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Secure your bag, but make it fashion

by: Moroetsana Serame - 4 December 2018

Secure your bag, but make it fashion

We had a chat with Ashleigh Cohen and Sema Manyike about Fashion Buying and Merchandising as careers. Have you ever walked into a clothing store and felt immediately at home, as if the store manifested straight out of your dreams and into a mall? Well, behind every store there is a team that works together...

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Single Girl’s Guide to Surviving the Summer

by: Moroetsana Serame - 28 November 2018

Single Girl’s Guide to Surviving the Summer

What a time to be alone. There’s an unsaid rule in love and war that everyone is single during the festive season (regardless of whether or not you’re in a relationship). Casual hook-ups aren’t for everyone though. Sometimes you just want to give all the love that you deserve to your own damn self. Here...

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5 new designers that have captured our attention at SAFW

by: Moroetsana Serame - 2 November 2018

5 new designers that have captured our attention at SAFW

We take a look at some of the Sunglass Hut’s New Talent Search Semi-Finalists As we draw closer to the end of Fashion month and the end of South African Fashion Week (SAFW). We reflect on the new talent search designers who debuted their Autumn/Winter 2019 collections. The talent search was founded in 1998 and...

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Undressing the politics of nudity

by: Moroetsana Serame - 12 October 2018

Undressing the politics of nudity

Exploring nudity as a form of activism and art with Bella Makhubo. During traditional ceremonies nudity is acceptable but when womyn start to exercise this same agency over their bodies in their daily lives it becomes controversial. A prime example is the public outrage at Zodwa Wabantu’s nudity yet when nudity is placed in the...

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Are the Feather Awards and Pride still relevant to queer culture?

by: Moroetsana Serame - 11 October 2018

Are the Feather Awards and Pride still relevant to queer culture?

Queers of a feather, Pride together The past few weeks have been interesting for Queer-hannesburg. They marked the announcement of the nominees of the 10th annual Feather Awards and Soweto Pride which hosted a three-day celebration for the first time this year. Amidst all these festivities important conversations should be had about the impact of...

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FAKA releases the music video for Queenie and it is nothing short of godly

by: Moroetsana Serame - 21 September 2018

FAKA releases the music video for Queenie and it is nothing short of godly

Moroetsana Serame unpacks the music video The opening sequence of the video starts out with a glass cabinet of framed photographs of legendary mothers Desire Marea and Fela Gucci adorned by fine pieces of china. The kind that all our grandmothers have that are only reserved for the head pastor of the local church and...

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