Written by | Found in: News | Posted on: 25 Nov 2014 - 9:00 am
  • iPad envelope – R999.00. Delivery cost : R100
    TAKE CHARGE is available exclusively at


Constantly on the go? Are meetings, calls to make and on-the-minute social notifications to check rendering your smart phone and iPad useful for about half the time required before you’re on the hunt for a 2-prong plug socket to charge it up?

Problem solved. Enter TAKE CHARGE.

TAKE CHARGE is a luxury, genuine leather iPad Cover/Bag collection designed and crafted in Cape Town, South Africa, with a purpose of extending your connection-to-the-world time. Equipped with a micro USB port and iPhone adapter, TAKE CHARGE bags are compatible with most smartphones, including all modern Samsungs, BlackBerry and iPhones, including the new iPhone 6. TAKE CHARGE allows you to fully charge your phone whilst on the go at least once before having to charge the battery-unit itself. The slim battery design has been cleverly placed in a secret and protected slip-pocket inside the bag.


Written by | Found in: News | Posted on: 24 Nov 2014 - 9:00 am


CONGRATULATIONS! The winner of the Garwood & Grace swim shorts is Adam Joshua Krain. It’s time to get your summer started. Please contact us so that we can get your prize to you.

Make sure you subscribe to and follow us on TwitterInstagram and Facebook for more exciting giveaways.
See the Garwood & Grace editorial HERE 

Grooming: Movember

Written by | Found in: Grooming News Style | Posted on: 4 Nov 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Edwin Jagger Moustache Wax R250, Crabtree & Evelyn and Tweezerman Moustache Scissors with Comb, R310, Dis-Chem Pharmacies


Vanity has no place in the month of Movember, unless of course you are blessed with the genes of Hollywood hearthrobs Clark Gable or Burt Reynolds. Although office corridors (and gyms) are populated with dodgy looking dudes that you wouldn’t trust in any other month of the year, kudos to the men who are touting a ‘tache and creating awareness for prostate cancer, and other cancers, that affect men.

To the vainglorious who won’t be mo’ing, appease your social conscience and make a donation to CANSA. Here

And to all the Hulk Hogans, Magnum PIs, the Dave Boons and the wannabe Don Quixotes – salute!

Your efforts have definitely not gone unnoticed!


Written by | Found in: Fashion Style | Posted on: 31 Oct 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Sweat Jeans Grey, R3 999, Sweat Jeans Blue, R4 699, India Ink Leather Shoes R2 799 all diesel


We’re hoping by now that you’re familiar with Diesel Jogg Jeans – the latest hydrid denim range produced using a combination of jersey and denim. If not – it’s time to treat yourself!

To the touch Jogg Jeans feel soft and stretchy just like sweat pants, but to the eye they look and fit exactly like a normal pair of denim jeans …only a million times more comfortable. 

Summer is here – and with it the reluctance to don a pair of skinnies on even the coolest day – but this “miracle-like” invention makes wearing jeans rather blissful.  Jogg Jeans will allow you to continue to enjoy your favourite look yet have both the freedom to move and feel comfy like never before!

See more of our Summer Denim Essentials HERE + stand a chance to WIN R6000 worth of denim prizes. 

Advocates: PUMA Reissues the Boris Becker OG

Written by | Found in: Advocates Fashion | Posted on: 31 Oct 2014 - 8:19 am
  • The Classic Boris Becker OG, R2499, Shelflife
    Keep an eye out on twitter @PUMASouthAfrica and for further details.
Rusty Beukes
Style Advocate since April 2014
Read bio here
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Puma’s bringing back the classic Boris Becker OG, a timeless tennis sneaker that the 17-year old Becker himself wore during his famous and groundbreaking Wimbledon win in ’85. Featuring an all white leather finish and bright red Formstripe, the Boris Becker OG is the epitome of Puma’s tennis heritage.

Made for the court and loved on the streets, I would definitely want to add a pair to my Puma archive. Only a limited number of pairs will be available in SA at Shelflife stores with more coming in 2015.

Advocates: Clayton Swanepoel | Simon and Mary

Written by | Found in: Advocates Fashion | Posted on: 24 Oct 2014 - 1:22 pm
Clayton Swanepoel
Style Advocate since October 2013
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I’ll be honest, hats are not my thing. So when I first encountered Simon and Mary I was a little sceptical. I tried a few on and fell in love. They’re so well crafted that even my large head felt at home in one of these noggin covers.

With a background of 70 years millinery experience, these guys are making hats the way the original milliner extraordinaire, Simon Pozniak, did back in the 60s. They’re even using the same machinery.

Find them at various stockists from R500. 


Written by | Found in: Living Style | Posted on: 24 Oct 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Gentleman's hand-crafted from hand-machined solid brass and French Oak, R7 500, Wolf & Maiden
    Stockists Wolf & Maiden, Creative Studio, +27 79 088 8174, Unit AG16, The Woodstock Exchange, 66 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town


We’re talking the wooden clothing type. We’re hoping you’re the kind of guy that takes care of your clothes and a wooden valet helps you do just that.

The sturdy stand keeps clothes wrinkle free for those that like to prep the night before. It’s also the ideal way to air your clothes after a long day of wear before hanging them back up in your wardrobe.

It’s the perfect solution to keeping your clothes organised and your dry cleaning bills down. And of course they’re a manly addition to your bedroom – sort of Kennedyésque.


Written by | Found in: Grooming | Posted on: 24 Oct 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Platinum Wax ( back, sack, crack and down there) 60 min R 430, Glasshouse Rejuvenation for Men (


While we’re all for a bit of maintenance, waxing lyrical to your friends about your regular back, sack and crack wax isn’t! However, with summer here we’re hoping you’re planning a tidy-up. Heed the following. Trim your chest hair. No one wants to see a tuft of tresses leering out from your v-neck t-shirt. How short? Your call – but avoid pruning yourself into a prickly pear.

There are places that should glide  — namely, your back and shoulders. Get them waxed by a professional every six weeks or so. While a “little less lawn makes the tree look taller” it is imperative that it looks natural. Trimming your pubes into a triangle is a no-no.

Don’t forget about your butt. Most men’s rears aren’t exactly follicle free – make sure there isn’t a heap of hair lurking below the waistline.

Go bare down there? Never.

eDition: Summer Denim eDition

Written by | Found in: eDition News | Posted on: 16 Oct 2014 - 11:34 am


The Summer Denim eDition is now live at

A curation of on trend & classic denim pieces you need to know about PLUS you could win a bumper denim hamper worth R6 000! 

See the full story and entry details HERE


Written by | Found in: Living Style | Posted on: 9 Oct 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Visit to view further collections
  • Woven Rope Stool, R1 250, available at
  • Woven Rope Stool, R1 250, available at


The modern lines and framework, completed with woven rope seating, make the Dark Horse Rope Stool a stylish addition to any man’s home. Whether you’re looking for table seating, kitchen counter or bar stools, this elegant yet masculine design will enhance your space. Our favourite?  The “all-black “collection featured here. 

Dark Horse was founded by talented, local interior design and architecture duo, Lise du Plessis and Jarrad Nelson in 2011. See more of their work at

eDition: Skagen | eDition #5

Written by | Found in: eDition | Posted on: 19 Sep 2014 - 1:18 pm


The seaside village of Skagen in Denmark attracts many with its simple and peaceful way of life. It is no surprise then that Skagen, a contemporary lifestyle brand, is rooted in simplicity. Combining the inspiration of timeless Danish craftsmanship with thoughtful innovation, Skagen creates High-Quality products that are both functional and elegant.

See the Skagen story, Ebb & Flow, here.