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Bambina Olivares Wise

Bambina Olivares Wise

    Africans demand high-end luxury
    Africans demand high-end luxury
    "I know that mony coming/ I can feel it in my soul/ Yeah, we be popping bottles/ From Jozi to Lagos/ I’m out here trying to get/ The rands...
    Albertus Swanepoel's hats hit the international Bench mark
    Albertus Swanepoel's hats hit the international Bench mark
    Albertus Swanepoel is a designer who does high and low fashion with confidence. The South Africa-born, New York-based milliner is on Carolina...
    Cuisine dream built on beans
    Cuisine dream built on beans
    In food, as in art, the overhyped and self-reverential is giving way to the fresh and the authentic. Forget molecular gastronomy; think farm to...
    Les Nuits: Sensual ballet conjures Arabia
    Les Nuits: Sensual ballet conjures Arabia
    With all the carnage going on in the Middle East, thanks to the radical-militant Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant's grisly efforts to establish, mediaeval style, an Islamic caliphate throughout...
    Sold in the US: Cracking the American market
    Sold in the US: Cracking the American market
    So you think you can sell your stuff in the US? For many local designers, seeing their clothes on the racks of Barneys or Neiman Marcus would be...
    Bokeh attempts to stitch SA's film, fashion industry together
    Bokeh attempts to stitch SA's film, fashion industry together
    "If you build it, they will come." Trite as the famous line from Field of Dreams may be, the thought did cross Adrian Lazarus's mind when he decided to create the Bokeh South...