The Experience

11 November 2013 yoshimonday “The main fear is that these local e-tailers will fail to hit the twenty year mark. That they’ll never reach a point where they employ over 1000 individuals.” Johannesburg,… Continue reading

Where You Leave Yourself

i wanted to write me from the inside out from my mother’s smooth hips to the roof of my mouth But at what age can one scrawl her own existence?   i thought… Continue reading

The Show

04 November 2013 Yoshi Monday The collections are ready, the garments have been stitched, the models are in hair and make-up and the guests are anxiously awaiting the commencement, not of a fashion… Continue reading

An Ode to Mr. Laurent

04 November 2013 Hlumelo Ntsokolo Fashion heads and fashion followers alike will certainly know who Mr Yves Henri Donat Mathieu-Saint-Laurent is , AKA Yves Saint Laurent. I’m sure many of you have come… Continue reading

All That Glitters: L’Hotel

02 November 2013 Sarah Lubala As a travel enthusiast, this writer is keenly interested in all things bright and beautiful. Accommodation is no exception. Some may call it snobbery, but others (and I… Continue reading

The Simulacrum of Vogue

04 November 2013 Jonathan Lubala What if I said that fashion has become a bore lately? The state of ‘style’ locally has turned into quite the disappointment. Looking at the traffic in malls,… Continue reading

Bad News Burberry?

“Apple founder, Steve Jobs did it. But most people would agree there are very few men like Steve Jobs. With the support of a first-class team, he was able to wow consumers and financial… Continue reading

The Woods: A Love Song

Lennoxville, Quebec Let me begin by saying that I am not a nature lover by any stretch of the imagination. I don’t do insects, I don’t do mud and I certainly don’t do… Continue reading

Who Murdered Coco Chanel?

Gauteng, SOUTH AFRICA – The thought has been on my mind for some time: where does the sudden surge in luxury brand turned street wear knockoff attire come from and what are the… Continue reading

Upsetting The Status Quo

By Yoshi Monday JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Continuously, Fashion has been painted as much of a gilded cage, when that’s actually luxury: fashion is about upsetting the status quo, about flux and change.… Continue reading