Tag Archives: hyde park

Crabtree & Evelyn Summer Sale

Those close to me know that I’ve been off shopping for quite a while now (long story that needs a blog post of its own) but there are maybe 3 sales I would never ever miss in the world & Crabtree & Evelyn’s is … Continue reading

Posted in beauty | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

JB Rivers

In Jozi Hyde Park Corner is my favourite mall of them all. Never too full, a good selection of stores (though I miss Stuttafords) & great eating options. While many ‘trendy’ restaurants have opened in the mall over the last while, one … Continue reading

Posted in foodie | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Food Wine Design Fair – fairly ok…

We made our way down to the Food Wine Design Fair at the rooftop of Hyde Park (my favourite mall) last Sunday afternoon (the last day of the fair) to see what all the hype was about. I’m not typically a fan of … Continue reading

Posted in foodie | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

News from Crabtree & Evelyn…

When I first heard that the Crabtree & Evelyn store in Hyde Park was revamping, I couldn’t quite imagine why. I thought the store looked just fine (trust me, I’ve spent enough time in there to know!). And instead of shutting shop … Continue reading

Posted in beauty | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The sexiest 40 year old you’ll ever meet….

We may only be halfway through, but 2012 has already been a remarkable year for Porsche Design (PD). I’ve often heard that 40 is a year of deep reflection for most, so let’s look at a few highlights of the … Continue reading

Posted in fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Meet the women behind the man behind the brand

You’ll know from my previous blog that Michael Griffin, CEO of Porsche Design (PD) SA lives and breathes the brand.  Every. Single. Day. And without effort. But I wondered how he would possibly find anyone to run his business day … Continue reading

Posted in fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lusting on… Porsche Design

Just as I reluctantly peeled the award-winning red RawTech P’1140 leather blazer off my booty and got my breathe back, another beauty caught my eye…  Exhibit B: the off-white cashmere turtle neck  Before I even touch it, just looking at it … Continue reading

Posted in fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top of my lust list – Porsche Design

I eagerly made my way back to the Porsche Design store to have a closer look around and experience the store again this time in the company of my favourite shopping companion – yes I took my better half along. And … Continue reading

Posted in fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

If God is in the detail then His church is Porsche Design

So now you know the Porsche Design brand. Intimately. Let’s park the bespoke merchandise for just a second. The Porsche Design store itself is a no-corners-cut story Michael Griffin CEO of Porsche Design South Africa tells us as he walks us … Continue reading

Posted in fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Porsche Design – it’s not about the car…

“If you analyse the function of an object, the form often becomes obvious.” ~ Ferdinand Alexander Porsche grandson of the Porsche founder and designer of the Porsche 911.   When you first enter the newly opened Porsche Design store in … Continue reading

Posted in fashion | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment