Mbokodo Rise is back this August!

SG Comms brings you Mbokodo Rise!

This will be an uplifting morning of women celebrating each other, talking all things Finance, Beauty, Relationships and what it means to be a Woman in the 21st Century.

Guests will experience the second installment of #MbokodoRise in the heart of New Brighton, Port Elizabeth.  Exquisite African Cuisine at Relish International Restaurant will be served and guests will be adorned by exhibitions of local arts, crafts and young entrepreneurs in the Nelson Mandela Bay.

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For more info, contact sesethu@sgcomms.co.za

Ayikho into egqitha ikhaya lakho (There’s no place like home)

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Do you know that paradoxical feeling of being full and empty at the same time? Maybe not.

I just came back from a long, overdue trip home. The weekend seemed quick as lightening,  a reflection of the speed of which this year has gone by.

I feel full in my spirit, because of:

  • The picturesque drives along the sea
  • Pop-ins at my former work and seeing my ex-colleagues (now friends)
  • My dad’s bear hugs
  • Mom’s chocolate breakfasts
  • Granny’s magwinyas
  • Ivumba le heater ye paraffin at their place
  • Brunches and lunches with my sister and besties
  • Kisses, hugs and prayers from my old church people
  • Love

Time is so valuable. People are so precious. I value every moment spent with those who route for me, support me and want nothing but the best for me. I draw strength from them.

My vernac expressions just prove how strong the longing was, how far the distance seemed, a kind of reawakening of what matters most!

I’m back  in Cape Town feeling empty, because I miss it all again.

Kluk and CGDT’s SHAMELESS collection debuted in Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth-Club 100 for ladies recently hosted internationally acclaimed design duo Malcolm Klûk and Christiaan Gabriёl du Toit for the first time at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum.

The fresh-off –the-designers’-table collection, “Shameless,” debuted in PE briefly before being launched nationally. Their fashion is all about experience, exclusivity, luxury, and detail, pret-a-porter, bridal, couture and homeware.

Klûk and Du Toit said the friendliness and hospitality of PE’s people was unrivaled. They mentioned the beauty of the city and the richness of the old buildings and architecture seen in and around the city.

Du Toit said that they would definitely like to see more of PE in the near future and take on trunk shows and pop-up events.
The event was well attended, with optimum security, great networking and not to mention the amazing sushi.
See some of the attendees and garments below!

 

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CGDT, Michelle Brown (of Club 100), Kluk and I, ofcourse.

We hope the duo will keep their promise and possibly change the face of fashion in the city!

Nelson Mandela Bay Club 100 to host Klûk CGDT

Club 100 for ladies will be hosting internationally acclaimed design duo Malcolm Klûk and Christiaan Gabriёl du Toit for the first time in Port Elizabeth. Malcolm and Christiaan’s collection will be on display on Tuesday, 24 June 2014.

The trunk show is set to start at 18:00 and will be hosted at The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan  Art Museum, St. Georges Park where their fashion items and art are ingeniously paired.

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Local models have been screened and selected to showcase the garments.

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Klûk and CGDT will be available to host private fittings of the trunk show.

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To secure your booking for this exclusive event, please contact Karin at  Karin@readymix.co.za or call her on 082 807 7325.

Tickets are R250,00 including a serving of sushi and sweet buffet.

A cash bar will be available.

Don’t delay. Limited tickets are available.

 

Photo Credit: http://klukcgdt.com/ready_to_wear_season/necesscity/ 

The Aztec Kitchen

Central, Port Elizabeth, is fast becoming the hub of PE’s social life, food and lifestyle. My sister recently had her birthday celebrations at The Aztec Kitchen. It is situated at the corner of Parliament and Whitlock Street and captures old PE in the simplest form.

In an attempt of not trying to sound “bought” or this sounding like an advertorial, just gaze through the pictures and see why I am so inlove with this place. I actually don’t know how to describe it.

It’s soft and clean with a little bit of drama on the mural. Ahhh the ambience, the most beautiful soulful music played in the background as I dug into the ribs and freshly baked bread. I also learnt how to pronounce “hummus” from the back of my palate.

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This restaurant took me to “Cape Town-Kloof Street” in 15 minutes.

I need to go back, if not for the beauty and environment then definitely for the delectable oh so affordable, uniquely South African menu!