The J&B Met 2013

J&B Met 2013

It’s that time again fabulous folks, the most glamorous horse racing event of the year, the one, the only, the J&B Met 2013. Now in its 35th year the J&B Met is a must-attend-event to rub shoulders with the Cape's elite. While the horseracing itself is extremely popular, the J&B Met combines this with the most stylish fashion, glamour and fun. Since the beginning the J&B Met has been a classy spectacle, which has grown to attract more than 50 000 people to the picturesque setting of Kenilworth Racecourse in Cape Town. This intense and vibrant gathering of the rich and famous, fashion junkies and those who seek the thrill of the thundering hooves of the majestic thoroughbreds as they compete for glory in the                  


Summer Swing

Summer Swing at Alba Lounge




Top Billing

Slip on your Jimmy Choos, grab your best girlfriends and head to the premier fashion event of the season. This is a unique opportunity to re-ignite your passion for style and feed your personal fashion and beauty cravings with Kumari Govender from Style Society's latest and most fabulous event yet - High Style Kumari and StyleSociety in collaboration with Elizabeth Arden, Absolut Hair, Cloud Nine, Minx Nails, Violent Lips and Sebastian Professional will be hosting the fashionable affair that includes a day of pampering accompanied by flowing champagne and canapés at the breathtaking Nitida Wine Estate in Durbanville. Guests will have the opportunity to learn from our on hand experts who with be dishing on the seasons hottest                  


CrossOva Cocktail Evening

CrossOva Cocktail Evening & Benefit Fashion Showcase

  P’ayeye Entertainment presents “My Journey, my CrossOva Cocktail Evening & Benefit Fashion Showcase” for the Amy Biehl Foundation, August 26 in Cape Town, August 17, 2011 On Friday 26 August 2011 the exclusive fundraising cocktail evening “My Journey, my CrossOva” takes place at a surprise venue, in Cape Town.    In support of the Cape Town based charity The Amy Biehl Foundation, this event is an immediate follow-up to Youth Month. The cocktail evening encompasses a cocktail reception, a light meal followed by a benefit fashion showcase and concert. My Journey, My CrossOva is a music production that explores the footprints and highlights in Y’awa’s journey, her                  


New Designer Store to take Fashion Industry by storm.


  Young Star Originals is a designer store with super stylish designer labels and prices that will make your usual retailers and boutiques hide with shame. It has already been oozing with original South African creativity and welcomes all talented young aspiring designers to join. The store aims to prove even the biggest South African fashion critic wrong by combining good quality clothing at prices that young South Africans can afford. With original South African labels including Kinkie Chinkie Creations, The Style Roome, Nicole Maree, Reborn Couture and RapitLEE, this store is guaranteed to take over the fashion scene. The inspiration for the store comes from young entrepreneur, Marc Losper who has a passion for style.                  


Paris in Spring Vintage Fair

Vintage Clothing Fair

17 on Loader guesthouse understands the need to look great and feel fabulous, so for Vintage finds and surprises, come and join us for an intimate upmarket Paris in Spring Vintage Fair out in the open air to celebrate the start of Spring at Avocado restaurant, 46 Oxford Street in Durbanville! You can expect to find all things fashion orientated, romantic and with a French flair: original art, clothes, vintage wedding dresses, beautiful cupcakes; French and baroque furniture, decor, gifts, flowers and more. There will also be a tailor available at your service. Avocado restaurant will be serving breakfast + lunch outside under the trees. Come enjoy the day with us from 9:30am – 3:00pm. SHOP for FREE from 2pm-3pm at                  




Attracting an attendance of over 50 000 people, this race has become one of the gold-starred, red-circled, ear-marked events of Cape Town's social calendar - and this year the theme, Full Colour, encourages a full voltage experience. The highly fashionable, enjoying gourmet food, artful cocktails and top shelf spirits, will be there, this Saturday, bets in hand. The J&B MET holds back on nothing - marquee dining, top of class DJs and, always memorable after-parties and the penguin-suit/city-Cinderella glamour of the fashion show. In the fashion sphere, the annual award for best-dressed couple and best marquee will be given, with competitors taking part by invitation only. Still, the main attraction are those short,                  


Design, Art and Sales


The Christmas season brings that feeling of looming budget-stretching. Eat out everyday, party cares away - that's how Cape Town does the silly season and, we admit, keeping up can be a strain. Luckily, a selection of lady Cape Town's artists and designers, have brought us empathetic solutions to the seasonal strain. Start off the morning with a Garage Sale. Nope, not used jockstraps and one-eyed teddy bears, this Garage Sale is only a Garage Sale by location. Swinging into the sunshine with lemonade and pancakes as of 10AM, Cape Town artists (including our infamous Faith47) commune to show their wares tomorrow (16th Decmber), in a goods-filled garage. The rendezvous point is Eldorado Garages, 3 Military Rd, Tamboerskloof                  


Cape Quarters’ Grand Opening

For those of you who have been above ground recently, you will know that the Cape Quarters has been renovating. Already a destination of the most gourmet, five star experiences per meter, the Cape Quarters has extended, and opened the doors onto, its lavish lifestyle of the piazza. As of last weekend they have been celebrating their Grand Opening!  The Cape Quarters has gone from being a fine dining courtyard, to a creative epi-centre dedicated to the good life(style). The Cape Quarters now includes a variety of boutique stores, salons, a gym and the first gourmet Spar. The facade has been retained, but the magic of the Cape Quarters now spills onto Somerset Road, adding to its sidewalk charm.  So far this has