Happy New Year | Affirmation

I was born again, last year. No I am not high nor am I still drunk form last night. Rather posting this as a reminder that controlling our mind is one of the first steps towards taking control of our own destiny and  manifesting everything we want. If last year ended on a peculiar vibe,…

Tom Ford | A loner who rules the world

Can we make this Tom Ford week/ month/ rest of current and following year? Regardless of the attributes that are associated with Tom Ford, I always seem to stumble upon observations of his that not only inspire me but, in this specific context, make me feel like I get you. As an introvert and loner, I…

Combat Laziness and Procrastination | Tips

I thought I was the only person going through some weird vibes lately (read: Brexit, presidential candidates, potential Frexit?!, deadlines, winter, student life, etc) when a rather intelligent colleague of mine literally described my daily  morning struggle as his own experience: Literally, I woke up at 6:30 as per usual, got ready to leave and  go…

Note of the day |WE ARE

Gwendolyn Brooks once said:”We are each other’s harvest; we are each other’s business; we are each other’s magnitude and bond.” These are the words that play over and over again in my mind whenever i read texts covering the death of innocent people, the EU referendum and the mockery that some groups of people are making…

Uplifting Benefits of Rosewater | Skincare

The benefits of rosewater are underrated. Since changing seasons suggest changing in skincare routine, let’s look at why rose water is a product to consider for the spring-summer season. With its ability to revitalize, add a glow to normal skin, provide balance to oily skin while soothing those with a sensitive skin, this is an ideal product…

How To Be Parisian | Love Style Bad Habits | Book Review

While reading How to be Parisian, I did not only see my reflection but my mother’s, grandmother’s, my best friends’ and their mother’s too. Decoded and represented in this book, are (our) mannerisms, styles, humor and bad habits that may seem brash, maybe rude but endearing, still. Turns out we’re not misunderstood: a sense of style is…

Phetogo Louwfant | The rise of Her Queendom | Interview

       Between the 21st and 25th off March, South African fashion week took place and I caught up with model Phetogo Louwfant to talk fashion, muses and what we’re calling the rise of her Queendom. At 22 Phetogo Lesedi Louwfant is a model, stylist, self-taught make-up artist and upcoming designer, whose face we noticed a…

Jean-Michel Basquiat covers T- The New York Times Style Mazgazine

T’s Spring Men Style issue is one to look out for. With Jean-Michel Basquiat on the cover, the issue explores the painter’s oeuvre, studies his notebooks, muse and style. Fashion being at the heart of it all, old and new cultural influences igniting trends will hold a number of segments, whose aims are to embrace the…