Say hello to our contributing editors

Introducing our network of specialist editors who are authorities in decor, design, art, architecture, food, travel, books, greening and lifestyle…

contributing editor

Lynette has been in the magazine industry for more than 14 years, with a decade spent between ELLE and Marie Claire, and an extensive freelancing career, writing for various local and international titles with a focus on travel, design and sustainable living. A vegan foodie and a wine and wellness enthusiast, Lynette’s glass-half-full outlook on life is welcomed by the team.

contributing architecture editor

contributing art editor

Zanele has exercised her admirable eye for fashion, beauty and art across publications as varied as Elle, Grazia, Marie Claire and House and Leisure. She loves nothing more than a good hunt for new experiences on home turf or further afield, and her new content studio called whatzandidnext allows her occasion to explore these ideas. @misszan

contributing decor editor

A graduate of both fashion and graphic design, Sanri is a lauded industry expert who juggles work as an art director and intrepid stylist for clients as varied as Bofred, Lemon, H&M and Superbalist. An enviable multitasker, she is also involved in local initiatives that catch her eye for innovative design. @sanripienaar

contributing design editor

A past editor of ELLE Decoration SA, Bielle’s creative vision is informed by the role of art and design as catalysts for positive change. Interested in new modes of storytelling in physical and digital spaces, Bielle writes for a number of respected publications and creates campaigns and spaces that are progressive and engaging. @biellebellingham

contributing greening & sustainability editor

Having written about everything from runway trends as editor of Marie Claire to government policy for Twyg – the online platform she founded for discussion around modern, sustainable living – Jackie (who holds an MA in Philosophy from the University of London) believes in quality content the reader can trust. @jackiemay_sa

contributing lifestyle editor

A self-professed purveyor of African beauty, Cassandra’s work spans multiple disciplines in the creative industry. From writing to curating to consulting, her fundamental goal is to offer an honest perspective. @cassandratwala

contributing travel editor