Shaylene Morris is a 26-year old entrepreneur and graduate from the University of Johannesburg whose BI PAREL label draws inspiration from Japanese street culture. On Friday, 5 April Morris was announced as the winner of MINI Scouting Menswear at South African Fashion Week making her R50 000 richer with the coverage support of GQ  South Africa. We find out how it all started for the designer and how she plans to make her mark in local menswear.
No matter the season or year, we always seem to reference the past while looking towards our future in the way we dress to how we live our daily lives. The 80's and 90's fashion are some of the most loved eras of fashion, as we see a comeback of many of the styles with a modern flavour. Here are some of our favourite trends.
Muzi Set To Release New EP Next Month
South African musician, producer and DJ, Muzi has announced (via IG) he will be releasing his much anticipated EP early next month. The electric performer will also be performing at the Flying Fish #FlavourChillas on May 1st!

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Brenda Fassie's Biopic Will Finally See The Light Of Day
After a lengthy legal battle for movie rights, Brenda: The True Story, a biopic to be produced by UK-based Showbiz Bee can finally start on production. Bongani Fassie & Chicco Twala fought for movie rights in court and a judgement in favour of Fassie was handed down last month. BET Africa have already auditions for the leading role and production can be expected to get underway soon.

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Anthony Bila Wins At The 6th Annual Tokyo International Photography Competition
Photographer, Anthony Bila, also known as The Expressionist has won the 6th Annual Tokyo International Photography Competition. Bila's latest photo series, 'Izithiyelo Zika Ndzimani' will be exhibited in Tokyo, New York, Taiwan and Ireland.

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YouTubers Yolenda Jawe & Mpoomy Ledwaba To Collaborate For New Podcast
South African YouTubers Yolenda Jawe & Mpoomy Ledwaba have announced a new collaborative podcast called Conversations with Mpumi and Yolz. On their announcement video, the two content creators hinted at empowerment as their major focus.

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Candi & Co Have Released Their 2019 Trend Report
Hair & Beauty franchise, Candi & Co have released a CandiLand themed trend report for 2019. Guest edited by rapper, Nadia Naka, the report takes a look at the "expressive and bold hair trends from local and global festivals like Rocking the Daisies, Coachella, Burning Man and Afropunk."

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