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Ungovernable: Taryn Gill

She is self-affirmed, walking to nobody’s tune but her own. She rejects conformity and seeks only her own truth. She is ungovernable, and just the kind of woman we love. In the latest in our series profiling women whose paths and minds we admire, we speak to Ms. Taryn Gill, Founder of the Perfect Hair Company,…

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Style Profile: Hussain Van Roos

Mr Hussain Van Roos is the Co-Founder of Fixin’ Diaries – a movement and business that has brought fixed gear cycling into the daily lives of darker hued Jozi cool kids from Soweto to the suburbs. He is also a brand consultant and the thoughtful  marketer’s dream: he cares about the story and never delivers a hard sell. Everything he…

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On Style: Sim Tshabalala

As one of Durban’s foremost  fashion entrepreneurs and event specialists, Mr Sim Tshabalala has created a number of properties that have become KwaZulu-Natal social calendar and over the years has helped innumerable young creatives carve a discernible path in their chosen industry. He spoke to us about business, beards, being an active uncle, health and his epic battle…

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The photographer’s burden

peter magubane

As all signs point to the inevitable reprise of student fees protests, in the year that marks the 40th anniversary of the Soweto student uprisings, MR SIPHIWE MPYE sat down with veteran photographer Dr Peter Magubane to reflect on photojournalism, means of protest, the Afrikaner and his recent retrospective coffee table book on that fateful day in 1976. …

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