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May, 2017

April, 2017

  • 1 April

    Comfort and Style for Lectures!

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    Natalie Giquel It is a relatively common want for any lecture-goer to want to look good. The beginning of the year starts us off with ambitions of well-groomed hair, ironed clothes and elegantly calculated accessory combinations. Now, although I admire those who strut into lecture theatres in heels and SA …

November, 2016

  • 24 November

    Skin Food: Glamore Cosmetics makes for a glamorous summer

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    Chanel Retief Ah, Summer! Let’s be honest, there’s nothing better than Christmas and summer rolled up into one – something we are lucky enough to experience. And as the year draws to a close, there are entities needed to be bade farewell for now. Don’t cry! Skin Food has one …

October, 2016

  • 14 October

    Redefining ‘appropriation’: an isiXhosa fashion collection

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    Natalie Giquel This year’s spring/summer collection in the Johannesburg Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week saw a transformation of the meaning of ‘appropriation’, with Laduma Ngxokolo presenting a vibrant collection called ‘MaXhosa’. After completing his Master’s Degree at the Central Saint Martins School of art and design in London earlier on this year, …

  • 10 October

    The politics of Hair

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    Compiled by Jordan King Written by Carla Botha Photographs by Mia McCarthy Research by Carla Botha, Mia McCarthy, Yolanda Mdzeke, and Tarisai Madzorera Dear strangers, gawking and staring will not make my hair grow back. Dear mister who once called me an “It” in Pick ‘n Pay, I would just like …