Posts tagged ‘Janez Vermeiren’

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.

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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!

January 6, 2014

Ready, set, go… 153rd annual l’ormarins queen’s plate

01.06 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate, Jo-Ann Strauss (by Denzil Jacobs)

Without a doubt my personal favorite equestrian event on the social calendar in South Africa, The 153rd L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate takes place this weekend, 11 January 2014 at the Kenilworth Race Course in Cape Town. Guests including some of South Africa’s biggest names in entertainment, media and television cordially dress to the nines in blue and white, as this stylish event’s dress code demands. ¬†In it’s own league as a horse-racing event, the Queen’s Plate over the years have hosted celebrities including former Miss South Africa¬†& television personality ¬†Jo-Ann Strauss, Jennifer Su, the gorgeous (and for the second time, radiantly pregnant) Lee-Ann Liebenberg¬†with her husband Nicky Van Der Walt. Also seen at the Queen’s Plate, SA’s very own Olympic swimmer Ryk Neethling, television personality on SABC3‘s Top Billing and Top Travel¬†Janez Vermeiren, ¬†Roxy Louw, Kuli Roberts, Marc Lottering, Chad Saaiman, Pearl Thusi,¬†Leigh-Anne Williams, Natalie Becker, Tanya Nefdt, Gina Myers,¬†Kia Johnson, Elana Afrika. This year promises to be as elegant as ever as guests fly from all over the country to attend.

01.06 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate, Jo-Ann Strauss, Chad Saaiman, Tanya Nefdt, Natalie Becker, Gina Myers, Janez Vermeiren, Elana Afrika, Marc Lottering, Jennifer Su (by Denzil Jacobs)

I look forward to sharing champagne and canap√©s while enjoying the horse races with good company at the 153rd Annual L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate as Spoit Hair Salon takes care of my styling and Hilton Weiner ensures that I am dressed to impress. Ladies and gentlemen, dress your best in blue and white and you may be entered into the Best Dressed &¬†Best Dressed Man competitions. Fascinators out in full force as the judges are allows on the lookout for something inspiring to win in that category.

Over the next few days leading to the event, visit my¬†Twitter Page¬†(@denziljacobs), Facebook Page and Instagram Page as I post images I’ve taken at previous LQP events… Click on the links above.

01.06 L'Ormarins Queen's Plate, Roxy Louw, Pearl Thusi, Danine Naidoo, Lee-Ann Liebenberg, Kuli Roberts (by Denzil Jacobs)

To purchase tickets and for more information, please visit www.lqp.co.za.

 

May 3, 2013

jeannie d raises funds for ‘help2read’ charity

Help2Read, Brutal Fruit, Jeannie D, Jackie Wiese, Sue-Ann Allen, Shirley Bell, Brennon Wright, Danny Peer, Janez Vermeiren, Bertha le Roux (by Denzil Jacobs)

Last week, South African television personality Jeannie D invited some of her friends to an intimate event in association with Brutal Fruit SA to raise funds for a charity organization that she is most passionate about, Help2Read. The event took place at The Grand Cafe & Room in Camps Bay where guests including Janez Vermeiren, Jackie Wiese, Jacob Wiese, Shirley Bell, Bertha Marie Le Roux, Sue-Ann Allen, Angie Lazaro, Dylan Savage, Danny Peer and myself were invited to make a donation to the charity and enjoy an evening of canapés, sweets and Brutal Fruit beverages. Active in Cape Town since 2005 Help2Read, volunteers provide invaluable literacy support in 111 schools across South Africa changed the lives of over 6500 children so far. With Brutal Fruit SA donating R200 000, Jeannie encouraged her friends to donate and raise additional funds in support of Help2Read.

April 28, 2013

tommy hilfiger launches in cape town

Tommy Hilfiger Cape Town, Ryan Botha, Cindy Nell, Sharlene Lawrence, Sue Duminy, Thandie Kupe, Roxy Louw, Jasna Zellerhoff (by Denzil Jacobs)

International fashion label, Tommy Hilfiger recently opened it’s doors in Cape Town with a star studded launch event at their new V&A Waterfront store. Special guests including radio & television personalities Tracey Lange, Janez Vermeiren, Jennifer Su, Liezel van der Westhuizen and models Cindy Nell and¬†Tanya van Graan were¬†invited to be dressed by Tommy Hilfiger for this exclusive event. Guests invited to enjoy champagne, canap√©s and a special gift from Tommy Hilfiger included Ryan Botha, Vanessa Haywood, Roxy Louw, Sue Duminy, Herschelle Gibbs, Sherrin Davie, Jackie Wiese, Jacob Wiese, Clayton Morar, Sharlene Lawrence, Thandie Kupe, Jasna Zellerhoff and myself. Later, VIP guests were invited to celebrate further with Mo√ęt & Chandon champagne at the official after party at Shimmy Beach Club. In addition to an amazing launch and party, guests were treated to a personalized monogramed blanket by Tommy Hilfiger.

Tommy Hilfiger Cape Town, Tracey Lange, Jen Su, Janez Vermeiren, Paul Rothschild, Concetta Rothschild, Jackie Wiese, Jacob Wiese (by Denzil Jacobs)

Special thanks to Marina Nestel for The Little Black Book PR.

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.

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!

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)