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Zaki Ibrahim


In the January/February 2013 Trends issue, our 'Weekend with' feature highlights the leisurely pastimes of local singer-songwriter Zaki Ibrahim (see page 168). House and Leisure recently spent the weekend with her to find out how she likes to unwind before the start of a new week. Free-spirited and somewhat impulsive, Zaki took us around some of her favourite spots, introduced us to a selection of close friends and pampered us with a few foodie moments. Cape Town-based photographer Adriaan Louw was the expert eye behind the lens, who took the beautiful images for the final spread in the magazine. We merely stole some behind the scenes moments that would otherwise remain unseen. Here’s a selection of images from the weekend...

Zaki and Adriaan prepping some accessories for the shoot.
Odysseus Arnreuby Von Bizmark is Zaki's personal stylist and here he is taking a moment to breathe during the morning shoot...
Adriaan striving to get the perfect shot.
Inside Pierre-Estienne's jewellery store on Long Street, Cape Town.
Jade de Waal (of Masterchef South Africa fame) preparing some apple and lemon water for the table at the dim sum lunch.
Dim sum goodies being made for lunch...
Yang Zhao of the Beijing Opera  dim sum brand is Zaki's go-to person for all pop-up lunches.
A lady with many talents, here Zaki gets her photo taken while giving stylist Odysseus a haircut...
Pop-up dim sum lunch with friends Odysseus (left) and organic chocolate confectionery wizard, Heather Bergman (right)...

Make sure you flick through to page 168 of our latest issue to see the final article and images... You can also visit Zaki's website at zakiibrahim.co.za. Compiled by Monde Mtsi