My First Fashion Week experience.

My First Fashion Week experience.

This is the literal definition of a throwback post, lol. But you know what they say! Better late than never!

About two months ago, from the 11th to the 13th of October, I had the absolute pleasure and privilege of attending the Mandela Bay Fashion Week for the first time ever! This year’s event marked the third ever time our beautiful city of PE has played the host.

Every time I think of fashion week or fashion week season worldwide, I always think of the ones I see the pictures of online in Paris, New York or Milan, or more locally, Joburg or Cape Town! So when I first heard that Nelson Mandela Bay has it’s very own fashion week I was so, so surprised! And beyond intrigued! Continue reading “My First Fashion Week experience.”

Pushing boundaries through body art.

Pushing boundaries through body art.

It’s not very often that you meet someone so exceptionally talented yet still so kind and humble, and down to earth.

Two weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Luke Rudman, an 18 year old artist completing his matric (final year) at Grey High School. Scrolling through his Instagram page @Pseudellusion, it’s hard not to be completely blown away by the elaborate body art pieces and headpieces he creates!

We sat down to talk about everything from Luke’s artwork, to his view on social media, challenges he’s faced as a young creator, the ups and downs of living in Port Elizabeth, the influence of his parents – mother, Sharon Rudman and late father Andre Rudman, who passed away when Luke was a one year old – on his love for art, and more
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The thing about the internet…

The thing about the internet…

Social media. *Backs into a corner as generation Y and post-millennials come out, guns blazing* I feel like touching on this subject is like poking a giant rabid dog with a stick. I know, I know this debate is as good as ‘beating a dead horse’ (definition: to bring up an issue that has already been concluded; something that’s considered pointless) at this point but oh look! I’m going to talk about it anyway, because, social media plays a monstrously huge role in our lives. I mean, you are reading this post right now aren’t you? And pray tell, how did you get here? 🙈 *note the sarcasm* Continue reading “The thing about the internet…”