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This Month’s Fabulous Prize
The LaBeau brand takes a minimalist, pure approach to fragrance and prides itself on using quality ingredients to produce the freshest of scents. There are four singular floral fragrances in the collection – all elegant and unabashedly feminine. They
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Calling All FEMALE Entrepreneurs It’s Your Time To Shine!
WE are looking for the most impactful, resilient, inspiring women entrepreneurs in the country. If you recently started a new business or you’ve been running your own business for a while – or you know a woman who has – we want to hear from you! Ther
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Breaking New Ground
STARTUP COSTS: ‘All I had was my retainer from a maintenance contract with the Westin Hotel, an old industrial sewing machine and a lot of ideas.’ TURNOVER: ‘Initially, we did quite well, then hit a dip, then changed tactics and did okay; then the d
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Editor’s Letter
I love Robyn MacLarty’s story on book clubs (page 42) because I love my own book club so deeply. The eight of us (we used to be nine) have been together for 21 years, through four divorces, one wedding, many children, too many deaths, many triumphs,
Fairlady2 min gelesenPsychology
Jailbreak Practices
Dr Rein shares a number of tools in her book Patriarchy Stress Disorder: The Invisible Barrier to Women’s Success and Happiness. Here are two easy ones to get you started: This tool takes only 1–2 minutes and has a cumulative effect: the more often y
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What I’m loving
This video of a young Canadian woman singing The Beatles’ song ‘Blackbird’ in her native language, Mi’kmaq (pronounced Micmac): https://youtu.be/99-LoEkAA3w. Mi’kmaq is a First Nations people’s language in danger of disappearing, and as part of an ef
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Storage Guide
HERE’S HOW LONG YOU CAN KEEP A FEW STAPLES IN THE FRIDGE OR PANTRY: COOKED MEAT: 3–4 days in the fridge DELI MEAT: 2 weeks unopened, and after opening 3–5 days in the fridge EGGS: 3–5 weeks at a constant temperature below 20ºC MILK: 7 days in th
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A LONG WEEKEND in the Elgin Valley
Our weekend starts at Wildekrans Country House, a historical Cape Dutch homestead at the foot of Houw Hoek Mountains. Owner Alison Green and her architect husband, Barry Gould, moved here from Johannesburg in 1999, after Alison’s father gave her the
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Rescue Plan
It seems like a silly one, but if you put on a heavy face cream before applying your serum, the ingredients won’t penetrate the skin. The rule of thumb is: start with the thinnest consistency and work your way up to the heavier creams. The first tip
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Why DOLLY PARTON IS A Feminist Icon
I've been a fan of Dolly’s for ever. (‘Is it okay if I call you Dolly?’ ‘What else would you call me – Reba?’) I loved her long before her Glastonbury appearance in 2014 rebadged her as ‘cool’ – as if she cares about cool – and in the weeks leading u
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I’LL BE There FOR YOU (but Maybe Not After 30)
IN the Western world we have long placed romantic relationships at the peak of human connection. But for most people their friendships tend to last longer than their relationships, and their connection with friends is often at least as – or even more
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A LIGHT touch
A classic utility jacket gets a feminine makeover in satin. Layer it over a slip dress in a similar fabric or juxtapose it with a more structured outfit. We’re throwing the rulebook out of the window with this white piece – who says a coat has to be
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5 EASY WAYS To Reduce STRESS In Your Life …starting Right Now!
There are five Tibetan Rites, and they have nothing to do with religion and everything to do with physical and mental wellbeing and clarity. Also called the ‘fountain of youth’, they’re a series of five yoga poses that you do daily, eventually workin
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Shopping BASKET
◗ SIMPLE TRUTH ORGANIC COCONUT CHIPS – in Smoked Chilli, Salted Caramel, Peruvian Cocoa and French Salt – are a delicious (and healthy) snack. They’re high in fibre and contain no added preservatives. R19.99 (40g); Checkers ◗ FAUXMAGE DAIRY-FREE CA
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Lockdown initiated a necessity for clear-outs – mountains of unworn clothes had to move to make way for a home office or returning family members. Unintentionally, a new generation of green shoppers joined the party and are living their best thrift l
Fairlady5 min gelesenPopular Culture & Media Studies
Imagine walking into a McDonald’s in Beijing and discovering that, unbeknownst to you, your face is plastered all over the wall in their latest advertising campaign. When this happened to Shubnum Khan in early 2018, she posted a thread on Twitter, s
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We’re going away for the weekend, as we often do: my husband is a big fan of anything involving the boondocks, campfires and Venter trailers. This time, though, we’re going away with four friends to an actual house, with a roof and a floor, and it’s
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Reach Out
If you notice signs of Parkinson’s disease, tell your health professional and get checked out. For reliable information, visit parkinson.org or parkinsonsdisease.net. For support, call Karin Willemse, national director of the Parkinson’s Association
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H&M has collaborated with noted Indian fashion designer Sabyasachi, known for his dynamic use of indigenous crafts and textiles. Named Wanderlust, the collection mixes modern and traditional silhouettes with a nod to athleisure and glamping. The colo
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Style Icons
‘My style is modest and contemporary, yet classic and clean. Because I observe hijab, you’ll usually find me in longer-length or oversized pieces. I prefer to keep trendy items to a minimum by pairing them with timeless basics. I also enjoy playing a
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Mindfulness Masterclass
1 Get comfy. Lose any attachment to how you think your seat should look and just get comfortable. Having said that, it’s best not to slouch, and lying down isn’t recommended because it’s so easy to fall asleep. Instead, sit in a chair and lengthen yo
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STILL Waters
IF you haven’t already binged all four seasons of the Netflix series The Crown, you really should look at the choices you’re making. The historical drama portrays the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth ll from 1947. The first season was released in 20
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Becoming The Queen
Being royal doesn’t come naturally to anyone, as we all know. Claire Foy told Chelsea Handler how she had to relearn everything: how to talk and behave, even how to eat. ‘We have a team of researchers, and we have a guy on the set called Major David,
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EDITOR Suzy Brokensha Managing Editor Crystal Matthews (business@fairlady.com) Production Manager Liezel Dukes (production@fairlady.com) Photographer Liza van Deventer (pix@fairlady.com) Syndication Manager Tasneem Larney (testhouse@fairlady.com) Pic
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What We're Loving RIGHT NOW!
I can’t get enough of these fine-art prints designed by Kirsten Lipschitz and captured by Adel Ferreira. It’s like having fresh flowers in my bedroom every day! You can have them printed on archival textured paper or linen, and they are limited to on
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Winning Letter
I’m wide awake at 2am. My throat feels like someone is choking me. My heart is beating loud and fast… I feel a kick in my stomach, a knot in my gut. Tears roll down my cheeks, because I know I don’t have a lot of time left, and I need all my strength
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Chances are you’ve come across this Marianne Williamson quote: ‘Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us.’ I used to vacillate b
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A GENT (LESS) provocateur
Michaela Coel is a force to be reckoned with. The 33-year-old has shaken up the entertainment industry as showrunner of the genre-twisting, acutely unsettling series I May Destroy You. But provocative as she is, the British star isn’t interested in s
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Efficient, functional and the perfect balance of performance and versatility. This roaster can handle a variety of cooking tasks with ease. It conducts heat evenly for hassle-free searing. In our tests, roast chicken was moist and tender, and the ski
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Buyer’s Guide
SHAPE & SIZE: Start by measuring your oven. Also check that the dish accommodates a roast without it touching the sides. The height of a roaster makes a big difference: low sides allow hot air to circulate around the item, cooking and browning it wel
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