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The true spirit of Women’s Day

The true spirit of Woman's Day Women marching against pass laws on the 9th of August 1956 Internationally, Women’s Day is celebrated on the 8th of March every year. In South Africa, however we have designated the 9th of August for the purpose. This is to commemorate the 1956 march to [...]

August 8th, 2018|Fashion Blog|
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Backstage at a Fashion Show – Win & join us Backstage

Backstage at a Fashion Show Sitting in the audience at a fashion show, watching the perfectly made-up models strut past in outfits to die for, every hair in place, oozing glamour… you have no idea what goes on behind the scenes to create this illusion! International Fashion Week shows often [...]

July 18th, 2018|Fashion Blog|

FIFA Soccer World Cup 2018’s best-liked kits

FIFA Soccer World Cup 2018’s best-liked kits It is time for what is arguably the greatest spectacle on the global sporting calendar: the FIFA Soccer World Cup. Held every 4 years, it is to be staged in Russia this year. People who never normally watch the game, will now be glued [...]

June 14th, 2018|Fashion Blog|
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Confessions of a Window Shopper

Confessions of a Window Shopper by Nadia Bleker Many of us have walked passed a shop window and thought “Wow! That dress is gorgeous, I could totally rock that!” or “That window display looks amazing!”. It might even have been good enough to make you enter the shop and buy the garment. [...]

June 14th, 2018|Fashion Blog|

Charlotte van Schalkwyk placed joint second in adaptive design competition

Charlotte van Schalkwyk placed joint second in adaptive design competition Elizabeth Galloway Academy’s CAD lecturer Charlotte van Schalkwyk is not only a computer expert; she also possesses notable skills as designer. Adaptive clothing is clothing designed for people with disabilities, the elderly and anyone who struggles with dressing themselves for whatever [...]

June 8th, 2018|Fashion Blog|
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Who’s still afraid of the big, bad Other?

Who’s still afraid of the big, bad Other? It may come as a surprise to a lot of us, but 17 May is International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. Homophobia is defined as irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals (Merriam-Webster). Substitute “transsexual” or “bisexual” for “homosexual”, [...]

May 16th, 2018|Fashion Blog|
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Ramadan: a guide for non-Muslims

Ramadan: a guide for non-Muslims The sighting of the new moon on the evening of the 15th of this month will signal the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan, when Muslims around the world take part in ritual fasting. The act of fasting teaches Muslims self-discipline, self-control, sacrifice, and empathy [...]

May 15th, 2018|Fashion Blog|