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Neill Anthony Private Chef TV Shoot
Kumari invites Neill into her beautiful home in the Paarl Winelands where they talk about her career, the passion that drives her and her love for food. With a menu as delectable and stunning as the surrounds, leaving Kumari inspired, recharged and ready to jump right back into her busy schedule.
Closet Chats at StyleSociety Pop Up Boutique
On the 29 November 2014 FASHION went POP at StyleSociety Pop up Boutique hosted by Kumari Govender at the CTICC. If you missed this opportunity to shop and get free pamper sessions then we do hope our video makes you feel as if you were there too...
StyleSociety Pop Up Boutique
Get It - StyleSociety Pop Up Boutique
Add a much-needed dose of creativity to your shopping bag by attending the upcoming edition of StyleSociety Pop up Boutique! The event features a collective of trend-setting boutiques, local fashion and jewellery designers, coveted accessory brands with an incredible line up of designer bargains and new season wardrobe wows, handpicked by StyleSociety’s Fashion Director, Kumari Govender...
StyleSociety™ announces Fashion For Literacy
The Fashion For Literacy initiative is the brainchild of StyleSociety™ founder and fashion enthusiast, Kumari Govender; and was inspired by Madiba’s 67 minutes. This simple, generous act of giving away 67 pairs of school shoes evolved into the idea of enticing shopping mavens – to shop with a heart...
Foschini Fashion Design Awards 2014
StyleSociety’s fashion director, Kumari Govender was extremely honoured to have been invited to join the judging panel along with South Africa’s esteemed fashion industry experts for the Foschini Fashion Design Awards for 2013/2014...
Haute Collab – StyleSociety Sneaker
Introducing STYLESOCIETY – a limited edition, unisex, sporty high top sneaker designed by Kumari Govender; perfectly handcrafted in Italy using the highest quality genuine leather. Designed for style mavens and fashion forward trendsetters who possess an insatiable appetite and love for high style. After 4 weeks of crafting through highly-skilled techniques and laborious reworking, Stylesociety will become an exclusive object, a combination of tradition, quality and modernity. Perfectly Italian. Your customized made to fit designer sneaker features an elegant StyleSociety label and unique tongue printing detail, beautifully packaged in a designer box...
Woman & Home Magazine – New Directions
Three women tell Tshego Letshiwit how they started unique Pop up ventures and made a success of them. Woman and Home magazine’s lovely feature on Kumari Govender as she shares her success with StyleSociety Pop up Boutique...
You Magazine – Greys The Way
Fashion Director, Chu Suwannapha took one grey T-shirt and asked five popular fashion bloggers how they would wear it. Kumari Govender here featured with Karisa from MyLoveAffairWithCapeTown, Leigh from LipglossIsMyLife, Carlinn from SuperficialGirls and Clouds from AndLollipops...
Get It Magazine – Style Me Fabulous
Get Social – Style Me Fabulous
Image Stylist, Kumari Govender in association with Elizabeth Arden and ghd hosted a morning of fashion, beauty and style at Kumari’s coveted Style Me Fabulous event. Style mavens stepped out in LBD’s and their favourite heels embracing all things designer at this fashion inspired event. Guests were taken on a style journey that began with a delicious breakfast, styling tips and expert advice from the Style Team, and concluded with an interactive one on one style session with fashion guru, Kumari...
Beeld – Keep your elbows off the table!
Etiquette remains a constant, playing an important yet evolving role in our rapidly changing world. Today our most unforgettable moments from first dates and birthdays to interviews and business meetings are shared over a meal. Surprisingly, only a few people can confidently manage these social situations with ease.
Etiquette expert, Kumari Govender offers some insight into the art of dining in the corporate world...
Get It Magazine – Get Stylish
Are you feeling – just a little – as though you could do with a mini makeover? Perhaps you’d just like a suggestion about what in your closet still works for you and what doesn’t. Every now and then a word of guidance maybe all that is needed to find a new look that will boost your confidence and make you feel sophisticated and beautiful again. Tygervalley mom and daughter Luana and Alicia van den Brink spent a morning with High Street stylist, Kumari Govender and her team for a fashionable makeover...
All curled up with my latest Cosmo, reflecting on the sluggish economy and tightening credit, this fashionista is going into serious withdrawal. I’ve heard a stream of catchphrases that describe the state of our global economy and recently stumbled upon an entirely apt neologism for fashion: recessionista...
Real Simple - Etiquette Expert on Small Talk
Etiquette expert, Kumari Govender, offers tactical tips and talking points that can help you survive awkward situations.
“Small Talk” : You’re on the plane with your book and iPod at the ready, but alas, sitting next to you is Chatty Cathy, dying to strike up a conversation. ‘ Here’s my advice on how to handle the situation when if it arises...
Real Simple - Life Saving Grace
Etiquette expert, Kumari Govender, offers tactical tips and talking points that can help you survive awkward elevator rides, unwelcome romantic advances and other sticky social situations.
AWKWARD. The term is usually associated with your teenage years and its attendant growth spurts and shyness. But growing up doesn’t mean growing out of awkwardness. In adulthood, disconcerting situations take new forms – forgetting a work associate’s name, or parties where you have no-one to talk to but the bartender. Happily, these uncomfortable moments are a lot easier to cope with than that set of braces was....
Image Styling Services
Celebrities have personal stylists and so can YOU! Get professional style advice in a friendly and affordable one-on-one session. Kumari and her Style Team can help you create a whole new look or refresh your current look to include this season’s hottest trends...
Kumari Luxury Boutique
Press Release: Cape Town, South Africa – January 5, 2009
Epitomising all that is Lavish and Luxe, Kumari Luxury Boutique is the latest addition to Cape Town’s fashion vibe. Showcasing local and international designer pieces at affordable prices, the boutique offers an openness of extravagance if you are looking for something UNIQUE...