June 11, 2018

Saint Heron x Ikea: Our favourite designer collab to date

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Our two favourite kinds of things have finally combined – talented melanin mega queen and clean interior aesthetics. Solange Knowles is joining forces with giant Swedish retailer Ikea to explore “architectural and interior design objects with multifunctional use.”

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June 4, 2018

The new trend: Showing off what’s underneath

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What was once seen as a fashion faux pas has become all the rage on the runways and red carpets – showing off your underwear. The term VPL (Visible Panty Line) once feared, has now become a trend seen on some of the world’s most fashionable ladies. And we’re not talking barely-there g-strings either. The latest fad in lingerie has taken influence from a more vintage/Brigette Bardot look with bralettes and full-coverage high briefs taking centre stage,

And with awesome lingerie brands on the rise, eg. Lonely Lingerie and Rihanna’s Fenty X Savage, who have actually focussed on more inclusive, feminist and mainstream collections, it’s no surprise that women want to show off what’s underneath. It’s something to be proud of.  (more…)

May 27, 2018

Rihanna’s Fenty X Savage Lingerie Line is here!

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The highly-anticipated lingerie line is here and it’s everything we were promised plus more. Last month, Rihanna gave us a few hints about what the new line was all about (we even talked about it on the S+P blog here) but we were already convinced it would be a hit as this woman can do no wrong. And now it’s finally here.

With a focus on diversity, the lingerie line offers sizes from XS to XXXL and cup sizes 32A to 44DD – a pretty decent offering. The range spans across 90 pieces including lingerie, sleepwear and accessories, separated into four capsules.

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May 20, 2018

Fashion fit for a queen

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Forget MBFW, the royal wedding was on this weekend and that means sitting at home on the couch weeping about people we don’t know.Watching the fairytale play out; girl meets boy, they fall in love and she becomes a royal Duchess. It doesn’t get much better than that. Plus, who doesn’t love a good wedding outfit? Here are our favourites from the big day…

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May 13, 2018

The very best from the 2018 Met Gala

3583C4CA-A5CB-4944-B601-E9533E8D5592It’s fashion’s night of nights and this year’s theme – Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. While we’re mesmerised every year by the incredible fashion from arguably the best high fashion brands in the world.

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May 7, 2018

Activewear thats supports women

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Ivy Park, Beyonce’s signature activewear line, is inspiring a group of young female figure skaters. The brand recently teamed up with Figure Skating in Harlem, a not-for-profit helping young women build their confidence, leadership and academic achievement to transform their lives for the better.

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April 30, 2018

The Fashion Revolution

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Fashion Revolution is a global movement calling for greater transparency, sustainability and ethics in the fashion industry and this last week was Fashion Revolution Week. So were you asking the question; who made my clothes?

This week marks the the 5th anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse, which killed 1,138 clothing manufacturer workers back in 2013. The Fashion Revolution encourages all consumers to ask brands #whomademyclothes and demand greater transparency in the fashion supply chain.

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April 22, 2018

Rihanna – Queen of the music world and retail

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There have been rumours for a while that musician/branding genius Rhianna had more Fenty projects in the works, and now it’s finally been confirmed. The singer took to her socials to announce that release of Savage x Fenty, her new intimates line.

“Introducing @SAVAGEXFENTY lingerie coming soon. Sign up now at SAVAGEX.com !!”

With boundless retail success under her belt including her Fenty Beauty line and ’90s-inspired athleticwear collaboration with Puma, it’s no surprise that Rihanna is expanding her retail empire.

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April 16, 2018

Our 3 favourite trends from Coachella 2018

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It’s that time of year again. The event where it is perfectly acceptable and somewhat expected that celebrities and common folk alike pull out their most expressive and bizarre festival outfits for the music festival of the year, Coachella.

While we can’t all be living out the wardrobe choices of our more eccentric alter-ego at Coachella this year, we can incorporate these rather radical style cues into our own wardrobes. Here are the top 3 trends we’re loving from this year’s outfits and how you can style them into the everyday.

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April 8, 2018

3 Powerful Young Women Making a Difference

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In an age of social media, violence and cultural appropriation, it can be trying times, particularly for the youth of today trying to find their place in the world. But with the rise of strong black talent rising up in Hollywood, we’re proud that these young and influential women are using their social platforms and worldwide followings to tackle the big issues.

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