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Glamour, Elegance, Ultra femininity, Diane Kruger is the feminine face of Jaeger-LeCoultre and the perfect embodiment of Jaeger-LeCoultre Woman. In Diane Kruger, the Manufacture Jaeger-LeCoultre has found its muse, its inspiration. The face and figure of this ballet dancer, fashion model and actress are known around the world. Countless fashion photos appearing in various magazines have enabled readers to appreciate her beauty, and around 30 films have revealed her talent in the world of movies and made her a global star. Diane KRUGER Jaeger-LeCoultre interview – 2014 Jaeger-LeCoultre and you 1- Already seven years collaborating Read more..
In the spirit of Roberto Cavalli’s signature sense of style, the Cavalli Class Spring/Summer 2014 Collection is a celebration of Mediterranean summers filled with fun and excitement. Strong colours, diverse textures and vivid patters are perfectly balanced with the clean and sleek Italian Cavalli tailoring. Key pieces in the SS14 Collection: – Graphic flower prints on tailored dresses – Elegant evening wear in seductive black styles – Structured luxe leather handbags in bold colours Please find attached the Official Press Release and a selection of campaign images. CAVALLI CLASS is available exclusively at D’Oré Sandton City. For further Read more..
PHOTOGRAPH: GAVIN O’NEILL HAIR AND MAKE UP: SJANI GROBBELAAR MODEL : HILDA AT FUSION Elemis Leading luxury British spa and skincare brand favoured by as many as 6.5 million spa-goers per year. The successful combination of natural active ingredients with cutting-edge technology has enabled Elemis to bring to market some of the most influential anti-ageing products and professional spa-therapies the beauty industry has ever seen. Elemis is a proudly British product , commited to only natural ingredients grown in support of British farmers. Elemis is also supporting the population of Bees, which is seriously under threat. Elemis ingredients such Read more..
Nic Bladen trained in the field of Dental Technology, a discipline that requires incredible precision and attention to detail. After working for eight years making gold and porcelain crowns in various dental laboratories in South Africa and the UK, Bladen developed an interest in sculpture and began working at the Bronze Age Foundry, learning large scale bronze casting as well as all aspects of metalwork. Knowledge of the two seemingly different fields of dental technology and bronze casting precipitated Nic’s experimentations in 2001, casting flowers and leaves. In marrying the micro and macro disciplines, he pioneered a way of developing Read more..
Luxury voyage By Daniel Scheffler Magnificent journeys are facilitated by travel like the Agatha Christie spur on the Orient Express or of yore Nile Cruise, the doomed Titanic and later the flamboyant Queen Elizabeth II, the no longer running Concorde and now the latest, and biggest plane on the planet, the Airbus A380. But what really makes a peregrinate so jolly wonderful is the connections made in cities across the globe. From the beach, to the bar, to the museum, to the tuk-tuk, to the top, to the bottom, to the marrow of it all: the hotel that’s where Read more..
PHOTOGRAPHER BRETT RUBIN (AGENCY: BIRD ON A WIRE)_FASHION DESIGN & STYLING CAMERON FODEN (CONTACT@CAMERONFODEN.COM) HAIR & MAKE-UP COLLEEN VAN RENSBURG (BIRD ON A WIRE)_MODEL SAMUEL FROM BOSS MODELS Design: Esti Le Roux
Healthy gut, diseases cut! All disease begins in the gut. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, believed this as long as 2,000 years ago. The statement ‘you are what you eat’ can be taken a step further to say that ‘you are what you digest, absorb, assimilate and properly eliminate’. Dr. Fred van der Riet, a medical doctor at Health Renewal with over 20 years experience of functional medicine, says: “A proper digestive system is the foundation for a healthy body. It makes logical sense that if you do not supply the basic building blocks for a healthy system, it cannot Read more..
. Chic boutique hotels are de rigueur nowadays, add to that a fashion designer of note and Voilà! you have Hotel du Petit Moulin. Christian Lacroix is the name behind the interior design of this 4* hotel lurking in the heart of the Le Marais in Paris. La Croix’s signature style is evident in every corner, in every room of this hotel. Even on the black and white polka dot carpet of the staircase. Nothing was left to chance; every detail was designed with infinite care and panache.