Readers of this blog might find it strange to know that us South Africans spend our Christmas with short sleeves and bare feet, because it’s really hot at this time of year! Something else that’s really hot this Christmas is the fabulous new Hot Afro book, just released.


Written by Mandy Allan and photographed by Craig Fraser, Hot Afr0 documents in sumptuous detail the interior spaces of some of South Africa’s most creative individuals, amongst them our sometime guest blogger Neville Trickett, ELLE DECORATION’s previous editor Karen Roos, as well as our brand new editor, Laureen Rousseau, and many, many more.

Here’s a little sneak peek at what to expect within the 103 glossy pages of Hot Afro, available at bookstores, and online too: