#ThePerfectExcuse to shop with Cavendish Square (Competition)

May 11, 2017   /   bynatalie  / Categories :  Personal, Uncategorized

Have you visited a shopping centre in the middle of the day in the middle of the week recently? I seem to remember them being complete ghost towns in my childhood? But I had a Cavendish Square gift voucher burning a hole in my pocket recently and let me tell you, people are shopping at all.times.of.every.day! Of course, the fact that I have flexible hours was just one perfect excuse to head to the Southern Suburbs for a spot of shopping.

There’s Bootlegger coffee, so Cavendish is a safe space for coffee snobs like me.

Before panic-shopping for my AfricaBurn wardrobe at the conveniently-timed YDE sale, I browsed around and almost melted my credit card in the process. One of my favourite stores at Cavendish is actually their Exclusive Books, where I have to hold back from buying the collector’s edition sets of Harry Potter and Roald Dahl every time I walk in.

I love the aesthetic at The Space.

Cavendish invited me to check out their extensive range of stores, and I wasted no time, of course. In my search for the perfectly mad yet functional desert outfit, I popped into The Space (great selection of local designers and African prints), Forever New (such a pretty selection but too delicate for the Burn), Sunglass Hut (I mean, I could spend a fortune there) and Nicci Boutique (pretty good options, actually).

I also found these chewable, waterless toothpaste tabs – so handy when you’re planning to spend a week camping in the desert!


These boots from The Space are on my must-have list.


Want all of these please.


How many pairs of sunglasses can one person have?

In the end, I found some completely mad yet surprisingly wearable items at YDE.

If you need #ThePerfectExcuse to head to Cavendish Square, I’ve got just the thing! I’m giving away a R1500 Cavendish Square gift voucher.

To enter to WIN, Tweet me and tell me what you use as the perfect excuse to go shopping. Don’t forget to tag me (@NatalieRoos) and @CavendishCT and use the hashtag #ThePerfectExcuse. Also make sure to like them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter and Instagram for updates on promotions and even more excuses to shop.

 *This post was sponsored by Cavendish Square. Competition open to South Africans only. Competition will run from Monday 15 – Monday 22 May 2017 and the winner will be selected at random.

2 comments

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    ursula strauss / 15 May

    MUCH needed ; )

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    Megan Jonkers / 16 May

    Oh i would love to get my hands on that voucher! Time to get my tweet on

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