Funky fashion with Africa Made Only
by Editor on 30 September 2019
Funky, locally produced fashion is what Africa Made Only is all about and now you can get yours at Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay! The inspiration for their designs comes from locally sourced fabrics such as shweshwe and wax prints. This summer African Made Only have launched shweshwe accented t-shirts made from left over fabric as part of their zero-waste program, and they will soon be offering beach shorts that...
Gorgeous shweshwe fabric jewellery at Nomi Handmade
by Editor on 28 September 2019
Shweshwe fabric is proudly South African and truly unique. It is traditional South African fabric used to create traditional wear and is simply stunning. The printed cotton fabric comes in a variety of colours and patterns. Nomi Handmade specialise in shweshwe fabric jewellery, which is made using a variety of thread-wrapping, beading, sewing and decoupage techniques. Each piece is made from 100% cotton and is hy...
5 tips from Renishaw Hills to ensure your financial security in retirement
by Editor on 04 September 2019
You should be planning for your retirement from the first pay cheque, but too often financial planning is put off until much later in life, leaving retirees with insufficient funds to fully enjoy their leisure years. Phil Barker, managing director of Renishaw Property Developments, said there are ways to ensure retirement is not marred by financial concerns – and it’s never too early to start. “South Africa...
Project Dignity celebrates Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage
by Editor on 05 August 2019
Joining a panel of empowering female speakers, Sue Barnes, founder of Subz Pants and Pads – and its NPO, Project Dignity – will address the educational challenges faced by thousands of schoolgirls daily, because of a lack of access to sanitary wear. This will form part of the inaugural Women’s Wellness Day @ Sage on Women’s Day, 9 August in Salt Rock. “Sage Centre has a predominately female demographic ...
Luminos shines a light on smart home living at Decorex Joburg
by Editor on 05 August 2019
The integration of cutting-edge technology into the modern home has assisted in day-to-day living, with the emergence of Smart Homes welcomed in South Africa. This year’s Decorex Joburg – taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August – will showcase the inclusion of home décor into the Smart Home model with this year’s feature by Luminos Blinds. “Smart Homes are the way of the fut...
Diarise the dates for Decorex Joburg 2019!
by Editor on 26 July 2019
The flagship Decorex exhibition, synonymous with sophisticated décor and design, is bringing the finest localised products, interior stylists and creative inspiration to the Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 11 August. This year’s Decorex Joburg, centred on the show’s 2019 theme, 'Designing for Africa – feels like home’, will highlight the increasing inter-continental reach of Africa’s design influence...
Winter Inspires Cape Creatives
by Editor on 09 July 2019
Recently launched state-of-the-art multi-functional studio in Cape Town, Infinity Studios, is set to become a hive of activity as it firmly sets its sights on becoming one of the city’s foremost creative hubs. Infinity Studios owner, James Pople, has spent the better part of his career in a variety of creative environment across the world – and is thrilled to be back in the Mother City in time for its winter s...
Entrepreneurs gather at Indaba in Cape Town
by Editor on 20 May 2019
Business owners and entrepreneurs will gather at the Entrepreneurs Indaba in Cape Town on Sat 25 May 2019 to grow their businesses and network with fellow entrepreneurs. The event takes on the format of a full-day conference with plenary sessions and networking breaks throughout the day. More than eight entrepreneurial experts and talented business minds will share their stories, growth strategies, tips, tools and...
Roodeberg releases 2017 vintage in 70 year commemorative bottle
by Editor on 07 May 2019
Roodeberg releases 2017 vintage in 70 year commemorative bottle Roodeberg, the cherished South African red blend that resonates in the hearts and minds of wine lovers the world over, has released its 2017 vintage in regal packaging to celebrate its 70th anniversary. Launched in 1949, Roodeberg is a true South African original that has stood the test of time. This signature red is the heart and soul of memorable...
Decorex Durban welcomes big crowds to African-inspired exhibition
by Editor on 27 March 2019
It was non-stop inspiration at this year’s Decorex Durban as 21 628 visitors streamed through the doors of the Durban Exhibition from 21 to 24 March, taking in 2019 trends showcased by Africa’s leading décor, design and lifestyle exhibition. “The ‘Designing for Africa - feels like home’ theme was so beautifully incorporated into every aspect of this year’s Decorex Durban and visitors – which increa...
KSA kitchen surfaces showcased at Decorex SA
by Editor on 18 March 2019
Granite and engineered stone have long been the material of choice for countertops, but as trends have begun to demand a cleaner, sleeker look, there has been a need for a hardwearing surfacing material similar to stone, but in a thinner format. “Porcelain or sintered surfacing has arrived on the market as the ideal kitchen countertop solution,” explained Stephanie Forbes, National Manager of the Kitchen Spe...
Gratitude Jazz Sunday
by Editor on 14 March 2019
Celebrate your love for jazz by joining us for another Gratitude Jazz Sunday experience which promises to be quite a treat. Sunday, 31 March, 13:30 till 17:30 Flamigo shopping centre, Modderfontein Space is limited so book today by calling 010 786 1691
Decorex Durban promises a creative feast of flavour for discerning foodies
by Editor on 05 March 2019
To truly appreciate the latest décor trends and styles, visitors to Decorex Durban will be treated to a wide range of foodie features to ensure all senses are completely satisfied. Taking place at the Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 March, Decorex Durban has announced a mouth-watering line-up of food demonstrations, beautifully-curated dining stations and a number of taste-enhancing bars that have been wor...
Sponsored Business Seminar to Empower Phoenix Businesses
by Editor on 05 March 2019
ActionCoach, the world’s number 1 business coaching franchise will be hosting a sponsored Business Seminar on Tuesday 12 March at M&B Foods (Phoenix Industrial Park) to assist business owners in growing their business. There are no costs involved but seats are limited. “Whether you are an optometrist, dentist, engineer or own any type of business, this seminar will give you the tools and knowledge required to...
Dlamini-Zuma joins speaker panel at FORBES Woman Summit
by Editor on 19 February 2019
The esteemed speaker line-up for this year’s FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit (#LWS2019KZN) will include former Chairperson of the African Union Commission and South Africa’s Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. She will form part of an extensive speaker panel, focusing on the summit’s 2019 theme, ‘New Wealth Creators’, taking place ...
Top-performing SAPS station ensures visitor safety at the 2019 South Coast Bike Fest™
by Editor on 19 February 2019
South Africa’s biggest biking festival, the South Coast Bike Fest™ (#SCBF19), will be returning to the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast shores from 26 to 28 April. The event - which is presented by Ugu South Coast Tourism with endorsement and support from Ray Nkonyeni Municipality; Ugu District, the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs; and Tourism KwaZulu-Natal - is hosted by Margate, h...
The Authenticity of Advertising In Africa
by Editor on 14 February 2019
Darren Kirby, Managing Director of Technique Media asks the question: “In an age of post-demographic consumerism whereby brands see themselves grappling with shrinking market share, is Africa rising to the challenges ahead?” Whilst brands have spent the last decade investing heavily in understanding Millennials, a few years back the buzz word ‘Afrilennial’ sent shivers down the spine of every brand strateg...
5 reasons Decorex Durban is a massive boost for trade
by Editor on 13 February 2019
Setting the benchmark in décor, design and lifestyle exhibitions, Decorex Durban – running at Durban Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 March 2019 – will once again provide the trade industry with inspirational products and design offerings that speak to the local market - with a trade-focused day on Friday, 22 March 2019. “The exhibitors at Decorex Durban have really embraced this year’s theme, ‘Design...
CEO panellists announced for the 2019 FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit
by Editor on 13 February 2019
The 2019 FORBES WOMAN AFRICA Leading Women Summit welcomes top CEOs from government and the private sector to participate in this year’s panel discussion entitled ‘The Future Economy: How CEOs Can Lead Value Creation’. The discussion forms part of an extensive summit programme – taking place at Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre on Friday, 8 March – that is set to welcome i...
Decorex wins big at AAXO ROAR and EXSA-llence Awards
by Editor on 06 February 2019
Decorex SA once again went home with top accolades at the annual ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards - hosted by the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) at a Gatsby-themed ceremony held on 31 January. For the second time in three years, Decorex Durban won the Best Trade and Consumer Exhibition 6001 – 12000 sqm award. This is the third year in a row that Decorex SA has walked away with the Best T...