Is SA’s first computer generated influencer our first peek into life after Covid-19?

Meet Kim Zulu. Her beauty is unreal. The world met the first computer-generated model, Shudu Gram, in 2017. Dark-skinned with striking features, it was easy to imagine her on the runways of any fashion capital. One might have even become curious about her African birthplace before realising she’s actually the digital brainchild of British photographer Cameron-James Wilson. READ MORE: Meet the world’s first digital supermodel Although lauded on social media, the internet somewhat resented the reality behind who actually profits from Shudu’s […]

John Lewis and Mother of Pearl celebrate Earth Day with a new collection

Britain Department Store Company John Lewis & Partners and fashion brand Mother of Pearl have launched a new collection Both brands have chosen Earth Day for the launch of their sustainable fashion collaboration, specifically for its geopolitical symbolism.   Taking to Instagram, John Lewis & Partners shared images of the new sustainable fashion collection. Visit iol for the rest of the article

WATCH: Suzelle DIY gets call from Premier Alan Winde to show us how to make chic cloth masks

Cape Town – Western Cape Premier Alan Winde has teamed up with South Africa’s doyenne of DIY, Suzelle, to show the public how to make their own cloth masks. The video, released today, gives instructions for three easy ways to make a cloth mask – including a no-sew version using a bandana. Winde said: “Cloth masks, when worn correctly, are an important tool in stopping the spread of Covid-19. The Western Cape government encourages people to use cloth masks when […]

5 essential clothing items for your working from home wardrobe

Just a couple of weeks ago, our daily habits involved getting dressed, putting on makeup, brushing our hair, and some other activities that would help us feel motivated to take on the day before we went off to work. Our habits today look a lot more different with the spread of the coronavirus. Yet, one thing that the majority of people still do is get ready in the morning for work. Just because you’re working from home, doesn’t mean you […]

Stay safe, but make it fashion

Stay safe, but make it fashion. That’s what our local designers are doing to play their part to curb the spread of the coronavirus. But of course, there has to be style in it. Seeing that there’s a shortage of masks and the virus might not end sooner than we thought, these three local brands have decided to seize the opportunity of creating face masks, but make it fashion.    Matsidiso   Matsidiso has created fabric face masks to help curb […]

Even in quarantine, Queen B remains a fashionista

While most of us roll out of bed and dress ourselves in just about anything we can find, business woman and media personality Bonang Matheba is still maintaining her A-grade fashion sense.   Queen B wows her fans daily with her well co-ordinated lockdown looks, straightened hair and absolutely perfect face beats. Whether she’s wearing gym tights and a crop top or just a tracksuit for a quick run to Woolworths to stock up on supplies, the “Being Bonang” star still […]