A Winter collection that makes a statement at Hyde Park CornerSubmitted by MyPressportal Team
Regulars will know that finding extraordinary things at Hyde Park Corner is not out of the ordinary. The brands that can be found here are exceptional and collectively are the reasons Hyde Park Corner is the shopping destination of choice in Johannesburg when the occasion calls for something to make you stand out. Shankara is of one of those brands.
Where it all began
Talia Neuhaus has always had a healthy obsessed with fashion trends and shopping. This passion coupled with her frustration at not being able to find the styles she enjoyed wearing inspired her to start Shankara way back in 2007 and more recently open a new store in Hyde Park Corner in November 2019. Together with a like-minded friend, Talia decided to import pieces and labels they liked during trips overseas. Shankara introduced a crossover of chic and street fashion to South Africa. Each piece is personally hand-picked by Talia who makes it her business to stay ahead in terms of fashion trends while never compromising quality.
Talia’s selections for Shankara enable her customers to express their style and individuality confident through this ever-changing and exclusive range which has items that will appeal to women between the ages of 15 to 65… anyone who has style and loves to express themselves in a unique way can find a special piece in this boutique. Talia ensures she only brings limited stock of each style to the store which means customers can be assured that their piece is as unique as it can be. She says of her store proudly: “We want to be a destination boutique, a place where all unique and confident women come to enjoy our high-end quality fashion. Ultimately the goal is that every customer will leave the dressing room with a smile.”
Shankara’s 2022 Winter Collection includes pieces which are artworks in themselves. Such as the handmade plaid wool cotton vest which is decorated with prints - this limited-edition piece is wide cut to fit most body types. Or a one-of-a-kind print two-piece suit with a stretchy waist made from soft fine pullover. And because life is far too short to wear boring shoes, hand-made unique high cut lacquer boots
A shopping experience at Shankara will check every creative box you never knew you had!
The Fun Stuff… with Talia Neuhaus
Can’t live without item?
What might (someone) be surprised to know about you?
I summited Kilimanjaro
Books or movies?
Any Tarantino movies – favourites are Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill
My happy place is…
Top of my bucket list is…
To experience an encounter with gorillas
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Hyde Park Corner Operating Hours:
Monday to Saturday: 9am – 6pm
Sundays and Public Holidays: 10am – 3pm
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ABOUT HYDE PARK CORNER: The hallmark of a Hyde Park Corner shopping experience is the desire to repeat it!
Hyde Park Corner is the epitome of ‘fifty something and fabulous’. Since 1969, when it opened as the first fully enclosed decentralized shopping centre in South Africa, this benchmark of South African retail has remained current, relevant, and diverse. Constant re-invention through a series of considered updates both in terms of tenant offering and aesthetics, has been key in consistently offering our customers the benchmark which is synonymous with the Hyde Park Corner retail experience.
Our mall’s trademark offering for discerning shoppers combines a choice of innovative brands intermingled with convenience and a refreshingly authentic flair. Hyde Park Corner’s light and spacious centre in a prime Johannesburg location is home to hundreds of international brands within 110 iconic bespoke retail stores. And because shopping and dining are synonymous with a satisfying shopping experience, six alluring restaurants cater to a diverse range of tastes and occasions, from fine dining to meze on the move.
Hyde Park Corner is the place where creativity and comfort magically connect… a place where shopping for art, antiques, superb fashion, unique homewares, or quirky craftsmanship, is a reality. The Cortina Fashion Court bears testimony to our flair for securing a distinguished blend of international iconic fashion brands and blending them perfectly with the very best in Proudly South African brands. The centre also provides a wide range of medical, dental and health professionals, high-tech banks, cinemas, travel agencies and other services – our offering follows a holistic approach to shopping.
Whether you are popping in on the way home from work for a quick bite or making a day of it with friends, the centre’s timeless elegance remains a huge draw card for local and international visitors.
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