Thursday, December 16, 2010

Joyeux Noël!!

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you a merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year!
We lov these stunning slip covers from Laduree!
Even though the French are not big on Christmas trees you will quicker find a nativity scene or creche ( French for manger ) displayed and it serves as a reminder of the Christmas celebration. The lights on display are a breathtaking reminder of this festive period. How about these fabulous lights that adorn the Eiffel Tour? It is a time for family reunions, generosity, a big feast called Le Réveillon - that is a highlight of this time, followed by-la Messe de Minuit on Christmas Eve - Midnight Mass, and gifts for the little ones.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

In France candy, fruit, nuts and small toys will be hung on the tree overnight, anything from Laduree will make us smile! Merci!
French little ones put their shoes in front of the fireplace the night before Christmas, hoping that Papa Noel will fill them with gifts. Nothing stopping a girl from doing the same! We hope yours get filled with everything you dreamed of!

Monday, November 29, 2010

You enjoyed it so much that 4th Ave Parkhurst have extended Candle light shopping...2nd of December once again!

Due to popular demand, the anticipated 4th Avenue Candlelight Shopping will be held for a 3rd evening on Thursday 2 December 2010. If you missed the first 2 evenings, then this is your chance to experience one of Jozi's fab shopping evenings! Tell all your friends about it!

Hohoho!

It is that time of year when it is ok to be silly! You have to love it! A time of showing your loved ones how much you care...a time to reflect and to be grateful. J'adoreeeee!

Santa's little helpers, soooo cute!

Santa is coming to town!

Monday, November 22, 2010

If you missed Candle light shopping in Parkhurst last week, you can catch it on Thursday 25th of November again!

Hope to see you there!

Have you thought of your Wish List yet?

Don't you just love this?

So cute...

These adorable cupcake soaps smell of strawberry and chocolate, they make a sweet little gift if it is the thought that matters.

Heart your Christmas tree this year!

Hearts makes us happy! Our selection of Christmas decorations have arrived.

Adorable gifts...

The little girl in us all love teddies! We will be posting some more gift ideas soon!

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Tagged! - Paris in Pink

The charming Camille of Paris in Pink tagged Moi to answer some " I love your blog!" questions. Here goes!
1.Why did you create this blog? Our blog really started as an extension of our website. We thought it would be a fun way to stay in touch with YOU! Here we share our inspiration, our passion, our lifestyle and our business. We have discovered that Blog World is amazing! We have met the most Fabulous people! 2.What kind of blogs do you follow? A Unique, Colourful, Artistic, Romantic and Fun personality usually shines through a blog - and if they still take us to visit their favourite destinations...Wow! We lov Paris in Pink and she is one of our favourites!
3.Your favourite make-up brand? It's a three way tie between MAC, Benefit and Estee Lauder 4. Your favourite clothing brand? COCO CHANEL
5. Your favourite colour? Tired colours in the hues of turquoise, pebble and pink. ( Vintage, romantic colours ) 6. Your indispensable makeup product? Eyeliner, eyeliner, eyeliner! ( Can't go a day without it! )
7.Your favourite movie? There are many...Amelie, Big Fish, Finding Nemo, UP, Vicky Christina Barcelona. 8.Your perfume? Dolce and Gabana - Rose (the one), Flower Bom - Viktor Rolf, Angel - Thierry Mugler. A girl needs one for every mood...
9. What country would you like to visit and why? "Which country don't we want to visit?" Reunion - a bit of French island magic. France, again...Why? Laduree darling! We crave their macaroons every now and then! 10. Write the last question and answer it yourself. What makes us happy? Walking our Yorkie. Doing what we love and loving what we do. Cupcakes!

Coucou! We now pass these questions onto five other lovelies!

Ooh la frou frou
chouprincesse
Hip Paris Blog
chicinjozi
Brown Eyed Belle

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Join us for Candlelight Shopping at Moi in Parkhurst

We are looking forward seeing you on the 18th of November and on the 25th of November. We did have a lot of fun last time, didn't we!

Monday, November 1, 2010

" J'adoreeee Vence! "

This town in the South of France inspired me so much! It is here where Moi Decor was born, many years ago.
" C'est la vie, mon chéri!"

Quaint, French boutiques!

Pâtisserie - French bakery that specializes in pastries and sweets - my favourite!

Oh how they do tempt you! How do the French women stay so slim I wondered...apparently they only have one at a time, that is their secret.   " Bon appetit !"
If you lov shopping like I do, well this little town is full of enchanting surprises! Around every corner...

Artistic treasures...combined with history and culture...lov!

In this tiny Romanesque Cathedral will you stumble across Marc Chagall's mosaic - " Moses saved from the waters"

Matisse's dream, so humble...it could be mine!

I was amazed at the humble entrance to Matisse's home, that brought a tear to my eye as it could be my reve, or dream too. He had such a big influence on this dear little town of mine!

Sunday, October 17, 2010

Moi Decor does Wedding Favours!

With wedding season in our midst, Moi Decor now offers a range of trés chic, affordable wedding favours (also known as bonbonnieres).

A wedding favour is an optional, but small thank you gift for your wedding guests (usually, but not always, for the female guests). Many years ago, French and Italian aristocrats would send their wedding guests home with a small bonbonniere, filled with 5 sugared almonds. By passing the gift onto their guests, the newlyweds were seen as handing over some of their ‘love luck’ to their guests. The 5 almonds represented Health, Wealth, Happiness, Long Life and Fertility. The wedding favour has evolved since, like a keyring or sweeties is preferable to an ornament-type gift. To see what favours we have instore, visit us at our Parkhurst or Pretoria shops!

Monday, October 11, 2010

How to find us? We are just behind this mosaic wall in Duncan Street. Pop in to see us!

Duncan Yard

Moi is situated in this quiant little village called Duncan Yard, in Hatfield Pretoria. It is a charming surprise to everyone that stumbles upon it and you might feel like you are in the South of France too!
Our next visit in France is a stunning little town and we can't wait to tell you about it! But right now it is time to get back to Moi in Duncan Yard and Cobbles Centre!

Monaco...

" Too much of a good thing can be wonderful." Mae West
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