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Women's Lifestyle
True Love

True Love

August 2020

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
Frequency:
Monthly
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2 min.
class of 2020

Once a year – for the third time running – we celebrate female trailblazers who are making a huge mark for women in our Class of 2020. This year is no different as we unearth hidden gems with phenomenal skills and talents. To our class of 2020 – we salute you! It’s no coincidence that this annual celebration of women is perfectly timed for our Women’s Month edition of TRUELOVE. The team has ensured that every single page in this issue is the ultimate boss-lady guide. Our career feature gives you a step-by-step guide on how you can work your way towards owning your own business and build an independent legacy. I believe that if women are empowered, they are more likely to uplift not only their families, but also communities. We…

2 min.
style news

FRESH REEBOK COLLECTION Rapper Nadia Nakai, who is the brand ambassador for Reebok, recently posted shots of herself rocking the new Reebok x Victoria Beckham Activewear Collection. From the pictures she posted on her feed, the collection looks really fresh. “I want clothes that move with me; that move with my life. I want clothes that make me feel confident, but that I also don’t have to think too much about,” says fashion designer Victoria Beckham. Visit www.reebok.co.za A CAMPAIGN FOR WOMEN As TRUELOVE, we’re all things women empowerment and appreciation. We’re inspired by leading value retailer ACKERMANS for showing appreciation for the incredible tenacity of SA women with the launch of its Faces of Change campaign. It aims to recognise and amplify the work of women making an impact in their communities,…

1 min.
all that glitters

Gold earrings have always been a staple item in every woman’s jewellery box. Now, they have become a must-have – from fashion catwalks to red carpet events. It’s time to invest in a brand new pair! IMAGES Getty Images/Gallo Images STIL LLS Supplied STOCKISTS Lovisa (www.lovisajewellery.co.za)Mango (shop.mango.com) Mr Price (www.mrp.com) Woolworths (www.woolworths.co.za)Zara (www.zara.com)…

2 min.
fashion grows wings

MOLEBOGENG SIKWE My shoes, whether heels or flats, give me that extra confidence I need. They’re a reminder to always walk tall and put my best foot forward. Additionally, when I’m wearing my favourite shoes I remember that I don’t wear them on some days, and so end up not looking as amazing. This reminds me never to forget the bad times, but never to stay there mentally; that I must always dress up and show up, no matter the shoes I’m wearing. KATLEGO & KUTLWANO POOE Our superpower item is the Africa Your Time is Now T-shirt. It reminds us that we are beautiful African queens who can conquer the world. It also reminds us that we should be proud to be black and African. UNATHI SIBEKO Definitely my blazer! It gives me a…

2 min.
beauty news

LUXURIOUS SCENTS While Louis Vuitton is mostly known for its luxury bags and leather goods, the brand has also made a mark in the world of fragrances. This is in the form of its Les Parfums Louis Vuitton collection that has added a new fresh luxurious scent, Heures d’Absence. Created by Jacques Cavallier Belletrud, master perfumer and fragrance creator for the Louis Vuitton house, this fragrance boasts the freshness and whiteness of sambac jasmine. It is enveloped with notes of freshly cut may roses and jasmine extracted using the CO2 technology to get their full impact. It is further mixed with the aromatic pittosporum flower plus hints of sandalwood for an exotic finish. Add this fresh everlasting scent to your fragrance collection. SENSITIVE CARE Finding the right routine and products for your sensitive…

2 min.
what a cheek!

Blush is the ultimate hero when it comes to a face beat. It is usually not the main focus. But, draping bright and bold blush from the 70s, including the eyelids, cheeks and temples, is on the rise! COLOUR A rosy or peach-coloured blush is ideal for medium skin tones. Choose a slightly darker colour, then look for a complementary shade that is lighter and more natural. If you have dark skin,choose a colour that isn’t too light so you can avoid looking ashy. Your chosen colour will depend on how dark your skin is. If yours is tan or darker, then deep red or orange colours will suit you best. TOOLS Wouldn’t you like to apply blush to more than just the apples of your cheeks?Use a regular brush for the cheeks, then…