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How to shop a sale like a stylist

It’s nearing the end of the winter season and aside from looking forward to warmer days, we’re more than a little excited about the many fabulous sales coming our way. With bargains and deals aplenty it helps to have a game plan to get the best out of your budget.   Here are our top stylist-verified tips to shop a sale like an absolute queen… Clinch the classics Sales are the perfect opportunity to update your wardrobe with some much-needed staples that’ll still look effortlessly stylish a year from now. Think crisp white linen shirts, a great pair of jeans,…
stephanie
1st Aug 2022
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Give a little. Get a lot in return

This month South Africans from all walks of life will join hands in celebrating Nelson Mandela Day on 18 July. The day calls on ordinary people to do their part in making the world a better place by getting behind a cause close to their hearts. It’s also school holiday time and a great opportunity for families to spend quality time together and maybe even make new friends at Mall of the North. Even the smallest acts of kindness add up to a huge difference. Think for a moment about how an unexpected compliment can brighten someone’s day. Or the…
stephanie
5th Jul 2022
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Here’s to the Super Dads!

Fun fact: Father’s Day has been celebrated in one form or another since the Middle Ages. It became official back in 1910 when it was celebrated on the third Sunday of June for the very first time. That same tradition continues to this day and this year Father’s Day falls on Sunday, 19 June. Marking your calendar is the easy part. How to show your super dad how much your care is a little trickier. Mall of the North is here to help! We know that finding a gift or deciding what to do for dad can be tough. So…
stephanie
1st Jun 2022
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She’s not just anyone – she’s mom

Mother’s Day is coming up – and we want to make sure you’re ready to spoil the person who deserves it most. Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to go the extra mile to show how much you care. It’s also a wonderful time to celebrate all the special women and mother figures in our lives including grandmothers, great-grandmothers, stepmothers, moms-to-be, aunties and sisters. But what to get mom? Instead of repeating last year’s gift, think outside the box! Here are some top picks for the best mama in the word: Heavenly scents A tried and tested winner is mom’s…
stephanie
11th May 2022
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It’s all in the jeans

Just about everyone has a pair (or four). You can dress them up or dress them down. There’s a pair for guys, for girls, moms, dads, and even the kids. The humble denim jeans have a staying power that few other items of fashion can claim. They were first invented by Jacob Davis and Levi Strauss way back in 1873, making them almost 150 years old and worthy of their icon status. Trusty denims have also seen their fair share of makeovers – think mom jeans, boyfriend jeans, bootlegs, skinny jeans, straight leg, and the bell bottoms to name just…
stephanie
1st Mar 2022
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Take more photos. We promise you won’t regret it!

Thanks to technology taking photos is easier than ever. Our phones can take pictures that a photographer in a bygone era might only dream about. Add to that the array of fun, weird, and wonderful filters and its no wonder snapping pics is one of our favourite pastimes. With so many options, there’s really no excuse not to take plenty of photos of family, friends, pets, and anything that makes you smile. According to one theory taking photos can actually increase your happiness. Because you’re more likely to take pictures of events, people and places that bring you joy, your…
stephanie
1st Feb 2022
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A Very Peri 2022

A Very Peri 2022 Meet the colour that will brighten your 2022 Introducing Very Peri - Pantone’s 2022 colour of the year.  After another unusual year, the Pantone Color Institute has taken up its annual task of forecasting the colour that will best tint, shade, adorn and decorate the year ahead.  Before you think of peri-peri sauce, Pantone’s Peri is a rich blue with hints of brilliant violet. It is a beautiful colour that embodies a “carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit, inquisitive and intriguing. Very Peri helps us to embrace this altered landscape of…
mari
1st Jan 2022
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Our guide to finding and gifting the perfect present

Our guide to finding and gifting the perfect present We can’t believe it’s almost Christmas time! It really is the most wonderful time of the year, but unless you’re a professional shopper, coming up with thoughtful presents for family and friends can be daunting. Never fear because Mall of the North is here to help. So in the spirit of giving, we’ve rounded up a few of our favourite ways to avoid panic buying this festive season. Visit Mall of the North’s Festive Gift Ideas celebration We’re taking all the stress out of gifting by rounding up a few of…
mari
1st Dec 2021
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How to shop Black Friday like a pro

How to shop during Black November like a pro     There is a lot to be excited about this month. Black November is just around the corner, if you haven’t already, mark your calendars for 26 November and get ready for the biggest sales, best prices and hottest deals at Mall of the North. Here’s how to shop during Black November like a pro: Make your wishlist We love this part! Putting a list of what you want isn’t just fun, it helps you organise your must-haves so you can stick to your budget. Spoiling yourself is totally fine…
mari
1st Nov 2021
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Write it down – why you should start a journal today

Write it down - why you should start a journal today   “Life is a narrative that you have a hand in writing” - Henriette Anne Klauser There’s no doubt you’ve heard someone say that we live in unprecedented times. Think back to the end of 2019 and there’s few who could’ve predicted just how much all our lives would change in 2020 and beyond. If only there was a way to capture the multitude of thoughts, emotions and experiences that we have gone through thus far. Research suggests that writing in a journal can be surprisingly beneficial for your…
mari
1st Oct 2021

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