When it comes to changing the retail world experience, Karl Schwantes is at the forefront of trying to create an experience rather than just a service. Last Thursday, I attended my first ever whisky experience at the Xennox Diamonds showroom hosted by whisky connoisseur, Rowan Prangley.

An African led webinar geared towards supporting emerging and established entrepreneurs, as well as opening entrepreneurship opportunities within Africa is headed your way. The African Entrepreneurship Exchange 2016 is a combined effort of Makamba Online and various business partners and sponsors within the corporate sector.

Find out how you can start preparing for your first ever photoshoot. It requires linking up with a good team and getting everyone together to create magic. Read all about my first experience directing my first shoot.

As you all know The Queensland University of Technology, (QUT) promotes itself as the “university for the real world” and actively students who attend this university demonstrate this statement throughout various student run initiatives.  A few Business and Fashion students took their leanings beyond the classroom and initiated a student run Fleet Store. It is an annual retail fashion pop-up store that will be open between August 21-27. In its fifth year of operation, it is guaranteed to be as successful as its predecessors.

When it comes to shopping and fashion, I must admit that Brisbane feels a little behind. We've only just got H&M, the Swedish multinational retail-clothing company, known for its fast-fashion clothing for men, women, teenagers and children. Other Australian cities such as Sydney and Melbourne seem to have everything and fair enough they are bigger cities.

I've been reading magazines for as long as I can remember. I started out reading People,Hello, Seventeen and any magazine that seemed cool to read at the time. Back then, I just used to flick through pictures and if there was something really juicy like the Brittany Spears incident in 2007, I would occasionally read that too.

To those of you who read this blog often you would know that occasionally, on a Wednedsay, I like to honor the social media trend of 'woman crush Wednesday' aka #wcw. Last week it was Brittany Hampton who held this spot on my blog and this week, I'd like to introduce you to Mellody Hobson, an American businesswoman who is the president of Ariel Investments and the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dreamworks.

Zoë Saldana is making headlines after the revelation that her husband, Marco Perego will be taking her last name. Different media publication platforms are weighing in their opinions about what they think.

I always find that the conversations I have with some of my very close friends are interesting. Their views and opinions on life always leave me with something to think about, regardless of whether I agree with their perspectives or not.

Soweto fashion week was founded in 2011, by Stephen Manzini with the objective of promoting talented African designers on a global scale. The show welcomes both local and international emerging designers.


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