Lifestyle Trends 2018

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A road trip from the Garden Route to the Klein Karoo
A road trip from the Garden Route to the Klein Karoo

As we hit the N12, we leave the Garden Route's cool breeze behind us. The last time I see the ocean is in George and I give it a wistful wave. I'm not sure what to expect from the Klein Karoo.

By Mareike Pietzsch 6 hours ago

Global party brand Elrow comes to SA
Global party brand Elrow comes to SA

Elrow South Africa will take place at The Sheds in Johannesburg on 17 March 2018 and at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town on 24 March 2018.

7 hours ago

Fresh crop of fashion talent advances in Standard Bank business accelerator
Fresh crop of fashion talent advances in Standard Bank business accelerator

The Threads Accelerator, a fashion SME programme presented by marketing agency Nonzero and Standard Bank, has entered its second stage...

7 hours ago

All walks of life welcomed at Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival
All walks of life welcomed at Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival

The Hi-Tec Garden Route Walking Festival will be held in the Garden Route over the Easter Weekend from 30 March-2 April 2018.

1 day ago

#MusicExchange: Royston Skippers
#MusicExchange: Royston Skippers

The 21st Cape Town Jazzathon takes place at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from Thursday, 18 January 2018 until Sunday, 21 January 2018.

By Martin Myers 1 day ago

#BizTrends2018: Travel influence - inspiring authentic and conscious travel in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Travel influence - inspiring authentic and conscious travel in 2018

Travel bloggers and influencers have become responsible for providing authentic travel experience to their readers, from destination travel best practices to providing insight into enhancing travel adventures...

By Dawn Jorgensen 1 day ago

Plan B Dessertery opens in Joburg
Plan B Dessertery opens in Joburg

Plan B Dessertery, a KwaZulu-Natal brand introduced by the founders of Wakaberry, has opened its doors in The Zone @ Rosebank in Johannesburg...

2 days ago

#BizTrends2018: 15 big screen trends
#BizTrends2018: 15 big screen trends

Daniel Dercksen gives his top 15 international and local big screen film trends for the year ahead.

By Daniel Dercksen 2 days ago

Young South Africans pick the US as top travel destination
Young South Africans pick the US as top travel destination

Most South Africans between the ages of 18-35 selected the United States of America as the number one destination they would like to travel to in 2018.

12 Jan 2018

Glenlivet to bring jazz to Sun Met with its JazzTown Marquee
Glenlivet to bring jazz to Sun Met with its JazzTown Marquee

Glenlivet Whisky will introduce the Glenlivet JazzTown Marquee at the 2018 Sun Met. The Sun Met will be held at the Kenilworth Race Course in Cape Town on 27 January 2018.

12 Jan 2018

The One Show Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical jury announced
The One Show Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical jury announced

The One Club for Creativity yesterday announced the jury for its new Health, Wellness & Pharmaceutical discipline for The One Show 2018...

12 Jan 2018

NT Live - Live Theatre On The Big Screen
NT Live - Live Theatre On The Big Screen

The 2018 NT Live Season commences on 13 January 2018. Cinema Nouveau theatres nationwide will screen several live theatre performances.

12 Jan 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Brad's Status, Molly's Game and The Commuter
#OnTheBigScreen: Brad's Status, Molly's Game and The Commuter

This week, a father and son reconcile their differences in Brad's Status, an underground poker game raises the stakes in Molly's Game, and a criminal conspiracy carries life and death stakes for everyone on the train in the action-thriller The Commuter.

By Daniel Dercksen 12 Jan 2018

#MusicExchange: Daniel Baron
#MusicExchange: Daniel Baron

Daniel Baron had a stellar 2017 and moves into 2018 with a wonderful new summer single called Summer Sun with Euphonik. Daniel is a South African award-winning, chart-topping singer/songwriter/producer with 15 radio chart hits and five number ones to his name.

By Martin Myers 11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Six food trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: Six food trends for 2018

The trend is still leaning to eating light and healthily, diners want to know the source of their food (farm to table is still very popular) and they are also considering eat-in options where they enjoy the best of both worlds by ordering their favourite dishes from their preferred restaurants.

By Janine Fourie 11 Jan 2018

Bacardi Holiday Club to feature Swizz Beatz, Cassper Nyovest and Mafikizolo
Bacardi Holiday Club to feature Swizz Beatz, Cassper Nyovest and Mafikizolo

The 2018 Bacardi Holiday Club will take place at the Welgelegen Manor House near Johannesburg from 3-4 February 2018.

11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Noteworthy films and film trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: Noteworthy films and film trends for 2018

Welcome to my 2018 edition of trends in film. Let's get right into it.

By Charles Siboto 10 Jan 2018

TTC reveals its top 10 trips for 2018
TTC reveals its top 10 trips for 2018

The Travel Corporation (TTC) has announced the launch of its 2018 #TTCTOP10 list of trips, showcasing its global collection of brands and destinations.

10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Creating value remains key in the premium spirits brand experience
#BizTrends2018: Creating value remains key in the premium spirits brand experience

In challenging economic times, consumers either choose less expensive brands that allow them to buy more, or opt to buy less and trade up to indulge their tastes for aspirational brands...

By Elizabeth Lee Ming 10 Jan 2018

Drostdy Street to host the 2018 Stellenbosch Street Soirees
Drostdy Street to host the 2018 Stellenbosch Street Soirees

Stellenbosch Wine Routes will be presenting several Street Soirees in Drostdy Street in Stellenbosch on 24 January 2018, 7 and 21 February 2018, as well as on 7 and 21 March 2018.

10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: How migrant cooking has revolutionised westernised food
#BizTrends2018: How migrant cooking has revolutionised westernised food

What is the new definition of westernised food in a world as ethnically interwoven as ours?

By Georgia East 10 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Individuality is key for interior design and decor trends in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Individuality is key for interior design and decor trends in 2018

When it comes to trends in any area it is important to understand that one of the biggest drivers is the consumer. There has always been the belief that interior trends follow on from fashion, but this is no longer the case.

By Dave Nemeth 9 Jan 2018

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a worthy follow up
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a worthy follow up

Let me say it right off the bat that Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a great movie and a worthy follow up to The Force Awakens. If you've been following any news about the movie, you'll know that there is a split between some Star Wars fans and film critics.

By Charles Siboto 9 Jan 2018

Backsberg Picnic Concert Series line-up announced
Backsberg Picnic Concert Series line-up announced

The line-up for the 2018 Picnic Concert Series has been announced. The concert series will take place at the Backsberg Wine Estate in Paarl every Sunday from 18 February to 18 March 2018.

9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Conscious consumption
#BizTrends2018: Conscious consumption

I'm not that big on food trends, to be honest. I find gimmicks and 'flavour of the month' offerings a very slippery slope. That said, I do think established chefs, producers and industry thought-leaders who have the ability to change with the times are critical for the industry.

By Andy Fenner 9 Jan 2018

All-female cast and creative team to stage The Taming of the Shrew
All-female cast and creative team to stage The Taming of the Shrew

An all-female cast and creative team will stage William Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew at the Maynardville Open-Air Theatre from 7 February 2018 until 3 March 2018.

8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: The rise of authentic fashion
#BizTrends2018: The rise of authentic fashion

Authenticity, inclusivity and conscious consumption are the major themes and buzzwords for 2018. Jackie Burger, salonniere of Salon 58, editor-at-large and style influencer unpacks these fashion trends and more.

By Jackie Burger 8 Jan 2018

Festivals to add to your 2018 summer social calendar
Festivals to add to your 2018 summer social calendar

Are you already busy planning your 2018 social calendar? I've listed a few cool festivals you should check out between January and March - add them to your list!

8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Coffee will continue to influence the world
#BizTrends2018: Coffee will continue to influence the world

Coffee helps millions of people worldwide to get out of bed in the morning. It's one of the world's most popular beverages, and one that has shaped society and industry...

By Jonathan Robinson 8 Jan 2018

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