New favourite fragrance alert! Yes I know, every time I try a new Acqua Di Parma fragrance, it instantly becomes a favourite. The reason being down to how beautifully constructed all the fragrances are. Last year, my obsession lay with the incredible Acqua Di Parma Magnolia Infinita – you can read my review HERE. This … Continue Reading

An anti-aging innovation more effective than Retinol? Could it be? Indeed, it’s true. For over a month I’ve been putting the Nuxuriance Ultra range by Nuxe to the test. Formulated with ALFA 3R technology – an alternative to Retinol, that’s better tolerated by skin, and with potency not equivalent but superior to this gold standard … Continue Reading

Bring some Japanese inspired beauty, ceremony & mindful design into your home with Setamono Japanese Homeware. Based in Cape Town, Setamono has a selection of top-tier Japanese tableware, cookware, knives, grills, Binchotan charcoal, organic incense, Furoshiki, bath & bed accessories, Matcha necessities & much more, hand-picked from suppliers throughout Japan. The term Setamono originates from … Continue Reading

Restaurant gold is struck when great food meets a great view. Enter Vue Shortmarket Rooftop Restaurant and Bar, with not only panoramic City Bowl and mountain vistas from its Heritage Square rooftop setting, but a stand-out menu of winter warmers and approachable globally inspired dishes as well, created by new chef Darren Allsopp. Ideal for … Continue Reading

Veldskoen have just launched a ladies Gumboot and it perfectly fuses function and fashion. Two weeks back I attended the launch of the hotly anticipated Veldskoen Gumboot. Fun with Allison Foat (otherwise know as Cape Town Diva) The gumboot is a first for Veldskoen. The opportunity to diversify came when leading safety boot manufacturer Neptun … Continue Reading

It’s a good idea to add hydrating skincare into your regime come winter, because not only does the cold dry the skin out, heating zaps moisture from your epidermis. No matter your skin type, dehydration plagues us all & switching up your skincare products is a fast-thinking solution. The Revolution Pro line is a great … Continue Reading

For many years I’ve turned to the Clarins Tonic Body Treatment Oil R608 for a 100ml bottle BUY to help tone and firm the skin on my body while keeping it hydrated. This preservative free formula includes plant extracts from rosemary, geranium and mint that help firm, tone and improve skin’s elasticity, thereby reducing the … Continue Reading

Nestled in the foothills of the Overberg Mountains, close to Bonnievale, you’ll find Melozhori Private Game Reserve, a predator free wilderness with a handful of exclusive-use accommodations. I was invited to stay at The Lodge, a sophisticated four-bedroom exclusive use abode. While the drive from Cape Town in the pouring rain and the heavy fog … Continue Reading