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August 19, 2014

upcoming: gold charity gala dinner & auction (cape town)

08.19 Gold Charity Diner, Charity, Dinner, Cape Town (by Denzil Jacobs)

GOLD Charity Gala: A celebration of 10 years of youth-led change. In a spirit of thankfulness and in recognition of the hard work that has led to transformation in the lives of African youth, GOLD is hosting an event to mark ten years as a leading youth focussed strategy which has contributed to reduced youth risk behaviour in disadvantaged communities and inspired a revolution of hope amongst thousands at grassroots.

On 6 September 2014, Dr Michael Mol is the master of ceremonies, supported by Natalie Becker, at The Westin, one of Cape Town’s finest hotels.

The focus of this philanthropic evening is to honour a decade of involvement in youth behaviour change and education support and to raise funds and awareness for the GOLD Non-Profit Organisation. It promises to be an unforgettable experience, as guests have the opportunity to purchase items at a private auction whilst sipping on champagne and enjoying a spectacular 3-course supper paired with fine wine. All proceeds raised during the event will go to GOLD’s non-profit endeavours.

Imagine … ‘If influential young leaders changed their lives in positive ways and encouraged their peers to do the same. Imagine what the African continent could look like 40 years on….’

That is what drives GOLD Peer Education Development Agency and why CEO Susannah Farr believes that if you can turn negative peer pressure 360 degrees into positive pressure, it is the most powerful force for change. Rose-tinted glasses?  Not at all. Over the past ten years GOLD has done just that.  Not only have they reached thousands of young people in communities in South Africa, Botswana and Zambia, but the results and outcomes are measurable and phenomenal. It’s not just a feel-good perception. GOLD’s auditing process and the systems used enable donors to have absolute proof of return of social investment.

 

Inspired by the potential of young people driving change in Africa, rather than being the focus of unemployment, GOLD was founded as an NGO in 2004. The GOLD dream is to grow young leaders with character and integrity to mobilise their generation with the tools and support to reach their full potential, despite obstacles such as poverty, apathy, inadequate education, unemployment, orphanhood and HIV. Through a peer-led approach, GOLD provides a structured skills training and mentoring programme to influential young people who become passionate, measurable change agents amongst their peers, in their schools and communities and are able to access and maximise future study and work opportunities.

WHEN: Saturday 6 September 2014

TIME: 19h00

WHERE: The Westin Hotel, Foreshore, Cape Town

TICKETS: R 1000 per person

For further information and ticket purchases, please contact:

Joan-Anne Harris

Cell: +27 (0) 82 442 6545

Email: gold@southernstroll.com

Web: www.goldpe.org.za | www.southernstroll.com/GOLD.html

March 20, 2014

all the glamour at ‘veuve clicquot masters polo 2014’

03.20 Veuve Clicquot, Masters Polo 2014, Cindy Nell, Sue Duminy, Katryn Kruger (by Denzil Jacobs)

On Saturday, 1 March 2014, South Africa’s elite gathered at the prestigious Val De Vie Estate in Paarl, Cape Town to indulge in luxury, canapés, champagne, fashion and of cause a polo tournament at the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo 2014. This year, as the official fashion sponsor of the VCM2014, D’Ore Boutique (situated in Sandton, Johannesburg) graciously dressed some of our most influential celebrities including model and actress Tanya van Graan, international model Katryn Kruger and model Cindy Nell. International television personality Jennifer Su sparkled in a dress by Vanessa G London for D’Ore Boutique. Wearing a gorgeous summer dress selected from her new online boutique, Just For Tonight, Sue Duminy looked amazing. After the recent release of her first fragrance for women, “Jeannie in a Bottle” (now in stores at Clicks nationwide), television personality Jeannie D, looked radiant in a dress also by D’Ore Boutique.It was wonderful spending the afternoon watching polo and sipping Veuve Clicquot champagne with SA singing sensation Jimmy Nevis, journalist Clayton Morar, owner of Pallu Boutique (situated in Sandton, Johannesburg) Peta Eggierth-Symes, international actress Natalie Becker, presenter Tracey Lange, celebrity stylist Jasna Zellerhoff, beauty blogger Leigh van den Berg, dance music duo Locnville (Andrew and Brian Chaplin), Olympic Gold Medalist Ryk Neethling, Misty Louw, television personality Liezel van der Westhuizen and so many more, with a guest appearance by model Roxy Louw.

03.20 Veuve Clicquot, Masters Polo 2014, Cindy Nell, Jennifer Su, Peta Eggierth-symes, David Tlale, Locnville, Jeannie D, Andrew Chaplin, Brian Chaplin (by Denzil Jacobs)

And if all that wasn’t luxurious enough, the official vehicle sponsor for this event was none other than Bentley, offering chauffeur transfers to SA’s elite. It was certainly a highlight on the South African social calendar all put together by the team at Vivid Luxury PR, headed by Anina Malherbe.

Special thank you to Hilton Weiner SA for dressing me at this event and Spoilt Salon for styling.

More images soon at Denzil Jacobs Photography Facebook Page.

September 5, 2013

the big bottle wine festival 2013

The Big Bottle Festival, Natalie Becker, Bjorn Steinbach, Misty Louw, Jasna Zellerhoff, Anina Malherbe (by Denzil Jacobs)

With near perfect weather, the Big Bottle Walk About Tasting was, for many, the highlight of the Big Bottle Festival 2013. Guests were also enchanted by the statuesque models who roamed the extensive grounds dressed in KLûK CGDT couture with hair by Caitlin Howie of ‘At Yours’ and make up by Chelsea Cathrine Hare. For the first time in South Africa, guests of the Big Bottle Festival were able to view the Bentley New Flying Spur and the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster which has yet to be officially launched in the country.

Over 40 of South Africa’s top wine estates took part, including Morgenster, Buitenverwachting, Tokara, Klein Constantia, Chamonix, Delaire Graff and Mullineux amongst others. Seven of South Africa’s top chefs prepared “Winter Comfort Food” for guests, which paired beautifully with the wines on offer. Delicious meals were prepared by renowned chefs, Peter Templehoff, the executive chef of the Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, Edgar Osojnik head chef at Buitenverwachting, Rudi Liebenberg of the highly acclaimed Mount Nelson, Harald Bresselschmidt celebrated chef from Aubergine Restaurant, Roland Gorgosilich of Bosman’s Restaurant at the Grand Roche Hotel in Paarl, Gregory Czarnecki renowned for his work at the Waterkloof Estate and Brad Ball, Executive Chef of the world class Bistro Sixteen82.

I attended on the last day, Sunday 25 August 2013, with Natalie Becker, Jasna Zellerhoff, Misty Louw, Bjorn Steinbach, Tracey Lange and so many more, to enjoy a blissful day of wine tasting, mouthwatering dishes and delicious company. With the resounding success of the Big Bottle Festival 2013 event, many South Africans are already looking forward to next year’s event, which has now firmly established itself as the Western Cape’s leading social, culinary and wine tasting event. Presented in association with Vivid Luxury PR.

November 11, 2012

grand hotel fabiani event

Fabiani, Marilize de Clercq, Ryan Botha (by Denzil Jacobs)

Fabiani hosted a Grand Hotel Fabiani event at their V&A Waterfront recently to celebrate their Summer 2012/2013 collection and treat their loyal customers to a night of fashion and entertainment. The Waterfront store was transformed into a scene from a European resort hotel, complete with faux grass, hotel and travel themed decor, and even a putting green. VIP guests including Matthew Booth, Ryan Botha, celebrity stylist Marilize de Clercq and VIP Fabiani customers were treated to Chivas whisky, Bos Ice Tea, San Pellegrino water, Wings Group chocolates and Daniela‘s decadent treats, with the entertaining modern jazz sounds of Rus Nerwich and the Collective Imagination.

Look out for the new look Fabiani store at Cavendish Square opening soon! Visit Fabiani for more info.

Special thanks to Vivid Luxury PR.