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Spring, Spring Time -

(As published in All for Women) As the August winds subside and September ushers in Spring time, it’s a great time to Refresh, Rejuvenate & Revive! The SOOQ has some sensational items, all supplied by local small businesses and available on one easy to navigate store for this season. We’ve categorised them to make it easier for you to find what you’re looking for.      For your body: Hiking is the new clubbing! And even the kids are doing it. Whether you’re a leisure or serious hiker, we have just the bag to hold your mask, sanitiser, water and...

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In 2016, husband and wife team, Marco and Joanna, officially launched Indelicate Apparel to the South African market, with innovative, unusual, fun and different leggings designs that move away from the traditional bland styles, to designs that are far more fun and unique. Their leggings are great for multiple uses – as gym leggings or gym tights, yoga leggings or yoga pants, for Pilates, running, acrobatics, aerial training, and many other forms of fitness training.  We touched based with Joanna this Women's month to get to know her better and asked her a few questions - here's what she had...

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Bernadette Rigney Introducing the owner of Fability Fability, owned by Bernadette Rigney, an award-winning Entrepreneur who loves to share her passion for business, marketing and entrepreneurship. She founded Fability in 2014 and has pioneered initiatives which gained international exposure, worked on global projects to share disability awareness through Media platforms and achieved remarkable results in breaking barriers. We caught up with Bernadette to find out more about her & asked her a few questions, this is what she had to say: As a female, what has been a barrier in your career and how did you overcome it? Perception... not of...

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Terri Stone Introducing the owner of Maiden Stone Terri Lynne Stone knew that she had found her calling in life, when she stepped into a jewellery workshop for the first time. She thought to herself: “Self, I can’t wait to make pretty things.” Three years later, she had completed her diploma in jewellery design and manufacture at Durban University of Technology. Maiden Stone was officially launched in 2015 during Terri's second year of her diploma. After graduating, she took a break from all things jewellery and decided to gallivant through Southeast Asia. Returning to Durban in 2019, she picked up where...

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BONOLO MODISE Introducing the owner of Jewellery by Noli   How do you balance work and life responsibilities? Balancing work and my personal life can be very challenging. However, having a plan in place makes it easier to manage and survive the challenging seasons. There is a lot of sacrifice needed and family support.   How did you reach your level of success? I have never been tired of learning and surrounding myself with people who are wiser, more knowledgeable and experienced than I am. I have never been ashamed of starting from the ground. I refused to give up and...

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