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Scents of Summer : 5 Fresh Fragrances to try

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As we beckon summer to come into full swing, we can’t help but get excited about the fresh scents that will occupy the better half our beauty shelves. After all, your chosen fragrance is the final touch to your look as it stays with you all throughout the day and well into the evening. These are our top five summer ’16 fragrances and we can’t wait to make a splash with them come sand-and-sea season. TOM FORD SOLEIL BLANC If your idea of summer is a remote island getaway where the sun shines all year round and one day fades into the next, then Tom Ford Soleil Blanc is right up your alley. This latest private blend creation evokes seductive refinement and refreshing decadence as bursts of cardamom and pink pepper occupy the top notes while Benzoin, amber, tonka...

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Trend | Taking to the waters…more Africans purchase Yatchs

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Owning a yacht or cruising on a yacht is quite a pleasure. After all, that is what luxury is about, enjoyment. It is pleasure to be enjoyed with beautiful champagne; Krug or Cristal or an elegant wine; Puligny-Montrachet Les Combettes, a grand white wine with oysters and great company. Whether you are on a yacht for sport or for sailing, water on a beautiful object is a luxurious feeling. Yachts are becoming prized possessions of Africans. Recently, 65 Fairlane squadron yacht worth 1.721 million euros was purchased from South Africa to its new home in Angola. Opulence, comfort, timeless grace packaged in twin Caterpillar C18’s whose performance reaches 35-knots. Generous living spaces for entertaining and relaxing, with a sun pad or sunbed and seating or dining area. “The views are spectacular and every care in the world just melts away...

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Luxe event | Versace fragrance launch

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Nich recently attended the launch of the new seductive fragrance by Versace hosted by African Sales Company.   The setting: All white, picture perfect, panoramic Sea views. The invitation: An evening of opulence and decadence with Versace. The theme: Attraction, Desire, Passion The Fragrance: Eros Pour Femme The bottle: Crafted with the mythological codes of the Versace DNA. The gold Medusa, and the Greek key engraved on the edge, stamp their imposing authority on the bottle. The campaign: Mythology comes alive in the campaign, Eros, the eternal god of love, encounters passion unknown when he meets a mermaid born from water. The power of their attraction is instantaneous.   Eros Pour Femme The primal power of a woman, captured in a radiant, sensual essence. A new legend from Versace, bursting with the passion of when Eros meets his true love,...

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Diary of a Traveling Girl

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    Not one for routine, get bored very easily and thrive on change and newness. And when the travel bug bites, it’s hard to shake it off. So when I received invites to events in LONDON around London Fashion Week and London Design Festival it was the opportunity to pack my bags and head off. This was a very spontaneous trip – the Best kind. I didn’t have a long time to plan, so I wasn’t sure if I’ll make it. 1. Had to get an emergency VISA. Now that South Africans can’t willy billy travel to the UK anymore, applying for an emergency VISA seemed daunting. Especially because my emergency was that I had to,  absolutely had to attend fashion shows and design exhibitions. I mean, it’s not like anyone was dying…Had to pay an extra £100...

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