CATEGORIES

The Science Of Moving Forward

Scientist Ndoni Mcunu plans on getting more women into the lab – and South Africa on the map.

5 mins read
Fairlady
June 2018

Setting A New Course

Learning to be independent is especially difficult for kids who have spent their lives in care. SAYes Mentoring bridges that gap in a way that benefits both mentee and mentor.

6 mins read
Fairlady
March 2018

Meeting Maria

She’s gone from playing the eldest Von Trapp child in The Sound of Music to the coveted role of everyone’s favourite singing nun, Maria. We catch up with singer, dancer and actress Carmen Pretorius.

6 mins read
Fairlady
May 2018

The Wakanda Warrior!

If you’re not yet familiar with Kenyan breakout star Lupita Nyong’o, that’s about to change.

6 mins read
Fairlady
May 2018

Earphones & Earbuds

Listening to music at work, the gym or on the move? We test a variety of options.

1 min read
Fairlady
May 2018

What's In Her Vanity?

She’s been in the beauty game for more than 20 years – so we couldn’t wait to rifle through Sylvie Hurford’s gotta-have products.

1 min read
Fairlady
May 2018

When The Money Suddenly Stops

What would happen to your finances if your partner unexpectedly became incapacitated? When her parents found themselves in such a position, Lisa realised it was a question we all need to ask ourselves.

5 mins read
Fairlady
May 2018

Healthy Living

How drinking water (and a touch of alcohol) can keep you smarter for longer.

1 min read
Fairlady
May 2018

Leather Luxe

A beautifully crafted leather bag can last a lifetime, and South African leatherwork is world class. We spoke to two women in the bag biz who produce the ultimate in arm candy.

2 mins read
Fairlady
May 2018

The Creative Benefits Of Boredom

Bored stiff. Bored to tears. Bored out of your mind. Bored to death. The idioms relating to boredom tell quite a story. Needless to say, being bored is generally seen as a state that should be avoided at all costs. But actually, a good bout of boredom can help ignite your creativity.

9 mins read
Fairlady
May 2018

'Writing Saved My Life'

Sally Partridge tells us how she went from working as a receptionist at a factory to being an award-winning author, why she loves writing for and about teens, and why you should never set aside your dreams for someone else.

8 mins read
Fairlady
May 2018

Linger (ie) Longer

Getting the foundation layer right can make all the difference to your outfit – and your confidence. Meet two entrepreneurs who are offering a new approach to lingerie.

2 mins read
Fairlady
February 2018

Stranger Things

People collect the oddest things, don’t they? We persuaded the proud owners of these beautiful, original collections to share them with us.

2 mins read
Fairlady
February 2018

Test House

The air fryer is having a moment: it’s quick, clean and healthy – and with the crunchiest results going, it’s fast becoming a kitchen staple. We put a few to the test.

2 mins read
Fairlady
February 2018

How To Make Mini Strawberry Heart Tarte Tatins

These fabulous mini tarts are guaranteed to melt your dinner date’s heart…

1 min read
Fairlady
February 2018

Ask The Doc

Specialist surgeon and lecturer Dr Sarah Rayne tells us about six changes in our appearance that we should have checked out.

3 mins read
Fairlady
February 2018

The Great Dane

Model and photographer Helena Christensen has always been one of the most intriguing of the original ‘Magnificent Seven’.

5 mins read
Fairlady
April 2017

magnificent ms​ markle

meghan markle has not only captured the heart of the world’s most eligible bachelor, she’s also a remarkable woman who is as kind as she is stylish.

8 mins read
fairlady
january 2017

Powerful Wattage

SHE’S ACING SOUGHT-AFTER ROLES IN MAJOR PRODUCTIONS, SHE’S GOT A BFF GIRL GANG TO BE RECKONED WITH, AND SHE’S THE VERY PROUD MOM OF TWO FABULOUS BOYS. AT 48, NAOMI WATTS IS AT THE TOP OF HER GAME. AND… NO ONE WEARS WHITE BETTER THAN SHE DOES!

4 mins read
Fairlady
December 2017

The Aristokat

Kat van Duinen has made a name for herself in the world of luxury goods. Her brand provides discerning lovers of luxe with fine handbags and ready-to-wear collections that express the African spirit through a minimalist aesthetic.

7 mins read
Fairlady
December 2017

Ask The Doc

Specialist surgeon and lecturer Dr Sarah Rayne answers your questions. This month, they’re about multivitamins, itchy ears and fibroids.

3 mins read
Fairlady
December 2017

Your Hormones - Who Knew?

A user’s guide to the Big Five, and a 5-point action plan.

6 mins read
Fairlady
May 2018

Cheers! Best In Box

Cheers! Best In Box

2 mins read
Fairlady
November 2017

Foodies - How To Make Gnudi

Like gnocchi, gnudi are little pillowy dumplings, but made with ricotta cheese instead of potato. Make this lighter lemon and herb version for a simple yet elegant weeknight dinner.

1 min read
Fairlady
November 2017

Jamie's Quick & Easy Food

Try these scrumptious 5-ingredient wonders from the Naked Chef’s latest cookbook. They’re a triumph of gorgeousness and utter simplicity.

2 mins read
Fairlady
November 2017

Your SunCare Questions Answered

Ever wondered how often you should apply sunscreen or what to use on your sensitive skin? Our experts respond to these questions and more…

4 mins read
Fairlady
November 2017

Healthy Living

The health stories we’re thinking about right now...

2 mins read
Fairlady
November 2017

On A Wing And A Prayer

Inspired by Psalm 36:7, the heavenly design of the chapel at Bosjes farm creates the impression that the structure is hovering. How the roof is held up... God (and architect Coetzee Steyn) only knows.

1 min read
Fairlady
August 2017

Claire's By Home Run

She plays a volatile, highly strung CIA agent on Homeland, which has been renewed for a seventh season. But in reality, Claire Danes tends to take life with a pinch of salt.

5 mins read
Fairlady
August 2017

Museum Of Me Zapiro

Jonathan Shapiro’s cartoons are woven into South Africa’s history. Best known as Zapiro, he’s loved (and loathed, by some politicians) for his socio-political commentary. The satirist let us into his private archive of beloved items.

5 mins read
Fairlady
August 2017