3 things that suck about weddings


Like marriages, weddings can be the most wonderful things. Like marriages, they can also be awful, and there are some awful things about them, according to Laura Shortridge.

5 makeup tips for fiery red-heads


Make sure you always look on point with these tips that will enhance your stunning hair colour.

How to love the body you have: part 1


When last did you look in the mirror and like what you see? Tracy Gold gives some practical ways of loving the body you have.

Laverne Cox posed naked for the Allure - and we’re basically speechless

Celeb Gossip

The Orange is The New Black star shared her AMAZING self on her Instagram page; and we’re all pretty close to tears over here.

10 questions for WAKE - basically, SA's most impressive new fashion label


WAKE won the Renault New Talent search at the SAFW, here we chat to the brand's talented designer, Pieter Burger.

5 lotto winners who (quickly) lost it all


After blowing all their winnings, these ‘winners’ ended up being even more poor than they were before hitting the jackpot.

Now this is how you wear a denim dress


Afraid to go for an all-denim look? Fashion photographer and blogger, Amy Scheepers shares her love for denim with us. Now we want her dress.

Is the #crotchie the new #selfie?


No man, no one wants to see that...

Should we shame Mindy Kaling’s brother for “faking black"?


Vijay Chokal-Ingam posed as a black American to get into medical school. Does that make him a racial imposter, or is he facing an identity crisis?

Win tickets to the Red Carpet Fashion Show and KarenFay jewelry


Need some gorgeous new jewels? Want to win a night out at a fancy event? Then enter now!

Go play in your man cave, I’ll be in my sassy She Shed

News and Trends

These women built their own little getaways and you should too.

African diplomats to meet Nkoana-Mashabane over xenophobia


International Relations Minister Maite Maite Nkoana-Mashabane is set to meet with ambassadors and diplomats from other African countries to discuss the latest wave of xenophobic attacks in the country.

5 fashion & beauty disasters we're still talking about


It makes us laugh, cry and sometimes it sends us into a blind rage.

You are ready for the commitment but are you ready for the finances?


When it comes to marriage or moving in with your significant other, finances has an important role to play in determining the success of your relationship.

10 ways to look younger without using tightening creams


10 anti-ageing tips that will knock years off your appearance.

Help, I think I’m having a mid-life crisis


Lili Radloff is getting old and she's mostly okay with it. Mostly.

Law protecting Mugabe from insults must stay - Zim vice president


A law that makes it a jailable offence to criticise Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is "reasonable" and must remain on the statute books, Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa says.

Brides, you need linen tweed nails for your wedding


Today, Essie shares their latest nail trend with us and it's called linen tweed. Give your French manicure a much-needed makeover...

'Petty' crime is not ok


A reader explains how the "it could have been worse" stigma simply condones crime..

Why are there still so few black cover girls?


Vogue magazine may be stepping up and using black models on their covers (finally!), but there is still a long way to go for a more racially diverse fashion industry.

This Harry Potter themed wedding is all sorts of magical

Real Weddings

Meet the couple whose love of Harry Potter resulted in a wedding celebration that any witch or wizard will appreciate.

What do "normal" couples talk about on the phone?


"You hang up... No you hang up" really can't be the only thing couples say to each other on the phone, but do we actually know what they talk about?

11 handbags we are desperately coveting


Okay, so winter is coming and we are investing in some of the chicest, on trend handbags and clutches around. Where should you shop for them? Let's have a look...

Instagram style file: Emma Jane Menteath


Model and fashion blogger, Emma Jane, shows us how to beautifully transition from summer to winter...

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