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Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town S/S 14 [Day 3]

This is the third day recap of the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Cape Town Spring/Summer 13.

There were so many collections, and the previous two days of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town were so stunning, that it became harder to pick our favorite pieces and designers from Day 3. There was definitely a great selection of designers for this edition; Danielle Margaux, Non European, Dax Martin, Stefania Morland, Spilt Milk, Shana, Lo, Michelle Ludek and Leigh Schubert delivered an incredible number of great pieces all in one collection. Spring/Summer 14 might be happening in your closet more than anywhere else, because you might have trouble deciding what to wear everyday. We'll let you decide your favorite collection. Scroll through our gallery above.


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Adekunle Gold Is Living His Best Life

We speak to the Nigerian star about how marriage and fatherhood have led him to find both newfound happiness and newfound freedom as an artist.

''I'm having the time of my life,'' says Adekunle Gold over a Zoom call while seated in his office in Lagos. ''I'm making songs that are so true to my current energy, my current vibe.'' When I got on the call with the 34-year-old artist on a Wednesday afternoon, the first thing I noticed was his hair tied up in little braids, the second was his wide smile. As we speak, the crooner laughs multiple times but it's his aura that shines through the computer screen, it lets you know better than his words that he's truly having the time of life.

Born Adekunle Kosoko, the popular Nigerian singer got married barely two years ago to fellow artist Simi. Last year, the power couple welcomed their first child. As we talk, Gold points to his journey as a father and a husband as some of the biggest inspirations at the moment not just as far as music goes but as his perspective in life and how he now approaches things.

''My [artistry] has changed a lot because being a father and being a husband has made me grow a lot and more.'' Adekunle Gold tells OkayAfrica. ''It has made me understand life a lot more too. I'm feeling more responsible for people. You know, now I have a kid to raise and I have a wife to support, to be a real man and husband and father for.'' He credits this journey with both his newfound happiness and a newfound freedom as an artist.

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