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Featured image: VW T-Roc   Just imagine it for a second: you, driving around the streets of Umhlanga, in a stylish, jaw-dropping car. If that’s what you want your 2021 to look like, we’ve got two cars perfect for the job! Learn more about the popular Volkswagen T-Roc and Land Rover Discovery and why they’re your next dream cars.   Volkswagen T-Roc   This is a car that can match your confidence and make you...

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Words by Lorinda Scott   I was invited to enjoy a moisturising treatment at Skin Renewal, which during our harsh summer season was exactly what I needed! At this professional aesthetic clinic, all COVID-19 protocols are in place and followed, so I felt safe and secure to enjoy some relaxation time for me and an amazing treatment for my face!   The HydraTouch Facial is a new, advanced, all-in-one solution for restoring the skin’s radiance...

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We sit down with a few passionate lawyers and attorneys from Umhlanga to learn more about them and their firms.   Margaret Bigby and James Bigby from Woodhead Bigby Attorneys Tell us about Woodhead Bigby Attorneys Woodhead Bigby Inc. is a Durban based firm of attorneys, conveyancers and notaries public. We are siblings, attorneys and co-directors of the firm with our father, Scott Bigby, and six partners. 2021 marks the 100th year of the firm’s...

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Featured image: Durban Girls’ College   Schools have had to adapt to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, and they’ve done an amazing job! We find out more about some of our schools on the East Coast and look at what the new year holds for them.   Clifton School Established in 1924, Clifton is an independent boys’ school in Durban from Grade R to Grade 12. Clifton provides an educational environment that is designed to...

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No one can deny that Umhlanga is fast becoming an economic hub and is filled to the brim with hard-working and passionate men and women in business! Let’s meet some of these incredible people and learn more about them, their career and what truly inspires them.   Shirley Pearson of ActionCOACH A Business and Executive Coach, ActionCOACH branch owner, entrepreneur, wife and mother: Shirley Pearson is truly a go-getter and succeeds in all she does!...

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Interior design and décor is what makes a house a home, and we’re very lucky to have many talented interior designers right here in Umhlanga. We meet three of them and get to know more about their business and their favourite design trend for 2020.   Taryn Flanagan Interiors Founded in 2012 by Taryn herself, Taryn Flanagan Interiors offers a bespoke service as a professional interior and design business. It is comprised of a small...

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We sit down with Umhlanga architects to learn more about their career and recent projects.   Prakasen Govender from PGA Architects Tell us more about your career in architecture I qualified in 1993 from UKZN as an architect. Architecture to me is more than just a design. You are creating a space which dictates how people will live, work or play, which impacts on their social, economical and mental well-being. The responsibility is immense to...

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In 2003, Chico Premjee, Rasik Soni and Nitesh Premji teamed up to form Trapezoid Investments. Now, 17 years later, they have established themselves as a renowned developer of many of the iconic buildings in the greater Umhlanga precinct.   Trapezoid Investments has entrenched themselves as Umhlanga Ridge town centre’s biggest developer to date, who now boasts 11 luxury, modern developments.   “Umhlanga Ridge town centre caught our attention years ago as it had so much...

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Tell us about Adore Design and what your company offers. We are a bunch of friendly, dynamic interior design nerds and we set out to connect with people on what matters most: their space and how they experience it. Adore Design is a full-service interior design firm that specialises in residential projects (big and small!) and we also work in the commercial and retail sectors. Our design team is experienced in creating beautiful, functional spaces...

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It’s time to come together and support our local businesses that make our East Coast the amazing place that it is.   Sugarlicious   Zakeeya Mitha started off in 2011 from her home kitchen selling macarons to friends and family, and then ventured into her very first market at Buxtons Centre in 2013, where her macarons became a popular edition. The ice cream macaron was introduced to the Sugarlicious range in 2015 and the phenomenal...