Tuesday, 24 June 2014


Intokazy: HOW TO BUILD A WARDROBE: E very fashion loving woman dreams of the ultimate closet; walk in, colour coded divided into season with a mandatory shoe wall. ...

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Healthy Skincare from your Kitchen: 100% ORGANIC!!!!!!!!!!

Hello loves,

This is my first post on lifestyle. I have been for the past few months treating my skin to 100% organic skincare and it's amazing what the results have been so far! And the best thing is you whip everything up in your own kitchen; there is no need to spend lots of cash on products that contain harmful ingredients.
So for great skin just click the link below and I hope you enjoy
Clean Skincare: Grapefruit Toner



Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Part 2: Formidable Women who Inspire Us

Khanyi Dhlomo

Born Khanyisile Nokuthula Dhlomo in 17 December 1974 in Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal, Khanyi is the youngest and only daughter to parents Oscar and Venetia Mkhize. 
The media mogul is the Managing Director of Ndalo Media, which she founded in 2007. She is also the founder of DestinyConnect and the Founding Editor of Destiny Magazine and Destiny Man.

At only the tender age of 20, and still a journalism student at WITS university; she was cast as the first black anchor for SABC1 which saw rates for the 8 o'clock news hit record heights.
Print media has always been closest to her heart, and she has always wanted to be part of the editorial side of the business. The opportunity opened for her when she was hired as the Fashion & Beauty assistant for True Love Magazine. She was mostly the errand girl and the job was not glamourous at all but that only drove her determination to learn the ropes about the media magazine business in that period.
Lady Luck was smiling upon her as once again, at only age 22, she was hired as the magazine's editor (8 years).Within a year at her leadership, True Love Magazine doubled its circulation from 70 000 to 140 000 and it became the most read women's magazine in SA.
 She has 2 sons from her first marriage. After her divorce she moved to Paris and worked there as the Manager of South Africa's Tourism Board between 2002 and 2005.
Having the desire to start her own company and magazine propelled to Harvard Business School where she obtained an MBA. She met Jonathan Newhouse ( Chairman of Conde Nast International which publishes Vogue Magazine), who mentored her while at Harvad and gave her valuable insight into the media business which helped her develop the blueprint for Ndalo Media.
She founded Ndalo Media which is a joint venture with Media24 (publishers for Naspers which is Aafrica's largest media company). Through Ndalo Media, Khanyi publishes Destiny and Destiny Man magazines, which are high-end magazines targeting successful professionals.
in 2008 she took the magazine digital and launched DestinyConnect.com
She is one of Africa's most inspiring and successful business women whom I personally admire.

Her Achievements include:
  • South Africa's Most Influential Women | 2012
  • Women in the Media | Vodacom Women in the Media | 2008
  • Alumnus of the year | Stellenbosch Business School
  • Most Influential Woman in South African Media | Media Magazine | 2003
  • Editor of the Year | AdVantage
  • S.A.'s Best Dressed Woman
  • Most Stylish Newsreader | Elle Magazine
  • Editor of the Year | Elle Magazine 
She holds the following under her stylish belt:
  • Non-Executive Director - Foschini Retail Group
  • Advisory Board Member - University of Stellenbosch Business School
  • Founder - Ndalo Luxury Ventures
    • Luminance Boutique Store
    • Destiny (Magazine)
    • Destiny Man (Magazine)
  • Managing Director - Ndalo Media
Ladies I present to you our very own Khanyi Dhlomo......................................
Inside her Luminance Boutique Store

Her Magazine Destiny

With Carolina Herrere Jr in her store, which stores high-end clothing and perfumes, e.t.c

With husband Chinezi Chijioke

And her Luminance Boutique



Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Formidable Women who Inspire Us

Hello loves,

It's been quite a while. Sorry about that work has been keeping me busy.
This is a first installment of a series featuring woman who are an inspiration to myself and a lot of your fashion and style conscious ladies out there. Strong women who continue to prove that the sky is not too far to reach for your stars, and be all you dream to become, with hard work and determination of course
So let's begin...............

Carolina Herrera

Born Carolina Josefina Pacanins y NiƱo,  in January 8, 1939, Carolina Herrera is a Venezuelan-American fashion designer known for "exceptional personal style"
Her designs have been seen on First Ladies from Jacqueline Onassis to Michelle Obama. The New York Times cited her designs as "elegant and worldly without ever being fussy".

 She was introduced to the world of fashion by her grandmother who took her to see shows by Balenciaga and buying her outfits at Lanvin and Dior. She has been quoted to say " My eyes grew accostomed to seeing pretty things"Carolina Herrera: Portrait of a Fashion Icon, by Alexandra Kotur, Published by Assouline, 2004, from the forward by Hamish Bowles pp. 8-13

The company has been based in New York City since 1980. Some of her notable clients include Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, for whom she designed the dress for her daughter Caroline's wedding.
She has dressed Diana de Melo, Duchess of Cadaval amongst an elite clientele. At age 75 she is still going strong and one can't help but admire her skill and impercable style.

Some of her achievements include:
 -Gold Medal of The Queen Sofia Spanish Institute 1997
-Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts: Spain
-Member of the Board of Directors for CFDA since 1999
-  Member of the Board of Directors for Mimi So since 2004
-Womenswear Designer of The Year 2004
-The International Centre in New York Award of Excellence
-Lifetime Achievement Award from The Council of Fashion Designers of America 2008
-Fashion Group International Superstar Award
-Style Awards Designer of the Year 2012
-The "Mercedes-Benz Presents" Title for her 2011 Collection
-And recently the 2014 Couture Council Award for Artistry of Fashion

Some of her designs to inspire you..................

And my personal favorite from the Pre-Fall 2014 Collection...............sigh...................I die............