Archive for February, 2012

February 27, 2012

jenni button & viyella at veuve clicquot masters polo 2012

Jenni Button Fashion Show

A first at the prestigious Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2012, Jenni Button and Viyella showcase their latest collections. Jenni Button dazzled with stunning gold and silver evening gowns with impeccable detailing, revealing yet elegantly showcased with gorgeous models wearing aviator sunglasses and eye catching make up. The collection designed by Warrick Gautier also included an elegant range of ladies bags.

Viyella Fashion Show

In classic polo style, the Viyella fashion show brought together stylish shirts, cardigans and chino’s with cheeky bow ties and a strong emphasis on colour for a sophisticated gentlemen’s look.

More photos at JustForTheNostalgia on Facebook.

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February 26, 2012

the veuve clicquot masters polo 2012

Veuve Clicquot Polo - Jo-Ann Strauss, Elana Afrika, Natalie Becker, Ryk Neethling

Dressed to the nines, celebrities, VIP’s, socialites and fashionistas enjoyed day of luxury at the 2nd Annual Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2012 at the Val de Vie Estate. Jo-Ann Strauss was absolutely breathtaking wearing an elegant dress by Elbeth Gillis, sunglasses by Sunglass Hut and adding just a dash of sparkle to the perfect ensemble, a gorgeous oversized green hat. Jeannie D dazzled in a gorgeous sequins matt-metallic dress accompanied by her fiancé. Natalie Becker, Roxy Louw, Bjorn Steinbach, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Elana Afrika, wearing a beautiful 46664 Fashion dress, were spotted sipping Veuve Clicquot Champagne in style.

Veuve Clicquot Polo -Jeannie D, Ryan Botha, Gina Goldsmith, Katlego Maboe, Roxy Louw

Also enjoying the polo, champagne and gourmet canapés and the music of ‘Goodluck‘ was Ryk Neethling, Ryan Botha, Gina Goldsmith and Katlego Maboe. Guests were pampered by Elizabeth Arden to freshen up their make up with celebrity stylists including Nthato Mashishi and Gina Myers and hair styling by Be Première . A first for the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo, Jenni Button and Viyella presented a spectacular fashion show showcasing their latest collections. Later guests were invited to party the evening away at the Equus Lounge with a live performance by Lu Chase. The Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2012 at the Val de Vie Estate seamlessly brought together luxury, polo and champagne to create an ethereal equestrian summer’s day.

More photos at JustForTheNostalgia on Facebook.

February 24, 2012

the kyknet fiestas 2012

kykNET Fiestas 2012 Bobby van Jaarsveldt Kia Johnson 01

It was glitz and glam as South Africa’s premier Afrikaans TV, movie and music stars arrived on the blue carpet at the 2nd Annual kykNET Fiestas 2012 last night to celebrating Afrikaans arts, culture and entertainment. Guests at the awards ceremony included singer and Cosmo’s Sexiest Man 2012 Bobby van Jaarsveld with his wife Annatjie Rheeders, ‘7de Laan’‘s Vinette Ebrahim & Annelisa Weiland, Antoinette Kellermann, Tinarie van Wyk LootsConnie de VilliersKia Johnson, Soli Philander, Wilna Snyman to name a few. With 16 categories, Fiestas were awarded to the most outstanding performances in arts as well as production. Honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards were Louis van Niekerk, Mimi Coertse and Elsa Joubert for their exceptional contributions to theatre, music and literature.

kykNET Fiestas 2012 Soli Philander Claire Johnson Connie De Villiers David Kramer 02

The drama Rooiland, nominated in 6 categories, won 4 accolades with Brendon Daniels receiving the golden statue for Best Actor, Jaco Bouwer for Best Director, Bouwer & Tertius Kapp for Best New Afrikaans Production. Open air production ‘Lot’, nominated in 6 categories, won Best Production, Best Supporting Actor went to Neels van Jaarsveld and Best Theartre Design went to Nicola Hanekom. Steve Hofmeyr, Clare Johnson (of Mango Groove) and Vusi Mahlasela along with Jack Parrow and David Kramer entertained between award category announcements. Some refer to the kykNET Fiestas as the Oscars of Afrikaans theatre, it was certainly an an evening filled with art, culture and glamour.

The kykNET Fiestas Awards will be broadcast on Thursday, 01 March 2012 at 19:30 on kykNET (Channel 111 on DStv).

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February 21, 2012

sabc3 stars visit cavendish square

Lorna Maseko, Ashish Gangapersad, Katlego Maboe - SABC3Some of SABC3‘s Isidingo stars and TV presenters recently visited Cape Town’s premiere shopping centre, Cavendish Square. Stars included Insidingo‘s Ashish GangapersadVusi KuneneKgomotso ChristopherRobert Whitehead and Jay Antsey as well as Top Billing‘s gorgeous Lorna Maseko and The Expresso Show’s presenter Katlego Maboe. Hundreds of fans were treated to a chance to spend a few moments with their favourite SABC3 stars and personalities, get an autographed calendar as well as a photo with the stars to take home. The stars were later whisked away to Café Sofia for a decadent lunch and a chance to catch up with each other and enjoy the afternoon.

Catch Isidingo weekdays at 7:30pm, Top Billing on Tuesdays at 8:00pm and wake up to The Expresso Show weekday mornings at 5:30am – on SABC3!


February 19, 2012

catch-up with adriaan bergh, mr south africa 2011

Adriaan Bergh Mr South Africa 2011

I caught up with Mr South Africa 2011, Adriaan Bergh at Jan van Riebeek Primary School and had the pleasure of listening in on one of his motivational messages during his school tour of South Africa sponsored by You, Drum & Huisgenoot magazines. Bergh, 24 years old, is currently studying BSc Honours Quantity Surveying degree at Tuks, during his reign as Mr SA 2011. Passionate about getting involved in charities and developing kids in sports and in life, Bergh embarked on a tour of schools on 17 January 2012 to motivate kids to “Dream It To Live It“, visiting more than 50 schools, reaching over 30 000 learners. Adriaan was proud to tell me that they have supposed all expectations on this tour reaching far more kids than initially expected. Drawing inspiration from his travels, sporting & academic achievements and personal life, Bergh teaches kids that with hard work, dedication and prayer, dreams can come true and that it all starts with yourself.

Adriaan also supports Friends of Child Protection, a registered charity organisation that assists the South African Police Service and it’s Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit.

We chatted about his time as Mr South Africa 2011 and his plans after he passes on the title to Mr SA 2012 is a few months and it’s clear that he is still as driven as ever to be not only a role model for others, but also to be the best person he can be. With his family playing a very import an role in his life, Bergh mentioned to me that anytime available to spend with his family is treasured and even with a busy schedule as Mr SA, he did mention a (lucky) woman in his life. His dedication to his work and his family is undeniable – Mr SA 2012 will have rather large boots to fill.

Watch Adriaan’s rap video, ‘Next Level’ on YouTube. Follow Adriaan Bergh on twitter , Facebook or visit his website.

Additional images courtesy of adriaanbergh.com

February 16, 2012

‘new era’ with ayanda tini

Ayanda Tini, Bryan Habana, Africa Melane - NewEra

Last night I attended the New Era gallery showcase with Goodhope FM DJ, Ayanda Tini. This unique gallery experience is designed to highlight creatives from across the EMEA with exhibitions in London, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, Paris, Stockholm, Dubai and Cape Town. Among the creatives invited to this VIP event was 567CapeTalk host Africa Melane, rugby player Bryan Habana (with wife, Janine Viljoen) as well as singer Chad Saaiman. With peaked caps as the canvas, local and international creatives designed one of a kind pieces showcasing their culture, creativity or imagination. For more go to www.neweraintroducing.com

February 14, 2012

valentine’s day gift for their fans

The girls had so much fun at Bungalow in Cape Town that they decided to sing a little song! We love you too!

February 13, 2012

mom-to-be, kia johnson

Kia Johnson - Pregnant

Mother to be, Kia Johnson is expecting her first baby with her fiancé, who postponed their wedding plans until after the baby is born. It’s an exciting time for Kia, “thrilled” to start a family. The SABC3 Expresso Show presenter and producer has had quite a start to the year, winning ‘Best Hat‘ at the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate horse racing event in January and the announcement of her pregnancy just weeks later. Keen to show off her baby bump, Kia was spotted at the J&B Met 2012 looking “fashionably pregnant” and radiant in yellow. Kia plans to share this experience with the public, with a the initial announcement live on the Expresso Show, so stay tuned to the breakfast show for more about her pregnancy. See photos at JustForTheNostalgia on Facebook.

Click here to follow Kia Johnson on Twitter and follow her pregnancy!

February 6, 2012

get ready for the veuve clicquot masters polo 2012

The Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo

Val de Vie Estate outside Cape Town will host an opulent of day of polo ponies, champagne and fashion with second annual Veuve Clicquot Masters, the most glamorous event on the South African Polo calendar set to take place on 25 February 2012. Celebrities and VIP’s will be out in full force exhibiting some of the finest designer dresses, hats and fascinators for all to see! Confirmed Celebrity guests this year include Jennifer Su, Janez VermeirenLee-Ann Liebenberg, Ryan BothaShashi NaidooRyk Neethling and more. Chart topping band Goodluck will be there to head up the musical entertainment for the day and guests can expect another French style ‘Pétanque’ boules tournament and a best dressed competition with some fantastic prizes to be won. Elizabeth Arden will be on hand to pamper guests at the Elizabeth Arden Pamper House with their top international make-up artists and ladies can look forward to having their hair curled or pinned by professional stylists from Be Première Hair.

This year welcomes an ‘Equus Lounge‘ After Party, ensuring the polo revelers will dance the night away. Equus is well known for their luxurious hospitality offerings at SA’s top racing and polo events.

Set in the midst of Val de Vie‘s world class polo fields and luxurious clubhouse facilities, VIP guests can expect a glamorous day of fine champagne.

General VIP Tickets are available on Webtickets at R400 per person and include a glass of wine on arrival, a ‘before polo tea’ and access to the ‘Equus Lounge‘ after party.

Event – 2.30pm – 7pm

After Party – 7pm – 11pm

Click here to purchase tickets: http://www.webtickets.co.za

All images courtesy of Werner Ryke and JM Lederman via Vivid Luxury

February 5, 2012

clayton morar’s b’day bash

Clayton Morar Birthday 01

It was an evening filled with festive moments as SA’s Celeb Expert & Autograph HunterClayton Morar invited some of his closest friends to celebrate his 28th birthday. With a guest list including Ayanda Tini, SA Idols co-winner Sasha-Lee Davids, Breyton Paulse, actor Charles Tertiens, Emma & Francois King, Jasna Zellerhoff and SA girl group LadyLicious (Tarryn Lamb, Samantha Heldsinger and Tamsyn Maker) at Living Room nightclub, it was a party to remember with champagne, music & dancing.

Clayton Morar Birthday 02

Later, Clayton took to the stage as LadyLicious performed ‘Happy Birthday To You‘ and later still Clay took to the dance floor to perform the dance moves to Beyoncé‘s ‘Run The World (Girls)‘ – Nicely done Clay!