Posts Tagged ‘fashion’

Survive winter by celebrating summer at Cape Town Fashion Week

Cape Town Fashion WeekSurvive what’s left of winter by treating yourself to a taste of summer at the Cape Town Fashion Week (#CTFW). Extraordinary South African fashion designers will reveal their 2011 summer collections at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from the 14th to the 16th of July.

African Fashion International (AFI) @AFI_sa, the Cape Town Fashion Council and SA and Cape Town Tourism have carefully selected the designers they invited to participate. And, if the previous collections of these designers are anything to go by, it would seem that those on the selection team have outstanding taste.

Here are 7 of the designers that have been invited whose 2011 collections are sure to be awesome and whose talents are most definitely worth celebrating. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Fabulous Places to get Retail Therapy NOW!

Here are 5 online shops that’ll give you the retail therapy you need without you even having to leave your chair. Pop a bottle of Genevieve, open your Internet browser and go shopping. All are South African and most have fabulous brick and mortar stores too 😉


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Not much ‘champagne’ but everything was sparkling at the Globes this year.

Taylor Hackford and Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren and Heather Morris did have the good sense to wear ‘champagne’ coloured gowns at the 68th Golden Globe awards on Sunday night, other than that it seems ‘Pink’ is the new black in Hollywood. Almost everyone wore a shade of it. Some are divine and some just miss. Read the rest of this entry »

Genevieve MCC pairs up with for Champagne Shopping., the brand new fashion e-boutique for African designers, has made its catwalk debut with an exclusive ‘discover African design’ press launch. launch

Held on 28th of January 09, the new gallery at Ellerman House in Cape town played host to a select crowd of magazine editors and fashion mavens. The clothes and accessories designers themselves also came to fly to flag for this exciting e-tail venture that offers a global platform for homegrown labels such as Lalesso, Michelle Ludek, Nazir, Suzaan Heyns, Superella, Thula Sindi, Missibaba, urban africa, Ida Elsje and Philippa Green.

The fashionable crowd looked stunning dressed in chic evening wear including Michelle Cowley in a black&white Marion&Lindie dress, her sister Lisa in a red evening gown from NY brand 12 street. Presenter Isabella de Villiers rocked a vintage outfit rounded with very dark lips for a great contrast. Actress Amanda Dilima chose a fabulous Suzaan Heyns dress with signature shoulder detail in leather and very feminine hip pocket detail. The woman behind the venture, Sylvia Gruber, greeted guests in a figure-hugging full length dress from Nazir (available at demonstrating that high style is now just one click away.

After mingling at the reception area with a glass or two of Cap Classique from Genevieve enjoying the beautiful weather and views of Bantry Bay, the guests were lead into the Gallery where fashion was displayed all amongst beautiful contemporary art – creating an ambience to perfectly convey the ‘discover African design’ message. After a presentation about the brand, the guests were all then invited to help themselves to a shopping voucher and to start shopping.

see here our press release for more info; and click here to find many more gorgeous pics from the event and other pics from our shoots…all available in high-res (just click on picture and above image on the All Sizes button and you can download any size you need…)

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