Scrub up and bliss out: 4 new places to pamper yourself in Sandton

Joburg’s energy, hustle and bustling pace makes downtime and deeper relaxation one of the most fleeting luxuries you can experience. Now more than ever, it’s important to prioritise self-care and to reset and renew – and one of the best ways to unwind and nourish yourself mentally and physically is immersing yourself in one of the City … Continue reading Scrub up and bliss out: 4 new places to pamper yourself in Sandton

Love is in the hair: Tips, tricks and advice from David Gillson

Even if you’re not familiar with David Gillson’s name, you’ve likely seen his work. The Joburg-based hairstylist – and co-owner of Carlton Hair in Hyde Park and Melrose Arch as well as Issy’s in London – has a loyal following of high-profile celebrity clients and also tends to the manes of a growing list of … Continue reading Love is in the hair: Tips, tricks and advice from David Gillson

The best-kept secret of the Garden Route

Cities like Cape Town and Joburg attract thousands of visitors each year, and quite rightly so. But this extraordinarily diverse country is stuffed with glorious, lesser-known destinations, such as Knysna – a sleepy, sun-drenched and splendid harbour town on the Garden Route, South Africa’s most famous stretch of lush coastline and stunning beaches. By booking a summer … Continue reading The best-kept secret of the Garden Route

Oh hey, vacay: The ultimate travel beauty kit

We’re officially a couple of weeks into summer AKA holiday season and there’s no greater feeling than hitting ‘out of office’ on your work emails. If your bags aren’t already packed, you’re probably fantasising about which of your beauty products will be going into them once that time comes – from a supercharged skin serum to a … Continue reading Oh hey, vacay: The ultimate travel beauty kit

Utterly luxurious and swoon-worthy beauty gifts for Christmas 2020

When it comes to gift-giving, it’s absolutely the thought that counts. But let’s be real: Nothing says “happy holidays” like buying a loved one – or the woman who has everything – enough makeup and skincare to last them through the next three Decembers. Our top pick of the best beauty gifts are so perfect, there’s no need to … Continue reading Utterly luxurious and swoon-worthy beauty gifts for Christmas 2020

Savour the best steaks – and sushi – at Trumps Grillhouse & Butchery

From the juiciest and most marbled slabs of beef to melt-on-the-tongue lamb shank and eisbein, Trumps Grillhouse & Butchery has got your carnivorous cravings covered. As an added bonus, it doubles up as one of the best seafood restaurants in Joburg, offering some surf to go with all that turf. So, make a reservation, get dressed up and … Continue reading Savour the best steaks – and sushi – at Trumps Grillhouse & Butchery

Cheap and chic: Affordable skincare products that feel expensive

Who doesn’t love an affordable skincare buy? While we’ve convinced ourselves that we absolutely need to have all the fancy, expensive skincare products – think Instagrammable packaging, whipped textures and floral scents – sometimes they can be underwhelming and are only nice for show. Fortunately, there’s an alternative: Affordable skincare products that look, feel and perform like … Continue reading Cheap and chic: Affordable skincare products that feel expensive

Romance around the clock at Kream Restaurant

More than four years after opening and Kream Restaurant in Mall of Africa continues to turn tables – and require reservations. It shouldn’t be a surprise, given owner Tufan Yerebakan’s penchant for nailing straightforward but innovative modern cuisine. Making the all-important date day or night decision can be difficult, but you can trust us when … Continue reading Romance around the clock at Kream Restaurant

Reviewed: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff’s Champagne Brunch

High-end resorts like Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff have always had fabulous breakfasts, but it seems that weekend brunches are the new mark of luxury. To our delight, the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant, which stands out from the foodie crowd for its pretty views and acclaimed menu, sees brunch the way those well-heeled Joburgers imagined: Elegant, indulgent and anything but … Continue reading Reviewed: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff’s Champagne Brunch