Author: Aphelele

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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 ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿพ Did that sound official or what? It is baba, I mean business ๐Ÿ‘“ 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…

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Can you remember the exact number of times you’ve ended up doing something because you felt bad for saying no?… Well neither can I, but I know it’s been too many times! Yes, I’m one of those people who have always had a hard time with saying no. Call it “people pleasing”, being a “suck-up”…

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I will not lie to you, I did not expect growing up to be so challenging. Honest ๐Ÿคž๐Ÿพย  I thought growing up just meant that I would have more freedom (and time) to do what I want, with who I want, when a I wanted to. Wow, was I wrong… Lol, life will definitely be…

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How many times will you wake up two hours later the time you know you are meant to be up by? For as long as you use that “I’m feeling sick” excuse, riiight ? Make RESULTS not excuses This time it really is as easy as it sounds. Majority of the time I have seemed to…

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This awkward moment starts with an awkwardly uncomfortable question, asked by a daughter, to be answered by non-expectant mother… It was a beautiful hot and sticky afternoon in the sunny Empangeni, a town near Richard’s Bay in South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal. The clock had just hit 14:30pm on a weekday, and you know what that means right? HOME-TIME…