Posts tagged ‘Ayanda Tini’

January 13, 2014

153rd l’ormarins queen’s plate

01.13 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate, Anton Rupert, Roxy Louw (by Denzil Jacobs)

The 153rd L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate is one of the most prestigious horse-racing events and last Saturday guests donned their cordial blue and white attire at the Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town. South African model Roxy Louw, who looked radiant with Anton Rupert, wearing a stunning white dress with gorgeous freeRange Jewellery, Cartier watch¬†and Okapi bag by Hanneli Rupert.

 

01.13 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate, Herschelle Gibbs, Sherrin Davie, Cindy Nell, Janez Vermeiren, Leigh-Anne Williams, Jennifer Su, Liezel van der Westhuizen (by Denzil Jacobs)

It was certainly a star studded event with model and television personality¬†Cindy Nell, who won the award for Best Dressed Woman wearing a¬†Jason Kieck creation along with a fascinator by The Little Hattery. Actress Natalie Becker looked so chic in a vintage dress by Vintage In The City and Jennifer Su selected a stunning blue dress by Pallu. Liezel van der Westhuizen looked amazing in a dress by Lipsy. This year, the LQP added Best Dressed Man to the events festivities and it was comedian Siv Ngesi who became the first man to be honored with this accolade. Television and radio personalities who also attend included Janez Vermeiren, Leigh-Anne Williams, Kia Johnson¬†and¬†Ayanda Tini to name a few. Also invited to enjoy a day at the races was models Tracy McGregor and Lyndall Jarvis with her fianc√© surfing legend¬†Jordy Smith and the radiantly pregnant Lee-Ann Liebenberg¬†with her husband Nicky van der Walt as well as SA cricket legend Herschelle Gibbs with his girlfriend Sherrin Davie.¬†The¬†L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate¬†annually brings together friends and horse-racing enthusiasts with a backdrop of elegance, style and sophistication.

Special thanks to Celebrity Services SA for the invitation to attend and for an amazing event experience!

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February 5, 2013

the j&b met ‘sunglass hut inner circle’ vip experience

Feature, Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Jeannie D (by Denzil Jacobs)

The annual J&B Met took place last Saturday at the Kenilworth Race Course where celebrities, hours-race enthusiast and fashionistas celebrated in style. This year, Sunglass Hut pulled out all the stops to create a VIP experience like no other at their Sunglass Hut Inner Circle VIP Marquee.

Jeannie D, as elegant as ever, enlisted the fashion expertise of Gert-Johan Coetzee to design her breathtaking ensemble. Miss South Africa 2011¬†Melinda Bam arrived with Mr South Africa 2011 Adriaan Bergh at her side, dressed by Peter Bondesio who designed her Miss Universe gown, “So proud to wear him, he always makes me feel like a princess,” says Melinda. Other celebrity guests included, actress Lee-Anne Summers wearing an elegant French Connection FCUK dress and Lee-Ann Liebenberg wearing a stunning Gavin Rajah ensemble.

01 Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Jennifer Su, Cindy Nell, Janez Vermeiren, Jonathan Boynton-Lee, Natalie Becker (by Denzil Jacobs)

Guests were spoiled at the Sunglass Hut tent, as champagne, canap√© and deserts were served the entire day, with vibrant party music filling the air. Jennifer Su, dressed by Hip Hop Fashion with accessories by Joya Collection and Cindy Nell looked radiant while SABC3 Top Billing‘s Janez Vermeiren and Jonathan Boynton-Lee looked suave wearing classic aviators.

02 Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Jonathan Boynton-Lee, Jay Anstey, Boity, Graeme Richards, Ayanda Tini, Tanya Nefdt (by Denzil Jacobs)

Television and radio personalities including Isidingo‘s Jay Anstey wearing a dragon-themed dress by Gert-Johan Coetzee, Boitumelo Thulo, Expresso Show‘s Graeme Richards, Tanya Nefdt and Ayanda Tini also dressed to the nines for this fashionable event.

03 Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Ty Keogh, Nicole Flint, Boitumelo Thulo, Leigh-Anne Williams, Lisa Cowley (by Denzil Jacobs)

Leigh-Anne Williams, in her second ensemble change for the day, looked spectacular in a little black number with feather detail, whilst model Lisa Cowley opted for a classic navy blue look.

04 Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Matthew Booth, Sonia Booth, Janez Vermeiren, Ryan Botha, Thulane (Toolz), Jennifer Su, Keenan Arrison, Ty Keogh, Melinda Bam, Adriaan Bergh (by Denzil Jacobs)

Soccer players Ryan Botha and¬†Matthew Booth,who arrived with his lovely wife Sonia ¬†indulged in the afternoon’s spoils. Ty Keogh, dressed by Tiger of Sweden arrived with Nicole Flint¬†dressed by Charlene Sauerman and The Wild co-star Keenan Arrison. Bringing a dash of colour, Brand Ambassadors PR owner, Thulane Hadebe added some spice to his Met-look. Katlego Maboe went for a fairy-tale interpretation of the ‘Made To Fly’ theme, with a Aladin inspired look and Brigitte Willers looked amazing in a white ensemble by¬†Kobus Dippenaar¬†with a petit fascinator to finish this elegant look.

05 Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Janez Vermeiren, Wedaad, Brigitte Willers, Boity, Thulane (Toolz), Katlego Maboe (by Denzil Jacobs)

It was all VIP treatment at the Sunglass Hut Inner Circle tent at the J&B Met as we all celebrated well into the evening.

Special thanks to Cavendish Square and Stuttafords for dressing me for this event as well as African Pride Hotels 15 on Orange Hotel for hosting me.

Special thanks to Sunglass Hut!

January 30, 2013

the ‘sunglass hut inner circle’ at the j&b met

Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Jeannie D (by Denzil Jacobs)

The Sunglass Hut Inner Circle Met Marquee returns this year and is poised to be the place to be, and be seen, at the J&B Met. With the largest selection of designer sunglasses in South Africa, Natalie Becker, Janez Vermeiren, Jeannie D, Ty Keogh, Ayanda Tini and Ryan Botha were among a select group of celebrities who were spoiled for choice by Sunglass Hut yesterday. Offering brands including Prada, Ray Ban, Dolce & Gabbana and Persol, Sunglass Hut is the perfect destination to find that pair of sunnies to add the finishing touch to any Met look or ensemble.

Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Ayanda Tini, Janez Vermeiren, Natalie Becker (by Denzil Jacobs)

Visit www.innercirclesunglasshut.co.za for details and to purchase your ticket for R1700 (which includes a R2000 Sunglass Hut gift voucher) to this exclusive marquee and rub shoulders with some of the biggest names in South Africa. Follow @SunglassHutSA on Twitter and use the hashtag #SunglassHutMET!

Sunglass Hut, J&B Met 2013, Ty Keogh (by Denzil Jacobs)

January 28, 2013

cavendish square made to fly fashion challenge

Cavendish Square, J&B Met 2013, Jennifer Su, Jen Su, Natalie Becker, Denzil Jacobs, Ayanda Tini (by Denzil Jacobs)

Last week Cavendish Square invited 10 top local media personalities to participate in their annual “Made To Fly Fashion Challenge” in conjunction with the J&B Met. Personalities Jennifer Su, Natalie Becker, Tanya Nefdt, Ayanda Tini, Jasna Zellerhoff, Leigh-Anne Williams, Carl Wastie, Charl Reineke, Tracey Lange and myself were enlisted to create the ultimate J&B Met ‚ÄėMade to Fly‚Äô ensemble, using fashion from 10 of Cavendish Square‚Äôs fashion retailers. Participating fashion retailers at Cavendish Square included Sunglass Hut, Stuttafords, Attitude, Nicci Boutique, Chica Loca, Monsoon, Long Street, Mari & Me, Diesel, Michiko London and Forever New. In addition, fashion design students from Fedisa, South Africa’s Leading Institute for a BA Degree in Fashion, showed off some amazing interpretations of the J&B Met theme this year.

Cavendish Square, J&B Met 2013, Leigh-Anne Williams, Tracey Lange, Jasna Zellerhoff, Tanya Nefdt (by Denzil Jacobs)

For a chance to win VIP Tickets to the J&B Met and an overnight stay at Aquila Game Reserve (inclusive of 3 meals, 2 game drives and accommodation in a 4 star premier cottage), the public are encouraged to vote for their favourite outfit. Voting by entering on www.cavendish.co.za or by tweeting the name of the celebrity you are voting for, plus the name of the Cavendish retailer that their outfit is from and include the hashtag for the event #CavendishMet. The competition opens during the afternoon of 25 January and will close on 31 January at 10am.

Please vote for my style ensemble on Twitter: @denziljacobs! Thank you!

August 12, 2012

link outreach woman’s day ward rounds event

Link Outreach Womans Day 2012 - SAHealthBlog

Sponsored by Link Outreach (Link Pharmacy‘s Corporate Social Initiative) and organised by Emma King, owner of SAHealthBlog, the Link Outreach Woman’s Day Ward Rounds event¬†brought South African television, radio and sports personalities together at Somerset Hospital, SA’s oldest hospital, in Cape Town on Woman’s Day last Thursday. Welcomed by Sister van Heerden who has been working at the hospital for 22 years, Emma and invited guests and friends of SAHealthBlog and Link Pharmacy including Keeno Lee, Lloyd Jansen, Charles Tertiens, Irma G, Ayanda Tini, Tamsyn-Lee Brown, Duane Vermeulen and Nick Koster of WP Rugby, Dr Darren Green, Brigitte Willers, Alcardo van Graan (scored the goal for Ajax vs Man U), Bjorn Steinbach, Dene Botha, Yolandi Malherbe, Lucian Albertyn, Francois King along with Thandi Hall and Biba Reyatt of Link / UPD¬†to pay tribute to the nursing sisters and doctors who spend long hours working doing a fantastic job and to those women in hospital beds who were unable to share the day with their families at home. 450 goodie bags filled with tissue oils, multivitamins, creams and more were distributed to worthy recipients and later guests were invited to De Waterkant Health to enjoy sushi and drinks.

SAHealthBlog have many of charity initiatives planned and Link Outreach is has expressed great interest in supporting wherever they can! For more, visit SAHealthBlog and SAHealthBlog on Facebook.

July 4, 2012

emma king’s evening of fun & wine with ms noble & madonna wines

Irit Noble, Emma King, Yolandi Malherbe, Tamsyn Lee Brown, Ayanda Tini, Natalie Becker, Lee-Ann Roberts, Jasna Zellerhoff

Last Wednesday I was delighted to spend an evening of fun and wine with Irit Noble, Emma King, Elana Africa, Natalie Becker, Yolandi Malherbe, Ayanda Tini, Tamsyn Lee Brown, Irma G, Lee-Ann Roberts,¬†Jasna Zellerhoff¬†and Dylan Savage to mention a few. Guests were greeted by an interesting champaign cocktail and snacks from Nando’s before Ms Noble‘s presentation. Madonna Wines offered a delicious shiraz wine tasting while Minx Nails SA ensured the ladies were looking their best. It was a great evening of conversation, snacks and wine.

June 30, 2012

medieval mystery dinner with friends

 

Medieval Mystery Dinner - Ayanda Tini, Tamsyn Lee Brown, Vania Cloete, Emma King

Last night, the 5 Flies Restaurant in Cape Town was transformed into a medieval castle as another Mystery Dinner evening got under way. I joined GoodHope FM‘s Ayanda Tini, Tamsyn-Lee Brown, Vania Cloete along with SAHealthBlog‘s¬†Emma King, Francois King, writer for FoodblogCT Kayli Vee Levitan and Jess Gouws as the 3 course dinner commenced. Set in Medieval England, we were served a delicious choice of Roast rib-eye steak with chestnut-potato puree and Pan-fried line fish. Characters, good food, fun, laughter and not to mention detective skills added to the evening as we had to use clues provided as the evening progress to figure out who at our table did it! Be a part of the next mystery evening, call Inspector Keyser on 0849938040 for more information.

June 3, 2012

leigh-anne williams’ birthday party

Leigh-Anne Williams Birthday Party

Last night SABC3 Expresso¬†Show presenter,¬†Leigh-Anne Williams‘ friends and family dressed up as their favorite Grammy winning stars at her 30th birthday party at the Crystal¬†Towers Hotel in Cape Town. The festivities started with a knock-out dance routine to Beyonc√©’s “Crazy In Love” by Miss Williams. The MC for the evening, SeanO ensured that guests were entertained along with special guest singers including The Black Ties with lead singer Chad Saaiman. It was great to see Soccer player Ryan Botha with his girlfriend Gina Goldsmith, both looking their best for this glitzy event. Ryan Harrison,¬†Clayton Morar, Jazna Zellerhoff, Jacinda Louw-Shutte, Emma King, Danine Naidoo and Karisa Nicholls with actor Bjorn Steinbach to name a few, were there to celebrate this occasion in style.

Leigh-Anne Williams, Katlego Maboe, Ryan Botha, Gina Goldsmith, Jasna Zellerhoff, Clayton Morar, Ayanda Tini

Later,¬†Miss Williams¬†entertained her guests one more time, this time performing to a medley of Beyonc√©’s¬†tracks just before the birthday cake was presented and everyone sang¬†“Happy Birthday”¬†including her¬†Expresso¬†co-host,¬†Katlego Maboe.¬†GoodHope FM‘s¬†Ayanda Tini,¬†Carl Wastie,¬†Tracey Lange¬†and¬†Erin Li¬†were dressed to the nines to the evenings theme. Taking time out of their busy schedules for¬†Leigh-Anne,¬†Lorna Maseko¬†and¬†Simba Mhere¬†also made an appearance at the glamourous event.

Leigh-Anne Williams, Bjorn Steinbach, Danine Naidoo, Karisa Nicholls, Jasna Zellerhoff, Ryan Harrison, Jacinda Louw-Shutte

Here’s a video of one of Leigh-Anne Williams‘ dance routines at her birthday party.

March 18, 2012

glamour stiletto run 2012 cape town

Glamour Glam Stiletto Run 2012

Yesterday GLAMOUR magazine readers were invited to a star-studded GLAMathon to compete in a 100m races wearing heels with a minimum 7cm height and maximum 1.5cm width. The final race of the day featured some of South Africa’s favorite celebrities including 94.5KFM‘s Elana Afrika and Goodhope FM‘s Ayanda Tini and DJ¬†Suga. Resting her stiletto’s this year, Liezel van der Westhuizen presented R20 000 worth of prizes to the winning ladies who took part in this amazing charity event at the V&A Waterfront‘s Table Bay Hotel.

Run in heels, raise charitable funds, win great prizes and have a blast at GLAMOUR‘s starry Stiletto Run! To book for the Stiletto Run, email admin@zebrasquare.co.za or call 011 784 8112. The R250 ticket includes race entry, snacks and cocktails, a six-month GLAMOUR subscription, and a goodie bag, crammed with gifts!

JOBURG: 24 March, 1 pm at Vanilla, The Mall of Rosebank

DURBAN: 31 March, 1 pm at Gateway Theatre of Shopping

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