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After studying fashion design at Elizabeth Galloway, Anja moved to London where she interned at Observer Magazine and began a love affair with fashion and print media. On returning to South Africa she began a successful career in styling and went on to become the fashion & beauty director for Seventeen Magazine. Seeking change and the allure of travel, Anja headed eastwards and worked at WGSN's trend office in Hong Kong. It wasn't long before the Mr.Price group asked her to join their trend forecasting team. After a stint with this retail giant Anja recently began another sojourn to the East.

Latest posts from Anja

Advocates: Asiatique The Riverfront

Written by | Found in: Advocates | Posted on: 29 Jan 2014 - 9:58 am

Since embarking on my recent adventure travelling and working in the East I am constantly crossing paths with wonderfully creative people that inspire me endlessly. In particular this shop I discovered last night in Asiatique, Bangkok’s newest night market.

OUU KUANSUWAN is the owner and designer of BY MYSELF, handcrafted leather goods.  His style is simplistic & functional with an artisan’s attention to detail & good quality raw materials.  Who doesn’t love that? Check out his fine craftsmanship here.

If you’re planning a trip to Bangkok make sure you visit Asiatique The Riverfront and pop into Oou’s little shop and experience firsthand his gracious hospitality and spoil yourself with something from his fine selection of leather goods.


Advocates: Kin – by Pieter Hugo

Written by | Found in: Advocates | Posted on: 31 Oct 2013 - 8:18 am
  • In Sipho Ntsibande's home, Soweto 2013
  • Meriam Tlali
  • Outside Michaels flat
The show brings together six years of work by Pieter Hugo and marks a move towards a more personalised, introspective approach. It asks & reflects  troubling questions about South African conflict and who we are as a society, past, present and future.
Pieter Hugo, who needs little introduction, was born in Cape Town in 1976 and his work, which is primarily documentary style portraiture, has gained him global success.

See the Kin exhibition at the Stevenson Gallery in Cape Town until 23rd November 2013