Archive for November, 2012

November 13, 2012

bonang matheba

Bonang Matheba (by Denzil Jacobs)

South African television personality Bonang Matheba.

November 11, 2012

jo-ann strauss with arianne zucker

Jo-Ann Strauss, Arianne Zucker (by Denzil Jacobs)

South African television personality Jo-Ann Strauss with ‘Days Of Our Lives’ star Arianne Zucker at SABC3’s ‘A night with the Stars’ in Cape Town, South Africa. See more here.

November 11, 2012

louis vuitton l’invitation au voyage

Louis Vuitton, L'Invitation Au Voyage

A silhouette glides under the archways of the Louvre and slips into the room where the masters of the Italian Renaissance are sleeping. A young woman appears and immediately vanishes again into the darkness of the deserted corridors.

What is she looking for in this temple of culture infused with the shadows of the past?

Discover more at www.louisvuitton.com.

November 11, 2012

grand hotel fabiani event

Fabiani, Marilize de Clercq, Ryan Botha (by Denzil Jacobs)

Fabiani hosted a Grand Hotel Fabiani event at their V&A Waterfront recently to celebrate their Summer 2012/2013 collection and treat their loyal customers to a night of fashion and entertainment. The Waterfront store was transformed into a scene from a European resort hotel, complete with faux grass, hotel and travel themed decor, and even a putting green. VIP guests including Matthew Booth, Ryan Botha, celebrity stylist Marilize de Clercq and VIP Fabiani customers were treated to Chivas whisky, Bos Ice Tea, San Pellegrino water, Wings Group chocolates and Daniela‘s decadent treats, with the entertaining modern jazz sounds of Rus Nerwich and the Collective Imagination.

Look out for the new look Fabiani store at Cavendish Square opening soon! Visit Fabiani for more info.

Special thanks to Vivid Luxury PR.

November 6, 2012

sneak peek: ‘caribbean tan’ celebrity launch

Caribbean Tan Celebrity Launch, Jennifer Su, Cindy Nell (by Denzil Jacobs)

November 6, 2012

a conversation with ali dedianko for belvedere vodka

Allison Dedianko for Belvedere Vodka (by Denzil Jacobs)

It’s always a treat when you learn to appreciate something new, I had just that experience when I met with the Global Brand Ambassador for Belvedere Vodka at the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town recently. The sassy-chic lady, Allison Dedianko chatted to me about her ambassadorship. From cocktail waitressing in Baltimore to working behind the bar, Ali found her passion in mixology, “Working in restaurant bars I actually found to be the best, because then you have access to a kitchen and you have access to a chef who has an inherent knowledge of food and flavours that work well together.” says Dedianko. After 8 years, she crossed over to this new side of the business, now from the brand side. Belvedere has a huge selection of cocktails which are created seasonally, taking into account current trends, “Cocktail trends change the same way that trends change in fashion, in anything. So for us, we always try to be current. We are lucky in that we have a very flavorsome, characterful, unique and versatile product,” says Ali.  Proud to be a Polish vodka, Ali explains that its not all about being presented in  beautiful bottle, but it’s about what the bottle contains, “We’re really proud to be Polish. We are made from 100% dankowskie gold rye,” says Ali, which is a specific strain of rye grown just near their distillery in Poland and has a “really spicy, sweet, rich, vanilla characteristic” which play a role in creating cocktails. Ali refreshed my palate with a quick tasting of Belvedere Vodka‘s original and intense polish vodka and it was no surprise that i loved it.

Special thanks to Vivid Luxury PR.

November 5, 2012

a night with the stars of ‘days of our lives’

Days Of Our Lives, Arianne Zucker, Drake Hogestyn, Galen Gering, Jo-Ann Strauss, Janez Vermeiren (by Denzil Jacobs)

On 02 November, SABC3 presented “A Night with the Stars of Days Of Our Lives” with honoured guests Arianne Zucker, Drake Hogestyn and Galen Gering in Cape Town during their visit to South Africa. It was a luxurious event as local celebrities and television personalities including Jo-Ann Strauss, Janez Vermeiren, Leigh-Anne Williams and Graeme Richards attended to socialize with the popular american daytime soap’s most loved stars.

Catch Arianne Zucker as Nicole Walker, Drake Hogestyn as John Black and Galen Gering as Rafe Hernandez on ‘Days Of Our Lives weekdays at 17h30 on SABC3.

November 2, 2012

g-star late night shopping event

GStar Event, Jennifer Su, Marilize De Clercq, Danine Naidoo (by Denzil Jacobs)

Last night, I joined Jennifer Su, Marilize De Clercq, Danine Naidoo and more for some late night shopping at G-Star V&A Waterfront. Guests were invited to enjoy Jamison Whiskey and sushi while shopping with musical entertainment by Crazy White Boy, live in store.