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A Proudly South African, Luxurious and Sustainable Swimsuit Brand.

  We catch up with the Colleen Murray Owner and creative director of Lily Label powerhouse as she unpacks some of the secrets to her company’s success. When did the entrepreneur bug bite you? I think I’ve always known I would start my own business, even from a young age, it was a natural progression with both my parents being entrepreneurs. Once I completed my undergrad in fashion, I did my post-grad in entrepreneurship and then proceeded to start Lily. I am a very independent person and pa …



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Africa Fashion International (AFI) Designers Unite

  5 May, Sandton, South Africa. Given the negative impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on businesses, especially SMEs, AFI has partnered with AFI fashion designers to support the most vulnerable workers in this sector and assist the designers with business continuity. The partnership will help fashion designers and their respective employees (i.e. seamstresses and patternmakers), and fabrics distributors, maintain employment by receiving payment for the production of needed public facemask …



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Fashion Trends From The 80s And 90s Making A Comeback

  There is nothing new under the sun, some philosophists (if there is such a word) have boldly declared. While millennials can come and debunk that philosophy by saying, WIFI, AI and a whole new load of 21st century tech stuff like cloud computing, driverless cars and lidar what what, truth is trends come and go in most cases. The fashion and beauty industry has evolved over the years. Looking at those old black and white photos, you can see that in the old golden days(like what the old fol …



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Louis Vuitton New Leather Line LV Pont 9

The LV Pont 9 shoulder bag is Louis Vuitton’s latest embodiment of effortless Parisian chic and a symbol of its ongoing commitment to exquisite craftsmanship. Perfect for both everyday and special occasions, this new design takes its name from Paris’ Pont Neuf, the oldest and most celebrated bridge that sits opposite Louis Vuitton’s headquarters in Paris.  It also marks the first release of the House’s new LV Pont 9 leather line. The bag’s refined, rounded design is brought to life in smooth, li …



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Louis Vuitton re-purposes its French workshops to make non-surgical face masks.

  Louis Vuitton has launched the production of hundreds of thousands of non-surgical protective masks, re-purposing its French workshops in Marsaz and Saint-Donat (Drôme), Saint-Pourçain (Allier), Ducey (Manche) and Sainte-Florence (Vendée), where three hundred artisans are mobilised in response to the French government’s plea for the increased production of alternative non-surgical masks to aid in the battle against Covid-19. Michael Burke, Louis Vuitton Chairman and CEO, formalised the st …



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Luxury Fashion brands in Kenya you should know

  Kenya is Africa’s 2nd largest luxury market after South Africa according to economic analysts. This has increased competition between rising luxury brands to set up their businesses in the country. As much as international brands are loved, the local luxury fashion is also trending. The local demand for luxury items has increased up recently, enlarging the market for these luxury goods and services, among these being fashion. Here are some of the Kenyan brands on the rise you should get t …



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OKAPI – An African Luxury Brand with Presence

OKAPI – An African Luxury Brand with Presence, Nature Conservative Cautious, Unique and Timeless Luxurious, authentic, bold, energy, artisanal, attention to detail, quality over quantity are just a few words that describe the @OKAPI brand. Produced in Cape Town, South Africa I had the honour of meeting the Brand Ambassador of OKAPI.com @Anadia Green at the Rosebank store in Johannesburg. I experienced brand passion, energy, one-on-one brand connect and undivided attention. OKAPI.com is an Africa …



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REAKING NEWS: Bvlgari collaborates with Alexander Wang

  BVLGARI SERPENTI THROUGH THE EYES OF ALEXANDER WANG Alexander Wang reimagines Bvlgari’s iconic Serpenti motif for an exclusive and limited handbag capsule collection. Alexander Wang x Bvlgari reinterprets the Iconic Serpenti Forever Bag and the concept of packaging as luxury.  Inspired by Bvlgari’s heritage and blending Wang’s signature high-low approach, the focal point of the collection is to use traditional packaging components including the watch box, the dust bag and the paper shoppi …



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THE ACCESSORIES HOLIDAY SEASON CAPSULE COLLECTION

Designed to celebrate festivities 2019 with Serpenti, the Holiday Season Capsule Collection mixes up vibrant gem-inspired nuances with a dazzling winter animation. Two iconic styles of the Serpenti Forever range – the classic cross-body bag with jewellery-chain and the versatile cross-body bag with top handle and detachable chain with Leather strap–are given a festive makeover with Flash Amethyst and White Agate Calf Leather in combination with a hint of glint. Indeed,the shining brushed metalli …



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The Journey to Sustainable Luxury with Chloe Sevigny’s Green Carpet Collection bag

Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress, director and celebrated fashion muse Chloë Sevigny has collaborated with Chopard to design and launch a Green Carpet Collection (GCC) bag with a sustainable story.  Chopard, known for being the first luxury jewellery and watch Maison to create a 100% ethical gold supply chain, announced its commitment to expand The Journey to Sustainable Luxury to include its luxury accessories collection – starting with sustainably sourced leather. “Chlo …



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THE SEARCH FOR SA’S MOST ENTERPRISING WOMEN IS ON! 

  Entries now open for the SANTAM Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with FAIRLADY & TRUE LOVE Santam, FAIRLADY and, for the first time this year, TRUELOVE Magazine, have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country! If you have just started out or have been running your own business for a while, now is the time to enter this prestigious competition. Also new to the awards this year is our co-sponsor, Lulalend, who are all about providing f …



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Top South African women to judge the 2020 Santam Women of the Future Awards in association with FAIRLADY and TRUELOVE

Santam, FAIRLADY and TRUELOVE Magazines have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country: three amazing women who are creating opportunities for others and boosting South Africa`s economy by setting up their own businesses. The panel of respected judges presiding over the awards are:  Professor Thuli Madonsela Chair of Social Justice at Stellenbosch University & Founder of Social Justice M-Plan and the Thuma Foundation, Professor Madonsela has been part of …



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Xylo Belt Bags – Simple, Sylish and Convenient

  Cape Town,  June 2020- In a pre-covid era, the worst thing you could do was leave the house without your phone or purse but these days, we wouldn’t dare leave without our face mask and hand sanitizer- maybe even a travel-sized pack of disinfectant wipes too. Whilst these essential items are now our top priority, there is still the hesitation and apprehension around lugging all our belongings around in public. If you’re searching for a chic, sleek and safe way to keep your go-to supplies h …



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