Posts tagged ‘Graeme Richards’

February 12, 2014

j&b met 2014 – made to conquer!

02.12 J&B Met, Poppy Ntshongwana, Maps Maponyane, Jennifer Su, Lalla Hirayama (by Denzil Jacobs)

With the theme Made to Conquer, the J&B Met 2014 held at the Kenilworth race-course in Cape Town drew record crowds all dressed to the nines! Celebrities including Lalla Hirayama, Bonang Matheba, Maps Maponyane, Jennifer Su, Minnie Dlamini and¬†Poppy Ntshongwana¬†to name a few flew down to Cape Town from all over the country to indulge in the festivities. So many interpretations of the theme this year, it as all about fashion, design, style and most of all celebration as J&B pulled out all the stops to create a VVIP experience.¬†The Sunglass Hut Inner Circle Marquee once again claimed the top spot for some of South Africa’s biggest personalities, with a VIP experience that included good music, courtesy of¬†DJ Sox, good food, drinks and each guest received a R2000 Sunglass Hut¬†gift voucher to purchase sunglasses on the day. I stopped by the Sunglass Hut marquee to catch up and have a few laughs with Janez Vermeiren, Wedaad Adams, Bailey Schneider, Cindy Nell, Gina Myers, Graeme Richards,¬†Boity Thulo and Sue Duminy to name a few. Thank you Sunglass Hut for a fantastic Inner Circle Met experience!

02.12 J&B Met, Bonang Matheba, Bailey Schneider, Graeme Richards, Lindsey Muckle (by Denzil Jacobs)

More photographs at Denzil Jacobs Facebook.

Special thanks to The Little Hattery, Hilton Weiner and Sunglass Hut for my outfit (custom designed waist-coat & hat by The Little Hattery, belt, trousers & shoes by Hilton Weiner, sunglasses by Sunglass Hut, accessory by Louis Vuitton).

Special thanks to Spoilt Hair Salon for styling my hair as well as for styling my partner for the event, Proposal Planner, Tammy Cameron‘s hair.

April 15, 2013

unveiling the new springbok rugby jersey

Springbok Rugby Jersey, Jeannie D, Janez Vermeiren, Siv Ngesi, SK Sekoati, Bryan Habana, Jean de Villiers (by Denzil Jacobs)

Last week, rugby affiliates, celebrities and Springbok rugby players celebrated the unveiling of the highly-anticipated new Springbok jersey at the Castle Of GoodHope in Cape Town. Guests including Vanessa Haywood, Africa Melane, Graeme Richards and SK Sekoati and myself were the first to see the new Springbok jersey in spectacular style as honoured guests Jeannie D, Janez Vermeiren and Siv Ngesi joined some of the Springbok players on state to showcase the new design. Spoilt with delicious snacks, Klipdrift cocktails, Ernie Els wines and Castle Lager throughout the evening, each guest received a Springbok jersey on departure and had the chance to meet and chat to all present Springbok players.

Presented by Brandnew Marketing.

April 3, 2013

levi strauss “modern frontier collection” launch

Levi Strauss, Levis, Graeme Richards, Katlego Maboe, Ewan Strydom (by Denzil Jacobs)

I recently attended the launch of¬†Levi Strauss’ Modern Frontier Collection with guests including television personalities Ewan Strydom, Graeme Richards and Katlego Maboe. Showcasing their new collection designed with a focus on performance, innovation and working with modern lifestyles. With the backdrop of Truth Coffee in Cape Town, guests were treated to innovative and interesting cocktails and snacks as they navigated a unique fashion event experience. The Modern Frontier Collection is available in Levi‚Äôs stores, see www.levis.co.za for more information.

Thank you Levi Strauss for dressing to at this event!

March 11, 2013

pick n pay argus cycle tour 2013

Pick n Pay Argus Cycle Tour 2013, Sir Richard Branson, Janez Vermeiren, Katlego Maboe, Ewan Strydom, Graeme Richards (by Denzil Jacobs)

The Pick n Pay Argus Cycle Tour took place this past Sunday and saw cycling enthusiasts, celebrities and fans flock to Cape Town from all over the world to take part in this sport. British business tycoon, Sir Richard Branson completed the full race in good time with his team of Virgin Active cyclists as a show of support for this annual cycling event. Chatting to Sir Richard Branson, it was clear that he was pleased with his performance on the race and proud of his Virgin Active¬†team. South African television personalities, SABC3 Top Billing‘s Janez Vermeiren¬†proudly lead the team of cyclists from the Velokhaya The Life Cycling Academy on his Pick n Pay ‘Like Bike’ along with SABC3 Expresso Morning Show‘s Katlego Maboe, Ewan Strydom and Graeme Richards. Also completing the race to raise funds for the Velokhaya The Life Cycling Academy in association with Pick n Pay, the celebrity team behind the Velokhaya team of kids made good time for a good cause. Learn more about Velokhaya The Life Cycling Academy Like Bike here.

March 8, 2013

janez vermeiren powers picknpay ‘like bike’ for ‘velokhaya’ at the cycle tour expo

Pick n Pay, Argus, Cycle Tour 2013, Janez Vermeiren, Ewan Strydom, Graeme Richards (by Denzil Jacobs)

Cycling in the Pick n Pay Argus Cycle Tour in Cape Town this week for the kids from Velokhaya The Life Cycling Academy, Janez Vermeiren powers the official ‘Pick n Pay Like Bike’. This year Pick n Pay will donate all proceeds from the ‘Like Bike’ campaign to Velokhaya. Points called, Velo’s are accumulated for every kilometer the like bike cycles during the Cycle Tour, but in addition, Janez will be stopping by at the Cycle Tour Expo to challenge the general public and cyclists taking part in the cycle tour to a one minute dash. Participants can race Janez as well a few other celebrities including, Graeme Richards, Ewan Strydom and Katlego Maboe and for every meter cycled on these stationary ‘Like Bike’ replica’s, Pick n Pay will donate R1 for every 1km cycled in Velo’s which will be used to enhance the facilities currently available at The Life Cycling Academy. Learn more about the ‘Like Bike’ project with Pick n Pay and about Velokhaya and visit the Cycle Tour Expo at the Cape Town Civic Centre¬†7-10 March 2013. Don’t forget to challenge Janez, Graeme, Katlego and Ewan and make the dreams of the kids at Velokhaya a little more accessible. Also visit Pick n Pay’s Facebook Page here.

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!

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.

May 29, 2012

the good food & wine show 2012

Good Food & Wine Show 2012, Natalie Becker, Liezel van der Westhuizen, Graeme Richards

The Good Food & Wine Show 2012 certainly drew in the crowds this past weekend with treats for every taste. Along with Primi, Col’Cacchio and Mugg & Bean, the Cavendish Square Celebrity Kitchen enlisted the culinary talents of various SA celebrities to cook up some delicious dishes to win a prize of R5000 to donate to a charity of their choice. The public were asked to vote for their favorite dish over the coarse of the event prepared by various celebrity guests including GoodHope FM‘s Guy McDonald, Tracey Lange and SeanO, SABC3 Expresso Show‘s Leigh-Anne Williams as well as The Next 48 HoursNaushad Khan. Actress Natalie Becker and SABC3 Expresso Show‘s Graeme Richards took to Cavendish Square‘s Diner at the show on Sunday afternoon to show off their flair for cooking with Mugg & Bean and Primi. Liezel van der Westhuizen also made an appearance at the show to cook up a storm with The Next 48 Hours and enjoy the festivities that the Good Food & Wine Show had to offer. Visit Cavendish Square on Facebook for more details about the competition.