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February 22, 2017

Sol-Sol and Maylee: Fashion Matrimony

We find out a little about Sol-Sol’s creator Mathew Kieser and Maylee’s Melissa Kieser, how they met and what works for them as a business couple dominating the fashion world. Can you please tell me where you guys met and what work you do? We met in 2007 at a Pizza joint in Durban. We …

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February 17, 2017

You don’t need a degree when you have passion: Baked Bistro

A  story of true persistence and passion, Zahir Mohamed from the Baked cafes shares his story of flunking high school, moving away from home, following his dream and making it a reality. Originally from Port Elizabeth, 28-year-old Zahir was raised by his grandparents and decided to move out after he failed matric. He moved down …

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February 15, 2017

Art becomes you: About The Seppis and their love for photography

It’s amazing to look at photos and their incredible ability to portray and influence emotions like they do and it comes as no surprise that these images you see are created by an amazing couple called The Seppis. Comprising of husband and wife, Taariq Sepstar and Seemaa Allie are creative partners that work primarily with …

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February 13, 2017

Youtube, iPhones and a luxury leather brand later

Research Unit’s Erin-Lee and Chad Petersen invited us to their workshop to have a chat about being a husband-wife team, selling an iPhone for capital and building their empire together.Erin is the picture of the modern day businesswoman; bold, independent and ambitious. She is the fire to Chad’s cool persona and together, they have created …

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January 30, 2017

Music: Wavey Don AKA the Developer

Lee Cloete, known by many in music as Wavey Don, speaks to us about his life outside of Dj’ing, his partnership with Chocolate Sauce and becoming something other than what his childhood tried to dictate. How did your relationship with Chocolate Sauce come about? Well, we met a few years ago while both of us …

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January 25, 2017

The seasoned designer: from PE to Montreal

Sometimes you meet a person that makes an impact on your life from the moment you meet them. We follow fashion designer Shukrie Joel’s journey of experimentation, practical learning and travelling. Aside from being a likeable person, Shukrie Joel is a designer with international experience, having travelled and worked in many cities and up until …

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January 20, 2017

Super Heroes don’t always wear capes

SHAR’s (Super Heroes Are Real) Jade Gerbach and Keegan Alexander sat down with Chocolate Sauce and gave us a bit of insight as to who they are, what they do, and how they’re impacting the mind sets of others through music, art, fashion and social development. What is SHAR and who are the brains behind …

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December 23, 2016

Shy Cutie Making Waves With Twobop’s First Women’s Collection

Chocolate Sauce did an interview with up and coming designer for Twobop, Ulfah Davids, and spoke to her about life, being awkward and the first ever women’s range for the brand. Fresh out of university, as in walked in here after her graduation, Ulfah, 25, ventured into male streetwear for Twobop and introduced their first …

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October 13, 2016

Taariq’s got the sauce – Feature

“Be like water my friend”. This is one of Taariq Latiff’s favourite quotes. It also exemplifies the way he has tackled the growth of his Cape Town-based design agency, Chocolate Sauce. The story for Chocolate Sauce began when he started doing freelance work in 2009 during his third year at varsity. Two months into his …

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