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Local up and coming fashion designer: Esmare Carstens

A look into the creative view and life of local up and coming fashion designer – Esmare Carstens. Esmare is a third year Fashion Design student at FEDISA: an internationally accredited, leading fashion design institution based in Cape Town. 875 more words


5 Minutes with the local designer behind Van Cappellen Hand Forged Jewelry - Liesbet van Cappellen

Van Cappellen attended Cape Peninsula University of Cape Town and Ruth Prowse School of Art. She completed her studies within four years, thereafter she opened the Van Cappellen workshop in 2011. 464 more words


Vestibull Artistic Apparel and Design - Watershed

The Waterfront Watershed is bursting at it’s seems of creative, innovative designs and artworks. It is THE place where up and coming local designers, based primarily in Cape Town, come together to showcase their creative talents. 371 more words


Ursula and Hans: unrecognizable mermaids

It’s two years too late to consider the reductionist make-over of the Ursula doll in the Disney Villains collection “news”. But it was news to me. 589 more words

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Dear Ursula

I ran into this video today on my Facebook feed, thanks to a great page called Upworthy.

I listened to it more out of boredom than anything, but now that I have, I am astounded by the heart wrenching power of this poet’s poem. 387 more words

"Dear Ursula" by Melissa May

“You, big lady, were the only Disney character who ever looked like me. And while you may not have had the waist line of a princess, I’ll be goddamned if you didn’t have the swagger of a queen.”

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Melissa May: 3 Minutes to be Remembered

I have been to Wonderland. At least, that’s what I thought when I was little and would pretend that I could access any of the Disney worlds. 1,197 more words