Author: Aphelele

Aphelele

So, I had initially planned for this piece to be for November as it is well known for being the month for men to celebrate their masculinity, however I still think it’s a very fitting piece to end the year off with. I’ve been really obsessed with celebrating young, gifted, black men and women in…

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This is one diet I strongly believe in. As a matter of fact my friend always teases me about this 😒 “Aphelele doesn’t eat that…” – she’d start-off saying. “She’s blood type AB,” her closing remark is usually followed by a loud laugh 😣😒😧 Although it really should, this teasing doesn’t get to me. I actually…

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I am fully aware that for some people age is just a number, and I am definitely not one of those people🙅🏾As a matter of fact I thrive on attaching sentimental value to life’s experiences, so much that words like: “you’re so extra” or “you’re too deep” have been used as an attempt to try…

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Imagine this: it’s a cool, laid-back evening in Durban. The stars and moon are out, and the scenery is perfect✨ I’ve just driven into the Cornubia Mall in Durban, right? I walked into the Gagasi FM studios and am welcomed with a glass of fine wine 🍷 Just as I close my eyes in enjoyment…

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Have you ever asked yourself why a majority of break-ups end up so sour? Like, these two people we inseparable and adoration seeped out their hearts for each other… But now? Now they can’t stand each other 😤 Perhaps the couple was happily dating for a few years and slap-bang the relationship was ended by…

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“Winners never quit!” – how many times have you heard that? I lost count 💁🏾 I also lived most of my life firmly believing this. I have since come to realise that even though this is a great piece of advice, sometimes leaving something is winning… We are now living in a time where the words:…

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Durban based luxury fashion brand UP_PHELELE welcomed #Spring2018 with the release of its S/S 2018 collection titled “Zulu Maiden”. This range made its debut at the Durban Fashion Fair (DFF) last month, which was hosted by the prestigious Durban ICC 👌🏾 Did that sound official or what? It is baba, I mean business 👓 As I…

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Last week was crazy-fun, WOWZA! Even though I think words won’t fully describe the amount of excitement, the thrills and the all the emotions that this auspicious event filled my heart with – I surely will try my best… So the Durban Fashion Fair kick-started the fashion week on Wednesday, 19 September, with a showcase…