Ahhh…Valentine’s Day. The time of the year when love is in the air, the birds are chirping and the common dilemma of date ideas often lingers in the air.
Thankfully, below are some unique date ides that will allow you to bid the mediocrity of Valentine’s Day farewell!
- EXPLORE YOUR CITY
GET LOST! Spend the night cruising in the car, listening to your favourite music and exploring places in your city that you’ve never been to before. Let time run away with you as you enjoy each other’s company amidst the concrete jungle of vibrancies, you know as home.
- ROOFTOP PICNIC
This unconventional approach to the romantic tradition is just the breath of fresh air you need. A rooftop picnic at sunset will take your Valentine’s Day to new heights (literally).
- COOK OFF
They say “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach”, however, this Valentine’s Day you can turn the tables, by challenging him to make his way to yours. May the games begin!
- GO CAMPING
Nothing allows you to connect more with a someone than being encompassed by the beauty of nature. It allows you to escape the distractions of daily life and to retreat into a place of peace and tranquility.
- GAME/MOVIE NIGHT-IN
Popcorn, hot chocolate, board games and a good chick flick movie are all it takes to have a fun night in the comfort of your home!
Accessory statements seem to be bold everywhere this current season. With that in mind I thought it would be fitting to show you all how to make an eye-catching hairpiece of your own. This comb is rather simple to make and extremely useful in the accessorizing department so go ahead and get a little crafty if you will.
- If you are working with plastic leaves I would recommend using sandpaper to prepare the leaves before spray painting them later on.
- Take a single branch and cut off the top leaf.
- Cut a fairly long piece of string. I would say around 30 -40 cm.
- Pick a second branch of leaves and tie the first branch underneath, positioned slightly below. This will make your branch look longer. In terms of tying: its best to wrap the string around and tie it at various places for a firm hold.
- In the same way you’ve tied the branches together, wrap the string around your branches and comb whilst knotting securely.
- Once done, you may cut out any string-ends and prepare to spray paint. Spray your comb on one side and allow it to dry for a few hours (I waited half a day) before turning it over to do the other side.
- (Optional) If you are like me, you may want to finish off by spraying an additional layer of gold spray paint or varnish.
SO, we made it through 2015! Now what?
If you said, the next thing is to “Show 2016 whose The Boss,” then that, my friends, would be the correct response.
As much as we have high expectations for 2016, and the eminent potential for growth that it promises, it is equally as important to set up necessary plans prior our actions. Planning ahead gives us the guideline that will draw us closer to our goals.
Here are a few tips on how to plan in order to get the most out of 2016:
- Set SMART goals- These are goals that are Specific, Measurable, Realistic and Time-based.
- Think on paper– Writing a goal down transforms it from simply being a wish to being a concrete framework that we can work with and hold onto.
- To-d0 Lists– Each day brings its own troubles. Making a to-do list enables us to stay focused on the important matters at hand and thus, we become more effective.
- Save the date!- Birthdays aren’t the only events that most of us can admit to forgetting. Those NB meetings or doctor’s appointments can also slip our minds at times. A calender gives us a play-by-play for each month, at a glance- leaving little room for those awkward belated birthday messages.
- TAKE ACION- Once your plans are in place, do what needs to be done, when it needs to be done. Procastination and excuses are the number 1 theives of time and potential. Do your best, even if you do not 100% stick to plan. Trying to acheive your goals and fallng short is better than possessing the potential of certain succes and sitting on it!
So, who knew?
That that sultry combination of Swimwear. Dark Alleys and an Eccentric Photographer could create magic. Well, at least the kind that makes you want to buy bikinis until you cant feel your bank account.
We don’t know how, but Andrew Berry’s creative touch does the trick. His Instagram is proof of his quirky sense of humour and ability to capture, even the simplest of things, as art!That’s why we get super excited when he partners up with, model, Bianca Koyabe to shoot our swimwear- we never know what’s in store!
Its like that feeling before Christmas, where your imagination runs wild, trying to figure out all the possible potential gifts and gimmicks beneath the wrapping paper.
Well, here’s the big reveal…
Needless to say, Santa did good!
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As our New Year’s Resolution stands to testify, we are moving on to bigger and greater things.
This season has been one of the best for us, and it keeps getting better. With our supportive customers, promising models, and dedicated team, the last cherry to top the sundae was a feature on the trendy online lifestyle and fashion magazine- Previdar: “Africa’s Hit Online Magazine”.
When Previdar approached FAVE to use its bikinis in its latest shoot, we knew that heat would be simmering beneath the surface…
Little did we know that this photo shoot would erupt in flames of Boitylicious proportions.
THE PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING!
THIS IS SPARTA!!!
Okay, not really, but it is SUMMER right?
As with the start of any next chapter comes new beginnings. Making a storm on the blogging scene (just check your Instagram) it is safe to say that Lace-Ups are soon-to-be summer’s success story. Giving an edgy, sexier twist to the classic ballerina flat, these babies, are definitely a must-have item for your closet this summer.
These shoes can be worn in many different ways, it all just depends on your mood (and level of friskiness you may be experiences on that relative day)
The summer items and accessories that you pair them will reflect in the way your look will be perceived.
For the Bohemian Flair– Match these summer essentials with a Crotchet Piece from our store, or with a printed maxi skirt or dress.
For the Edgy Look: Think a denim skirt, or studded crop top.
For a Flirty Vibe: Short length lace-up shoes, are best suited with the casual day look. Not much needs to be done to give your outfit that X-factor, these little buddies can hold their own. Nevertheless, a pretty summer dress is just as well the apt companion.
As the saying goes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day.
Here are 5 quick facts as to why this early meal is so vital:
- It gives us a fresh dosage of energy after an “overnight fast”. Skipping breakfast is like running on a partially charged battery- its bound to run out!
- It has been known to effectivelymanage weight- it controls appetite as you’re less likely to crave high sugar/carb foods later during the day.
- It restores sugar levels in the body that are necessary for the brain to function.
- It helps us with the ability to focus and concentrate.
- Eating breakfast before a workout gives your muscles the energy needed for a fuelled performance, leading to increased burning of fat
Are you an aspiring model? Fave is looking for their next FACE OF FAVE models to showcase their new Spring/Summer 2015 Swimsuit Collection! This will give you the perfect opportunity to kick-start your modelling career! What are we looking for?
- Females that are active on social media and have a strong social media following
- Someone that is outgoing, confident and a natural in front of the camera
- A person that is dedicated and hardworking
- Someone who is fit, healthy and happy
What can you get?
- The title as a FACE OF FAVE
- Chosen models will be able to build their modelling portfolio by getting the chance to be shot by a professional photographer in some of Fave’s latest swimwear.
- Feature’s in Fave’s S/S15 bikini catalogue and advertising campaigns.
- A year supply of Fave bikini disounts of up to 50%
How to enter?
- Send 2 photos (1 full body length; 1 side portrait) of yourself to email@example.com
- Your email must include: name, age, height, dress size & contact details (cell phone number)
- Post a bikini selfie on either twitter or instagram: tag us @faveonlinestore and use #FaceOfFave hashtag!
- Entrants MUST be 18 years and older
Winners will be announced on the 16 July, either telephonically via email. Good luck everyone 😉
Every girl must have as many bikinis as she has shoes. At Fave we offer you a variety of swimwear styles to suit your perfect tan. After noticing that many people were unable to find fashionable and trendy swimwear in their local retail stores, the idea of Fave swimwear came about. Fave was started in October 2013 with the vision of becoming the best and most preferred swimwear online store offering the latest bikini trends at an affordable price.
Our number one priority is to deliver summer trends to our customers , fresh from the runway. Our customers will enjoy the bragging rights of wearing swimwear that cannot be found anywhere else!