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…

Zanele Kumalo

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

Seth Shezi

contributing travel editor

Seth brings undeniable flair to his varied roles as brand strategist, content creator, writer and illustrator. Specialising in fashion, food and travel, his distinct social media profile has seen him successfully bridge the gap between brand and consumer. He has collaborated with clients as diverse as Jo Malone, Mercedes Benz, Woolworths and David Beckham. @seth_shezi

Sanri Pienaar

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

Bielle Bellingham

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

Rashiq Fataar

contributing architecture editor

For more than a decade Rashiq has worked on projects to shape the future of cities, communities and spaces to become more innovative and inclusive. Passionate about equitable development, he has led and facilitated challenging dialogues between government and different sectors of society around affordable housing, safer public spaces and planning processes. @rashiqfataar

Jackie May

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

Ishay Govender

contributing food editor

Switching gears from a career in law, Ishay is an established food and culture journalist, an author and the founder of South African People of Colour at the Table, an empowerment network for people of colour in the food industry. @ishaygovender

Cassandra Twala

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

Meghan Ho-Tong

contributing books editor

A Cape Town-based architect who works across both architectural practice and research, Meghan is also one half of Hot Days Cool Books, an online bookstore with a focus on architecture, art, design, fashion, furniture and Africa. @meghanhotong