Category Lifestyle

FASHION BOOKCLUB! JADE’S READS

Jade Mulvaney is a storyteller, filmmaker, movie maker and soothsayer who recently moved to Johannesburg to make magic directing content for @5tudio ( sibling of between10and5). When I asked Jade to describe herself she had this to say, "Gypsy-Explorer-Spanish at heart- Everything film-Story obsessed-Empath." Personally, I think the world could do with more empaths and their empathy.... Continue reading

PAY DAY PLAY: NICOLA’S OCTOBER EDITION

Congratulations on making it through another month of 2016! Trend analyst Nicola Cooper, whose musical taste is more than just a little country- in the best way, has us covered this October. Her company Nicola Cooper Trend Research and Analysis, go deep on investigating both local and international happenings to figure out why people wear the clothes... Continue reading

FASHION BOOKCLUB! MATHALE’S READS

Welcome to our September Fashion Reads, this month Mathahle Stofile tells us about five books she'd recommend. Mathahle is a freelance beauty editor, beauty activist and beauty entrepreneur. "I've worked for magazines such as Elle and Marie Claire and since started The Matte Project- which is a platform that aims to engage black women on... Continue reading

#NatureRemix INSTAWALK

This weekend I was lucky enough to go the #NatureRemix instawalk around Braamfontein with Yoliswa Mqoco, Alexi Portokallis and Sheldon Evans for the launch of Strongbow in South Africa. The cider is all about bringing nature back to the city, so they kicked off the day with an amazing butterfly effect experience- thousands of paper... Continue reading

FASHION BOOKCLUB! MICHELLE READ’S

Michelle Hattingh is the online editor at Marie Claire SA where she's worked for two years, and she's a published author. "I live in Cape Town with my boyfriend and our two cats, Domino and Gambit. I published my first book 'I'm the girl who was raped' in April this year." says Michelle. Michelle and... Continue reading

PAY DAY PLAY: ROGER’S AUGUST EDITION

Welcome to The Stylist's Notebook's Pay Day Play- where a creative gives us a playlist to listen to over payday weekend. This month's list is from Roger Sivuyile, a senior social media community manager at Publicis Machine. Roger is also one of my favourite party people and I'd call him a "teacher of things." He also... Continue reading

MAVERICK AND JANE

Maverick and Jane make gourmet popcorn and slushies so good that they may have started South Africa's next gastronomic food trend. Taking the humble snack to artisanal heights with interesting flavours, the local brand brings a popcorn experience that's a first in the country. As someone who only reaches for the salt shaker and ignores flavoured powders,... Continue reading

100% Design

100% Design is a showcasing of amazing brands ranging from design to hospitality, office to residential interiors and a lot of incredible concepts in between. 100% Design South Africa is on from the 5th to the 9th of August at Gallagher Estate alongside Decorex. Seeing so many exciting brands, from ones I'm familiar with like... Continue reading