What started as a fascination with upholstery turned out to be the precursor of a full-blown business celebrating colour on chairs. Even more interesting is Chair Whimsy’s main woman Wendy Conklin’s journey to self-actualisation!
EVIE & SKYE
Two mums met, became friends, and four years later, put up a home brand—Evie & Skye—that offers luxury home accessories. And it all started because these same mums wanted some quality children’s bedding, but couldn’t find any!
EASTER IS A WONDER SEASON
The Easter season is reason enough to bring out your vintage accessories and nature-inspired decor. We share how you can use these to dress up a wonderful Easter celebration out in the open.
AN EASTER CELEBRATION
Setting up an Easter bash is not difficult. With some imagination, you can fashion a boho-chic scene using elements from nature and, of course, the ubiquitous eggs and bunnies of Easter.
Two event planners turn their century-old barn in South Africa into an open-plan home that, curiously, feels as cosy as anything. Tina and Hannes Maritz, lovers of all things vintage, share how they expertly define spaces in their beautiful home
COURAGE FOR COLOUR
Milk glass pieces, in all their pastel glory, adorn Lauren Sakalarios’ home. Alongside them are Lauren’s paintings of flora. Through her Instagram, Lauren is inspiring a community of creators and collectors, bringing joy to more homes every day.
A tour through interior stylist Tara Slogget’s seaside cottage shows you how to do the perfect reno of a pokey, cluttered house. Once Tara stripped it down to its bones, the way forward was clear: whitewash it and bring out its natural beauty.
FRANCES VAN HASSELT
Creative entrepreneur Frances van Hasselt gives a peek into how the world-class Frances V.H Mohair rugs are created: from sourcing mohair fibre (catch a glimpse of Frances’ work station in South Africa!) to expertly marketing it globally.
SCRUMPTIOUS RECIPES BY TENINA HOLDER
Bestselling cookbook author Tenina Holder shares her kitchen genius with 15 recipes you can do at home. Appetisers, entrées, desserts and snacks—you can have your pick from Tenina’s easy-to-follow recipes.
There is much to celebrate about the feminine soul—it’s strong, intuitive, and unique. To truly own this soul, we must connect to all our emotions. Only then can we completely love our whole selves. Diane Agars shares 8 steps for you to find your FEMME connection.
BITTERSWEET SAYS KIM LA FERLA
She may be beset by hot flushes, brain fog, and fatigue. But FIGS & FETA’s anchor Kim La Ferla finds joy in how perimenopause is making her see the grateful and passionate woman she is becoming. She invites her readers to do the same.
TOP 10 SKIN TIPS
Often, you can get healthier skin by just making small tweaks in your daily skincare routine. These 10 tips are simple and easy; you can start doing them tonight! The bottom line? Live a healthy lifestyle and your skin will follow suit.
Your health should never come second. How can you live to the fullest with just middling energy? Here, we give you four recipes for the ultimate healthy bites; they’re perfect as snacks, dessert, and mid-workout picker-uppers.
LOVONI WALKER’S Journey to HEALTH
Often, living a healthy life begins with the decision to do so. This is what nutritionist Lovoni Walker did, and she hasn’t looked back since. She tells her story to inspire you to make the journey, too, because you deserve it.
The FIGS & FETA dream is the brainchild of a creative woman determined to share her vision of a beautiful life with the world. It became the FIGS & FETA “movement” when she inspired two other equally fabulous women to share their gifts, as well. This is their story.
A CITY OF CONTRASTS
Offering a little bit of everything to everyone, Singapore is a melting pot of cultures. Colonial-era buildings, ultra-modern hotels, serene temples, busy hawker stalls—these are just some of the few sights awaiting adventurous travellers.
While many may equate menopause with discomfort, there is a kind of beauty in how this milestone encourages women to live healthier lives. We share practical, tried-and-tested tips on how to navigate this important life change.
Through her consultancy firm Limitless Aspirations, Liz Marshall helps businesses strategise and find their WHY. She explains how professional financial advice can help entrepreneurs steer their businesses in the right direction.
Note from the Editor
The time to start working on your dreams is right now. FIGS & FETA’s own Kim La Ferla tells you who is the boss of you and your dreams (here’s a hint: look in the mirror). She inspires you to get up, show up, and dream on.