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start dreaming about the beach

It’s definitely not too early to start thinking about the beach. In fact, in Cape Town we’ve been enjoying some perfect spring beach days already. This summer I plan on taking the littles down to the beach as much as we possibly can. I can’t wait to feel the warm sand between my toes, breathe in that salty sea air and cool off in the ocean. There is just nothing better.

Here are a few must-haves on my beach list this season. Yes, there are lots of shoes but that’s not an issue is it?

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1 Eden Kei bag, R300 // 2 Hertex beach blanket in Ocean, R395 // 3 Azura Freedom Slippers, R799 // 4 Cetaphil sunscreen from Clicks, R208.95 // 5 Espadrils, price on request // 6 Country Road at Woolworths visor, R399 // 7 Habits cotton kaftan top, R1 199 // 8 Soul sandals, price on request (online store coming soon, but for now you’ll find them in Jozi)

 

— Liza

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Salon 58 – Awaken Grace

We cannot get enough of these gorgeous photos from Jackie Burger’s latest soiree at Salon 58. As usual it was elegant and utterly charming, exploring grace in all its manifestations to uncover a way of thinking that is unfettered by time, seasons and age.

Enjoy the beautiful pictures and inspirational learnings from this unique morning at a special place in Stellenbosch…

STYLE: THE WHITE SHIRT

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Since making its first public appearance in 1779, compliments of Marie Antoinette, the white shirt has never gone out of fashion. The clean cuts we know today have evolved, like the trench coat, from menswear and this piece has become a symbol of status. Nothing signals the wearer’s character, attitude and intent quite like a white shirt. This is why Jackie, together with HABITS, presented a selection of classic white shirts. ‘A white shirt allows the women to speak louder than the clothes.’

– Jackie Burger

MAKE-UP: THE ICONIC RED LIP

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The perfect crimson pout is a powerful symbol of female beauty and has, like women, evolved into more than a one-size-fits-all shade. Proof that age does not define a woman’s look nor her outlook is the 94-year-old Iris Apfel who collaborated with M.A.C Cosmetics on a range of sell-out red lipsticks. The M.A.C Cosmetics team was on hand on the day with their Lip Service bar and helped each guest find the red for her.

TASTE: AWAKEN THE SENSES

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A five-course interactive food experience created by Slippery Spoon, courtesy of Woolworths Food, brought home the magic of awakening all five of the senses – hearing, taste, smell, touch and sight – and ultimately led to discovering the most powerful sense of all, intuition.

HAIR: THE RETURN OF THE CURL

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Award-winning Redken Stylist Dawid Kriel unpacked the return of the curl and demonstrated the possibilities of greys, silver and platinum, hair colours that are increasingly seen on fashion spreads and the runways today. He showed how to wear natural grey with confidence and, for the more daring, how to go all-out platinum.

CONVERSATIONS: AN ACT OF KINDNESS

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Jackie, together with her collaborators and guests, examined the process of conscious eve-olution with Dr. Yvette de Villiers in a conversation that centered around grace as a way of being and behaving. ‘To practise acting in a graceful way toward all beings at all times requires an incredible level of awareness and mindfulness to others and to our environment.’

– Dr Yvette De Villiers

— Emily

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