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China’s hottest investment: overpriced sneakers

Enthusiasts have fuelled an expanding bubble in high-priced sneakers, often limited-edition collaborations between big names in sportswear and fashion

Menswear strides confidently into the future

Men are more willing than ever to spend on fashion, but there is room for growth in the local market and consumers need to take pride in SA design.

The politics of what you wear

From hoodies to a Speedo or a pair of pope-type shoes, your clothes make a statement about you.

If the ugly shoe fits, wear it

Fashionistas are dressing from the feet up in hefty, flat and defiantly unsexy shoes that offer function over form, writes Hannah Marriott.

Apps aid fashionistas in tracking down clothing

New apps allow fashionistas to find and buy or rent similar items worn by strangers or seen on websites.

Nigerian designer gives culture a new look

Celebrity fashion designer Walé Adeyemi creates collections rooted in the confluence of culture.

How tight is your ‘strangulator’?

Necks tend to thicken when everyone is lined up at the well-fed trough of BEE tenders.

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

Press Releases

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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