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3 summer styles for men

Summer is around the corner! That means that men all around South Africa (and other countries of the southern hemisphere) should dive into their wardrobe, throw out all items not fit to be worn, and head to bidorbuy for a new look.   I suggest …

How to wear high heels

Before you get a headache trying to solve the puzzle from the title, I hasten to reassure you: on your feet, as per usual.   The problem is, your feet might not agree. Let me put that more precisely: your feet definitely do not agree. (I know. I …

Hairbands forever

You need a hairband to keep your hair from getting wet when washing your face in the morning. You may also need it to keep the sweat away from your eyes when doing sports.   But are you aware that hairbands are so much more than a practical …

Do you wear wood?

You may be among the fashionistas who do not leave the house without a pair of wooden sunglasses shading their eyes. And since one thing leads to another, you probably sport a wooden watch on your wrist too.   Or… you may be among the few who …

Film and fashion

  The list of films that influenced what appeared on runways, in glossy magazines and in the streets is practically endless. Some films have inspired entire collections; others added a look, a garment, or an accessory to the contemporary fashion …

2015 in Marsala

This deep brown-red colour is not to everybody’s taste, but it is actually very versatile.   Some call it elegant and classy. Others have only one word for it: yuck.   However, let’s not dismiss out of hand the colour Pantone people …

2015 Fashion trends for men

We have some brilliant tips on fashion trends for men and with 2015 well under way, it’s high time for men to ditch their worn out 2014 favourites and start contemplating their new wardrobe. After all, fashion is not exclusive to women. Of course we say …

Valentine’s Day Competition. We have a winner

  Congratulations to Israel Benloulou. You are the lucky winner of a Guess Bracelet valued at R699     His story:  " Back in 2010 i met a girl through a music group on facebook and so we became friends over 2 years, nobody …

What (not) to wear this summer

You are forgiven if you felt somewhat at a loss while observing all the diverse, sometimes even contradictory styles touted as in by different authorities on what to wear. Luckily, you have me to help you navigate safely amid the hazards of summer fashion …

R500 Fashion Police voucher up for grabs. We have a winner

      Congratulations to Rowaine Lee Naidoo. You are the lucky winner of a R500 Fashion Police Voucher   Thank you to all those who participated in the competition and a special thank you to Fashion Police for sponsoring the …