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The 2018 Lexus LS Showcases Handcrafted Japanese Artistry

Traditional artisanal techniques help infuse the model with a spectacular spirit of hospitality. In 1989, Lexus introduced its first model, the LS400, as a direct challenge to the world’s foremost luxury-vehicle manufacturers. The decision to commence with a flagship sedan—a statement piece—was no afterthought. Ambition, resolve, and even the very …

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Technology that defines a luxury home – Homemation

Home Automation is fast-becoming the biggest trend in making our lives easier and our homes smarter. Imagine if your home managed itself. Your lights know when to turn on and off. Your doors lock as you leave. Your air-conditioner warms or cools the house as you head home from work. …

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Top 10: Africa’s most luxurious safari lodges

Africa offers some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities in the world. The “Big Five” (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and the elusive leopard) take the center stage on safari but don’t forget that the smaller, less glamorous animals (like impalas, zebras and hyenas) can be just as fun and exciting to see. When it …

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Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge now on TAG Heuer time

The Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge is proud to announce that iconic Swiss watchmaker, TAG Heuer, will be the Official Timekeeper of the race in 2017. In November, the event celebrates its 21stanniversary. It has grown into the biggest timed cycling race in Gauteng, as well as the second largest timed …

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Smartphones have become so much more than mere gadgets that we use to communicate or browse the web. Indeed, some companies have some incredibly luxurious pieces on offer, most of which were adorned with precious metals and stones that allowed them to become status symbols. Today we’re going to have …

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AFRICA RISING: The Art of a Brand’s Story

What will be the narrative of the stories brands tell on the continent? Humans are storytellers. It is one of our oldest communication tools. Stories move us, delight us, they make us feel alive and emotionally connected. ‘Stories have power. They delight, enchant, touch, teach, recall, inspire, motivate, challenge. They …

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Essentially the best accessory – it’s in the bag

New heights for South Africa Handbag Designer Adrian Furstenburg When a stylist is left to chase his passion, what happens is pure genius meets fashion meets functionality. Since 2009 South African handbag designer, Adrian Furstenburg, has been delighting women, with his unique range of off the shelf and custom handbags. …

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A guide to Cape Town’s artisanal gin scene

The juniper-based spirit is having a major moment in South Africa. If you’re someone with a weak spot for a G&T, then Cape Town needs to be the next destination on your travel itinerary. Those with a love for the juniper-based spirit will get a kick out of the creative ways …

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Luxury Xclusives – Spice Island

The beauty of Zanzibar lies in its dramatically differing scenery – from bustling Stone Town, with its tumbledown buildings, fascinating history and working marina; to the secluded west coast with its rugged coastline and rocky beaches; and on to the south-east, where the sand is white and fine and the …

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90 Years of Montblanc Meisterstück

The Meisterstück ranks among the world’s most famous luxury icons. Today, it also continues to assert Montblanc’s savoir-faire and vision for the future of luxury writing instruments. Manufactured in Hamburg since 1924, the Meisterstück embodies Montblanc’s quest for perfection. Over the years, it became the meaningful companion of generations of …

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Diamonds to celebrate Africa

FIRST DIAMONDS, Cape Town’s acclaimed diamond merchant and boutique jewellery studio, is celebrating the vibrant colours of Africa with the launch of its exclusive new range: the African Earth Collection. THE AFRICAN EARTH COLLECTIONmarks an impressive new addition to First Diamonds’ world-class portfolio of bespoke diamond jewellery, presenting a limited …

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French Couture for the Younger Generation reaches African shores.

Fashion and luxury have long been intertwined; this relationship celebrates the link between luxury and the arts. Sadly fashion is often seen only for adults, ignoring more than 60% of the population, still in their formative years. SergentMajor, is a unique fashion house that caters only for this young generation. …

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Lardiere Launches Fine Food Studio

Spring brings with it new beginnings and with the dawn of the season Lardiere celebrates the launch of its Fine Food Studio, a state of the art facility for the production of the Lardiere product range. Chef JunelleGermishuizen, the founder of Lardiere Fine Foods, emphasizes attention to detail throughout the …

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Whisky Baron - 2017 Sun Met Winner


The second and much anticipated Sun Met celebrated with G.H. Mumm is back and ready to return to Kenilworth Racecourse on Saturday, 27 January 2018. Building on the success of the 2017 event, the sponsors and organisers are ready to take the Sun Met event to an all-time high, providing …

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