Capital Lifestyle

  • Capital Lifestyle: The “Pinky Promise” Ring – Here's What It Means
    02 Nov 2016 - by Lara Bestbier Spotted on Instagram, a new trend sees women ‘proposing’ to themselves with engagement-like pinky rings … A commitment to loving yourself Diamonds are a girl’s best friend – and thanks to a new jewellery trend, you don’t need to wait for your knight in shining armour (because, let’s be real, do those even still exist?) to bend down on one...
  • Capital Lifestyle: The Weeknd Is The New Face Of H&m
    02 Nov 2016 -   The Weeknd has been confirmed as the new face of H&M, and is set to star in the brand’s Spring Icons Selected by The Weeknd campaign. The 26-year-old singer songwriter – whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye – is set to star in the retail store’s upcoming H&M Spring Icons Selected by The Weeknd campaign, which will launch on March 2 next year. The...
  • Capital Lifestyle: 5 Tips On Dieting And Working Out | Our2Cents
    02 Nov 2016 - Let’s face it, working out and dieting may not always be the most exciting thing you’ve got on your to-do list but we can’t deny its importance in our lives. In this episode, Sharon and Susan get some tips from a personal trainer and functional training specialist, Laban, on what we might be doing wrong while working out and dieting! Watch and learn as the ladies get insider...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kenyan Version Of “Our Perfect Wedding” Reality Show Premieres On Maisha Magic East
    02 Nov 2016 -   All weddings, including the most modest ones cost some money. Many couples are always left wondering how they will cater for their wedding expenses, and still spare some money to enjoy their honeymoons. This however, is not the story for Daniel Makau and his fiancée Beatrice Muthoni. The couple have won an all-expense paid wedding and honeymoon package, courtesy of Maisha Magic East and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #didyouknow: Top 4 Anti-Ageing Foods
    01 Nov 2016 - by Shenrina Badri for All4Women Here are some anti-ageing foods that will help to keep you looking and feeling young … Brazil nuts These nuts are a rich source of selenium. They will help to protect your skin from the sun’s ultraviolet rays and may thus help to limit dryness of the skin. Oily fish has great anti-ageing properties Salmon as well as mackerel are high in omega 3 fatty acids and also...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #mythbuster: No Carbs At Night? Think Again
    01 Nov 2016 - Originally published on NutriEats.com   The ‘Carbs at Night’ Myth keeps cropping up and NutriEats is laying it to bed forever! Some people are under the impression that eating carbs at night will lead to weight gain, but this isn’t true. Weight change is dictated by the relationship between calories in and calories out (Thermodynamics) across a 24-hour period, not overnight. So If you...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Kylie Jenner's Puma Fierce Trainers Hit Footlocker Today
    01 Nov 2016 - Kylie Jenner’s PUMA Fierce KRM trainers have exclusively launched in Footlocker EU on Monday (31.10.16). The 19-year-old ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star – who first joined forces with the sportswear giant in February this year – has teamed up with the fashion house on a second capsule for the brand, which has finally hit the retail store on Monday (31.10.16)....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Is This The Most Creative Halloween Costume? Heidi Klum Clones Herself
    01 Nov 2016 - Heidi Klum was accompanied by a squad of clones to her Halloween party. The 43-year-old model has been known for her intricate costumes in the past – including a prosthetic heavy Jessica Rabbit – but this year she went for something even bigger, hiring five other women, who all donned synthetic replicas of her own face to create an army of Heidi Klums. Speaking to ET Online at her...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #gadgets: Tecno Phantom 6 Review
    01 Nov 2016 -   Tecno recently launched two gadgets earlier in September: the Phantom 6 and the Phantom 6 Plus. What did I think about the new flagship device? Unpacking the Tecno Phantom 6 plus I used to own a Tecno phone way back when the product wasn’t seen as a ‘mainstream’ phone. Because of my history with the phone, I kept my expectations at manageable levels. But when I got the box that contained the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Mel Gibson: ‘It's Time Hollywood Forgave Me’
    01 Nov 2016 - One of the most sought-after names in Hollywood at the height of his career, Oscar-winning Mel Gibson has been a pariah in the filmmaking community for a decade. Ostracized by Tinseltown after an anti-Semitic tirade captured on tape during a 2006 drunk-driving arrest, the actor-director has since had to make do with a handful of parts in obscure or poorly received films. It is a far cry from the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Lebanon's National Museum Reveals Long-Hidden Treasures
    01 Nov 2016 - Beirut’s National Museum has opened its basement of ancient treasures for the first time in four decades to show the public its stunning array of funerary art, including the world’s largest collection of anthropoid sarcophogi. The new exhibition’s 520 pieces range from the Paleolithic period to the Ottoman Empire. They include Phoenician stelae and rare medieval Christian...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #tech: Tablet Market Shrinks As Demand Grows For Hybrids
    01 Nov 2016 - The tablet market shrank in the recently-ended quarter, as shipments of bargain-priced computers with detachable screens hit a record high, according to market analysis firm International Data Corporation. Tablet makers shipped 43 million units in the quarter, down 14.7 percent from the number shipped in the same period a year earlier, according to an IDC global quarterly report. Meanwhile,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Clinton Embraces Trump In Grisly Japan Halloween
    31 Oct 2016 - Tokyo nursed a giant pumpkin-sized hangover on Monday after a weekend of Halloween revelry which saw blood-spattered ghouls, fluffy animals and fake presidential candidates cut loose. For the normally reserved Japanese, the macabre celebration of the dead is an excuse to slip on a wacky costume and let their hair down at boozy parties decorated with tombstones, skeletons and spiders. “We...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Queen Elizabeth Unveils Queen Mother Statue
    31 Oct 2016 -   Prince Charles and Queen Elizabeth unveiled a statue of the Queen Mother in Poundbury, Dorset, south west England. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles have unveiled a statue of the Queen Mother. The mum and son pair travelled to Poundbury, Dorset, south west England to unveil the magnificent artwork in the aptly-named Queen Mother Square. Charles told the cheering crowd: “So it is...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Morocco Is Africa's Best Spa Destination 2016
    31 Oct 2016 - Morocco was named Africa’s Best Spa Destination at the 2nd annual World Spa Awards took place at Forte Village Resort in Sardinia, Italy recently. Besting other destinations such as Kenya, Egypt, Mozambique, South Africa and Tanzania; Morocco has long been known to be a luxurious retreat that also has great cultural tourism products. Morocco is at the meeting point of Africa and Europe,...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Tunisia Looks To Branch Out Into Wine Tourism
    31 Oct 2016 - Although Tunisia’s tourism industry seems to be going through an unending chill, Mohamed Ben Sheikh is convinced there are good days ahead thanks to the nation’s vineyards. Standing on a hillside on his land, he says, “Our country is rich in local produce.” Among these assets, the ancient culture of winemaking is undergoing something of a revival in this overwhelmingly...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Bob Dylan Says Winning Nobel Prize Left Him ‘Speechless’
    31 Oct 2016 - Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for Literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said Friday, breaking his silence on the win that he said left him “speechless”. Asked “if I accept the prize? Of course”, the US singer-songwriter said in a call to the academy this week, around a fortnight after he was named laureate on October 13. “The news about the...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Your 9 Best Decisions
    31 Oct 2016 - by Carmen Harra While most decisions should be supervised by our rational mind, there also exist those that we should seldom hesitate to take … Decisions are the building blocks of life Each day we must make choices on matters small and large: where to go for dinner and who to marry; what toothpaste to buy and what career to pursue. Clearly, some decisions are more critical in shaping our...
  • Capital Lifestyle: World Pasta Congress: 5 Reasons To Love Pasta
    31 Oct 2016 - Following a successful World Pasta Day & Congress held in Milan in 2015, this year, Moscow, Russia played host on Tuesday, October 25, 2016. Organized by the International Pasta Organization, World Pasta Day & Congress 2016 was moderated by Sergey Malozemov, author and TV presenter, invited speakers discussed the high nutritional value of pasta, its accessibility and adaptability to all...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #10Questions: Patricia Kihoro Of Life In The Single Lane
    31 Oct 2016 - Thursday, November 3rd, marks a special day for the actress, singer, radio presenter, improv comedian and blogger Patricia Kihoro. After what the hilarious multi-talented actress calls “an insanely brief hiatus of only two and a half years,” Kihoro is bringing back her show, Life In The Single Lane, on Thursday at The Alchemist in Nairobi, Kenya. “Folks who’ve watched it...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Tips On Moving One Step Closer To Your Dreams | Our2Cents
    21 Oct 2016 - GUESS WHAT?! 102 Episodes later and Our2Cents is proud to announce that we’ve got a brand new channel dedicated to sharing beauty, travel, food, fashion and general life tips with you all! Starting this week, we’ll be sharing two brand new videos with you on our new YouTube channel so make sure to subscribe to keep up to date. Today, we share some of the tips that have helped us move...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Star Scarlett Johansson To Run Paris Popcorn Shop
    21 Oct 2016 - It isn’t — until you think about it — an obvious career move for a movie star. Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson is opening a popcorn shop. Not just any old popcorn joint but a gourmet one in Paris, the gastronomic capital of the world, where she spends much of her time. And the 31-year-old singer and model is even going to serve customers with her own fair hand. The star of...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Forget Paris, Focus On Tokyo, Japan Fashion Told
    21 Oct 2016 - Tokyo may be the style capital of Asia, but with South Korea and China snapping at its heels and Japan’s most iconic brands rooted in Europe, the city is being urged to haul its fashion week into the big leagues. Tokyo Fashion Week kicked off its spring/summer 2017 season showcase on Monday with six days of events intended to promote 50 brands, a mixture of the established and the new. Yet...
  • Capital Lifestyle: #conservation: Madagascar Lemurs Find Refuge In Private Sanctuary
    21 Oct 2016 - Threatened by habitat loss and hunting, Madagascar’s lemurs, a critically endangered species, are finding refuge in a private sanctuary on this vast Indian Ocean island. At Nahampoana game reserve, one of the wide-eyed creatures — the island’s signature primate — appears between long bamboo stems, while a little further down three others play in the trees on a riverbank....
  • Capital Lifestyle: Comedian Trevor Noah Cancels Mtv Mamas Hosting Gig
    21 Oct 2016 - Celebrated South African comedian Trevor Noah has pulled-out of his highly anticipated hosting gig at the 6th edition of the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) to be held in Johannesburg this coming Saturday, the 22nd of October. In a message posted on Noah’s Twitter, the comedian explains that he has been battling a “severe upper respiratory and ear infection” and will be unable...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Facebook Now Lets You Buy Food, Movie Tickets On Site
    20 Oct 2016 - Facebook will now allow Americans to order a meal, buy movie tickets or make an appointment at the hairdresser without having to leave the social networking site. The US company announced Wednesday the addition of new tools on the site to allow users to link directly with businesses. For example, a pizza can be delivered with a simple click of the “order” button on the restaurant...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Maridadi.co Picks: The I Am I Faceted Ring
    20 Oct 2016 - It is always a thrill to see new designs from I AM I because of the brand’s constant evolution as designer Ami Doshi Shah experiments with materials and technique. This ring forms part of I AM I’s Ebony Collection where the designer worked with “deep, luscious tones of Ebony wood as though it was a precious stone”. In her studio in the Westlands area of Nairobi, Ami hand-faceted the ‘stone’ and...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Prestigious Champagne Brand And Eatout Launch Big Brunch Weekend
    20 Oct 2016 - G.H. MUMM and EatOut announced its upcoming collaboration, The Big Brunch Weekend, on Wednesday. Pernod Ricard’s prestigious champagne brand will elevate the brunch experience over the weekend of 29-30 of October, 2016 at over 20 restaurants across Nairobi. In the spirit of the G.H. MUMM motto “Dare. Win. Celebrate”, the champagne house along with EatOut invites brunch and champagne lovers to...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Ciara Is The New Revlon Global Brand Ambassador
    19 Oct 2016 -   Ciara’s “life long dream” came true when she was announced as the new global brand ambassador for Revlon. The 30-year-old singer songwriter has confirmed she is the new face of the longstanding beauty brand, a title which has previously been held by Halle Berry, and the star has admitted she is “so excited” to be the leading figurehead for the company. The...
  • Capital Lifestyle: Star Wars Leads Nominations At Bafta Kids Awards
    19 Oct 2016 - ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Horrible Histories Special: Sensational Shakespeare’ leads the nominations for the 2016 BAFTA Kids Awards. ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Horrible Histories Special: Sensational Shakespeare’ lead the nominations at this year’s BAFTAs Kids Awards with three nods each. The blockbuster sci-fi franchise is up for Feature Film for ‘Star...

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