Chinos lined with a blue African print and floor length dresses in vivid greens and golds were some of the clothing on display when 46664 Fashion, a label inspired by Nelson Mandela, presented their latest collection ahead of an international launch in July.
JOHANNESBURG — South African President Jacob Zuma said he found Nelson Mandela “in good shape and in good spirits” Monday, but a video of his encounter with the ailing anti-apartheid icon belies those cheery words, showing him with a vacant look on his face.
It’s been more than three weeks since Mandela was released after a 10-day stay in the hospital, the third time in five months that he was hospitalized for a recurring lung infection.
The highs and the lows of Milan Mens Fashion Week autumn/winter 2012. Milan menswear fashion week finished last night, following 50 shows and scores of presentations. More comprehensive coverage is available at fashion.telegraph.co.uk, but here we bring you the best (and worst) of it.
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela’s daughter attacked Jacob Zuma, South Africa’s president, Tuesday for inviting television cameras to record a visit to her father which showed him looking frail and bewildered by the politicians jostling around him.
Maki Mandela said the public airing of the footage, which has prompted widespread condemnation from South Africans, was “undignified and in bad taste”.
Too weird, too pretentious, too expensive, and, in the end, too out of step with what today’s arbiters of style deem cool. Those have been among the many critiques of Target’s multi-designer collaboration with luxury retailer Neiman Marcus — a partnership that was hyped to the hilt, and wound up as a major bust. Target’s collaboration with Isaac Mizrahi roughly a decade ago introduced the mashup of high fashion and cheap prices that endeared Target to fashion-forward frugal shoppers.
South Africa’s president says a dog should not be man’s best friend.
President Jacob Zuma made critical remarks about pet care that touch on sensitive race relations in South Africa, which was dominated by whites until apartheid was dismantled almost two decades ago, The Star newspaper reported Thursday.
The newspaper cited Zuma as saying in a speech Wednesday that the idea of having a pet is part of “white culture” and that people should focus on family welfare.
Nelson Mandela's foundation on Wednesday said the former South African president is in hospital for "routine" tests but that his health is not in jeopardy."He is in no danger and is in good spirits," the foundation said in a statement, confirming that he attended Milpark hospital in Johannesburg.After his withdrawal from public life in 2004, Mandela created the Nelson Mandela Foundation, the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and the Mandela Rhodes Foundation to continue humanitarian work on his behalf.
A painting that depicts a dead Nelson Mandela undergoing an autopsy provoked outrage Saturday in South Africa, but the artist who created the work has said it is a tribute to the iconic leader.The painting by local artist Yuill Damaso depicts South Africa's first black president's dead body on an operating table, undergoing an autopsy as prominent South African political figures look on.The work, which is on display in an upmarket Johannesburg shopping centre, has drawn outrage from South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC).