event with impeccable style, adding just a little extra glamor to this event. Also donning their dancing shoes, Natalie Becker, Danny K and Tracy McGregor saw it fit to ring in the holidays and summer in absolute style.

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Poised to dominate the social scene in Cape Town this summer with two bars, a deck dining and lounge area overlooking the ocean as well as an indoor lounge area, The Bungalow is Camps Bay’s hottest contemporary restaurant and bar, perfect for summer afternoons relaxing with a few friends.

December 21, 2011

sabc1 & goodhopefm at mzoli’s

SABC1 GoodHopeFM Mzolis 01

It was an afternoon of good food and good music with Goodhope FM and SABC1 stars at the popular Mzoli’s this past Saturday. An amazing summer afternoon made even more amazing with guests including the gorgeous Boitumelo Thulo, Lunga Shabalala from SABC1 as well as Minenhle Dlamini. The stars of Hectic Nine9, Danine Naidoo and DJLoyd joined in the celebration along with many more radio and television personalities.

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December 20, 2011

sabc1 live city to city tour

SABC 1 Good Hope FM event 01

The evening was hot and the stage was set as Cape Town gave a warm welcome to SABC1’s premier live music show, LIVE at Trinity Nightclub on 16 December 2011. Covering the hottest happenings on the local music scene with an awesome crowd, the club was bumping to the sounds of live acts including Crazy White Boy, Phat Joe, Driemanskap and more. The stylish presenters, Bonang Matheba, Sizwe Dlomo and Minenhle Dlamini were exceptional and kept the viewers superbly entertained. The live broadcast from Trinity Nightclub closed with a blast as Afrikaans rapper, Jack Parrow took to the stage and even did a little encore set to get the crowd ready to party into the night.

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The¬†next¬†day the¬†celebration¬†continued¬†with¬†a star studded event at Mzoli’s. Stars¬†of¬†SABC1¬†and Good Hope FM including¬†Boitumelo Thulo. Good Hope FM DJ‚Äôs on the decks, the¬†regular¬†Mzoli‚Äôs¬†crowd¬†were¬†treated¬†by¬†appearances¬†by¬†some¬†of¬†South¬†African television and radio’s biggest¬†stars such as Hectic Nine 9‘s¬†Danine Naidoo, Good Hope FM‘s Ayanda Tini & Erin Li Saunders and more.

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The tour continues after the Mother City Invasion, with a stop at Pretoria on 23 December 2011 – once again the show will be broadcast live, with music, artists performances, one on one interviews, fashion, non-stop entertainment.

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Photographs by Denzil Jacobs

Written by Mo Amlay

December 20, 2011

toitoy and puma


ToiToy Puma 01

On 15 December, 2011, ToiToy¬†presented ‘The Streets You Live On’ as they unveiled their ToiToy X Puma collaboration. The event featured 12 of South Africa’s best designers, including The Given, Kronk, Ivana Raguz and Wilhan Mouton. Also showcased were exclusive vinyl toy pieces as well as custom made sneakers.

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Known for their vinyl toy pieces, from brands including KidRobot, Toy2R and StrangeCo, Visit their store at 49 Kloof Street, Cape Town.

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December 18, 2011

caf√© caprice turns ten

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It’s hard to believe that Caf√© Caprice has been the sunset beach scene for ten years already, as the celebration went on into the early hours of the morning last friday night. With DJ Dean Fuel on the decks for ten years and Patron on tap, Caf√© Caprice celebrated in style at this exclusive event.

December 16, 2011

vonzipper & nixon store launch

Vonzipper & Nixon Store Launch 01

The perfect pairing as Vonzipper & Nixon join at their store launch this week in Kloof street, Cape Town. Sponsored by RedBull and Vida-e, pro-skaters and trend-savvy guys and gals joined in the celebration of the new store which officially opened it’s doors just over 6 weeks ago.

Vonzipper & Nixon Store Launch 02

With impeccable location, in the centre of Kloof street’s trend-zone, Vonzipper & Nixon offer sunglasses, an away of watches and accessories. Also on offer are t-shirts, caps and probable most notably Nixon audio gear.

Vonzipper & Nixon Store Launch 03

When next you find yourself in Kloof street, visit their new store and enjoy a good cup’o’java at the Vida-e store just next door.

December 14, 2011

christopher strong long street store launch

Christopher Strong Launch 01

Adding a touch of elegance to Long Street, Elaine du Plessis & Michael Owen opens their new boutique with a splash. Christopher Strong, launched in 2008 by Elaine du Plessis, who after great success with the brand has teamed up with Michael Owen to grow the brand to new levels.

Christopher Strong Launch 02

With prime real-estate in Long Street, Cape Town and collaboration with interior designer, Liam Mooney, customers are greeted with elegance and sophistication. Each piece meticulously placed on the shelves to compliment the feel and design of the store. Walking in, it is clear how much importance, dedication and passion both Elaine du Plessis & Michael Owen place on their brand.

Christopher Strong Launch 03

One of the highlights in the store’s design is the changing-room, with cream-coloured drapes, which extend all along the side of the store, adding to the grandeur already provided by the heightened ceiling and vintage feel of the store. Stocking exclusively Christopher Strong clothing at this boutique, to showcase their full lines, select accessories by Lilikoi (Raphaella Booz) are available at this store, with plans to stock more accessories by other brands that compliment their clothing are under way.

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Visit their wonderful new store, located at 303A Long Street, Cape Town or call them on 021 461 5718.

December 13, 2011

bensimon launch in cape town

Bensimon Launch 01

Bensimon introduces fresh french-chic style to South Africa as their Flagship store at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town opens it’s doors. Already well known around the world for their simple, practical and stylish sneakers, takes and fashion, Bensimon‘s simple approach to fashion and style is absolutely refreshing.

Bensimon Launch 02

It was croissants and wine at the Flagship store launch last week, as Jocelyne Philippe and Theirry Xemard introduced their new store to Cape Town. With absolute attention to detail, relinquishing no compromise, customers are treated to an experience from the moment you step into the store. The store concept, Jocelyne explains, is ‘homely‘, a place where you can let you hair down and relax while you peruse their collections to find the perfect sneaker, shoe, dress or shirt and more. Bensimon offers clothing for the whole family from kids to adults, men and women as well as bags, accessories and fragrances – all in true french style. Bensimon are planning to open in Johannesburg¬†early 2012 and their is also talk of a South African online store soon.

Bensimon Launch 03

Whether you’re lounging by the pool with a good book on a lovely summer day, out and about at a luncheon with a few friends or entertaining at an evening dinner,¬†Bensimon lends comfort, confidence, sophistication and french-chic to your look.

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Find them at shop no.7236, Upper Level, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town or call 021 418 5329.