HOT TROPICS WITH ESPADRIL

Step into summer in Espadril’s tropical-inspired Spring/Summer 2018 Heat collection. With quintessential summer colours and fabrics, Espadril’s Spanish cotton shoes are upgraded with orange suede and quirky embroidery featuring animal motifs. Espadrils, from R800, Espadril

PRADA MY BACKPACK

Make your iconic Prada backpacks and shoppers your own with Prada’s new My Character project. The brands latest customisation service lets you personalise your bags with colourful Saffiano letters. My Character includes straps, key rings and stickers in a range of quirky colour combos, so you can transform your Prada to suit your character.

Prada My Character backpack
Prada My Character backpack
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DIOR YOUR XMAS STOCKINGS

We would love our stockings to be stuffed with diamonds and rubies, but we’ll gladly settle for Dior’s new Precious Rocks makeup collection, filled with glittery, saturated, jewel tones, inspired by gems such as rubies, emeralds, and amethysts. These sparkling additions make for perfect gifts, with their gilded, bauble-shaped packaging and must-have prism palettes.

GOLDEN AMBER

Arab perfumery and Silician summers come together in this luxurious treat to add to your oriental fragrance wardrobe. Dolce & Gabbana Velvet Amber Sun, 150ml, R5 080, is an ode to amber. It opens with spicy notes of coriander seeds, ylang tahiti, and cistus labdanum, and settles onto the skin with the warmth of the day into notes of vanilla absolute, patchouli heart, Australian sandalwood essence, and white musk.

Dolce & Gabbana Velvet Amber Sun
Dolce & Gabbana Velvet Amber Sun
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BITTER SWEET

There are a few things that signal that the holidays are here: a steaming cup of glühwein, the scent of spicy fruit cake, or a sparkling citrus cocktail. Add more to your sensorial holiday triggers with the limited-edition Jo Malone Orange Bitters Cologne, 100ml, R1 890, a decadent combination of sweet orange, ripe mandarin, bitter orange, sandalwood, and amber that is designed to give you all the Christmas cheer. Simply spritz lightly over skin.

Jo Malone Orange Bitters Cologne
Jo Malone Orange Bitters Cologne
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TORY BURCH ARRIVES AT D’ORÉ

Renowned American lifestyle brand Tory Burch has a new home at Sandton City’s D’oré store. Tory Burch’s collections, are inspired by colour, travel, print, and eclectic, artistic details that are beautifully translated into women’s ready-to-wear, couture, sports, swimwear, fragrances, and premium accessories.

Tony Burch arrives at Sandton
Tony Burch arrives at Sandton
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MICHAEL KORS EASES INTO SUMMER

The Spring/Summer 2018 season is all about pretty pastels, with sun-drenched, sorbet hues coming to the fore. For Michael Kors, next summer is “all about the ease”, with cotton-candy pink and sweet lilac hues, retro tie-dye and palm prints, peppered with sequinned fab­rics, on languid cotton or cashmere silhouettes — perfect for long, sunny days that spill into summer evenings.

Michael Kors SS18
Michael Kors SS18
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