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Oscar winner Nyong'o named People's most beautiful

Oscar-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong'o was named Most Beautiful person of 2014 by People magazine Wednesday, following in the footsteps of stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts and Tom Cruise.

Cool Kicks: Takkie loses the tacky

They were separated by just a few hundred kilometres and 48 hours. Yet the crowds at Chanel's show in Paris, France, and Nike's show in Barcelona, Spain, earlier this year seemed beamed down from galaxies light years apart.

Nine Inches: Jimmy Choo finds right fit with soul

Haute couture shoemaker Jimmy Choo this week launched a one-off range of shoes made using materials and techniques native to Fukushima, Japan.

Hands-on Art: Going at it, glamour and nails

Next month, artist Frances Goodman, in collaboration with outre clothing designer Suzaan Heyns, will exhibit a new collection of work at the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg.

SA has a good story to tell

For an award-winning author, Diane Awerbuck is surprisingly modest about her chances of winning the Caine Prize for African Writing in July.

Big penis, big problem in a marriage: study

A study into marital infidelity has found that longer penises are linked to wives cheating on their spouses.

Giant selfie installation proves photo sharing obsession

A California-based artist has created a giant mirrored structure that comments on our increasing obsession with selfies.

Sweet as sugar: Moreish marshmallows

A little over five years ago, former advocate Karen Schneid-Lieberman ''came out of the confectionery closet".

Homes of stone rise in Cape

Cape Town has been battling a housing backlog, but an idea to use the area's abundant sandstone to build homes is paying dividends.


Lady Gaga the face of Versace Eyewear

After posing in the Italian brand's apparel and accessories, Lady Gaga is looking glamorous in Versace shades.

Move over Catharine - Prince George is the new fashion icon

Just months ago it was his mother's fashion choices that sparked a buying frenzy -- but with just one pair of mini-dungarees Prince George appears to have stolen her fashion limelight.

I Love my shop

Debbie Goldstein fronts great style at her Madison Boutique in Constantia

Trend Spotter: Fashion gets a dressing down

Larry David, Bill Gates, the late Steve Jobs - aside from being successful white males, these people have another major thing in common: unfashionable taste in clothing.

It's worth it: Beauty firms chase Africa cosmetic boom

Nigeria's Kuddy Cosmetics began as a one-woman business run out of a suitcase, with Kudirat Fashola bringing beauty products back from the United States in her luggage.

5 top global trends set to define motoring in 2014 and beyond

The jurors from the 2014 World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show have revealed their top five global trends they expect to dominate the industry.

Five simple innovations that changed motoring forever

The global car market is an arms race between a, relatively, large number of manufacturers owned by a much smaller number of big companies.

Four modern hatchbacks that really didn't translate well as sedans

When it comes to pure combining pure driving pleasure with great practicality, it's difficult to beat a good hatchback.

Italy raises money by selling luxury cars on eBay

Italy's cash-strapped government has raised more than 370,000 euros by selling 52 luxury cars owned by the state through online auction site eBay, the prime minister's office has said.

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Springsteen in SA: Video

Ending the last leg of their South African tour, Bruce Springsteen and his E Street band had everyone rocking, rolling and singing so loud that the roof would have been raised if FNB stadium had one. A late start due to stage rigging issues, plus the rain that lashed down, did not dampen the spirits of die hard fans who cheered for the Boss, as Springsteen stepped out from his protective canopy getting soaked to the bone ­ then making many feel flustered as he took off his shirt exhibiting his sculptured 64-year-old physique Billed as a once in a lifetime opportunity to see the Boss, Springsteen promised the FNB audience that he will be back.

Good Times wine and chocolate pairing

Guests gathered to enjoy a wine and chocolate pairing evening hosted by Waterford Estate’s national sales director, Kerry Sutherland

Sunday Times Top 100 Companies 2013

Sunday Times in association with Johnnie Walker celebrated the Top 100 Companies, who have delivered the best return on investment at a glittering event in the company of South Africa’s most successful business men and women.


Over a period of 21 weeks, Sunday Times will be publishing fine-art photographic portraits of 21 local icons, as well as making the short films of the icons available to you that have been broadcast on SABC3

Kani fought apartheid with 'cultural AK47'

JOHN Kani, the internationally acclaimed South African actor, is known as a humble man - but he was very arrogant in his younger days.

21 Icons: Adrian Steirn

Creator of 21 Icons project

Crucial words in the fight for Mandela's life

George Bizos, renowned human rights lawyer, had a number of run-ins with South Africa's notorious former prime minister John Vorster when they were advocates on opposing sides in court battles.

Nursing legend has no time for shut-eye

At the age of 75, neurosurgical nurse and counselling psychologist Lillian Cingo thinks sleep is a luxury

Wild Weekends with Girls Gone Wild

WildWeekends‬ adventure travel guide featuring travels of Sunday Times ‪Girls Gone Wild‬ team, Claire Keeton and Marianne Schwankhart, has just been released - view audio/visual to see what you can expect.

Ladies win big at Literary Awards

The 24th annual Sunday Times, in association with CNA this year, Literary Awards took place at Summer Place. Winners this year included Karen Jayes for her novel For The Mercy of Water in the fiction category, whilst the Alan Paton Award went to Redi Thlabi for Endings & Beginnings

Bryan Adams in SA

Bryan Adams is in South Africa touring Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban as part of his Bare Bones Tour. Adams plays unplugged stripping his music down to the bone with occasional piano backing. The result was electrifying as the rocker did not disappoint local fans who sang along to all of his best known hits and ballads at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg. During Adams performance of 'Everything I do I do it for you' - Ralph Kohlmeyer, 25, asked his girlfriend Jaylene Michael, 24, to get married and of course she said yes. We spoke to them after the concert to hear why Kohlmeyer chose the Bryan Adams concert to pop his question.

These feet were made for running

EVELINA Tshabalala, the daughter of a fourth-generation farmworker of Harrismith in the Free State, defied the odds to become a long-distance runner - and an inspiration to many.

Kentridge 'reduced to being an artist'

WILLIAM Kentridge ended up drawing while waiting to decide what to do when he became an adult.

People's princess whose fame does a power of good

IN her previous life Yvonne Chaka Chaka was "in love with DJs" - thanking them through songs for playing her songs. The rest of her time was spent "working hard every day to make umqombothi" (African beer).

SA's Indiana Jones of fossil hunting

The late Professor Phillip Tobias wanted to be a writer or a journalist when he was younger, but his family told him there was no money in that.

Artist and artwork become one

Painter Mmapula Helen Sebidi will not be drawn into a discussion on Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga's view that the time is not right for a female ANC president

SA music's one-man impi

HAD Johnny Clegg been raised by his biological father in the UK, he would have been a Manchester-bred accountant.

Trumpeting his love for SA languages

Hugh Masekela was terrified of losing his ability to speak South African languages during his 30 years in exile.

After 26 years' jail, modest icon says he is undeserving

AHMED Kathrada is widely recognised as one of the founding fathers of a democratic South Africa, but he says there are many people who deserve the accolades more than he does.

Get healthy this Summer

Sunday Times in association with Weigh-Less are promoting the path to a healthier you.

Good Times with Dance Umbrella

Sunday Times readers enjoyed a performance of Adele Blank's show Blank Page at the Market Theatre on Wednesday September 4 2013

MasterChef joined Good Times in Durban

MasterChef fans dine with Benny Masekwameng and Deena Naidoo

MasterChef Montecasino

Over 80 ardent MasterChef fans got together with Benny Masekwameng - Tsogo Sun’s celebrity chef and MasterChef South Africa judge - and editor of The Sunday Times’ Food Weekly, Hilary Biller, for a night to remember.

MasterChef meets Good Times in Cape Town

Sunday Times readers dined with MasterChef judge

Good Times walking in Maboneng Precinct

Good Times invited readers to become tourists in our very own city Johannesburg to explore places that they have never ventured to before

Top Brands 2013 video

Sunday Times Top Brands Awards event.