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Fashion Winter Must Haves

Knee-Length Boots 

Omnipresent and omnipotent, the knee-length boot is the god of fashion this season in the heaven of shoes. Wear them in black, red, brown and tan, they look sexy and stylish.






Added by alexandra avgitidis on June 9, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

A guide to Chic Jozi

This is a long overdue review of one of those essential companions for making this city your friend. Chic Jozi [by my friend Nikki Temkin] was first published in 2009 and has now been updated. It opens with the disclaimer: “Joburg is notorious for being a fickle and fast-changing city. Stores open and close all the time, change location and name …” Too true and the reason why impulse…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on June 8, 2011 at 17:00 — 2 Comments

Winter Envy

Although I am ultimately a loyal Summer-girl I have to admit the new looks for next Winter have left me drooling.  I am loving the ways girls are wearing the sheer look into the cold and pairing it with heavier items for winter.... although my toes still get pretty cold just looking at these brave ladies!


Here are a few of my favourites...…


Added by Sarah Blanckenberg on June 8, 2011 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

SAM STAR* SHOE WINTER COLLECTION OUT NOW! ITS ON JUNE ISSUE OF MARIE CLIARE , COSMO! guys, pls check it out the winter shoe collection on …


Added by Sam Lin on June 8, 2011 at 14:00 — No Comments

@ Home: My best fragrances

This is a little series I'm going to be doing on what I use at home. I have (very badly) photographed my top selection of products from home, but you get the picture. Feel free to comment below with your choices and tips that you swear by at…


Added by Victoria on June 8, 2011 at 12:00 — 2 Comments

Zara - Men's looks

Men's military fashion and colour are a  dominant aspect of their range. The Aviator infused trend overshadows that of the Great war one.

We thought showing Zara's lookbook for men would wet your appetite for the fashion giants launch in SA later this year. There is so much speculation as to who will own the brand, in South Africa,it is highly likely that Zara will be wholly owned by the…


Added by neofundi on June 8, 2011 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Yves Saint Laurent Resort 2012

Stefano Pilati kicked off the Resort shows this week by diving into the ocean, with a nautical collection as an homage to YSL’s nautical collection of 1982. Sharp red leather accents punctuated the smart and easy marine elegance. Here are a few of our favorite looks.…


Added by neofundi on June 8, 2011 at 8:45 — No Comments

Top 10 Hardest Sports For Men

No.1 MMA/Wrestling

Mixed Martial Arts is characterized by a wide variety of standing and ground-based striking and grappling techniques. As a result, competitors come with a wide variety of fighting and wrestling backgrounds. During each five-minute…


Added by alexandra avgitidis on June 8, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

The Insiders Guide To Spa Etiquette For Ladies


The do’s and don’ts to build the ultimate etiquette guide for embarrassment-free treatments...
I read this article on the net and loved what it had to say.…

Added by Everything She Loves on June 8, 2011 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

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With news that Absolutely Fabulous will be back on our screens in December (in UK),…


Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 7, 2011 at 18:53 — 2 Comments

Kiwi Smiling Feet

Doesn't that name just make you want to stock up on these for a lifetime!? In my case, definitely.…


Added by Victoria on June 7, 2011 at 9:00 — 3 Comments

The World of 100 - by Toby Ng Design

If the world were a village of 100 people, how would the composition be? This set of 20 posters is built on statistics about the spread of population around the world under various classifications. The numbers are turned into graphics to give another sense a touch – Look, this is the world we are living in.…


Added by Socratis Avgitidis on June 7, 2011 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

Celebrities Art with Heart


Hairdressers Lee Stafford (left) and John Freida both went for bold, spring-time colors. 



Stars such as Cheryl Cole and Stella McCartney have put their artistic skills to the test to help raise funds for a worthy cause.

A host of big names have got out their box of…


Added by alexandra avgitidis on June 7, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments

tashas Corsica Pasta with Mascarpone Cheese Recipe

I have chosen this recipe to share with you, because its easy to make, delicious to eat on these wintry days and it can be eaten solo or with company.



-20 Medium Cherry Tomatoes

-100ml Olive Oil

-1 Sprig of Rosemary

-Salt and…


Added by tashas on June 7, 2011 at 6:00 — 4 Comments

TWO launches Melissa Shoes

This Brazilian shoe manufacturer is responsible for a whole new fashion philosophy. Caring for style,beauty as well as the environment, the range goes "green", with shoes created out of recyclable materials including Melflex a type of plastic providing extra comfort. So versatile-wear them to the beach,or with stylish outfits just like Katy Perry…


Added by Shoelosophy on June 7, 2011 at 5:30 — 3 Comments

South Africa's often nutty racial politics

Had to point you to a must-read comment piece on the phenomenon of “Coconuts” that caused a stir in the twitterverse. If you are not familiar with the term it’s a derogatory label for black people who are thought to have sold out being black by not being black enough. This sounds complicated I know. So I will leave it to Lerato Tshabalala, my former Sunday Times Lifestyle compadre, to explain and tell it like it is.

A fascinating, smart and funny  piece of commentary…


Added by Laurice Taitz-Buntman on June 6, 2011 at 18:30 — 3 Comments

Jimmy Choo is Back- Fall 2011


Shoelosophy notes: Jimmy Choo's collection for fall 2011 embraces many genres of footwear. I have chosen these two ankle boots. Black suede as seen above - Love, but could be a little conservative. The beige leather bootie with fur (synthetic) is my favourite from this collection.

Finally, Choo shoes I can truly advocate - I say this…


Added by Shoelosophy on June 6, 2011 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

The Hourglass


I was sitting in the room, listening to my iPod when my eye caught a glimpse of the hourglass on the shelf, and this is how it started...

Time is of no consequence and of every consequence. I started imagining people as hourglasses, some have just begun, some are mid way and others are almost over. Our grain slowly and steadily flows, with no emotion, no judgment, no…


Added by melpo theodorou on June 6, 2011 at 6:00 — 2 Comments

Vans Makes Custom Hermes Sneakers

Robert Verdi (New York stylist) took some of his old Hermès silk scarves and got Vans to use them to customize his sneakers. …


Added by Shoelosophy on June 6, 2011 at 5:30 — No Comments

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