Want to know what’s the latest and greatest? You’ve come to the right place! Your GLAMOUR Guides are here to keep you updated on products, parties, places and everything else currently catching our eye.
Whether you’re into eating out, going to concerts or spoiling yourself with a new purchase, our guides are your source for the best things happening in South Africa this week.
The final countdown
The 2017 KENZO X H&M designer collaboration finally hits the V&A Waterfront and Sandton City stores this week! The doors to both stores open on Thursday, 3 November at 8am for all customers – there is no pre-shop/VIP party for the designer collection and shoppers are encouraged to get to the stores as early as 5:30am to register and to collect their armbands. H&M has plenty planned outside the stores to keep you entertained, including juice and fruit bars, coffee and waffle bars, as well as DJs playing the freshest tunes to keep your spirits up while you wait to shop! Head to H&M’s website before launch day to find out all the details regarding the shopping process.
Vergenoegd Wine Estate in Stellenbosch will be hosting live concerts on the first Sunday of every month this 2016/17 summer season! Live@Vergenoegd promises an incredible lineup over the next five weeks, featuring some of SA’s best musicians – Goodluck, Ard Matthews (of Just Jinjer), Monark, Jimmy Nevis, and Arno Carstens. Tickets are only R120 per person, with Vergenoegd wine, food and drinks for sale at the venue. Visit vergenoegd.co.za for more information.
Womenswear brand Vada by Sivada has just launched a beautiful new website! The online fashion retailer stocks gorgeous items perfect for the fierce female who’s not afraid to make a statement. We are obsessed with their must-have summer pieces that have just landed – cocktail bodycons, chiffon cover-ups and ultra-feminine swimsuits. Shop now at vadabysivada.co.za.
Drink in style
Disaronno has done it again! The Italian liqueur brand has joined forces with fashion powerhouse Etro to create a breathtakingly beautiful new bottle. The limited edition design boasts bold colours and paisley prints inspired by the Etro runways. Collect yours for R269 at leading liquor stores.
Head to Stellenbosch District Riding Club on the 5th and 6th of November to join in the excitement at the South African Dressage and Para Dressage Champions 2016. Talented riders, magnificent horses, market stalls and great food can be expected! Plus, entrance is free! For more information, visit www.sadressagechamps.co.za.
We’re super excited about the launch of hosiery brand Adrian‘s South African website! Created, designed and made by women, the trendy brand is all about providing high-quality, fashion-forward leggings and stockings to women who want to feel fabulous and empowered. Shop all the latest hosiery trends, patterns and colours now, at adriansa.co.za.
Summer’s most fashionable soirée
Join style-icon Jackie Burger for her eighth soirée entitled Salon 58: Stardust on 26 November from 3pm – 10pm at P.J Olivier Art Centre in Stellenbosch. For one night only, Jackie will host a celebration, a playhouse, a theatrical show, a culinary exploration curated by Hannerie Visser of Studio H in association with Woolworths Food. You can look forward to a Salon 58 gin tea party, followed by fashion installations, a sprinkling of MAC Cosmetics and an appearance by Dr Yvette de Villiers. The dress code is black tie with a twist, with tickets at R850 per person available at webtickets.co.za.
Sing and dance along to the likes of Shirley Bassey, Petula Clark, Cilla Black and Dusty Springfield as you relive the music and the fashion from the 1960’s. Shout! The Mod Musical will be showing this month from 4 to 26 November at the Roxy Revue Bar, GrandWest Casino. Don’t miss out on this epic showcase that has already garnered five Cape Amateur Theatre Awards (CATA), including Best Musical and Best Director of a Musical. For more, head over to GrandWest’s official Facebook page and you can grab tickets through Computicket.
This Saturday, Lakeside Lodge & Spa is hosting a rock ’n roll concert by local band Cloud 9. Expect music from all decades, beautiful scenery, and street style food. Tickets cost R120 per person. Visit lakesidelodge.co.za.
One of the world’s most popular fragrances has launched a limited edition body oil! Chanel N°5 The Body Oil (R1 440; 200ml) promises a relaxing and soothing atmosphere as it emits the iconic scent. Skin is left soft, moisturised and dry to the touch. If it’s good enough for Marilyn Monroe…
Dreamy denim alert!
OneTeaspoon’s latest collection ‘1962’ is rocking the boat with retro-inspired designs and reinvented silhouettes. Think faded flares with raw hems, high-waist skinnies, and unique vintage styles made from re-purposed denim. The collection is available in-store now.
Enter super styling
GlamPalm SA is introducing a high-end hair iron, the Stylerush. The multifunctional hairstyling tool is specifically aimed at the millennial generation, completely designed and manufactured in South Korea, coming in at a price of R1 799. The Stylerush tool uses modern ceramic technology combined with advanced heat retention for versatile styling! See stylerush.co.za.
The first ever SA Equinity event is launching in Johannesburg! The exhilarating night-time racing event will debut at the grand and historic Turffontein Racecourse in November. Expect the experience to turn into a nighttime event, with extravagant performances and sets purpose-built to create a mystical world. Find out more at equinity.co.za.
Up, up and away
‘Tis the season to take full advantage of all the holiday specials on offer! Table Mountain Cableway‘s annual half price special kicks off on 1 November and is valid from 6pm daily at R127.50 for adults and R62.50 for children aged 4 to 17 when purchasing return tickets from the Lower Station Ticket Office or online from tablemountain.net.
Don’t stop the party
Oktoberfest continues to flow, heading to Cape Town from 4 to 6 November, ending the month-long German celebration with a bang. Tops at Spar Bierfest is Africa’s biggest annual celebration of Bavarian culture. Expect a five-hour long show of fine traditional oompah music, and a set of rocking party hits provided by the country’s best live mash-up party band, The Rockerfellas. You can even pre-order your Bierfest food platter online now. Tickets can be booked at iTickets. Take a look at bierfest.co.za for all the details.
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