From brave celebrities posing nude for charity and Queen Rania’s campaign for refugees to fashion finds and beauty looks to die for – the July issue has it all.

1. THERE’S A WHOLE LOTTA NAKED

South African celebrities shed their clothes for good causes and inspire us to do the same – not necessarily to take off our clothes and pose in front of the camera, but to give back to those who need it most in the month of July, and specifically on Mandela Day.

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2. WHAT TARRYN LOVES

Floral can totally been worn in winter. Fashion director Tarryn picks her favourites.

3. EYE CREAMS YOU HAVE TO TRY

Choosing the right eye cream can often be a daunting purchase – especially because of the price tag. But this is one product that you cannot leave out of your beauty routine. We round up the most effective and worthwhile creams on the market.

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Sensai Extra Intensive Eye Cream R2 660

4. FACT: MILLENIALLS DON’T LIKE TO ANSWER THE PHONE

Lynette Botha and Nonkululeko Khumalo debate why, and whether this is rude or understandable.

5. QUEEN RANIA OF JORDAN ON REFUGEES

‘It was never a question of yes or no, it was always a question of how are we going to make it work.’ For Queen Rania and her husband, the controversial decision to accept refugees into their country was never a debate. The full feature on this contemporary monarch is a must-read.

6. HOW SELF-AWARE ARE YOU REALLY?

Do you have an accurate gauge of what people actually think of you? Most of us say we don’t really care what others think of us, but it is an important part of getting to know who you are really. We unpack how you might or might not affect other people around you.

7. FASHION’S MOST DREAMY MOMENTS

Our fashion department pulls out all the stops in this beautifully curated editorial. Flouncy florals and lacy fabrics will have you lost in a world of romance. Here’s a sneak peek

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8.WINTER WARMERS

We finally have to come to terms with it – winter is here to stay for the next couple of months. We round up this season’s most stylish cover-ups to help you deal. From bomber jackets to parkers and the faux fur coat, we don’t hold back.

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9. FASHION INSIDER

If you have a deep appreciation for fashion then this fairytale-like story is a must read. Jocelyn Stiebel speaks to Lady Laura Burlington, heir to the Duchess of Devonshire, about the treasure-trove of high-end fashion spanning five centuries she found in …wait for it… the attic of her in-law’s English-estate home, Chatworth House. What she does with her find is making history.

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10. BEAUTY BLUES (in all the good ways)

Blue is the beauty colour of the season, and you will be surprised how easy it is to wear on your eyes, nails and lips. Our brilliant beauty experts give you all the tips and guidance you need to pull off this look.

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