It was a celebrity fashion extravaganza at the Emmy Awards held on 22 September 2019 at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles. The red carpet, of course, was a parade which showcased glittering and glamorous gowns in different shapes and forms.
The show did not have a host for the fourth time in its
history. Game of Thrones led the nominations with fourteen, including nine for
acting and three for directing, followed by When They See Us with eleven and Barry
with nine. Including its nominations at the Creative Arts Awards, Game of
Thrones established a new record for most Emmy nominations received in the same
year by any comedy or drama series with 32, while Pop TV received its first
ever Primetime Emmy Award nominations with Schitt’s Creek.
Fleabag won the most major awards with four including Outstanding
Comedy Series, followed by Chernobyl with three including Outstanding Limited
Series. Game of Thrones broke or tied several records with its wins: it became
the first series in history to win Outstanding Drama Series for an eighth season
and tied the record for most wins in the category with four. It also, including
its Creative Arts wins, tied its own record for most Emmys won by a series in a
single season, while cast member Peter Dinklage established a new record for
most wins for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series with his fourth
win for the series.
The seventh edition of the annual DStv Delicious International Food and Music Festival took place at the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit on the 21st and 22nd of September. This year, the event was bigger and better! The festival brought some serious food and music for the soul.
The event, which has become a springtime outdoor music attraction in Johannesburg, has also become a firm calendar favourite with foodies, where culinary creatives get to share their passions.
This year’s line-up
included international megastars, Raphael Saadiq, Corinne Bailey Rae, Tiwa
Savage, Ten City and a host of artists from Kalawa Jazmee Records performed.
On Saturday 14 September 2019, Johannesburg’s Inanda Polo
Club was abuzz as guests from across the continent and abroad flocked in to be
part of the prestigious Nedbank International Polo event. The annual social
fixture is a globally renowned celebration that lends the perfect balance of action-packed
sporting and fun fashion flair.
This year’s theme is Pattern Perfect. Shweshwe, florals,
stripes, geometric, colour blocking – it doesn’t matter which pattern you
prefer, dress to your best in your favourite regularly repeated design.
The Nedbank International Polo not only provides a lifestyle experience but aligns with Nedbank’s brand purpose ‘money experts who do good’ by showcasing emerging entrepreneurs during the polo.
This year, the South African Polo team faced off with New Zealand seeing South Africa end victorious to earn the much-anticipated title for 2019. The final whistle saw a score of 10-5 to the local team. This competitive rivalry dating back to 1972, marked the 7th occasion the two countries have dueled for the coveted title. The curtain raiser match had seen the South African Juniors taking on the Gauteng Greenbacks which ended with the SA Juniors winning 6 goals to 1.5.
Guests enjoyed premium hospitality and entertainment in the various areas on the day. The Best Playing Pony Prize was awarded to “Autumn” owned by Duncan Ellis and ridden by New Zealand’s Henry Jones. The Most Valuable Player was awarded to 18-year old debutant Marek Kanigowski at the celebratory prize-giving ceremony, wrapping up the momentous match before the jam-packed social festivities.
New York Fashion Week is officially in full swing and yesterday,
The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Kyle Richards debuted her new Spring
2020 collection for Kyle + Shahida, the clothing line she codesigns with
Shahida Clayton, during New York Fashion Week.
Among the offerings were graphic scarf-style dresses, some
printed in nautical motifs and accessorized with beachy sun hats. But the real
highlight of the show was the unexpected choice of casting to show off the new line-up
of pieces: Kyle enlisted some of her reality TV co-stars to walk the runway,
adding a perfect dash of camp factor.
Erika Jayne was in a printed tunic with red trousers; Dorit Kemsley in high-waist leather pants, a crop top, and blazer; Lisa Rinna and Teddi Mellencamp both wearing lacy bathing suits with a floral kimono; and Denise Richards, a brand-new castmate, in jeans, a lace top, and floral kimono as well.
She is out and about in New York, having a fabulous and glamorous time of her life. Television personality and brand ambassador, Ayanda Thabethe has been snapping photos and sharing her looks and experience in New York City on social media.
She said: “Attending my first NYC fashion show by STAUD Clothing in Federal Hall. Such an amazing experience.”
Former Big Brother Naija Double Wahala housemates, Bamike Olawunmi better known as Bambam and Tope Adeniyan aka Teddy A have officially tied the knot in a traditional wedding ceremony.
The wedding ceremony took place at Ibeshe, Ilaro in Ogun State in Nigeria on Saturday, the 7th of September 2019. The ceremony came two weeks after the lovebirds broke the news of their engagement on Instagram.
They were joined by fellow housemates, Cynthia Cee-C Nwadiora, Nina Chinonso Onyenobi, Abiri Khloe Oluwabusayomi, Lolu Shomuyiwa, Vandora, and Leo Dasilva.