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Popping Pink

Popping Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we are adding pink to our lives to support the worthy cause. Spoil a loved one or yourself by indulging in these blushing buys and pay tribute to the strength and courage of those who have suffered from this disease.

Duo of lipsticks
Give your lips oomph with Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil (R295) and Lancôme Juicy Shaker Lip Gloss (R270). Details:

Bergonia Pink Classic Sneaker R699. Details:

We drink pink drinks! And our favourite is Fitch & Leedes delightful new blushing Pink Tonic. All rose petals and fresh cucumber, this is the perfect tonic for fine gin. And this month we’re enjoying it with Musgrave Pink Gin 12 … infused with Rose Water, this aromatic gin is handcrafted in small batches. Prettiest drinks in town!

We all about blending and contouring as a make-up technique … The Original Beauty Blender (R405) has our complexions looking better than ever before! Details:

Team Dr Joseph’s Gentle Rose Toner, R365, will leave your face feeling calm and balanced. Details:

Summer Sips!
With the warmer months upon us, there is absolutely no excuse not to celebrate with champers! We will be lounging poolside with a delicious crisp and cold glass of Graham Beck Brut Rosé, R125. Cheers! Details:

French Affair
This fantastic new French fragrance Mademoiselle Rochas has gushing. One whiff and an explosion of flowers, handfuls of rose petals from the exclusive Rochas fields, jasmine, a violet float in the air… It is the essence of elegance, romance and femininity. From R795. Available at selected Truworths stores. Details:

French patisserie? Yes please! Making it? Um, perhaps not. Never fear, Philippe Conticini and Thierry Teyssier have produced La Patisserie des Reves – a dream of a cookbook that sets out exactly how to make your favourite French delights. From croissants to coconut ginger and crunchy sugar cake, from swoon-worthy chocolate mousse to equally irresistible chocolate gateau, it’s all packed delectably into these pages. You’ll find coconut snaps, spicy almond and fruit fondant biscuits, tangy strawberry tart and lemon cream choux buns between the pages, along with loads of useful info, basic recipes and Philippe’s expert tips. If baking’s your thing, this book is for you. Grub Street, London.R704. • For Kate Spade New York, entertaining is not just about the food – although obviously, that’s very important. Being the hostess with the mostest includes the drinks, flowers, music, table settings and loads more. All In Good Taste is packed with menus, how-to, personal essays, anecdotes, tips and recipes that will make yours the invitations every wants to receive and you the guest everyone wants to invite. Abrams, R628.Details:

Beautiful pink Pandora bracelets from R899. Details:

Light up your home with a delicious Classic Votive SoyLites candle, R80. We love this Rose, Geranium and Jasmine version. Your room will be smelling like a summer garden! Details:


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