The Scene

Balmain x H&M, a review

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Almost every fashion conscious person with Instagram is aware of the Balmain Fashion Revolution or the hashtag Balmainarmy. Balmain has made its way to the ultimate fashion popularity pinnacle and is currently the cherry on top for “fashion table talk”

Leeanna Allen is ‘Labeled Loved’

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Leeanna Allen, a contemporary gospel singer, songwriter and spoken word poet is making waves in the music industry. She recently dropped her first album, ‘Severely Flawed But Labeled Loved’ and also collaborated with Kross Kolor Records on its Christmas CD where one of her poems is featured.

Not investing


Of recent, I find myself being drawn towards buying the impractical and cute as opposed to the necessary and basic. I find myself easily justifying and listing countless reasons why I would need a bag that can’t even hold my phone and wallet whilst quickly shutting down the practicality of buying something for everyday use; you know like a good ‘old’ pair of working shoes.

Shoes as art

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Three weeks ago, I visited the Mode Museum (Momu) Fashion Museum in Antwerp to see the Footprint Exhibition. Some 600 pairs of footwear have been loaned to Momu by shoe collectors Eddy Michiels and Geert Bruloot along with others from the archives of designers, collectors and international museums.

Richard Pitman wouldn’t dare stop dreaming

Richard Pitman at Carifesta XII

With four films under his belt—two shorts and two documentaries—33-year-old writer, director and producer Richard Pitman is going places. Richard got his start working as a writer with the long-running radio serial drama “Merundoi” and that happened quite by chance.

Let local dancers bring it

In the reality television show “Bring it!” Diana Williams, owner of the ‘Dancing Dolls’ studio in Jackson Mississippi and her dancers go head to head in competitions with similar groups of dancers, winning trophies and bragging rights.