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May 4, 2017
Seraaj Semaar x Chclt

Youth 95 Part One: Seraaj Semaar; the basic boy with a not-so-basic vision

A certain twinkle in the eye and mountains of enthusiasm spill out of Seraaj Semaar when he talks about fashion. A freelance stylist and co-owner of fashion brand Youth 95, Seraaj talks about where his love of fashion came from, his hopes and aspirations for the youth of South Africa and minimalist style. Humbled, soft …

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April 20, 2017

Product Design Part One: Packaging

A great thing about hiring an industrial designer to offer your business design solutions is that the designer conceptualises and creates products that are not only great in design, but both functional in sustainability and an economical sense e.g packaging. The first contributing factor one faces when given many options is the packaging of a …

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April 5, 2017

Fok: Backyard gallery from an idiosyncratic graffiti artist

We speak to Mo Hassan, a local Cape Town visual graffiti artist and chat about life as a creative and how his characters are opening up new avenues for his career. What have you been busy with? I’ve been playing around with animation and it’s more of a personal project for me. I have this …

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March 31, 2017

SA Fashion Week, Young and Lazy, Woolworths and cashing in

Being quite the jet setter recently, we managed to squeeze in a few moments with Anees Petersen from Young and Lazy to chat about his latest collaboration with Woolworths, his first ever show at SA Fashion Week this past weekend and why he’s not a sellout. How do you think you as a designer will …

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March 22, 2017

Street Lines Apparel: Local South African fashion for dynamic women

We chatted to local urban wear brand Street Lines Apparel owner to discuss what it’s like being a girl boss, taking the leap of faith and the hustle that never stops. The indisputable pride that stems from Nuraan Samsodien shows through her love of fashion and translates into Street Lines Apparel. The brand was founded …

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