Culture Or Glamour, How Do You Rock Your Turban?

The piece of cloth-most often worn as customary headscarf throughout some parts of Africa, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Near East, and other parts of the world has found its way into the fashion realm as one of the most glamourous accessories besides any sparkling diamonds, red lipstick, or fur. There’s no fashion statement quite as hip […]

How To Choose The Perfect Accessories For Your outfit

Accessories can either make or break your look. When choosing fashion accessories to match your outfit, consider the color, scale and style of the pieces, and keep the occasion in mind. 1.) Dress to suit the occassion. Accessories can take any outfit from drab to fab. They can also help extend your wardrobe because you […]

What has Cocooning got to do with Clothing & Fashion?

In the ever more crowded and noisy world the need at times to stop and contemplate, often in silence and without communication, is overwhelming. Comfort and security in the feeling of the clothing selected to cocoon in is paramount; a Hermes cashmere blanket is possibly the perfect piece. The term cocooning was coined in the […]

Highlights From Day 1 (29.10.14) AFI-MBFW In Johannesburg

We are so excited to present to you the designers  who showcased yesterday 29.10.2014, day 1 of AFI Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa  in Johannesburg. Nicholas Coutts:Mr. Coutts is Elle’s 2013 Rising Star winner. He displayed a collection definitive of his aesthetic. What gave this particular collection an accent of attitude, was the inclusion of denim […]

Who Will Be The Winner Of The Elle Rising Star Design Award?

Tomorrow 29th of October 2014 is Judgment Day for the Rising Stars and Finalists of the Elle Rising Star Design Award. The ERSDA is in association with MR.Price. The young designers will be showcasing their pieces in collections at this year’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Johannesburg; Melrose Arch. Tickets can be booked at Webtickets. There […]

Trendy-Ethno-Inspired Accessories

Great designers are often inspired by waifish ingenues (remember Galliano and Kate Moss?) and obscure time periods (witness Lagerfeld’s recent Byzantine collection), but fashion-makers thought of  African traditions when crafting their current ­collections: A. F. Vandevorst honored Kenya’s body-­conscious Turkanas and Samburus with feathery silk knits and sculptural headpieces, while Burberry celebrated beading and weaving […]

Shop the Look: SLPENDEUR Inspired by Vlisco

With Vlisco’s new season’s collection, everything has to pale into insignificance next to you. Just like the glamorous movie divas of yesteryear, whether you’re going to a ball, a party or just 
a romantic meal, you will dazzle in the limelight. Memorable fashion requires brave, bold moves and so this season Vlisco cuts into their […]

Herbstfarben Direkt Vom Laufsteg

Wenn die Sonne früh untergeht, dichte Wolken Regen bringen und der Wind kräftig weht, ist klar, dass der Herbst den Sommer vertrieben hat. Der Übergang zwischen der warmen und der kalten Jahreszeit stellt viele Menschen vor der Herausforderung, die passende Kleidung für das Wetter des Herbstes auszuwählen. Morgens ist es kalt, tagsüber wärmer, mal regnet […]

Prêt-à-Porter, Ethnical Fashion by Stella Jean

The style of Stella Jean reflects and evokes her mixed and creole heritage. A blend of old continent cultures with the verve of contemporary fashion marrying the opposites in femininity well aware of its precious uniqueness. Through the lines of Italian haute couture craftsmanship beats a sensual elegance, proud and aware but never ostentatious. The […]