It was 2013 and my first internship was with AFI for Mercedes Benz Cape Town Fashion Week. It was mad exciting, there was this red hair girl, very bubbly character, friendly and ambitious named Snothando Mthi. She was in PR and me in Marketing(Branding).
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Copenhagen, one city that I visited and was like ” humans here are very stylish “. I recently took a trip to Europe, as I have never left the continent of Africa before this. When I started out as a photographer back in 2012 I use to love roaming around the Cape Town CBD in search of new locations to shoot etc.
If there is one person in the creative industry who is persistent and puts in the work, it is definitely the village boy in search of gold. Who’s that? Anesu Chogugudza, his a model, style influencer and Markham brand ambassador.
You most probably figured it out by now, yup, his name is Earl. Unlike Earl Hickey who never gave his brother time for anything until it was too late, Earl Abrahamstook sometime out of his schedule to teach his little bro ( because I low key think we were separated at birth ) some Inline skating.
The one memory that lingers in my head, is when I got my first pair of high-top Dickies as a youngin’ ( remember them, I know right! ) . Where I am from, it was either that or Converse All Star. It was a Clash of the Titans, like Nike and Adidas or Apple and Samsung.
The excitement was through the roof for BlackFriday that took place this past weekend, retailers reducing their prices by 25 – 30 % off, which I thought was totally nothing new and trash. I was expecting dirt cheap prices in all retailers, nevertheless, while everyone was out shopping, I had a chat over tea cup cocktails with an old friendCher McQueen Dreyer at Orphanage Cocktail Emporium
My cousin/brother paid me a visit this past weekend all the way from the city of gold. Not to mention he is undoubtedly the biggest AKA fan there is. Meet George Nyoka, very stylish brother originally from Port Elizabeth. My introduction to Zara was through him, the one law he polices me on is: Simplest is key.
His government name Katlego Molaolwa , is what publications such as GQ know him as. I met ” Kat “( cause we cool like that *wink* ) about a year ago, via now Fashion Editor of Destiny Magazine Asanda Sizani, who happens to be somewhat of a mentor and friend to the gentle brother.