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True Love

October 2019

True Love is the iconic South African fashion, beauty and lifestyle magazine for black women. It is the go-to handbook and style guide for women who believe that their magazine should be stylish and thought provoking. It challenges its readers with in depth, focusing on subjects that stimulate debate and discussion.

Country:
South Africa
Language:
English
Publisher:
Media 24 Ltd
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EDITOR Mbali Soga CONTENT EDITOR Kemong Mopedi PRODUCTION MANAGER Khathu Thusi 011 713 9736 FASHION AND BEAUTY BEAUTY EDITOR Palesa Vilakazi ASSISTANT Tsakane Ndlovu ART SENIOR DESIGNER Given Zondi SENIOR DESIGNER Ntokozo Brian Mahlaba PHOTO RETOUCHER Jermain Hendricks CREATIVE CONSULTANTS Anton Sassenberg, Sihle Madlala FEATURES AND LIFESTYLE COPY EDITOR Vida Li Sik JOURNALIST Sisonke Labase FOOD EDITOR Tumelo Mushi-Sebopa EDITORIAL CONTRIBUTORS Elaine Schoeman, Audrey Maloka, Zizipho Mqingwana, Dimakatso Komape, Pertunia Mkasa, Innocentia Nkadimeng ONLINE DIGITAL EDITOR Buhle Mbete ADVERTISING SALES ASSISTANT (JHB, CT & KZN ) Yasmeen Adams 011 713 9549 PUBLISHING PUBLISHER Nikki Ruttimann CIRCULATION MANAGER Riaan Weyers 021 503 7179 PRODUCT MANAGER Janine Snyman 011 713 9918 BRAND COORDINATOR Andile Nkosi OFFICE ASSISTANT Thabile Mphuthi CEO: MEDIA24 Ishmet Davidson GM: MEDIA24 LIFESTYLE Minette Ferreira GM: MEDIA24 MONTHLIES Nerisa Coetzee HEAD OF FINANCE: MEDIA24 LIFESTYLE Jameelah Conway…

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to health

When brainstorming the current issue with the team, I couldn’t contain my laughter when one of the ladies suggested we do a feature on marriage weight. Basically, marriage weight is when the comfort of blissful matrimony leads to gaining weight. I had never heard of such a concept, as I’m constantly battling weight gain on any given day [Chuckles]! Our feature on DNA Analysis (page 94) delves deeper into how testing your DNA make-up could give you the secret to longevity. Literally, what your body thrives on, food to eat or stay away from, and the perfect exercise regime best suited to you. A few months ago, while travelling from an event in Bloemfontein, I had the pleasure of meeting fitness extraordinaire Takkies, of Dancing In Heels. She praised how DNA…

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style news

LOCAL IS LEKKER! FOSCHINI IS A BIG SUPPORTER OF LOCAL BRANDS AND SO ARE WE! THE STORE OFFERS WOMEN NOTHING BUT AN AMAZING SHOPPING EXPERIENCE WITH BRANDS THAT ARE SOPHISTICATED, EDGY AND LOVED BY MANY. FROM NOW ON, YOU'LL BE SEEING UP TO 50 % OFF ON LOCAL BRANDS IN ALL OUR STORES, NATIONWIDE. KICKING OFF THE LOCAL COLLABORATIONS WILL BE KISUA AFRICA AND BURGUNDY FLY, AS WELL AS HAIR AND BEAUTY CARE BRAND, CANDI & CO. WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO WATCHING THESE PARTNERSHIPS TAKE OFF! AGING GRACEFULLY REPLAY believes that “jeans are more than just a piece of clothing”, and we totes agree! Denim is everything and a bag of chips! The brand recently introduced its latest collection, titled “AGED”, which advocates for jeans being comfortable and blending with your body. The…

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chained!

Give your regular handbag a break and rather invest in a chained bag. Not only does it work with every look, but it's big enough for you to only carry what you need. Talk about a bag that helps you tidy up your life! STILLS Supplied STOCKISTS ALDO (011 884 4141) Colette (011 880 2134) Forever New (011 883 4585) H&M (086 069 0707) Mango (mango.com) Superbalist (www.superbalist.com) Woolworths (0860 022 002) Zara (011 302 1500)…

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be extraordinary

British supermodel, Jourdan Dunn, is the new face of the iconic Mugler Alien fragrance. The 29-year-old encapsulates the essence of the fragrance — the beauty, strength, power and fearlessness of the Mugler Alien woman. As a mother, model and entrepreneur, Jourdan’s inspiring journey of creative achievement reflects the unwavering optimism and limitless energy of the Alien woman. Athletic and exuding self confidence and power, Jourdan’s determined and cheerful nature unlocks the ageless possibilities of the Mugler woman. The Mugler woman is the epitome of modern femininity; she embraces her individuality and has a sense of determination. She owns her sensuality and is in control of her path. Her power lies in her ability to evolve and transform using her creative and spiritual energy, she truly personifies the Alien fragrance. The Mugler Alien…

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ear candy

The days of taking off your earrings to give your earlobes a rub, and a break, are over! Perspex earrings are causing much excitement on the streets. They are lightweight and comfy, PLUS shopping around for pair(s) should be easy as they come in different sizes, shapes and colours! STILLS Supplied STOCKISTS Colette (021 937 5436) Cotton On (www.cottonon.com) Colette (021 937 5436) Forever New (www.forevernew.co.za) H&M (086 0690 707) Mr Price (080 021 2535 Witchery (021 418 9893) Woolworths (0860 022 002) IMAGES Gallo Images/Getty Images, Instagram…

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