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SALMA HAYEK PINAULT DEBUTS DOCUMENTARY

Actress, director and fashion lover Salma Hayek Pinault, who helped found the Chime For Change charity with Italian fashion label Gucci, unveiled a new documentary, Humaira: The Game Changer, at the Women’s...
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THE DESIGNER BEHIND THE HAND FAN RENAISSANCE

Who of us hasn’t ever watched My Fair Lady, or Spanish flamenco dancers, and not secretly pictured themselves smiling invitingly from behind the pretty patterns of an oh-so-dainty hand fan? An enterprise...
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MIRANDA KERR BY NUMBERS

From a small farm in rural Australia to the ramps and wings of many a Victoria's Secret catwalk, Miranda Kerr is one supermodel who has never strayed far from our sight since her debut at age 13. But what's...
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WOMEN MAKING WAVES IN VOLVO OCEAN RACE

They’re 9 days into their month-long voyage from Spain to the Cape and already making waves in the Volvo Ocean Race: meet the skilled sailors of the first all female team to compete in this epic race for...
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POUT FOR PROGRESS

Writing heals. This is the philosophy of journalist and philanthropic entrepreneur Zaza Motha, the founder of POUT, a self-empowerment movement for young South African women. Inspired by her childhood hobby...
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WOMEN ON WALLS

A woman, her head veiled by a traditional hijab, her hand – scrawled with Arabic quotes – covers her eyes in a gesture which speaks more of ‘see no evil’ than playful peek-a-boo. But this discomforting...
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OBAMA GIRLS HAILED MOST INFLUENTIAL TEENS

With a president for a dad and a lawyer for a mom, Sasha and Malia Obama have a lot to live up to, but they've just landed an auspicious list that proves they're well on their way there. The teen sisters...
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VICTORIA BECKHAM IN SA FOR UNAIDS

Victoria Beckham has been in South Africa this past week, and you won't believe what she's been up to: graffiting a wall in Soweto.   But the pop star-turned-style icon wasn't up to no good, and her...
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HIPSTERHIJABI TALKS FASHIONABLE MODESTY

Last week, we brought you the story of Hipster Hijabis - a muslim woman incorporating trends into her customary attire and sharing it on Instagram. Fashion forward and faithful, Summer Albarcha is the brain...
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AFRICA’S RICHEST WOMEN REVEALED

Forbes’ 2014 billionaires list is out, and, with a record 29 Africans making the $1 billion-plus club, we were curious to see how many were women. The answer, is two. Of 29 billionaires in Africa,...