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SAMW A/W 17: Tokyo James

Dubbed “Son of God”, Tokyo James’ A/W 17 collection, showcased at last week’s South African Menswear Week in Cape Town,  featured leather suits and coats; embellished jackets and accessories. It was a hit. Images: Simon Deiner / SDR Photo.    Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter…

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Alexander: A short story

The Fatuous State of Severity is a collection of short stories written by MR PHUMLANI PIKOLI. The book is full of diverse stories that vary from the very relatable experiences of young black millennials, to the profoundly absurd and jarring. The self-published work will be the author’s debut. The following extract is from a story entitled Alexander. …

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Win with noted.man and The Glenlivet this Father’s Day

Win Glenlivet Nadurra New Range

In celebration of Father’s Day later this month, we are giving away a whisky hamper worth R1700, from The Glenlivet’s new additions to the Nàdurra range.  The Glenlivet single malt scotch whisky – known as ‘the single malt that started it all’ – is the oldest premium liquid for discerning men. The craft whisky in its wide range…

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SAFW SS16 | Our favourite looks #1

Floyd Avenue safw ss16

South African Fashion Week (SAFW) SS16 came to an end over the weekend, and over the course of this week we will be sharing our favourite looks from the showcase. One look a day, as chosen by different members of the team. We begin with our Assistant Editor, MS. ALUWANI RATSHIUNGO. “Floyd Avenue won the SAFW Scouting Menswear…

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SAMW AW16 | Our favourite looks #5

SAMW AW16

For our last pick of our favourite looks from South African Menswear Week (SAMW) AW16, we asked our Style Contributor MR TSHEPO MOSOKOTSO what caught his eye beyond anything else on the runway. His response was emphatic.  “Praise the fashion gods for her talent because my eyes and soul have feasted on ‘the chosen’ collection. My awesome friend,…

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SAMW AW16 | Our favourite looks #4

SAMW AW16

We are three looks down in our week-long tribute to our favourite looks from South African Menswear Week (SAMW) AW16. Herewith number four, as chosen by MR KABELO KUNGWANE, our Style Contributor and founding member of the Sartists, a creative collective.   “I love this look by Young and Lazy, a true depiction of how a…

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SAMW AW16 | Our favourite looks #3

SAMW AW16 Nao Serati

In our ongoing review of our favourite looks from last week’s South African Menswear Week (SAMW) AW16 , we have already tapped into Jenevieve Lyons and Chulaap. Our third pick, selected by Photographer and Art Director MR SIYABONGA MKHASIBE, comes from Nao Serati. “This simple clean, very casual look from Nao Serati has to be by far…

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SAMW AW16 | Our favourite looks #2

SAMW AW16

South African Menswear Week (SAMW) AW16 came to an end last week, and from yesterday we have been sharing our favourite looks from the showcase. One look a day, as chosen by different members of the team. Next on the roster, our Editor & Publisher, MR SIPHIWE MPYE. “Chu Suwannapha’s Chulaap collection has received a lot of…

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SAMW AW16 | Our favourite looks #1

SAMW AW16

South African Menswear Week (SAMW) AW16 came to an end over the weekend, and over the course of this week we will be sharing our favourite looks from the showcase. One look a day, as chosen by different members of the team. We begin with our Assistant Editor, MS. ALUWANI RATSHIUNGO. “This is my favourite look from…

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Madondo’s Jazz masterclass

Bongani Madondo

In January – as has been tradition for as long as we can recall – Gauteng regional radio station Kaya FM dedicated the month to Jazz. Dubbed Jazzuary, the month was a celebration of the art form and this year they added an informative new element: jazz masterclasses. The masterclasses took the form of conversations in jazz,…

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