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Sneakers as clean as the day you took them out of the box

by: Live Events - 5 October 2016

Sneakers as clean as the day you took them out of the box

Ever wondered how some people keep their sneakers squeaky clean? We all know how challenging it is to keep your new white kicks looking spotless and all-brand new. Grunge is dead and took that worn, slightly grimey along with it so dirty sneaks are a no-no. For those of you who naively wore your crisp...

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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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Joburg fashionistas tell us what they’re most looking forward to this spring

by: Koketso Masuluke - 16 September 2016

Joburg fashionistas tell us what they’re most looking forward to this spring

Spring is here, and the young Joburg fashionistas are hitting the street of Braamfontein in numbers. We went out to snap some of them in this season’s returning trends, like crop tops, high-waist shorts … fresh hair colours and styles. We also found about what they’re most looking forward to this season. Tarryn Alberts (26), Lebo...

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Some of the trendy young people at Kanye West’s Pablo pop-up store in Cape Town

by: Siyanda Mbuzo - 22 August 2016

Some of the trendy young people at Kanye West’s Pablo pop-up store in Cape Town

Kanye West’s Life of Pablo pop-up store in Cape Town, the first ever in Africa, drew lots of fans. Some of whom had been queuing as early as 6am on the store’s first day on Friday. Although there wasn’t much variety, just T-shirts, caps and jackets, many seemed happy just to buy whatever was there. Here’s what some of...

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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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Afriblossom founder Bonolo Mataboge models four winter looks for plus sized women for us

by: Sisanda Ntshinga - 22 July 2016

Afriblossom founder Bonolo Mataboge models four winter looks for plus sized women for us

Bonolo Mataboge, founder of Afriblossom, a fashion label for plus-sized women, talks us through some of her favourite looks from her range for the winter season. Bonolo (21) had to drop out of fashion school after developing a growth disorder that caused her lower leg to grow at an inward angle. She did not let that...

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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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This Pretoria woman started a nail polish brand in her mom’s kitchen

by: Keneiloe Nkomo - 3 June 2016

This Pretoria woman started a nail polish brand in her mom’s kitchen

As South African celebs collect their goodie bags at the SAMA awards this weekend, Lebo Mphela, a 24-year-old from Pretoria, will be smiling from ear to ear. This is because, just four months after she started her own nail polish business named Malia, she has managed to get it included as one of the gifts that guests at...

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