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#TRYSOMETHINGNEW: STATEMENT SUNGLASSES

‘Life is for living’, so the saying goes, so here at ELLE we’re stepping out of our comfort zone and trying new things – especially as we head into a new year. Fuze tea™ recently launched the...
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TOP 5 #SFW2014 LOOKS

South Africa's best runway photographer, Simon Deiner, and AFI Prive's Head Buyer Kyle Boshoff selected, styled and shot their top five looks from this last weekend's Swahili Fashion Week. Asya Idarous...
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SWAHILI FASHION WEEK RUNWAY REPORT

Swahili Fashion Week 2014 just wrapped up, and we're loving what we're seeing from established and emerging African designers alike. Here's our runway round-up: Handmade from Tanzania This brand, which...
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SWAHILI FASHION WEEK BEGINS

ELLE chats to Jen Deiner, head producer for Swahili Fashion Week, as the runway shows kick off in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam this weekend. What’s your role in Swahili Fashion Week? I'm head...
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10 PARTY HEELS WE LOVE

Whether classic and sophisticated or bold and eccentric, let your heels do the talking this season and reveal you party personality.     1.Block heel, R699, Woolworths 2.Strappy heel,...
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COUNTDOWN TO SOWETO FASHION WEEK

Come Wednesday, Soweto will come alive with the edgiest Afro-chic street style as the movers and shakers of the continent's fashion pack flock to the suburb for Soweto Fashion Week 2014. From 26 to 29...
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YOU’RE UNIQUE, DRESS LIKE IT

He's one of three inspired women behind Africa's hottest fashion e-commerce site, and is on a one-person mission to change the way the world thinks about African fashion. For Fadesola Adedayo, his message to...
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11 STUNNING SWIMSUITS FOR SUMMER

Summer is here, and we're bringing you the inside scoop on the hottest swimwear trends. There's no making excuses now: you need to hit the beach. And, with this selection of swimsuits out now, you'll be...
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LAGOS FASHION WEEK UNWRAPPED

While we were in Johannesburg for MBFWA, up north was the showcasing of spectacular design in Nigeria’s fashion capital, Lagos for GTBLFDW (GT Bank Lagos Fashion & Design week), from 30 October to 2...
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FRONT ROW FASHION: #MBFWAFRICA 2014

We introduced you to the designers, hand-picked you the highlights, and now Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Africa has come to an end, we're reflecting on the best of the front row fashion. From the prince of...