Category: Lifestyle

Finally, Saudi Women are allowed to drive

At the stroke of midnight on 24 June, women in Saudi Arabia took to the streets to drive for the very first time after a decades-long ban on female drivers that had previously relegated them to the back seat. The lifting of the ban was announced last September, and the reaction then was mixed: there was joy and pride in the progressive-seeming nature of the Kingdom's new vision, but...

Marie Claire Denim & Design Issue

The cover of the June Denim & Design issue of Marie Claire is a celebration of a generation of South African women who are empowered, creative and more beautiful than ever.   Featuring award-winning South African actress and activist Terry Pheto, dressed in denim, it is embellished by South African illustrator and street artist Karabo Poppy. “This is not just another cover: it...