Miss Molly

We’re a pretty fashionable bunch at DIY, we even know what colour blocking is, but when it comes to fashion in Durban, one blogger is ahead of the curve. We chatted to Melissa Kieser about the dos and don’ts of blogging and staying fashionable in Durban.   DIY: First off, can we get a little background info on who are you and what you do? Melissa: My name is Melissa Kieser, recently married, happy girl living in Durban. I spend... Read More

Top 10 of 2012: DJ Fuego Heat

This year DJ Fuego Heat went form obscurity to relatively well known by a handful of people. He’s played weddings and become an agony aunt, there’s no stopping him in 2013. Check out his Worst 10 of 2012.     After last year’s top 10 I decided that I would keep a record of all notable events of 2012. As December drew nearer and my list consisted of blank lined paper I started to freak out. In the end it turned out pretty easy... Read More

Vote DIY! Or Die!

Okay, we’re not gonna actually kill you. But it would be rather nice of you to vote for us to win the Super M Blogger Comp which will see Bob and Nick kicking it to Ibiza to bring you the greatest story ever written. Or at the very least, it’ll be pretty good, hopefully. We’re up against some of the biggest blogs in the country and while they have a lot of followers, this is Durban, we don’t follow, we team up and kick ass.   It’s... Read More

Ask DJ Fuego Heat

It’s our second installment of Ask DJ Fuego Heat and this month Senor Heat tackles some of life’s toughest questions like “Do you need to take drugs to make friends in Durban?” “How do I stop my shitty friends from posting shitty memes on Facebook?” and there’s a bit about underage girls that we hope he’s joking about. The steam cat that is DJ Fuego Heat breaks it down below.     Gavin Radebe... Read More

Fluffy White Bunnies #37 – Thru The Looking Glass

Take a long hard look in the mirror… Check out more of Alastair’s work on his website  Read More

Sanele Cele

Sanele Cele is a charismatic and determined fashion designer straight out of Umlazi making some national waves at the moment. Russell Grant did a fashion shoot with his label, Tempracha, because we wanted to share his steez and Bob Perfect had a chat with Sanele about being burned, what’s killing design and how he’s fighting to change that.   DIY: We’ll start this off with the a simple, who are you, where are you from and what... Read More

Humans Of Durban

Humans of Durban is a photographic census of sorts of the people of Durban, based on the original Humans of New York project. We’re going to be running a monthly feature showcasing our favourite shots so we decided to get some background info on the project and to give you a taste of what you’ll be seeing.   DIY: For those who aren’t in the know, what is the idea behind Humans of Durban? Can you give us a brief summary on how... Read More