10and5 selects the best local Spring/ Summer 2023 trends you should be wearing right now. The search for the best swimsuit brands can leave you drowning in a sea of options. But this year, the quest for beach and poolside excellence will be easier, because the...

Zizipho Poswa's latest solo exhibition, uBuhle boKhokho (Beauty of Our Ancestors), opens next week at Southern Guild Gallery. Portrait shot of Zizipho Poswa in her studio. IMAGE COURTESY OF SOUTHERN GUILD. From 17 November 2022 to 02 February 2023, Poswa's work is put on view at...

Photography and Fashion Model: Mieke Olivier. IMAGE COURTESY OF ilyathelabel. I Love You Anyway The Label: Creative Women Spotlight This Tumblr-Born fashion brand harnesses the allure of femininity, sexuality and fashionable kink. Check out ilyathelable – a womenswear fashion label founded by South African designer Kajal Shah (Kaj). The Durban...

Few designers treat bodies with the same respect as Kajal Shah (Kaj). The Durban native is intent on dedicating the majority of her crafting time to creating ‘a new normal’, inspired by the subversive fashion basics sprawled all over Pinterest and Tumblr feeds. In her...

Founded and led by Megan Cozens, a zero-waste enthusiast, student of life, and self-accomplished business woman, Plaiin cosmetics is redefining the role that beauty can play in our lives. Blending modern bakery delight with the world of beauty, Plaiin’s collection of value-worthy skincare was designed...

Cape-Town-based jewellery brand Oh My Goss creates custom jewellery pieces, designed for either your everyday look or special occasion. Most popular, are the reworked family heirlooms and old gemstones, for which each jewellery piece is handcrafted from a mix of new, recycled and reclaimed metals....

OKUSHA is a proudly African, Female-owned jewellery and accessory collective based in Cape Town, South Africa.  Established in 2020, by owners Amy Kropman and Joani Groenewald, Okusha envisioned the development of a unique, bold yet sophisticated jewellery brand that is both socially and environmentally conscious. Okusha...

Roxanne Bayman, an alumni from Total Concept Academy, started her career at Mac Cosmetics, where she gained experience, before relocating to Cape Town to pursue a career as a freelance MUA. This experience confirmed her love for meeting new people, whilst cultivating the perfect environment...

Pastry Skincare is Beauty on TApp's own skincare brand. Created in South Africa, these products are all locally baked, formulated and manufactured with the consumer in mind.  In 2015, Joburg-native Mathebe Molise founded Beauty on TApp, an e-commerce business that works with an extensive line of...

Laubser Maggie, Portrait of a Women with Pink Blouse, Oil on canvas, 1989-69. IMAGE COURTESY OF ATMOSPHERE. This Women’s Month Her… an exhibition celebrating women artists and their contribution to the industry is exhibiting in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Using a variety of media, the exhibition...

Stand a chance to win R50 000 and a collaboration with Redbat on the next Redbat Posse capsule by entering the #RedbatPosse Design competition. A platform for women, created by women.  The deadline for submission is 18 July 2022...

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