6 Best Winter Weekday Lunch Spots in Cape Town

1. Jason Bakery Now dishing out of two locations (Bree Street + Loop Street), Jason Bakery is what food cravings are made of. Ridiculously decadent and full of goodness, this spot serves new items up every day, depending on seasonal flavours and the what the weather’s looking like. We highly recommend following Jason on Instagram – but be warned, you’ll be impulsively dropping by for mac ‘n cheese pies, doughnut bowls, dreamy soups and fresh juices. 2. Bitch’s Tits Taking up resident in a garage space in Roodehek Street, the Bitch’s Tits is the daytime ego of the infamous Dog’s... Read more

Tinie Tempah Shoots ‘Girls Like’ On Cape Town Streets

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That Cape Town street aesthetic is proving to be popular this year, without another London-based rapper heading down to the Mother City to shoot visuals. Tinie Tempah’s video for ‘Girls Like’ featuring Zara Larsson highlights Tinie in the midst of a street party surrounded by good-looking dancers, followed up by a club scene. The video premiered on Noisey, where the rapper spoke about the video: ‘With the video for ‘Girls Like’, we really tried to push the boat out and do something completely different to what we’d done before. We headed to some of the most beautiful parts of Africa... Read more

New Video. Passenger – Setting Suns [Shot in Cape Town].

As he wrapped up his ‘Whispers’ tour in South Africa recently, Passenger spent a bit of time getting to know beautiful Cape Town in all its glory. Teaming up with director Jarrad Seng, he shot this moving video to an appropriately entitled ‘Setting Suns’, shots against a golden city and the crowds of Kirstenbosh. He had this to say: hello everyone , the whispers world tour came to an end on sunday so i thought i’d post a little video that we made over the last few days in CAPE TOWN. i can’t quite believe how beautiful that city is... Read more

#Livingoffthewall – Episode Six – Bradley Abrahams

Vans #Livingoffthewall video series documenting the unique aspects of Vans’ brand of youth culture content exploring some of the interesting South Africans. With more than 45 years of rich heritage and far-reaching influence in youth culture, Vans #Livingoffthewall captures the creative expressions of Vans’ “Off the Wall” identity. Bradley Abrahams is a born and bred Cape Townian. His love for the city and its smudges of sub culture can be seen in all he sinks his teeth into. He is an asshole by default with a very special sense of humour and this adds to his unique persona. Smith &... Read more

#Livingoffthewall – Episode Five – Fani & Anees

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Vans #Livingoffthewall video series documenting the unique aspects of Vans’ brand of youth culture content exploring some of the interesting South Africans. With more than 45 years of rich heritage and far-reaching influence in youth culture, Vans #Livingoffthewall captures the creative expressions of Vans’ “Off the Wall” identity. Fani and Anees are one of the coolest young fashion couples, they are both super passionate and really live their occupations. Anees is the founder of Young and Lazy, a Cape Town based label that has been in the pages of some of our favourite international publications. Fani is involved in the... Read more

‘Happy’ Cape Town (Pharrell Williams).

Cape Town’s version of Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ is probably what you need on this cloudy Tuesday morning. The video, directed Shamiel Soni & Tannan Woods is a local take on the video accompanying Pharrell’s anthem. It showcases everywhere from surburbia to the Flats – a celebration of Cape Town’s massive diversity. Read more

tokolos-stencils.

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Tokolos Stencils is a blog serving as a platform for political commentary in the form of stencils/graffiti. In the light of the upcoming elections this year, the need for political awareness and intolerance of fraudulent, insubstantial vote campaigning is more necessary than ever. The blog posts stencils around the city and surrounds, focussing on the elections, Marikana  and civil disobedience. Check out more here. To terrorise the powers that be, the tokoloshe emerges from obscurity. It reminds South Africans, young and old, that freedom and justice remain elusive unless we are willing to fight for it. This latest piece above... Read more

Mungo and Jemima | Cape Town

Mungo and Jemina is the home of the best local threads; where budding designers develop into established stalwarts. It stocks favourites such as Take Care / Margot Molyneux / Missibaba / GOOD / Selfi & Oh Dear Megan. Monday – Friday 09h30 – 18h00 / Saturday 10h00 – 15h00 Read more

AFTER HOURS: Police Academy. Win Guestlist.

After Hours is here again for the first party of what can almost be called summer. This time ’round they’re going Police Academy on us. It’ll be all of the usual plus some surprises, so expect your Saturday night dose of cheese, sweat, (no feathers), and a shirtless Phil Kramer walking around wth free shots. See how many of your friends are going on the Facebook event. We’ve got a guestlist spot for anybody interested. Tweet @weareawesome + @AfterHours_Show + #policeacademy and get a little creative. This went down last time: Read more

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