The AFI  Cape Town Fashion Week  2018 was abuzz with the who’s who in the fashion industry. The event was a mix of masterclasses, runway shows, pop-up shops and most importantly, culture. Unlike Paris Fashion Week, Lagos Fashion Week or SA Fashion week to name a few, Africa Fashion International (AFI) celebrates and recognises talent in fashion from the African continent. This year’s theme, #IamAfrica really captured the essence of the show. The schedule included fashion designers from various African countries including Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, DRC, Ghana, Senegal and

It’s not the first time I’ve styled my shirt the “wrong way”. That is, back-to-front and I don’t think it will be last. There is one reason why women often feel like they don’t have enough clothes in their wardrobe even though they have plenty. That reason is, not knowing how to style. If you don’t know how to style, it doesn’t matter if you have all the clothes in the world, it will never be enough. Styling is an art but you can learn it. The first step is

I’ve been wanting to write a post on Instagram addiction and its effects for a while now. I’ve actually gone as far as to write up to four paragraphs on the topic but never finished it. An article I read online on Huffington Post about Instagram influencers and how they are all starting to look the same spurred me to actually start a dialogue on the subject matter. Before I delve into the effects of Instagram addiction, perhaps let’s clarify what addiction is, shall we? Addiction is not just about

Have you ever heard someone say, “dark skin women can’t wear pink?”  It’s a lie! Growing up, I was taught to believe my skin colour limited the choices of colour I could wear. Red, blue, orange and such were colours I thought I had to steer clear of, colours I adored and was drawn to. Until one day, I dared to challenge this rulebook and I, for the life of me don’t know who came up with such nonsense. I don’t remember exactly when it was that  I saw the

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