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Mantsho for the masses
Mantsho for the masses
Over the years H&M has come to be known for making high-end brands a little more accessible through its many collaborations with designers and...
Mall trawling out of fashion
Mall trawling out of fashion
Mbulelo Faluti is a bright-eyed, baby-faced fashionista from Orlando, Soweto. The 18-year-old self-proclaimed “street-style scholar” takes his...
The human cost of fast fashion
The human cost of fast fashion
Lauren Dixon-Paver faced a dilemma a couple of weeks ago when she needed to get a new pair of pants: for over a year now, the 25-year-old graphic...
Mdingi isn’t your hype beast
Mdingi isn’t your hype beast
‘Why are we eating so fast?” asks Lukhanyo Mdingi, his hands poised as if to cue the gusts of parched summer wind that follow his question. We...
Inextricable link between jazz and fashion
Inextricable link between jazz and fashion
The Cape Town International Jazz Festival has become a staple in the South African musical events diary. Defining jazz and what it means is a...
Feelings don’t get the respect they deserve
Feelings don’t get the respect they deserve
Hitting children is okay. Writing a Facebook status about how ugly someone’s wedding dress is is an acceptable way to be. Judging and reprimanding a person for wearing fake designer clothing is fine. This is how we are. At least judging by my Facebook and Twitter feed in the past...
Keeping your hat on in Jo’burg
Keeping your hat on in Jo’burg
Nothing brings together style, history and social organisation more than a hat. When the Europeans began commerce with India in the 16th century,...
Tunisia fashions its style on past heritage
Tunisia fashions its style on past heritage
Traditional embroidery on modern dresses, men’s robes turned into women’s jackets — Tunisian designers are making their mark with outfits...
Slice of Life: Searching for 'dapper guys in townships', the black kind
Slice of Life: Searching for 'dapper guys in townships', the black kind
“My mother and grandmother were big into fashion. They were real fashion-heads. So I guess it’s kind of encrypted in me. But it was in high...
The continent's next generation of menswear designers showcase Spring/Summer 2016/17
The continent's next generation of menswear designers showcase Spring/Summer 2016/17
South African Menswear Week (SAMW), described as the “only focused fashion week event on the continent”, has captured the global rise of...
Africa, this is for you
Africa, this is for you
You’ll see Lukhanyo Mdingi, the waiter delivering cheeseburgers to tables of Cape Town’s cool cliques at...

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