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HAUTE COUTURE DINNER AT 15 ON ORANGE HOSTED BY EMPOWER ME
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(Cape Town, South Africa) 15 on Orange, Autograph Collection Hotel hosted an Empower Me Event on Wednesday, 29 May 2019. This New York themed networking event was organised by Empower Me founder, Janine Brink in collaboration with renowned fashion designer Jacques LaGrange.

The haute couture dinner was set in an opulent, exquisitely furnished private dining room, offering ultimate luxury and fine dining. The table design and setting was beautifully created by Zam&Zor Events. 15 On Orange Autograph Collection is a five star venue and a destination hub situated in the heart of the city, newly refurbished in luxurious modernity and lush greenery with breath-taking views of Table Mountain and Lion’s Head.

The glamourous affair commenced at 6:30pm with Disaronno and Fitch & Leedes cocktails as welcome drinks. Happy Culture Kombucha and The Dutchess zero alcohol drinks were also available. Deetlefs MCC was specially poured for the Empower Me VIP members on arrival, as an extra spoil. Guests were welcomed by classic lounge beats played Anthea Scholtz which set the mood for the New York inspired evening of glitz and glam.

Esteemed guests were then led into the Private Dining room and welcomed by Empower Me founder, Janine Brink. Empower Me is an exclusive women’s network – the first of its kind to offer a diverse platform to empowering women in different areas of their lives. Inspiring and motivating women to become the best authentic version of themselves. This one-of-a-kind networking event gave the opportunity for multi-faceted modern females to interact with like-minded women.

Ash Evans was the guest speaker for the evening. An international TV reporter and show host, who founded The King’s Speech and now recently, she also launched the Ash Evans Company – to provide media training and presentation skills workshops for women.  Ash’s message was based on self-confidence and the mindset to change to become your most powerful self.

Next the 'King of Couture', Jacques LaGrange, showcased his exquisite haute couture New York Fashion Week collection in a dramatic show for the guests to enjoy. The ladies all marvelled at his creations and talent.

A delectable three-course dinner was prepared by notable Executive Chef, Tamsyn Wells.  As starters, guests were treated to a Salt and Pepper Fried Calamari with a lime dipping sauce, followed by a choice of a flavoursome grilled chalmar beef sirloin with a cauliflower couscous, caramelised baby onions and bordelaise jus or a grilled line fish with sauté wild mushrooms, fondant potato and pea puree and to end off the evening of elegance, Tia Maria spoilt the guests with their acclaimed Espresso Martinis. 

In addition to all the appetizing haute bistronomy, guests were enlightened with remarkable guest speakers, entertainment, luxury giveaways and an incredible goodie-bag to take home.

EMPOWER ME HAUTE COUTURE DINNER AT 15 ON ORANGE
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(Cape Town, South Africa) Fine dining meets haute couture at the Empower Me Dinner hosted at the 15 on Orange Hotel, Autograph Collection on Wednesday 29 May 2019.

'King of Couture', Jacques LaGrange, brings his New York Fashion Week collection into motion, accompanying a delectable three-course dinner orchestrated by notable Executive Chef, Tamsyn Wells. This exclusive network dinner invites like-minded women to join in an evening of glits and glam in a New York setting.

The evening commences at 6:30pm with Disaronno welcome cocktails to the sound of Anthea Scholtz' uplifting beats and the formal dinner kicks off at 7:30pm. Between starters, mains and a Tia Maria Dessert, guest speakers and luxury giveaways, the bedecked dining room will transform into LaGrange’s petite runway.

Empower Me also offers a limited "inner circle" VIP Club Membership which entitles cardholders to various value-ads and discounts from luxury brand affiliates. VIP members can expect extra spoils at the event as well as 10% reduction off their ticket price.

Tickets are priced at R550 and available through their website www.empower-me.co.za. For further enquiries contact Janine on 079 036 7823 or janine@empower-me.co.za                      

    

DIARY LISTING:

VENUE: 15 on Orange Hotel, Autograph Collection, Corner of Orange Street & Grey’s Pass, Gardens

DATE: Wednesday 29 May 2019

TIME: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

DRESS CODE: New York Cocktail

TICKETS: http://empower-me.co.za/event/vip-members-dinner/

CONTACT: janine@empower-me.co.za

WEBSITE: www.empower-me.co.za

MENU

*vegetarian options available on request

Starter

Salt and Pepper Fried Calamari

Dipping sauce, lime

 

Main Course

Frilled Chalmar Beef Sirloin

Cauliflower couscous, caramelized baby onions and bordelaise jus

Or

Grilled Line Fish

Sauté wild mushrooms, fondant potato, pea puree

 

Dessert

Tia Maria Cocktail

EmpowerMe Celebrates Women at Shimmy Beach Club this Women’s Day
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Over two hundred women joined together this past Women’s Day at Shimmy Beach Club to celebrate their empowered inner queen. Inspirational talks, delicious cocktails, live music and good food; combined with the incredible spirit of feminine unity, encompassed this more-than-memorable occasion set in Cape Town’s premium water-side venue.

Arriving to uplifting beats played by DJ Rene, guests enjoyed delectable sushi and welcome canapes that circulated throughout the venue. With an abundance of cocktail options, guests had their pick of Chambord Kir Royal, Tia Maria, Disaronno Sour cocktails, Graham Beck MCC or a zero alcohol option of The Duchess drink. Furthermore, guests were able to indulge in a few luxury brand pop-up stores, namely Lolaromon, Alessia Boutique, Beach Cult, Kokodakota, Pure Romance, Olivia Lincoln Leather Handbags, Gypsy Collection Jewellery and Princess D.

This one-of-a-kind event, hosted by KFM’s charismatic Mamohau Seseane, celebrated the multi-faceted modern female with an afternoon of inspiring talks by experts in their field. Each speaker came with a message to inspire, motivate and empower. Together they aimed at touching on each aspect that makes up an empowered woman’s life.

The topics ranged from health, beauty and fitness, the power of positivity and confidence, to personal style, finance and productivity. Speakers included: Skin Renewal’s aesthetic specialist, Dr Shahra Sattar; health and fitness guru and owner of Warrior Warehouse, Emma Jooste; personal styling team, Beautifullyou; NLP practitioner Nepheritie Jade; confidence coach, Abigail K, and ending with financial advisor and also the ‘Empower Me’ founder - Janine Brink. 

Set in Cape Town’s most picturesque seaside venue, guests enjoyed a two-course lunch while overlooking the glistening ocean. The perfect sunshine weather complimented the all-white feminine outfits which sparkled with a royal touch of gold.

All the women, including special guests, media and celebrity attendees, shone like queens at the event.

Guests were spoilt with the chance to win in the luxury lucky-draws. Over and above this they all went home with goodie-bags filled with gifts and vouchers from Dr Organic, the Red Gallery, Versace, Pure Romance, BOS ice tea, Choose Me Intimates, MUD make-up, Beach Cult, Zando, Chocolate by Tomes, Jekyll & Hide, Beautifullyou, Shimmy, Fairlady, True Love and Sarie magazines.

The highlight of this grand occasion is that R10,000.00 was raised through ticket sales by ‘Empower Me’ in aid of their ‘Princess D Menstrual Cup’ outreach programme. Menstrual cups and other female necessities will be donated to underprivileged girls who are missing on average 20% of their school year due to being unable to afford basic sanitary necessities.

To join the ‘Empower Me’ network and for more information on upcoming events check out their website: www.empower-me.co.za 

Empower Me: Fashion Focus A/W18
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Empower Me is thrilled to announce their next event themed “Fashion Focus A/W18” will be taking place on Wednesday, 2 May at Vista Marina, which is sure to get guests wardrobe-ready and inspired for winter.  

Guest speakers for the evening will be personal stylist, Marilize De Clercq and make-up artist Renee De Wit, from Gorgeous2Go. Marilize will be presenting a classic autumnal wardrobe as well as upcoming Autumn/Winter 2018 fashion trends to look out for. Renee will be sharing make-up tips and upcoming trends.

Tickets are priced at R550 and include a glass of Deetlefs wine or bubbly on arrival, inspiring talks by fantastic guest speakers, a delicious dinner, goodie-bag, fashion show and prize-giving. The evening will close off with a light-hearted after party. Deetlefs Wine and Mercedes-Benz Century City are among the esteemed sponsors for the evening.

Dress code is strictly cocktail chic. Guests are encouraged to bring along a notebook and a pen to take notes.

A percentage of this event’s ticket sales will be donated to the Dress For Success foundation. A clothing drive of gently worn work-wear will be collected on arrival.

Empower Me is an exclusive women’s network, the first of its kind, offering a diverse platform to elevate women in all aspects of their lives. Inspiring, motivating and empowering women to become the best authentic version of themselves.

The network includes a monthly glamorous event (as mentioned above) as well as an exclusive and limited membership “club”. This membership is limited to 200 members and offers insiders access to special offers, prize giveaways from their generous sponsors as well as access to business networking functions and exclusive social events.

For more information on becoming a member or to book your ticket, please contact Janine Brink on 079 036 7823 or janine@empower-me.co.za.