Style Inspiration | Ouigi Theodore

Mr Ouigi Theodore – a graphic designer trained in History – is the co-owner and creative director of The Brooklyn Circus – the cult lifestyle shop and clothing brand in the famed New York City enclave he has lived in since his family moved from Haiti when he was just 8 years-old. Mr Theodore has grown…

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The limitations of outrage in the absence of answers

In a recent issue of the Mail & Guardian’s excellent ‘Friday’ Arts supplement dedicated to the question of masculinity, our editor MR SIPHIWE MPYE contributed a deeply personal account of his path in being part of the solution to gender based violence. We publish here an updated version. “South African men are trash, that’s who we are. If we don’t…

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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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Style Profile: 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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