SIBUSISO MAHONE

11His work is already international because Cassper Nyovest wore his design to this year’s BET Awards. His journey has not been an easy one. He worked as a sales assistant all the while attending fashion school. His design aesthetic has been described as Afro – punk although for me there’s a calmness to his designs that is usually not associated with punk, it’s more of a “African Minimalist”. I love that his view of African is not in the literal sense, his clothes have a global feel to them. Sibusiso is anything but conventional, his use of fabrics like hessian (used mostly as coffee bean bags) is testament to that. I look forward to more from him and I definitely can’t wait for his SS19 collection.

His online store is coming soon but you can contact him on: s.mahone@live.com and you can also follow him on  Twitter and Instagram . Here’s a look at some of my favourite pieces from him.

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Those little flaws, here’s how to hide them

3I’ve had a few requests to write about how to hide certain “flaws”. As women, we all agree that our bodies are not perfect and that we all have little tricks we use to hide some of them from the general public. Dressing to suit your body type is one of the ways but there’s definitely other things that we can do. So, here’s a list of the ones that were bought to my attention:

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STYLE INSPIRATION – Bonang

STYLE INSPIRATION – Bonang

Bonang Matheba or ‘Queen B’ as she is affectionately known by her fans is fast becoming an icon. Her presenting skills are currently unmatched and she is the go to girl for the big and important events. Her style is classics and boy can the girl wear a gown! One thing that I love about her is that she sticks to what works and she does it well. She also knows her body and dresses for it well. So, here is my little tribute to her style….lol…I can hear her infectious laughter in my head. Continue reading “STYLE INSPIRATION – Bonang”

7 things not to do at the workplace

7 things not to do at the workplace

The workplace can be a really hard place. With so many different cultures, traditions and religions all under one roof, manoeuvring can be difficult for others. As an organisation, teaching your team members acceptable behaviour in the workplace is paramount. You want a team that not only knows the organisation’s culture but one that also respects it and all the other individuals that are part of it. Continue reading “7 things not to do at the workplace”

How to dress for your body

How to dress for your body

You don’t have to have money or access to a stylist to look good. The people whose style we admire all have one thing in common, they know their bodies. Although it’s our genes that determine how we carry our fat, the general appearance of our bodies can be altered with diet and weight loss. If you’ve noticed, it’s harder to tell what a slender person’s body type is and that’s because slender women look  more similar to each other than the opposite. Continue reading “How to dress for your body”