Zeenat Mahomed

A letter from… London

A South African fashionista doing a master’s degree in fashion marketing in the UK shares her experience as a person with an eye for design in London.

London Fashion Week: Trend report

Designers may have had different inspirations and target markets in mind, but feminine strength and confidence with an edge dominated the shows.

Hijab: A matter of choice

During Ramadan, even some women who do not normally wear the scarf don it during the holy fasting month. And it is a beautiful thing.

Designers prepare for the ramp

Five up-and-coming designers will showcase their icon-themed designs at the inaugural Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town.

Of tiaras and android beauty queens

Miss SA first princess Remona Moodley will be tackling Miss World, in Melinda Bam's absence. We find out what lies beneath the lipgloss and hairspray.

Polygamy: Redefining faith and fidelity in fiction

Polygamy is explored in "Lessons in Husbandry" by South African author Shaida Kazie Ali, and "The Ruins of Us" by Keija Parssinen.

Heritage on the runway

In celebration of Africa's creative heritage, Sanaa Africa 2012 launched its four day event with a runway show featuring eight local designers.

African fashion, Soweto style

The inaugural Soweto Fashion Week has featured some exciting new talents who have not yet been seen at any other fashion platform.

Easy on the eye, easy on the pocket

Top South African designer David Tlale has teamed up with local retailer Legit to bring high-end fashion to a wider audience.

Crazy love

The Michael Buble concert at Sun City's Superbowl gave Zeenat Mahomed the chance to let loose and act like a teenager.

Quintessentially British

Hackett London, which recently opened a store in Sandton, has built its reputation on quality cloth and classic cuts.

You are what you wear

Over the next few weeks the<em> M&G</em> will look at different industry sectors and analyse the style of South Africa's high-powered ­individuals.

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