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Recap: South African Fashion Week AW 17, opening night

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 21 September 2016

Recap: South African Fashion Week AW 17, opening night

The guests were requested to wear only black but of course, there were few of those fashionistas who did not adhere to the theme … perhaps people like The Times’ Khomotso Moloto and Ntombenhle Shezi to stylist Mahlatse James and photographer Trevor Stuurman are born to always go against the grain. That attitude reared it...

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SA Fashion Week spills the beans on their newest collaborator

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 20 September 2016

SA Fashion Week spills the beans on their newest collaborator

South African Fashion Week AW 17 (SAFW) kicks off today and runs until September 24 at The Park, Hyde Park Corner. With more than 50 local designers showcasing the latest trends, SA Fashion Week is widely considered one of the prestigious fashion event in the continent’s fashion calendar. This season, SAFW teams  up with Cafféluxe,...

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A participant in Zanele Muholi’s portrait series chats to us about the importance of the project

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 20 September 2016

A participant in Zanele Muholi’s portrait series chats to us about the importance of the project

There was a recent opening of the Faces and Phases exhibition at Stevenson’s gallery in Braamfontein, which features black and white portraits of black lesbian women, mostly from South African townships. Muholi said this is a lifetime project for her, “Faces and Phases is a lifetime project. Those with more portraits on the show are...

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‪#‎MBFWJ‬: 7 designers who kicked ass on the last three days of fashion week

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 17 August 2016

‪#‎MBFWJ‬: 7 designers who kicked ass on the last three days of fashion week

Fashion week can be thrilling and exhausting at the same time. I am sure you have read the Day 1 review that started the mood and on this post I am summing up the rest of the three fashionable days and the 7 designers who really kicked ass! Marianne Fassler The veteran designer never disappoints....

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#MBFW: 7 of the top fashion moments from Day 1 of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 11 August 2016

#MBFW: 7 of the top fashion moments from Day 1 of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg

Nelson Mandela Square was the place to be last night for fashionistas or influencers worth their salt. Yep, it was day 1 of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg. Naturally, there were misses and fashion moments that we’ll cherish into the next season. Here are some of my favourites: The Intern(s) by David Tlale. Cindy Mfabe...

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D.I.Y like crazy with MRP

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 12 July 2016

D.I.Y like crazy with MRP

MRP’s merchandise allows customers to create cool, fashionable and memorable moments each and every season. But this season, there is a bit of a twist: patches and badges are having a major moment on the streets and MRP has got you covered. With only R39.99 a pack, you too can now create your own high...

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A young ambassador changing the perceptions on HIV positive citizens

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 30 June 2016

A young ambassador changing the perceptions on HIV positive citizens

  Meet the 16-year-old girl who wants to change South Africa as a young person living positively with HIV. A study by Healthlink.org.za conducted in 2010, revealed that KwaZulu-Natal, one of South Africa’s largest provinces, had the highest HIV/AIDS infection rate. Thirty-nine percent of pregnant women were affected by the pandemic. With about 9.9 million...

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Simply think out loud this season!

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 29 March 2016

Simply think out loud this season!

Don’t lose your magic because of the approaching wintry season. It still feels right to get out, continue mingling and live out loud this autumn, thanks to MRP. The temperatures are starting to drop and summer is about to say cheers but we don’t have to feel bleak at all. MRP’s latest range brings a...

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Win big towards your tertiary education

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 10 March 2016

Win big towards your tertiary education

Did you hear that Vodacom is giving away R225 000 in van schaik’s shopping vouchers as part of their A helping hand (#HelpingHands) campaign? If there had been a competition like this one back in my varsity days – and I had won it – it would have eased my stress levels. For one, I...

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Review: le coq sportif AW16 collection launch

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 22 February 2016

Review: le coq sportif AW16 collection launch

Fashion bloggers and editors recently gathered in Parkhust for the le coq sportif AW16 collection launch. The setup was cool.The event was held outside, in the courtyard of the White House Interiors building. The collection was not presented in the typical runway situation but it was displayed in a way that allowed guests to move...

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