“Millennials don’t want to work”, they said; “Millennials are lazy”, they said; yet significant social and economic changes in Africa will be and are being effected by Africa’s youth who have seen the gaps and the inabilities of their governments to provide for the people’s basic needs. Congolese born and South African raised sisters Sophie … More The Sophie A Kanza Foundation at the Forefront OF Charity Work And Critical Youth Conversations.
In recent years, black women have been embracing and loving their natural hair, ditching chemicals and using protective hairstyles to diversify their hair. There was some kind of shift in the universe because black women started cutting short their relaxed her opting to start their natural hair journeys through locking their hair and letting … More The Art Of Black Hair And The Women Whose Hair Inspires Us
Art heals. art saves and art teaches; at least that is what I believe. I have been following a few artists whose work takes me to different worlds that I have imagined and the few that I have seen. I love how relatable all the painting are to me. Michael Soi Michael W. Soi (1972) … More African Artists That You Should Know
Black people seldom have spaces to be unapologetically black, but Abantu Book Festival is one of the few spaces that has allowed us to enjoy our blackness and indulge in black literature by black African authors without any interruptions. Do not be fooled into thinking that black people don’t read, because we do, we enjoy … More Black Magic At Abantu Book Festival
Fashion lovers came out in large numbers to see the preview of the SPREE SS17 collection at the Tin Factory in Kramerville last night and we got to see the some gorgeous garments that will be trending this summer if they are not already trending. The coolest thing about the event setup was that 4 top … More Spree SS17 Celebration.
Curvy Women Celebrated … More Suennel Original Clothing: The Afrikan Princess Edit
The global Fashion industry today is worth 3 trillion USD however, Sub-Sahara Africa accounts for only 1% of that. Of all the potential obstacles to growing this market in South Africa, it seems creative talent and exposure are the least of what hinders upcoming fashion brands from thriving on the international scene, access to finance … More Threads Stitched By Standard Bank: The Business Of Fashion Accelerator Programme
Tony Gum, an artist who has who has captured my attention with her unique art launches her first-ever solo exhibition in Cape Town at the Christopher Moller Gallery, Kloof Nek, Cape Town on Friday, 29 September, 2017. Titled, ‘Ode to She’, the solo exhibition centres around Tony Gum’s explorations, discoveries and understanding of the teachings … More “Ode To She”: Tony Gum’s Solo Exhibition To Launch At The Christopher Moller Gallery.
Fashion Weeks are not just about runway shows, they are also about the unique styles of the attendees and that is why the street style at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg was trending over the weekend. It is always great to see the people go all out and look beautiful and cool as they take snaps … More Street Style at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg
Remembering where it all started for Orapeleng Modutle, I could not be anymore prouder of him as I was watching his show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg at Mall of Africa. My favourite thing about Orapeleng is that he is diverse, he caters for the brides, for the working woman, for the everyday woman who … More #MBFWJ17: Orapeleng Modutle Style Avenue