Design, New Articles, Style

Italia Independent x Hublot x Luca Rubinacci

The Italia Independent boss; Lapo Elkann, has been injecting his timeless aesthetic into the design of Hublot watches for the past few seasons. Hublot and Lapo Elkann have unveiled their new 2017 collection inspired by luxury bespoke tailoring and ornamented by the Prince ...

Fashion, FASHION & STYLE, New Articles, Style

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN AW’17

It has been quite apparent over the past few seasons that we at a3s are avid fans of Alexander McQueen creations. For the new Autumn/Winter ’17 collection, we have decided to pick a few items we felt stood out and truly embody the ...

Art, FASHION & STYLE, Features, New Articles

Golden Goose X Omar Hassan

Deluxe Italian sneaker and t-shirt fashion brand Golden Goose have been in the forefront of premium unconventional clothing since the early 2000s. The brain-child of Alessandro Gallo and Francesca Rinaldo invited Italian-Egyptian artist Omar Hassan to collaborate on their legendary t-shirts and sneakers, ...

Fashion, FASHION & STYLE, Features, New Articles, Style

LISOF X EDGARS

South African retail giant Edgars, is set to launching a 73 piece ‘Reengineered’ denim collection in collaboration with leading fashion design institute LISOF. Second year design students at LISOF were given youth brand denim products and tasked with up-cycling and re-engineering the garments, ...

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LISOF X EDGARS0

LISOF X EDGARS

South African retail giant Edgars, is set to launching a 73 piece ‘Reengineered’ denim collection in collaboration with leading fashion design institute LISOF. Second year design students at LISOF were given youth brand denim products and ...

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Art

#CreativeUprising Conference0

#CreativeUprising Conference

#CreativeUprising is a tailored, collaborative and practical conference for all Art Education delegates. The Arts & Culture Trust and the University of Johannesburg Arts & Culture department have teamed-up with The SAMRO Foundation in offering this ...

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FASHION & STYLE

J.W ANDERSON X UNIQLO0

J.W ANDERSON X UNIQLO

Back in March, Uniqlo named Northern Ireland born J.W. Anderson and Loewe designer Jonathan Anderson its newest collaborator. Anderson promised a line inspired by the British heritage keynotes ever present in his work. Yesterday, the line made ...

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Fashion

LISOF X EDGARS0

LISOF X EDGARS

South African retail giant Edgars, is set to launching a 73 piece ‘Reengineered’ denim collection in collaboration with leading fashion design institute LISOF. Second year design students at LISOF were given youth brand denim products and ...

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Design

LULA FABRICS0

LULA FABRICS

Cape Town based textile company Lula Fabrics is the brainchild of Melissa Kerkhoff. Established in 2007, Lula designs have always offered their own, uniquely African interpretation of trendy, international designs. Lula – is taken from the ...

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FOR YOUR PALATE

Food & Drink

WHERE TO GO THIS WEEKEND: MARBLE0

WHERE TO GO THIS WEEKEND: MARBLE

In a3sth3tics relentless search for coolest night spots we stumble across the recently unveiled Marble restaurant situated at Trumpet on Keyes in Rosebank Johannesburg. Originated by owner David Higgs and business partner Gary Kyriacou, thier goal was ...

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FOR YOUR HOME

Architecture

TSAI DESIGN STUDIO0

TSAI DESIGN STUDIO

Tsai Design Studio is a young and dynamic creative design studio and architectural practice based in Cape Town, South Africa. Established in 2005, the studio uses a multidisciplinary approach to generate creative solutions in a number ...

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ENTERTAINMENT

MAC MILLER- THE DEVINE FEMININE0

MAC MILLER- THE DEVINE FEMININE

Critics are hailing Mac miller’s new album he’s best work yet debuting at number 2 on the billboard charts.The devine feminine shows a very sensitive side to mac miller in which all fans knew he had ...

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FOR YOUR BODY

Health & Wellness

The Dr's Detox0

The Dr’s Detox

ROOT GINGER (crushed): Weekends are for flexin’ and extension. But one can seemingly (very) quickly become a tad over-extended. And you’ll feel it on Monday – two days from now when you have other pressing maters to ...

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Travel

THE UPPER HOUSE HONG KONG0

THE UPPER HOUSE HONG KONG

The contemporary minimalist approach is not often a design feature that is embraced by metropolitan Chinese hotels, where the design focus has always embodied traditional opulence or 21st-century bling. The hotel is situated on the upper ...

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Business

5 AFFORDABLE FUTURE CLASSIC CARS TO INVEST IN NOW0

5 AFFORDABLE FUTURE CLASSIC CARS TO INVEST IN NOW

Recent studies show that investing in classic cars has one of the highest returns beating timepieces and even in some instances property. The Aesthetic Team sat down with some petrol heads and investments to give you ...

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TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE

PAUL SMITH X LAND ROVER DEFENDER0

PAUL SMITH X LAND ROVER DEFENDER

British fashion heavy-weight Paul Smith is no stranger to the world of brand collaborations and has teamed up with British car manufacturer Land Rover to pay homage to the now discontinued legendary Defender 4×4. The bespoke model was ...

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People

Malusi Gigaba: The Most Stylish Politician0

Malusi Gigaba: The Most Stylish Politician

With election season hitting a fever pitch in South Africa, the A3sth3tic team decided to have an election of their own. The criteria was simple, find the most stylish politician and Malusi Gigaba undoubtedly trumped all ...

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Sport

GOLF CLUBS TO MATCH YOUR BENTLEY0

GOLF CLUBS TO MATCH YOUR BENTLEY

British luxury car manufacturer Bentley, is bringing its mastery to a the gentleman’s game of golf. The Bentley Golf clubs are produced in Japan using the same precision steel samurai swords are forged out of. A standard ...

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Style

J.W ANDERSON X UNIQLO0

J.W ANDERSON X UNIQLO

Back in March, Uniqlo named Northern Ireland born J.W. Anderson and Loewe designer Jonathan Anderson its newest collaborator. Anderson promised a line inspired by the British heritage keynotes ever present in his work. Yesterday, the line made ...

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LISOF X EDGARS0

LISOF X EDGARS

South African retail giant Edgars, is set to launching a 73 piece ‘Reengineered’ denim collection in collaboration with leading fashion design institute LISOF. Second year design students at LISOF were given youth brand denim products and tasked with up-cycling and re-engineering the garments, while taking into

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ALEXANDER MCQUEEN AW’170

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN AW’17

It has been quite apparent over the past few seasons that we at a3s are avid fans of Alexander McQueen creations. For the new Autumn/Winter ’17 collection, we have decided to pick a few items we felt stood out and truly embody the essence of Alexander

Read more

J.W ANDERSON X UNIQLO0

J.W ANDERSON X UNIQLO

Back in March, Uniqlo named Northern Ireland born J.W. Anderson and Loewe designer Jonathan Anderson its newest collaborator. Anderson promised a line inspired by the British heritage keynotes ever present in his work. Yesterday, the line made its Vogue debut and, true to the designer’s word, the

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DURBAN FASHION FAIR ‘170

DURBAN FASHION FAIR ‘17

Durban is a vibrant, world-class city mostly famous for its amazing tropical weather and the extravagant parties. A cultural aspect we feel is underrated is the city’s rich fashion heritage, one like non-other, influenced vastly by the indigenous IsiZulu culture with an Indian twist brought to

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JAHNKOY: Fashion & Cultural Preservation0

JAHNKOY: Fashion & Cultural Preservation

Jahnkoy is far from your average eco-friendly obsessed fashion houses. Not only are they a 100% sustainable enterprise, Jahnkoy’s vision far transcends the “go green” tag associated with most of the eco-friendly brands we’ve come to know. Dedicated to hand-crafting all of their pieces so as

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So Who Is Stan Smith?0

So Who Is Stan Smith?

So Stanley Roger “Stan” Smith is a former world number 1 tennis player and two-time Grand Slam singles champion,In short he was the caucasian male version of Serena Williams except he got a Adidas sneaker deal way back in 1963. But that still doesn’t explain why

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5 QUICK STYLE HACKS FOR THE AESTHETIC MAN0

5 QUICK STYLE HACKS FOR THE AESTHETIC MAN

If you consider yourself as a stylish jet-setting man, this is a serious hack that will ensure your blazers make it half way across the world without looking like the Queen’s face (oops, but you get what I mean). May the force be with you. How to

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PAUL SMITH: The Reimagined Suit0

PAUL SMITH: The Reimagined Suit

Initially revealed at London Collections Men back in January, British label Paul Smith has released its highly anticipated ‘A Suit To Travel In’. Crafted from high-twist 100% worsted wool and available in three different cuts and colourways – navy blue, grey and black, the tailored piece allows

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TOPMAN: This Is Denim Collection0

TOPMAN: This Is Denim Collection

Topman without a doubt bears as much responsibility as any rock band for a generation of men who are only just getting over their addiction to spray-on denim. So it’s arguably the most telling sign of menswear’s shift from skinny fits in everything from trousers to tailoring

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DENIMOLOGY PART 2: THREE ICONIC DENIM CAMPAIGNS0

DENIMOLOGY PART 2: THREE ICONIC DENIM CAMPAIGNS

If you consider the sheer prevalence of styles available to us right now, it’s no wonder that throughout the ages jeans have emerged as the ‘wear-anywhere’ essentials, as opposed to the basic, casual, anti-establishment staples they once were perceived to be. From shorts and skirts, to

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