Category Lifestyle

#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


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


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 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


Happy July guys! My gorgeous and talented friend Ying curated this month's playlist. Ying is a film researcher at a production company called Bouffant (They've been ranked as the number one production company in South African, by the way). In her spare time, she's a DJ and she's part of an incredible band, Bye Beneco.... Continue reading

Elemental Café

Elemental Café makes the kind of vegetarian and vegan food that will leave the most bacon obsessed of meat lovers impressed and satisified. A friend of mine suggested it recently and it's become one of my go-to neighbourhood spots. Elemental Café has a huge offering on its menu, including breakfast, lunch and snacks for in... Continue reading

Fashion Bookclub! Ntombenhle’s Reads

Ntombenhle Shezi is a journalist who writes for various Times Media titles including; The Sunday Times, The Edit, WANTED and the newly launched SMag, part of Sowetan. She's worked at ELLE Magazine and has freelanced for Marie Claire and the Mail & Guardian. She's a complete bae and I could sit listening to her ideas... Continue reading


Jenna Bruwer is a self-proclaimed "Fashion Editor turned wine person", with fantastic taste in literature and one hell of a funny Twitter feed. When Jenna isn't doing the marketing for Springfield Estate, she haunts the Western Cape's top restaurants and cafes with some of Cape Town's finest fashion folk- which makes for incredible Instagram fodder.... Continue reading