Posts tagged ‘Gregg Hammond’

February 2, 2012

cosmo’s sexiest sa man 2012

Cosmo's Sexiest SA Man 2012

Cosmopolitan Magazine SA will be hosting it’s annual Cosmo Sexiest SA Man event in Johannesburg tonight, honoring the men selected for their Cosmo Sexiest SA Men Calendar 2012. The lineup includes television presenter and owner of Full Circle Model Management Janez Vermeiren, Blogger Dylan Savage (aka Life Is Savage), YFM DJ Warrick Stock, Rugby player and Survivor SA contestant Lukhanyo Nontshinga and more.

These men will compete to me named Cosmo’s Sexiest SA Man 2012 taking over where 2011 winner, Gregg Hammond left off. Hammond tweeted earlier today saying “Being the Sexiest Man in SA for 365 days has finally come to an end. Thank you @CosmopolitanSA for the title, been one hell of a year!!!

Good luck to these inspirational, accomplished and dedicated men. Here’s the full line up:

January – Jovan Jackson (Model)

February – Neil Powell & Chris Dry (Sevens rugby players)

March – Victor Mathe (Model)

April – Tyrone Keogh (Actor)

May – Andrew Baptiste (Model)

June – Bobby van Jaarsveld (Singer)

July – Janez Vermeiren (TV personality and entrepreneur)

August – Lukhanyo Nontshinga (Rugby player)

September – Dylan Savage (Blogger)

October – Lloyd Norris-Jones (Hockey player)

November – Warrick Stock (YFM DJ)

December – Sibusiso Mbula (Acrobat)

January 2013 – Ryan Sandes (Trail runner)

Votes were open to Cosmo readers until 30 January 2012, so lets hope your choice is named Cosmopolitan’s Sexiest SA Man 2012!

Follow @CosmopolitanSA and event sponsor @BrutalFruit on Twitter for more!

Images courtesy of CosmopolitanSA

January 8, 2012

the 151st l’ormarins queens plate 2012

L'Ormarins Queens Plate 01

Like an equestrian dream, the 151st L’Ormarins Queens Plate took to Kenilworth Racecourse on 07 January 2012. To the blue and white theme, guests were dressed to the nines, with celebrity guest Jennifer Su showcasing one of her many timeless hats, designed by Peta Eggierth-Symes for Pallu, paired with a stunning blue dress, also by Pallu. Wearing a gorgeous white dress by Cape Town fashion designer, Stefania Morland, Jo-Ann Strauss sparkled with her Louis Vuitton Cruise Collection 2012Flore Clutch Saumur‘ bag and Louis Vuitton shoes. The stunning Natalie Becker, dazzled in a stunning summer dress by Klȗk, perfectly matching the theme. Melinda Bam looked absolutely radiant as Miss South Africa.

L'Ormarins Queens Plate 02

One of South Africa’s most well known presenters and the owner of Full Circle Model Management, Janez Vermeiren, donning a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses from Sunglass Hut, was there to celebrate with his brother. In exquisite vintage style, Melody Maker along with Melinda Shaw, editor in chief of Heat Magazine were seen in good company enjoying the day.

L'Ormarins Queens Plate 03

Other celebrity guests included, Marc Lottering with Anwar McKay, Elana AfrikaTarryn Lamb dressed by Zinzi Couture and Chad Saaiman, dressed by Markham, Soli Philander and Cosmopolitan’s Sexiest Man in SA 2011, Gregg Hammond. Roxy Louw looked radiant in Anel Botha with Minki van der Westhuizen wearing French Connection UK.

L'Ormarins Queens Plate 04

Judged by Jennifer Su, Sam Walker (La Muse) and Dominik and Kerry (Little Hattery), the ‘Best Hat‘ was awarded to The Expresso Show‘s Kia Johnson. The ‘Best Dressed‘ award went to Darielle Robertson, judged by Tammy TinkerEmily Bell, Francesca Cumani and Laduma Ngxokolo. Prizes included Cartier Fragrances, Elizabeth Arden Gift bags and the main prizes were luxury bags by Cape Cobra valued at R21000 each.

L'Ormarins Queens Plate 05

Joining the ‘Best Dressed‘ women on stage, artist, model and entrepreneur, Conor McCreedy wearing Peyman Umay Bespoke (NYC) would have been a shoo-in for the best dressed man if there was a ‘Best Dressed Man’ category – Perhaps it’ll be added next year Conor.

L'Ormarins Queens Plate 06

Click here to see more photos of the event (please tag yourself)!

Thank you to Vlad Popov and Kristian Schmidt for the additional photos of Conor – it was quite difficult finding him as he was never in the same place for long.