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GLAMOUR South Africa

December 2020/January 2021

GLAMOUR will be bringing you fresh, NEW content. With breaking celebrity news stories that are trending NOW. Forecasting all the NEXT fashion and beauty trends.

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South Africa
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English
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6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
the festive season’s here – and it’s time to celebrate!

In this issue of Glamour, we celebrate surviving the most turbulent year of the decade and pat ourselves on the back for our accomplishments, big or small. Inside this issue of Glamour, in our monthly series titled ‘Memoirs’, we feature several fitness and wellness professionals who offer expert advice to help you prepare for the year ahead. Highlights include our well-curated ‘Gift Guide’ to help you shop smart, holiday entertainment, the latest summer fashion trends and the creative collaborations on our radar. Our cover star, actress, human rights activist and television personality Nomzamo Mbatha, has a leading role in Coming to America 2. The sequel of the popular 1988 film will premiere worldwide this December, placing her on the global stage. With seven years in the business, she’s established herself as…

1 min.
unseen elements

STYLING & DIRECTION: ARMAND DICKER, ANTHONY HINRICHSEN; HAIR & MAKEUP:AMY TOURELL AT ONE LEAGUE CREATIVE MANAGEMENT; MODEL: ININA HENRY AT BOSS MODELS; VIDEO GRAPHY: CORINE STIJEN…

1 min.
carry on

L’UNFM In response to consumers seeking rest from the chaos who gravitated towards simplified beauty, L’uniforme has released considered, beautiful, wellmade pieces designed to last forever. BRONZED BASKET Bronzed Basket handmakes with love: baskets, beads and all-natural accessories. Working with weavers from mpumalanga to create authentically African weaved products is a sign the brand truly supports local. These beautifully beaded handbags are made by bronzed basket’s founder and her coworker. PROJECT DYAD A creative studio based in cape Town that designs and manufactures contemporary-style leather bags and accessories. Their 2020 capsule collection, ‘The notion of being Apart’, was inspired by the optimism found in isolation, finding freedom in confined spaces. THALIA STRATES Thalia Strates creates adornments for wild-spirited yet sophisticated adventurers and professionals, using materials that are indigenous to Africa to design and hand-craft investment pieces with…

3 min.
will local fashion survive the pandemic?

in a time of uncertainty for local businesses, they must be able to adapt to change and become agile to the current fluctuation in market behaviour. We chatted to Celeste Arendse of Selfi about the impact the pandemic has had on her business, and how she’s restrategised to overcome the current challenges facing all South African designers. Glamour: How’s the pandemic affected brands? Celeste Arendse: As online sales have increased, so too has the demand for content. As a brand, we’ll invest more into online, not only from a content creation point of view but also from a functionality perspective. G: Haveyouchanged the way you market and produce your products? CA: I think the main takeaway here is the shift in focus to brand storytelling in the context of selling a product. Thesedays,…

1 min.
what’s on our fashion radar?

When art meets fashion We can’t get enough of this collab between Spanish brand Desigual and Miranda Makaroff, which hits stores this December. Look out for the Desigual store in Sandton City. Visit desigual.com Cruise into 2021 Louis Vuitton’s latest Cruise Collection is as fun as it is fresh – take this eye-catching, bold, beaded Capucine bag, for instance. Visit louisvuitton.com Dripping in gold We have a major crush on local jeweller Henriette Botha’s minimal and mod pieces. For chunky rings and paperclip chains, each one dipped in gold, visit henriettebotha.com Stylish doccies to binge-watch -House of Cardin -Martin Margiela: In His Own Words -Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams -Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful WORDS BY: MIRA LEIBOWITZ; PHOTOGRAPHY: GALLO/GETTY IMAGES, SUPPLIED…

4 min.
the ones to watch

designer Victor Glemaud revealed what he’s been working on over the last few months. It wasn’t a look book for a new spring 2021 collection, but instead, a look forward into a new and more inclusive future for the industry. Victor launched a new organisation called In the Blk, which is a networking concept for Black designers and creatives around the world. Members include stylist Jason Rembert, designers Virgil Abloh, Carly Cushnie and Thebe Magugu, along with designers and brands including Romeo Hunte, Fe Noel, Abrima Erwiah of Studio One Eighty Nine, Stella Jean, Daily Paper, and Bantu Wax, among several more, all of whom will work to provide connections and resources to Black fashion and creative businesses large and small. The idea is to break down the traditional entry…