Express yourself in 2017

Reality as we know it is constantly changing. Techno-geeks and FOMO-holics will probably be ecstatic to learn that an Emoji movie is set for release this year. On that note, swank is excited to jump on that bandwagon.

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Freedom Day 2016

The 27 April commemorates the day South Africa held its first democratic election (1994).

We celebrated the day with an extraordinary ‘mother’ from the Clover Mama Afrika project. The project identifies women making a difference in their communities and trains them with skills, to be self sufficient.


Mama Mary

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French ingenuity

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Pics taken at the French Street Festival 

Where do the old-school and somewhat nerdy suspenders come from?

After visiting the French Street Festival in Johannesburg, South Africa this past weekend; it hit me. The humble suspenders – made famous on tv by Larry King – emerged in France during the 18th century.

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