News and Trends

News and Trends
Visit Neil Roake’s pop-up vegan cafe for The Space
For a short while only, Capetonians can enjoy fresh vegan cuisine at The Light Side
A sneak peek at our #HLEscapeIssue
We show you how to escape the everyday in the December issue of House and Leisure
Book review: New French Table by Emily and Giselle Roux
A modern cookbook that proves French cooking is not as intimidating as some may think
The luxe list: discover team House and Leisure’s top luxury picks
Be inspired to live and give lavishly this festive season
Weylandts opens a concept store in Sandton City
Visit the brand's dramatic new store for a unique shopping experience
A leading furniture and homeware retailer in South Africa, Weylandts hasn’t shied away from innovation this year. From a beautiful collaboration with Caesarstone, first seen at the 100% Design South Africa fair in Johannesburg, to a capsule collection with local jewellery label Pichulik, the brand has been consistently
Team House and Leisure win the Viewers Choice
Tshepo Sealetsa and Banele Khoza captured the hearts of the public in the fourth season of Win a Home
5 luxe watches we love from Picot and Moss
Step out in opulence with these stylish timepieces
Inside the lustrous new Bar Roc
We chat to Adam Court, designer behind the luxurious new space at Ellerman House
Gavin Rajah and @home introduce a luxurious collection
The Prêt à Vivre range brings couture and homeware together with sumptuous linen and scented candles
Afrotel: a unique concept in African hospitality
At this year’s 100% Design South Africa show, Source IBA presented Afrotel
In my previous life as a fashion designer, I stayed in some spectacular hotels around the world. Manufacturing in Hong Kong meant I was occasionally a guest at The Jervois, with interiors by designer Christian Liaigre. And as most of the fabric fairs take place in Paris, when there I alternated between Hôtel du Petit Moulin by fashion designer Christian Lacroix and Philippe Starck’s Murano Urban resort. Press liaisons were in New York, so when budget permitted, I slept at the classic-meets-contemporary Crosby Street Hotel by British writer Kit Kemp. These hotel stays have informed my aesthetic in general, but they also