YOUR WEEKLY DOSE OF CREATIVE COOL: FENTY BEAUTY AND FENTY SKIN, AMAQHAWEKAZI EVENT, AND ‘NICE’ MUSIC

Photography and Fashion

IMAGE COURTESY OF SS.

Space Spinach (SS): New clothing collection

For the fashion-forward city adventurer, check out Space Spinach (SS) – a multi-functional fashion label founded by South African designer Dennis Collins.

Model: Jade and Lindsey. Photographer: David Shiffman. IMAGE COURTESY OF SS.

A brand that takes cues from skate culture, SS offers you the option of sustainable casual clothing, animal-print pieces and classic fits. With the fashion label’s latest collection you can build an effortless and fashionable wardrobe influenced by multilayered vintage-inspired streetwear.

Follow more of this story via the Space Spinach IG page.

Elsewhere in Fashion, check out some clothing pieces on the Boredom Studios Webshop: Boredom studios x JJ Collaboration.

Nthatuoa: Brand expansion

South African sustainable fashion brand Nthatuoa combines wearability and unique designs, making it a go-to for well-made knitwear.

Alongside the limited series knitwear range, the brand is also known for elevated basics, two-pieces, crochet bags, and everyday staples, using up-cycled fabrics, coffee cotton and cotton yarn. Priced on the higher side, these pieces are an investment, but ones you will love and wear for a lifetime. Build a stylish and eco-conscious wardrobe with these designs!

Read the full article here.

Also: adidas x Rich Mnisi debut Tsonga-inspired clothing collection. & Aperol’s campaign ‘Together we joy’ slowdances into the scope of identity with Mira Jaan

Beauty and Lifestyle

Fenty Beauty x Fenty Skin: 2022 launch across Africa!

Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin have officially landed in Africa!

According to the Fenty Beauty website: ”Rihanna creates makeup to inspire: ‘Makeup is there for you to have fun with,’ she says”. So, no time to waste then, darling. Go find some of that beautiful peachy-pink blush or lipstick you’ve been wanting to try for so long! And have some fun with it, juts like RiRi does.

The beauty products are available is these countries: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Shop your fav beauty items at any ARC Store in South Africa – in person or online.

Read the full story, Rihanna announces Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin to Launch in 8 African countries.

Launch: Nedori Beauty

Get ready for another exciting South African beauty brand’s launch!

Also: Sustainable Fashion with Glory Daze & The Sara Holland x Poetry collaboration inspired by fynbos in the Western Cape.

Music and Film

Portrait fo Luh’ra. Photographer: Nic Loupis. IMAGE COURTESY OF THE GOOD TIMES CO.

EP Release: Luh’ra – Nice

“I took it as an opportunity to grow – especially in terms of the musicality of my work,” says Luh’ra ahead of her 2022 release.

Give It All ft. South African photographer and rapper ANDYMKOSI is the first single from the upcoming EP, which drops Friday 3rd June 2022.

Pre-Save Give it All at this link

Also: Everything You Need To About Netflix’s Next Action-Packed Filled Film, Collision & From Cape to Cairo: celebrate Africa month with a new Netflix collection of local stories.

Nightlife

iQhawe Magazine presents: amaQHAWEkazi, The Art Exhibition

Get ready for their upcoming event, which takes place this Saturday!

Aiming to shine light on talented and emerging creative Women, The Art Exhibition will feature works that cross between visual art and music. Attend the event opening on 28 May, from 13h00 – 19h00. Hosted at 99 Juta Street, amaQHAWEkazi lands itself in a design-focused development – the heart of culturally vibrant Braamfontein.

Open Studios: @august_house76 x @meta.foundation x @openstudiosjoburg

This bi-annual event is FREE to attend – register online and secure your spot! Make sure to also have on you, either your printed ticket or e-ticket on the day of the event.

Be sure to keep an eye on our site for a new weekly round-up of creative cool every Friday.



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