Posts tagged ‘Melinda Bam’

October 28, 2014

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Citron Pink Polo with Melinda Bam, Ryk Neethling, Roxy Louw, Natalie Becker, Tanya Nefdt (by Denzil Jacobs)

Summer has arrived in South Africa, and for the third year running I was invited to attend the annual Pink Polo Charity Event held at Val de Vie Estate, in Cape Town. This year, the main sponsor of this prestigious cancer awareness charity event was Cintron along with Vodacom. Guests in attendance at the Cintron Pink Polo 2014 included former Miss South Africa Melinda Bam, Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer Ryk Neethling, international actress and radio personality Natalie Becker, television personality Tanya Nefdt and models Roxy Louw, Joelle Kayembe, Marine Paulsen (with her fiancé Willem Swanepoel) as well as socialites, Tammy Cameron, Nambitha Ben-Mazwi, Peta Eggierth-Symes (owner of Pallu Boutique) and Jasna Zellerhoff.

Citron Pink Polo with Melinda Bam, Ryk Neethling, Roxy Louw, Natalie Becker, Tanya Nefdt (by Denzil Jacobs)

We were treated to a phenomenal polo match, delicious canapĂ©s and champagne, and if that wasn’t enough, the beautiful designs of Warrick Gautier for Jenni Button SS2014 fashion show. It was certainly a celebration of women as guests embraced the sentiment of the event throughout the afternoon at the countryside. Special thank you to creater and founder of Pink Polo in Cape Town, Edith Venter. Find out more about Cintron Pink Polo 2014 at Edith Unlimited.

Special thanks to Marina Nestel from The Little Black Book PR. Also thanks to Hilton Weiner for dressing me to this event.

Stay tuned for more images of the Jenni Button fashion show soon at Denzil Jacobs Photography on Facebook.

April 5, 2013

glambition with jo-ann strauss

Glambition, Jo-Ann Strauss, (by Denzil Jacobs)

Miss South Africa 2000, television personality and media mogal, Jo-Ann Strauss adds television producer to her repertoire. Drawing on over 12 years experience in media to bring to South Africa a talk-show-esque magazine TV show called Glambition with Jo-Ann Strauss. Celebrating African beauty in all it’s forms and asking tough questions, Glambition will address the various facets of being a woman in this day and age. It’s about glamour and ambition combined, powerful, beautiful women who are taking their rightful place in society. Guests on the show will include some of the most well known South African women in media, television, business and more, including television personalities Bonang Matheba and Minnie Dlamini, Miss South Africa 2011 Melinda Bam, Bridget Masinga and Yolandi Malherbe to name a few.

Glambition with Jo-Ann Strauss premieres in it’s primetime slot on 8 April 2013 at 8:30pm on eTV.

Visit Jo-Ann Strauss on Facebook for more information about the show.

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, canapĂ© 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, 2012

the j&b met 2012 ‘made different’

J&B Met 2012 01

The J&B Met was certainly ‘Made Different‘ this year, with ensembles created from pure imagination showcasing South Africa’s unique talent and incomparable fashion. With the race well underway and many poised to bet on their lucky horse, Jeannie D took our breath away wearing a simple, elegant and timeless dress by Kluk CGDT. Adding a dash of colour, Jo-Ann Strauss, wearing a gorgeous Stefania Morland dress, dazzled. Wearing a whimsical fascinator, Jennifer Su selected the perfect pair of red Dolce & Gabbana sunglasses from Sunglass Hut to compliment her stunning dress by House Of Fashion as she joined Jo-Ann Strauss, Janez Vermeiren, Cindy Nell, Ryan Harrison and Natalie Becker at the Sungless Hut Inner Circle luxury marquee, where all things luxury was on the menu.

J&B Met 2012 02

Looking absolutely stunning in black & white, Bonang Matheba graced the SABC marquee along with television stars including Kia Johnson – who recently announced her pregnancy, Leigh-Anne Williams, Zikhona Sodlaka, Boitumelo Thulo, Charles Tertiens, Chantal Stanfield to name a few.

J&B Met 2012 03

There’s always just a little something special in the air when Miss South Africa, Melinda Bam makes an appearance, and this time was no different as her smile lit up the J&B Met experience just a little more. Winning ‘Best Themed Couple‘, Emma & Francois King, showed off their specially designed look designed by Stephan of Ilan and Francois dressed by Woolworths,

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