Heart 104.9FM Style Workshop with Saskia Falken: Life's a catwalk, not a zebra crossing
On Saturday, the 15th of October, the annual Heart 104.9FM Style Workshop, in association with DSTV, Old Mutual and Foschini, takes place at the exclusive Upper Eastside Hotel in Woodstock, Cape Town.
Popular Heart 104.9FM presenter, Saskia Falken, hosts the workshop, focusing on a complete new season of the latest fashion and beauty trends. Followers of Saskia's show on Heart 104.9FM, 'The Mid Morning Mix', are already familiar with the stylish presenter's savvy approach to lifestyle.
Saskia started dancing while growing up, discovering her passion for entertainment. She also modeled, in 1999 reaching the finals of the Miss SA Pageant. Through her entertainment and fashion career, she was noticed by P4 Radio and she was offered the slot of weekend sports presenter in 2001. Six months later she was the sports presenter on the Breakfast Show. Saskia does yoga for relaxation, which she finds brings balance to her complex media driven lifestyle.
The modern hotel is conveniently situated just a 5-minute drive from Cape Town's CBD. The 4-star venue offers facilities which include an indoor pool and a gym. The Upper Eastside features stylish rooms, decorated with warm colours and luxuries. Other extravagant features include the Liberty's restaurant, which serves international modern cuisine, and the E-street Bar, which offers an extensive list of South African wines, including organic wines. The hotel also offers massage services, a library, an on-site cash machine and transport to and from the CBD.
The 2011 Heart 104.9FM Style Workshop celebrates fashion confidence and inspiration. Learn to achieve your dream look to transform you into a yummy mummy or awaken your inner fashion goddess. The workshop will give you the inside track on fashion and beauty's latest trends and styles.
With insight from industry experts, women will be empowered with knowledge to update their look. From Foschini, to Skin Nutrition, Revlon, Elizabeth Arden, and Olive, attendees will receive the best beauty and fashion advice.
The opening workshop with Karen Fitzsimmons, CEO of Skin Nutrition will emphasize the importance of skin care and the balance of nutrients. Focusing on anti-aging and even skin tone, the Skin Nutrition workshop elaborates on the special agents of berry extracts that enhance the skin cells enabling to flourish. The Skin Nutrition therapist will provide in-depth skin analysis and advice while treating the attendees to mini facials. Five lucky women walk away with hampers to ensure an illuminative experience.
Revlon will share their expertise and teach exclusive application techniques with the latest range of Revlon Colour Look featuring Summer Sensations.
Hair expert Martin from Hair Vitality will present the Olive range and will talk about hair care. There are 36 promotional hampers to be won during this talk and a "scoping" machine that tests your scalp and evaluates where the problem areas are, then recommends a suitable product.
Nikki van Dierman will be the doing the style workshop talk and will be talking about key summer trends and items at Foschini, and how to incorporate these key items into your existing wardrobe for the coming season. Leandre Kark (PR manager of Foschini) will also be there for any further information as event sponsor.
Elizabeth Arden, one of the leading brands in beauty with its instantly recognisable iconic Red Door, will also have a stand at the workshop. Prizes, gifts and fragrance samples will be made available for personal review.
The day's fun and informative activities include pampering and interactive demonstrations as well as first hand product experience from professionals. With prize give-aways, fresh fruit juices on arrival and a scrumptious gourmet lunch, attendees will be treated to an unforgettable experience.
Limited tickets are available at any Computicket near you for only R500 per person. To complete a day where the diva in you takes centre stage, all attendees will also receive a goody bag filled with gifts to the value of R1200.