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Glamour South Africa
Made in Africa • The Handmade Contemporary (HmC) Fair is an annual exploration of the finest in product design and craftsmanship that the African continent has to offer.
Simply Beautiful • If it’s gorgeous you’re after and quality and flair you resonate with, then we know just the place for you to celebrate the finer things in life.
THE SHAPE OF BRAVERY • We explore the work of Botswanaborn jeweller Onê Rapelana and her award-winning brand, Xita. Her concept is wearable art, handcrafted from faux-leather, which explores the power of shape and colour. Inspired by her environment, she makes jewellery for the bold, brave and unapologetic African woman.
(In) Difference • There’s nothing more classic than a white shirt – no matter the texture style or weather outside, trust us when we say that investing in a clean button-up is an absolute must.
PAN-AFRICAN Carol Bouwer Bags x Dr Esther Mahlangu • CELEBRATING SOUTH AFRICA’S RICH CULTURAL HERITAGE AND HONOURING A PIONEER OF ART, LUXURY AND CULTURE.
Wide legs • Pants receive a comfortable yet refreshing update this season. As seen on the runways, this chic trend is effortless for either work or dinner dates with the girls.
Powder-blue • From street style to in stores, we’ve witnessed this elegant and classic colour take over – and we’re more than delighted. Baby blue is a hue that can easily transition from summer to winter.
Demin rules • Ditch super-skinny, tight, low-cut jeans and embrace the more relaxedfitting, high-waisted version, from mom jeans to boyfriend fit and wide leg.
WHAT’S ON OUR Fashion Radar?
Phygital future • Just when we thought physical retail was dead, it turns out the chicken came before the EGG.
IN FOCUS • LETTING GO OF LIMITS NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD. THINK HIGH-GLOSS EYES, GRAPHIC LINERS AND LUMINOUS SKIN. MAKEUP ARTIST KELLY PAITAKI FOR CHANEL CREATES BOLD, BRIGHT, PLAYFUL AND SUBLIMELY ARTISTIC LOOKS USING CHANEL’S SPRINGSUMMER 2021 COLLECTION.
LES FLEURS DE CHANEL SPRING-SUMMER 2021 COLLECTION
WHAT’S ON OUR Beauty Radar?
Intentional wellness • Owner of Urban Beauty Academy and founder of the UBA 90-day Wellness Challenge Claudia Van Schalkwyk shares everything you need to know about starting your holistic wellness journey.
BEAUTY Q&A JUST ASKING SELENA GOMEZ • We all know Selena’s a woman of many talents, having released several hit records and embarked on an enviable acting career. Did you know she also hosts a cooking show? And – even better, in our opinion – she’s launched a beauty brand.
A show of solidarity • The Body Shop’s #ActTogether campaign responds to gender-based violence.
Spring FORWARD • Thank heaven for little (and big) curls! From S-shaped waves to pin-tight coils, we’ve created the ultimate guide to caring for and styling your textured hair.
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WFH SKINCARE • We’ve rounded up all the best ways to cleanse, exfoliate, firm and hydrate – without having to leave home.
DESIGN WITHIN REACH • You have a nail artist within you
PAN-AFRICAN BEAUTY Look your best • DR NTUTHU MVUNDLA ON HER PASSION FOR AESTHETIC ANTI-AGEING, AND STARTING A WELLNESS REVOLUTION.
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THE QUEEN OF AFROBEAT • Nigerian superstar Tiwa Savage’s song, ‘Dangerous Love’, is currently the most-played song on my playlist. It’s the perfect companion when I’m working out, cleaning the house or need a pick-me-up.