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Sustainability never goes out of style for Craig Jacobs

Sustainability never goes out of style for Craig Jacobs

SA is no stranger to an abundance of talented, award-winning designers. But when it comes to adding a thoughtful and stylish approach few can hold a candle to the vibrant work of Craig Jacobs.

Plus-size label ventures into wedding dresses for curvy women

Fashion label Plus Fab, the apparel house that placed "fabulous" into plus sized, is embarking on a road to corner the market of fully figured brides.

Castle Milk Stout and Contralesa to launch inaugural Ancestors Day

SPONSORED | The commemoration day is set for May 8 2021

How to eat well and stay healthy this winter

The colder months of the year can often derail those who are on their healthy eating journey.

Joyous Celebration still hitting the high notes after 25 years

While longevity in the music industry can be hard to achieve, award-winning gospel group Joyous Celebration has proven it is very much possible.

Nigerian duo hope to turn local spirit into premium brand

Chibueze Akukwe sticks a label on a bottle of an upmarket Nigerian spirit in a factory in Lagos. He hopes stylish branding will help sell the tipple, fermented in nearby villages using techniques dating back centuries, to upmarket customers.

Are DIY sugar waxes and drinking chlorophyll good for your skin?

Beauty trends come and go. There are things we’re never going to do again and things that have become canon.

Mbali Sebokedi changes narrative on beauty and brains

Mbali Sebokedi is capturing the local literature scene through her beauty.

Sale of sex toys on the rise as people explore more

The pandemic halted a lot of businesses but it appears to have been profitable for the adult sex toy industry, as those long days cooped up inside turned into hours of adult fun time.

Durban homeowners score big win over neighbouring property

Homeowners living on Durban’s Berea have secured a court victory, with costly implications for the local municipality, to set aside the decision to approve plans for a neighbouring development which blocks sea and city views and casts their home of 21 years into darkness.

These were SA’s best-selling cars in March

New-vehicle sales bounce back after a slow start to the year

Guilt-free, hearty food to ward off the winter chills

The colder months make you want to eat more lush, decadent food that warms you from the inside.

Recipes to try on Easter weekend with your family

The Easter break is upon us and a lot of people are looking forward to the break. With Easter comes the expectations of catching up with family, a sense of thanksgiving and generous food portions. Some people in SA choose to eat fish over meat on Good Friday.

Help put a smile on someone's face this Easter

The Easter holiday is a time often spent with family and loved ones in remembrance of Christ’s death and resurrection – the ultimate sign of love for many believers. To spread love and the spirit of generosity this Easter, here are a few organisations you can help to create a memorable Easter for the less fortunate.

Lowdown on Easter traditions and their origins

Delicious  dishes and spiritually fulfilling church services make the Easter holidays memorable. But have you ever wondered about the origins of these Easter traditions and how they came about? Here’s a brief history of four popular Easter traditions that we have adopted as our own.

Couple gets new lease on life with baking business

A cook-off challenge between friends to get rid of the lockdown boredom has given a Joburg couple a new lease on life with a thriving baking business.

Fashion Without Borders hosts SA’s first phygital fashion show

When the world of fashion came to a standstill, there were many innovative ways in which fashion weeks and designers adjusted to the new normal. From virtual shows to fashion films, there have been many innovative ways used to tell a sartorial story.

SA travellers can visit these 9 countries and likely won’t need to quarantine when arriving or returning

Some countries have 'moderate restrictions' in place for South African travellers, where travel is possible but only if travellers meet certain entry requirements which include taking a Covid-19 test.

Harry Potter publisher raises profit view as reading picks up during lockdowns

Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury said on Wednesday profit for fiscal year 2020 will be significantly above market expectations as a surge in reading during the lockdown continued.

A TV presenter, activist and former journalist share their scars of abuse

SPONSORED | Gender-based violence is a scourge that affects black, white, rich and poor

All you need to know about collagen

In the beauty business the contents of the fountain of youth change every year. Enthusiasts and beautypreneurs discover a miracle ingredient annually, and collagen has been very popular in beauty for a while now with people like Kourtney Kardashian, who swear by using the powdered form in their matcha smoothies to people who believe the best way to ingest it is in the form of bone broth.

Tuning into music therapy can soothe Covid-19 anxiety

Anxiety, depression and stress have soared since Covid-19 entered our lives, but music therapy may help soothe your blues away, a research team from Nelson Mandela University.has found.

Hubby rekindles chef's love for cooking

Chef Zanele van Zyl has two cookbooks to her name. The 41-year-old former IT technician from Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal, was on maternity leave in 2012 when her love for cooking was kindled. Her husband, who loves to cook and took culinary classes while abroad in Canada, served as her inspiration.

Hussar Grill is a meat lover's dream

You'll will never view your steak the same way after a short lesson on different cuts of steak from a staff member at Hussar Grill restaurant at Silverstar. Rib-eye, T-bone, sirloin, tenderloin you will be familiar with these cuts of meat as well as the ageing process and what it is best served with by the time you make your choice of meal.

Casual five-star haven perfect Jozi staycation venue

Nestled in Johannesburg’s city centre, there is a hidden gem in the luxurious yet casual five-star haven, The Houghton Hotel. Exquisitely understated, the scenic oasis is a lifestyle resort in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Jozi.

Dream come true for chef as he bags slot on food channel

Chef Katlego Mlambo landed a television show on the satellite television channel, the Food Network.

Food gardening healed, gave Phala business idea

From manicured lawns to small kitchen gardens there is a sense of peace and fulfillment that these organic matters invoke.

Lindo thinking outside the box with delicious food treats

Lindo “Dust” Ntuli is feeding Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal, one combo box at a time.

Tranquil eatery fits Jojo to a tea

The need for peace and tranquillity combined with the love of tea is what led 24-year-old Amanda Jojo to open her Midrand eatery, The Trea Garden.
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