Expedited Swahili Lessons: Time Well Spent At Nyumba Ya Bibi Sebastiana in Maji Ya Chai

Everything that could go wrong had certainly gone wrong at this point. My mind was conflicted. Should I just head back home? But that stubborn streak in me adapted and reached out to a friend in South Africa who helped me find practical solutions. When life is moving too fast, life tends to find waysContinue reading “Expedited Swahili Lessons: Time Well Spent At Nyumba Ya Bibi Sebastiana in Maji Ya Chai”

Traveling Outside South Africa And The Admin Required For A Smooth Trip

When I was planning to start traveling, the first thing I did was check my passport. It was valid for another 5 months so I called the High Commission of Tanzania in South Africa and I was advised to rather get a new passport because I was at risk of being denied entry

South African Fashion Week Celebrates 21 Years In Fashion.

South Africa’s oldest fashion week celebrated 21 years in fashion with its A/W2019 collections at Sandton City as well as some off site locations for select designers. South African Fashion Week has helped launch the careers of many big fashion designers who got their big breaks through SA Fashion Week’s New Talent Search. To markContinue reading “South African Fashion Week Celebrates 21 Years In Fashion.”

ULove Lingerie: A Black Owned Brand

As a black African woman, I am always delighted to find other black African women who are not only great creators but are also venturing into industries that have just a handful or no black people at all. Lebohang Tsimo is a young black South African woman who owns and runs a lingerie brand calledContinue reading “ULove Lingerie: A Black Owned Brand”

Threads Stitched By Standard Bank: The Business Of Fashion Accelerator Programme

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 financeContinue reading “Threads Stitched By Standard Bank: The Business Of Fashion Accelerator Programme”

Originally Kasified Clothing Revealed Art Inspired Women’s Collection

This year Originally Kasified Clothing has been showing women’s collection starting with the Autumn/Winter collection that they showcased earlier this year at Soweto Fashion Week, which I absolutely loved. but by far this Spring/Summer collection inspired by elements of Art is my favourite.”Not only was it a part of this year’s plans but also becauseContinue reading “Originally Kasified Clothing Revealed Art Inspired Women’s Collection”

#MBFWJ: NN Vintage Perfectly Portrays The African Queen Trend

Last night NN Vintage wowed fashion lovers with a star-studded showcase at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg in Sandton. I was eager to see what NN Vintage had in store for us because I have always been impressed by their previous collections. I really relate to the garments and I am definitely the kind of womanContinue reading “#MBFWJ: NN Vintage Perfectly Portrays The African Queen Trend”

Jenevieve Lyons Wows Fashion Lovers At #SAMW

Jenevieve Lyons always leaves us talking after every show and last night’s show was no different. The LISOF graduate has sure came a long way since her AFI FastTrack days. ┬áHer latest collection titled Deferential which she debuted last night at South African Menswear Week in Cape Town is all sorts of amazing. She saysContinue reading “Jenevieve Lyons Wows Fashion Lovers At #SAMW”

Imprint A/W 2016: Haboring Hope

I was introduced to Imprint By Mzukisi Mbane last year at SA Menswear Week in Cape Town and I have been hooked ever since. I love the way Mzukisi styles his look books and how he takes you to places. The choice of models is always the perfect fit, on Haboring Hope he works withContinue reading “Imprint A/W 2016: Haboring Hope”