Tuesday, 11 August 2015


Hey me lovelies!

Sunday past I got really lucky and found myself invited to THE FIRST LADY AFFAIR at the Hyde Hotel in Sea Point ... cos that's how I roll yeah!

(Thanks for the invitation, my amazing fairy godmother
Aziza Manie Dramat of Orchid Laser & Beauty Spa)

What a special event and how overdue we were for something like this. We queens get so bogged down running our kingdoms that more often than not, we neglect ourselves and our wellbeing, forgetting that if we truly want to be the best we can be, we sometimes need to take time out, and surround ourselves with fellow queens. Sometimes all we need is to sip from that communal well of femme wisdom and draw inspiration from one another. And that's exactly what The First Lady Affair was all about.

Photo credit StyleAfrica
With  Taryn Morris - Ms SA Finalist 2015 as Mistress of Ceremony, keynote address by Twala Ngambe, Beauty courtesy of Natalie Magerman, Entertainment by Heidi van Wyk, Fitness dished up by Rushtush, and Health & Wellness from Dr Laila Sadien Adams - The First Lady Affair packed a powerfully inspirational and motivational punch.

Photo credit StyleAfrica
The brainchild of Raushana Arnold of Rebel Funk and Fatima Wise and Farah Bibi Moosa of MEMRSME, with Style Africa coming on board as their media partner, The First Lady Affair dished up and delivered all it promised, and then some! 

Beyond this it also offered us the brilliant opportunity to meet, engage and strike up collaborations with the speakers and exhibitors - all of them phenomenal women who are doing their thing, creating waves and rocking the status quo in the most exciting ways. This was definitely the highlight of the event for me.


Aziza Manie Dramat and business partner Sumaya - Orchid Laser and Beauty Spa which offers pain-free laser hair removal, laser fat reduction and laser healing and facials, exhibited at the event and donated a pain-free laser hair removal prize giveaway to the value of R2100.

Guest speakers and sponsors - Natalie Magerman - Beauty Boutique, Rushdah Moosajee - Rushtush, Roshan Isaacs - MD StyleAfrica.

 The beautiful Twala Ngambe delivering her inspirational keynote address. 

Singer songwriter, Heidi van Wyk blew us away with her vocals.

I reconnected with my incredible friend Fatima Jakoet. An SAA Boeing 747 pilot, ex Forensics officer and founder of the Sakhikamva Foundation, she is the real deal and a true role model for women and girls everywhere.

Photo credit StyleAfrica 

The very exciting goodie bag with samples and vouchers from the exhibitors. This put a huge smile on my face. Can't wait to dive in!
Photo credit Firdows Jardien

I left the event biting at the bit and so inspired. Rubbing shoulders with fearless women... rubs off and I can't wait to see where it lands me. This is going to be interesting, so hold onto yo britches me lovelies, you're coming along for the ride :):)

On to Happiness!



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