Fabulouser and Fabulouser – Petticoat Parlour

There is a new spot in town, just for us girls… think 50’s soda shop slash 80’s nail bar slash high tech beauty parlour then add some candy floss and champagne with a pinch of luxury beauty product and voila, you have The Petticoat Parlour in Green Point.

Last Thursday night I had the pleasure of attending the opening of the Petticoat Parlour, the event was put together by the fabulous owner Wendy Chait and Cape Town’s own party liaison Marina Nestel of Little Black book.

The evening was uncharacteristically warm for the time of year, beautiful swing music could be heard from the bottom of the staircase that was fitted out with a white carpet specially for the event. At the top of the stairs we were welcomed by the hostesses, all dolled up with long lashes and pretty red lipstick.

The event was well attended by the Cape Town social royalty, guests included the gorgeous Cowley sisters as well as Kitty Spencer and our very own beautiful Genevieve Morton all dressed to the nines.

The treatment rooms were open and the beauticians on hand to answer questions about treatments, while guests casually wandered around the Parlour with glasses of Champagne and pink Lemonade, snacking on miniature cupcakes. The lovely makeup artist Renee De Sambento was also at the party, but not so much to socialise as to do make up demonstrations and as the evening progressed more and more red pouts could be spotted courtesy of her steady hand.

I loved the interior of the shop, the 1950’s pin up girls on the walls, the black and white tiles and the coffee bar that has been set up with a black smeg fridge as well as a New York style pedicure bar in Bright Pink.

Renee De Sambento, Marina Nestel, Wendy Chait

At the end of the night we were given the cutest goodie bags filled with Dermalogica and Guinot products, a very sexy pair of black knickers, a suede leather bracelet, box of addictive Toffifee and a 20% discount on a treatment from the Parlour.

I am looking forward to booking a relaxing pedi and sipping on a soda!

Myself and Genevieve Morton

***Please note Petticoat Parlour offers an opening special: Book any massage or facial to the value of ZAR 400.00 and receive a complimentary mini manicure For more information about Petticoat Parlour or for bookings please contact: Wendy Chait 021 434-9484 or visit http://www.petticoatparlour.co.za/

WHO WANTS TO BE A 100 MILLION-AIRE?? PICK ME! PICK ME!

Today, Friday 3 June 2011 the Powerball lottery could be won… and ZAR 100,000 000.00 is up for grabs. I am going to play the Powerball and win some money… I don’t really need the whole 100,000 000.00 but I wouldn’t say no if they gave it to me…. So if I won this lumpy sum of cold hard cash, I would do many many things… like buy a blow up pool, fill it up with R100 notes and swim in it wearing a gold bikini, I would buy all my best friends tennis bracelets. Yes there will also be a racing horse and a yacht in the mix, some property and some travels. A car or two and some shares in big companies. Obviously some of it would go to charity and my family and friends. I also have always wanted a pet penguin, and wold therefore need my own private beach.

On the other hand, if I don’t win tonight, I am going to fill up a bathtub with Monopoly money and pretend.

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