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3 key items you need in your closet this summer

by: Abigail Zikhali - 14 December 2016

3 key items you need in your closet this summer

Nomvelo Chalumbira, the co-founder and editor of the award-winning youth culture blog Melenial, took us through three of the must-have items for this season. Live SA writer, Ntandoyenkosi Dlamini modeles some of the looks for us. The new age bomber jacket “The new age bomber jacket allows you to diversify your fashion style to suite...

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3 dope outfits for under R150: This is how

by: Misa Narrates - 9 November 2016

3 dope outfits for under R150: This is how

Thrifting, when done right, is the easiest way to update your look this summer. Not convinced? Don’t take our word for it. We went shopping with one of Cape Town’s most stylish thrifters, Nozuko Poni, and she gave us the low-down on how to put together a hot look for less than  R150. Video, shot...

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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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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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Limited edition range hits the shelves

by: Gabriela Mc Gowan - 21 April 2016

Limited edition range hits the shelves

Dickies have revamped their classic workwear range with modern tailoring to create fashionable functionality for the stylish working man with a limited edition collection called Dickies Construct. The best part of it all is that it hits the shelves today. It’s important to make the distinction between the Dickies we are all familiar with and...

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Lips on fleek – 3 young women on their love for lipstick

by: Goabaona Mathibe - 17 February 2016

Lips on fleek – 3 young women on their love for lipstick

Since ancient Mesopotamian times, lipstick has always been a part of women’s lives – changing shapes, shades and shimmers as time went by. Lipstick is the “pick-me-up” when I’m down” that only requires a dig in the handbag. Some might believe that it’s a waste of time, but it is an essential for those who...

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“There are lots of socialites calling themselves influencers” – The Threaded Man

by: Lethabo Bogatsu - 2 February 2016

“There are lots of socialites calling themselves influencers” – The Threaded Man

Our style crush, Siya “The Threaded Man” Beyile, is a stylist and creative director known for his classic style. He was featured on Forbes Africa’s #30under30 young people to watch list. He’s been styling Nomuzi Mabena from MTV Base for almost a year including for her recent music video, “Don’t Panic“. The 22-year-old, with over 10 000 Instagram...

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Fashion at varsity got you like meh? #MRP has got just the right thing for you

by: Tshepo Mosokotso - 1 February 2016

Fashion at varsity got you like meh? #MRP has got just the right thing for you

Ladies, be ready to set the fashion agenda when varsity re-opens for the new year. Whether you’re a first-year fresher or going back to finish off your qualification, it’s about to get real. What better way to start your academic year by looking cute and stylish? Well, let me tell you something … MRP has...

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Here’s why Siki Msuseni is our style crush this week

by: Lethabo Bogatsu - 20 January 2016

Here’s why Siki Msuseni is our style crush this week

There are a number of reasons why we love 25-year-old Cape Town fashionista stylist, closet organiser and blogger, Siki Msuseni. She’s young, ambitious, fun and flirty and can make any old dress look undeniably chic. She’s been featured in local fashion magazines like Elle, Glamour and Destiny Connect. Cosmopolitan SA called her one of South Africa’s most...

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This Soweto entrepreneur makes dope bags and notebooks from rubbish

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 7 January 2016

This Soweto entrepreneur makes dope bags and notebooks from rubbish

Soweto artist Brian Mokhachane is the founder of Soul Art Foundation: a social enterprise that makes art from discarded materials. He’s made bags from fabric cut offs, chairs from discarded paraffin tins and journals from discarded files.  Brian says he chose social entrepreneurship “to develop [his] community, build and inspire people”. Mokhachane started the enterprise...

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