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Gen Z Yellow

February 27, 2019
Gen Z Yellow • Alicia Eva • Hello Smart Blog

Forget millennial pink, are you wearing ‘Gen Z Yellow’? The Lively shade of sunny lemon, pastel, melted butter and beyond is declared the colour of 2019 – and Kim, Meghan and Amal are all fans. Ever since Pantone dubbed “Rose Quartz” color of the year back in 2016, it’s been *the* hue of a social media-minded generation of millennials. Invading every facet of their lives, from beauty products and home goods (yes, millennial pink trash cans exist) to technology (at this point, who doesn’t have a pink iPhone case?). But we’re here to make a strong case for the arrival of what iconic fashion…

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Best of Hello Smart Blog 2018

December 6, 2018
Best of Hello Smart Blog 2018

Can you believe it’s the end of the year? 2018 has certainly gone by in a wink of an eye and now it’s that time of year when everyone is thinking about beachy holidays, planning their Christmas shopping and wondering how on earth 2018 flew by so quickly? And what a year it’s been here at OFS Smart Repair and on Hello Smart Blog… We’ve had BIG developments and BIG changes, but most of all, we had the BEST time! We met kick butt women in business, Annette Griesel of Little, Margaret Whitfield a.k.a the lovely music maven DJ Magpie and our very own Director…

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Just n Motion • Smartgirl Endurance and Ultra distance running

August 30, 2018
Just n Motion • Smartgirl Endurance and Ultra distance running

Endurance and Ultra distance running has become a popular sport worldwide especially in the trail and mountain running scene. Even though endurance and Ultra distance running is SUPER tough mentally and physically, it hasn’t been a deterant to the kick butt female athletes who have braved the dirt and mud, muscled up the climbs and endured the challenges of muscle fatigue and mental toughness to make it over the finish line! Girl power??? Or shall we say Smartgirl power? Well yes, I’d definately say so! To all the female athletes out there who want to attemp running these long distances, here are…

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Smartgirl Street Style • Twinning

May 28, 2018
Smartgirl Street Style • Twinning in Adidas

Introducing Twinning – The Street Style Trend For Two Every season it’s something new. Some hot-ticket item no style blogger or editor worth her Gucci Princetown slippers will be seen at fashion week without. A few years ago it was a Kenzo sweatshirt; shortly after, a Chanel Lego purse. Then came the fluffy Fendi bag charms. Don’t let the ‘it’ item’s ubiquity in street style galleries fool you – such pieces typically carry a hefty price tag only the Chiara Ferragnis and Anna Dello Russos of the world can afford. Until now. This year, the ultimate street style bait is…

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Street Style • The SMART Graphic Tee

March 22, 2018
Street Style • The SMART Graphic Tee

Introducing the custom SMART Graphic Tee 2018 collection Consider Graphic Tees the longtime wardrobe staple of the cheeky. Loudly stamped with a bold phrase or visual, the Graphic Tee is the perfect way to show a bit of personality while adding an edgy touch to an otherwise standard outfit. Among the fashion crowd, the graphic T-shirt trend, in particular, has reigned supreme in 2018. Every brand, from fast fashion to designer, is on board and consumers are snapping them up! Just add a blazer, a stylish skirt or chic trouser for a trendy work-appropriate look. SMART Inspiration: Of course, when…

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Happy 34th Birthday OFS Smart Repair

March 15, 2018
Happy 34th Birthday OFS Smart Repair

It’s our 34th Birthday and we’re celebrating! At OFS Smart Repair we LOVE birthdays and for our 34th birthday we decided to celebrate the special occasion in proper SMART style. We started the merriment by transforming our reception area into a carnival of fun – filled with red, white and blue balloons and a marvelous 3 tiered birthday cake, baked by our very own fondant cake fundi Johanna. Sweet treats for the day were Jack & Jill Food co. gourmet Mille-feuille (mini custard slices), red white and blue cotton candy tubs and delightfully delicious mini doughnuts. To end off our festivities,…

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Bright Sparks

Huibre-Mare and Louise-Mare Botes • The Tennis Prodigies

August 25, 2017
Bright Sparks • Huibre-Mare & Louise-Mare Botes

You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose – Dr. Suess Meet Huibre-Mare and Louise-Mare Botes. The exceptionally gifted Tennis prodigies from Bloemfontein. Probably two of the most talented and dedicated young women we have ever met. To have such incredible focus and commitment at such a young age is truly remarkable! They both represented South Africa for the U14, U16 and U18 teams in tennis. Huibre-Mare was ranked the No. 1 school tennis player in South Africa and also won the South African National singles title. Louise-Mare was…

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Happy Birthday OFS Smart Repair

March 22, 2017
Happy Birthday OFS Smart Repair

It’s our Birthday and we’re celebrating in style! At OFS Smart Repair we LOVE birthdays and for our 33rd birthday we decided to celebrate the special occasion in proper SMART style. We started the Happy Birthday OFS Smart Repair celebrations by transforming our reception area into a fiesta of fun – filled with red, white and blue balloons, stacked presents and a marvelous 3 tiered birthday cake, baked by our very own fondant artisan Johanna. Sweet treats for the day were Jack & Jill Food co. gourmet cupcakes and delightfully delicious red-and-blue sugar coated popcorn..YUM 🙂 The OFS Instagram booth and…

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Smartgirl Street style • A Pop of Colour

July 12, 2016
Yellow pop of colour

Winter Blues making you feel a little blah in the wardrobe department? Don’t worry – we’ve got just the solution. Brighten up your winter wardrobe with a Pop of Colour and banish those blues before you know it! Getting into a mid-winter style lull happens to the best of us. What we wear often depends on how we feel. So, by simply adding a Pop of Colour such as a cheery Yellow to our wardrobe, we can keep ourselves feeling sunny no matter how cold and grey it gets outside. Yellow being one of our #smartgirl style colour trends for…

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Jill Nowers • Jack and Jill Food co.

June 24, 2016
Jill Nowers

Meet Jill Nowers. Colourful, vivacious and superbly creative. Jill is the culinary mastermind behind Jack and Jill Food co. We love her delicious, fresh, tasty food. We love her cool, edgy, funky spunk. Here’s a very special peek into the vibrant mind that is Mrs. Jill Nowers. Name: Jill Surname: Nowers Age: 40 (Yikes!!) Profession/Life’s work: Food glorious food…!! So, what’s your story? Where were you born? Port Elizabeth Where did you go to school? Mostly Pretoria… Where and what did you study? Ooh… Wasn’t very successful at tertiary education…  Some time spent at Tuks and then we moved and I went…

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