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SANLAM HANDMADE CONTEMPORARY FAIR

The Sanlam Handmade Contemporary team is proud to announce that this year, in our constant pursuit for talent, we have ventured past our borders, and sought out designers from across the continent, to bring to the rooftop of Hyde Park Corner, from 14-16 October. Five international exhibitors will be joining us this year, in the start of our growing expansion …

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MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK

The annual Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is back this year, displaying some trendsetting and fashionble items on the runway. Dubbed as one of the most prestigious fashion events in Mzansi, the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week is back and brings with it designers, models, editors, bloggers, celebrities, and stylists from all walks of the country. Here, there will be a display …

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THE HARVEST THRIFT FAIR

Calling all fashionistas to get to +27 Café for a fashionable coffee and clothing affair. If you have an eye for fashion and looking for something different, unique, collectible and vintage, then this clothing and accessories market is just for you. Here, you get to browse through fashionable aisles till you find the perfect item (or items) for you! You …

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UNITE WITH NEDERBURG AS TOUR DE FRANCE BEGINS

Be there for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, when Africa’s first UCI-registered team begins the 3 519km Tour de France this weekend. And celebrate with some fine wine from Nederburg, the squad’s exclusive premium wine partner. The team is doing more than competing in the world’s most iconic cycling race. It’s also riding for a cause. Apart from igniting and …

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HENDRICK VERMEULEN

The very talented, very friendly couture designer, Hendrik Vermeulen, believes in supporting locally South African made products first. Hendrik has showcased internationally with his stunning designs, such as New York and Rome. In South Africa, he says there are many artists, and even if you’re struggling, it can be the one thing that challenges you enough to really put your …

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MARC JACOBS

‘I have the word Shameless tattooed on my chest’. The distinguished designer’s return to New York has been triumphant. Here he talks about sobriety, social media and how clothes help articulate our feelings. By Jess Cartner-Morley “You can ask me anything. I’m an open book. What do you want to know?” That, right there, is who Marc Jacobs is. Maybe …

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VINTAGE WITH LOVE

Fashion lovers in the city, it’s time to do a little shopping for a good cause! Be sure not to miss out on Vintage With Love, one of Joburg’s finest fashion sales, selling gently worn fashion kindly donated by women all over Gauteng. What Is It? Vintage With Love is a vintage fashion charity sale that has been created to …

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LIZ OGUMBO: SAFARI COLLECTION

Liz Ogumbo is set to debut her SAFARI Collection at SA Fashion Week 2016 this Thursday, 7 April 2016, at 21h00 at The Park at Hyde Park Corner in Johannesburg. This African Girl is on a journey. SAFARI, translated into English means a journey. She is exploring the continent and beyond and taking her sass, her chic, her style, and …

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DAVID BOWIE: AN ICON OF FASHION

The most stylish man in the room — that was David Bowie. By Josh Sims, for CNN David Bowie was known as much for his outlandish, ever-changing image as his musiC. His most notable personae include Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane and the Thin White Duke. These different characters were symbiotically connected to his song-writing. Josh Sims is a journalist and …

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SA FASHION BRANDS LEADING THE WAY

South African fashion brands that will make you swoon. By Julee Wilson Africa is beginning to become a hotbed for style stars and emerging fashion designers. And South Africa in particular is leading the way. Johannesburg and Cape Town have been home to successful brands like David Tlale and Gavin Rajah, but there are also smaller labels churning out collections …