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Woman & Home South Africa

Woman & Home South Africa May - June 2020

Woman & Home puts the reader at the centre of everything they do, never pigeonholing, always believing it’s attitude not age that matters, always with a positive tone that connects to the reader, giving her confidence, glamour and inspiration to try new experiences. woman&home has a brand new attitude and offers irresistible inspiration each and every month.

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2 min.
keep on going

When I read our article The physical power of positive thinking on page 30, I couldn't help but think how much we all need a Mary Poppins-style dose of optimism and hope in our lives. 'The best way out is always through' The changes we're experiencing in our daily lives, along with the rest of the world, seem to be almost beyond the wit of humankind to comprehend, and all we can do is try to rationally make the best choices for the day we're in. With so many of us affected by the Covid-19 pandemic in such different ways, the world can seem a very scary place right now. Our theme this month, Be Calm, espouses the belief that we can only tackle the challenges that arise if we can manage…

1 min.
meet our contributors

SUSAN QUILLIAM is a relationships expert specialising in love and sex. On page 54, she provided expert commentary on the effects affairs can have on everyone involved. * My guilty pleasure? I love a well-crafted crime novel – but it has to end with the good guys winning and the bad guys getting their just deserts. The guilt comes because these novels are escapist; I get pleasure from engaging with a demanding puzzle that has a reasonably happy ending. MILLY JOHNSON, an award-winning and bestselling author of romantic fiction, wrote our short story (p144). + My guilty pleasure? An 'orange bliss' cocktail. It's made up of Baileys Irish Cream liqueur and Grand Marnier, and is as gorgeous as it is lethal! + The advice I'd give my younger self? To never go more…

6 min.
i’m so much bolder now!

‘I’ve come to see ambition at work as a positive thing’ Emily, 37, is enjoying a wave of career success, appearing in one box office hit after another. She first made a name for herself as Emily Charlton in The Devil Wears Prada, and the last few years have seen the actress take on more demanding roles in films like The Girl on The Train and Mary Poppins Returns . In 2018 she starred alongside her husband, John Krasinski, in the award-winning thriller A Quiet Place , which he also directed. In the film’s highly anticipated sequel, Emily returns to her role as mother of three, Evelyn. Though John isn’t acting in the second instalment, he’s at the helm once more as the film’s director. Emily and John live in Ojai, a…

1 min.
new for you

ELEGANT LUXE Known for beautifully feminine pieces, Poetry’s winter range is all about cosy luxe. Think fabulous knits, reversible puffers, animal-print shirts, and soft-touch teddy coats. Coat, R2 399; jumper, R699; shirt, R699, all 6 to 18 STACK IT Pandora’s My True Colours rings are perfectly shaped for stacking. Choose stones in different shades: soft greens for balance, calming blues, fiery reds, and deep purple for love and creativity. RING IT UP Ring-handle bags have been around for a while, with summer bags sporting fun wooden circles. This season brings us more decorative versions, with silver and gold rings, such as these from the ever-classy Ted Baker London – perfect for luxing up your look. PRETTY IN SILK Get a little girly this winter and layer up with lavish printed scarves that’ll give your look an elegant…

4 min.
everyday essentials

GO WITH THE FLOW Who said tailoring had to be boring? Loose, high-waisted trousers are the most versatile and comfortable item you’ll own. Swap classic black for camel, beige, and chocolate brown – staying loyal to just a few colours will make your winter wardrobe work harder as you mix and match. DRESS SENSE Puff sleeves are a key detail this year. Give them a go with a chic midi dress in a houndstooth print. Wear it belted and work it with heels for the office, or loose and paired with ankle boots for a more casual weekend look. CHECKMATE Bold checks were all over the catwalk for autumn/winter. Look for classic pieces like a trench coat with a modern check print in bold shades. For off-duty wear, throw it over a simple knit dress,…

2 min.
the great cover up

HERITAGE CHECKS This classic style is a smart investment and guaranteed to be a favourite in your wardrobe for years to come. Heritage fabrics work well on almost all designs – just invest in a fit that works for your shape. Double-breasted coats balance broad shoulders, while single-breasted ones with streamlined V-necks flatter bigger busts. STYLE TIP A slim fit with small lapels will accentuate curves without adding bulk PRACTICAL PUFFERS You no longer need to hit those hiking trails to wear one of these! Practical, yes, but they can be fashionable, too. Longline styles are perfect for blocking out the cold, but not ideal if you’re petite. Instead, try layering a short, ultra-thin design under an overcoat for an effective extra layer of warmth that won’t swamp your frame. STYLE TIP The streamlined V-neck and belted…